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23
Jan

UK: London: after gas leak: Strand, tube stations re-opened

Charing Cross and Waterloo East stations have now reopened after being shut all morning and cordons surrounding the area have been lifted. A Sabre report for London is attached. About 1,450 people were evacuated from a nightclub and hotel (Amba Hotel on the Strand) after the leak was discovered on Craven Street, just off the […]

23
Jan

Indonesia: Java: Earthquake off southern coast

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck off the southern coast of Java, Indonesia’s main island, on Tuesday, rocking buildings in the country’s capital, Jakarta, and sending people fleeing into the streets in panic. The magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck around 1:34 p.m. about 100 miles southwest of Jakarta, with its epicenter in the Indian Ocean. Reports […]

23
Jan

Alaska and BC: earthquake off the coasts: Tsunami warning cancelled

Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal B.C. and Alaska after tense hours of watching for waves Tsunami warning sirens were going off in Tofino and other coastal B.C. communities, but the warning and evacuation alerts were later cancelled The strong earthquake hit at 12:30 a.m. and was recorded about 170 miles southeast of Kodiak Island in […]

22
Jan

TAP airlines: strike threat Feb 9-11 2017

Cabin crew from Portuguese flag carrier TAP are going on strike between 9 and 11 February and plan partial stoppages in march as they say they cannot come to an agreement with the government of the company about violations of the company agreement and working conditions. http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/tap-cabin-crew-call-carnival-strike/44530

22
Jan

Philippines: Mt. Mayon volcano level 4 now

A new eruption of Mount Mayon on Monday raised the situation to Alert Level 4, meaning a hazardous eruption is imminent. Wind patterns will influence the dispersal of ash, which can cause irritation to individuals in the path. Meanwhile, downpours will add to the dangers of flooding and debris flows due to volcanic ash. The […]

22
Jan

Tokyo: snowstorm

A snowstorm hit Tokyo on Monday, dropping up to 23 cm (9 inches) of snow on downtown Tokyo. Monday’s snowstorm brought the most snow that the capital city has seen since 2014, according to the Japan Times. Snow in most areas of the capital has already let up and will not accumulate any further in […]

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