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As reported on Monday, China Central Television for more than 50 cities in China are in a zone of extensive land subsidence.
Plot of land of about 79 thousand square kilometers fell by more than 200 millimeters, said Zhang Zuozen, Vice President of the China Geological Institute for environmental monitoring.
He also added that, mainly subsidence occurs in the Yangtze River Delta in the north and the plains, covering the north Chinese province of Shaanxi and northwestern Shaanxi province.
According to the report, damage to buildings, bridges, underground utilities and drainage urban system dysfunction caused by settling of
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The Fukushima possible new fire. In the video, visible smoke. Comments from the authorities yet.
Forest fire that broke out on Tuesday in the National Park "Zyuratkul" in the Chelyabinsk region, eliminated, said on Wednesday the Department of Forestry in Ural Federal District.
"Seventh-August 2012 on the protected area of federal significance FSBI" National Park "Zyuratkul" (Satka district, Chelyabinsk region) was detected wildfire area of 1 hectare. On the same day by the staff of the park it was contained and extinguished, "- said in a statement.
Rapid elimination of natural fire contributed to the presence of the national park license for forest fire activity, the department said.
Since the beginning of fire season
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IA "Meteonovosti" / 13:05 Thursday, June 23
For the first half of this year, China has repeatedly distinguished weather anomalies. For example, throughout the spring north of the country groaning under the worst drought, while the southern provinces poured torrential rains caused severe flooding.
Now in heaven, there is another weather phenomenon. One of the most arid areas of the country, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, known as the "land of fire", is suffering from heavy rains. And since in this area there are no drains, rain caused severe flooding. Only in the last day in the eastern provinces of
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U.S. can boast that in the first days of the new year, the prevalence of snow across the country has reached the highest in 10 years. Currently, permanent snow cover was formed by 67% of U.S. 48-states out of 51.
2012-2013 winter snowfall could surpass the record year 2010, when the snow was covered with 61% of the area related to the United States. Media townsfolk this winter has been dubbed "Snegmaggedon" because it has brought many local record for the most snowfall in the day, the thickness of the snow cover in many communities, particularly in Philadelphia,
Continue reading By 67% in the United States to establish a permanent snow cover
British scientists have warned that in the next year and a half of land can expect a strong one and a half centuries magnetic storm.
As the learned, as a result of large-scale solar flares can be damaged by the life support system of Great Britain, including power lines and a variety of electronic equipment.
Business News Agency said that authorities are already doing to develop specific plans that include disabling the power supply in case of collapse of the strong magnetic storms. Such measures, according to the plans by the United Kingdom, should reduce the harm
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Most coronary hole in the southern hemisphere can provoke a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake during this time period. The approximate coordinates in 18-23 and 7-8 degrees.
Most at risk for these events of Tonga, Loyalty Islands, Potosi, Bolivia or Tarapaca, Chile. The time frame for this June 22-24 Areas of Indonesia could also be at risk for a significant earthquake or volcanic eruption (Krakatoa), the location of the best shows in South / North Sumatra.
Ionospheric / OLR anomalies indicate the regions of Taiwan, the Philippines, South Sumatra, which have increased
Continue reading June 19-24, possible earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Video
Last won in 2012, according to preliminary data, the sixth warmest year in the Northern Hemisphere on record, told RIA Novosti the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia.
"These data will be more refined, but at the moment we can say that 2012 was between 1998 and 2003, that is in sixth place among the warmest years in the Northern Hemisphere on record — in 1891," — said the interlocutor agency.
The warmest in this rating is 2010, followed by 2005, 2007, 2006, 1998. 2011 in this list is the tenth, but now he was on the 11th.
According to meteorologists, the
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The Russian Arctic decided to restore the network of magnetic variation stations that existed before 1992, and monitors the state of the magnetic field. Installation of another such station started in Cape town Stone in Yamal. Changes in Earth's magnetic field has a serious negative impact on modern devices and systems that affect human health. The effects are manifested in the form of interference with the geophysical survey, GPS navigation, induction anomalies in gas pipelines and electricity networks, the loss of accuracy in conducting directional drilling. Currently, in the Kara Sea and the Yamal work the following magnetic variation
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As soobshayut dni.ru, territory of two states suffered from the invasion of insects. In Russia, because of the hordes of locust emergency situation in 14 districts of the Volgograd region. Meanwhile in China, a huge mass of caterpillars, crossed the road, stopped the movement of trains.
Caterpillar plague in northern China stopped the freight train. Swarms of insects, a solid mass crossing the railroad tracks in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, forced the driver to slow down first, and then stop the train.
Crawling caterpillars have covered about a kilometer routes. The train was able to continue to move only
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