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Volcano erupts in southern Japan, no evacuation warning

01 January, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan on Thursday, the meteorological agency said, but the warning level was kept below the scale requiring evacuation. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the volcano on Kuchinoerabujima island, roughly 1,000 km (620 miles) southwest of Tokyo, erupted at 9:20 a.m. (0020 GMT). The … Read More

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Fast-growing Northern California wildfire forces evacuations

09 September, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A wildfire erupted in forest land in Northern California forcing the evacuation of dozens of homes and the closure of a stretch of an interstate highway near where a deadly blaze broke out in July, officials said. The Delta Fire was burning in timber and brush in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest … Read More

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Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

09 September, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan issued evacuation advisories for almost 300,000 people and cancelled hundreds of flights in the face of strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi roared north and was set to make landfall later on Tuesday. Jebi – whose name means “swallow” in Korean – is the latest harsh weather to hit … Read More

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