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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced Wednesday a "zone of disaster" the foothills of the Andes in the Araucanía region on the border with Argentina because of unprecedented frosts and heavy snowfalls
As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Chilean media, more than any other weather-damaged Lonkimay commune, located 700 kilometers south of the capital Santiago, Chile.
Last night the temperature dropped to -18 degrees are Celsius, and the roads are blocked by two-meter drifts, isolated from the outside world about 6,5 thousand inhabitants. Such anomalies in the area were not observed in the last 30 years (now in the
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Meteorologists recorded a record high in the Arctic temperature anomaly — the first time in the waters of the Arctic Ocean were recorded average temperature deviation from the norm by 7 degrees, the director of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.
"In 2012 there were recorded very unusual records. For the first time in the waters of the Arctic (positive) annual mean temperature anomaly reached 7 degrees. This is a fantastic value. Even when the average daily temperature is different from the normal 7 degrees — this is a significant event, but the deviation of mean annual temperature was recorded
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As the portal "case" in the central part of the U.S. set an all heat. The National Weather Service has recorded since the beginning of July 670 temperature records. According to local residents, the air is so red hot that the dashboard is quite possible to fry eggs. Number of victims of natural anomaly has reached 39 people.
The most dangerous situation in Phoenix, the capital of southwestern Arizona. There thermometer for 33 consecutive days held around the mark +38 ° C. Forecasters say that this is not the limit. They predicted that the temperature increase expected in 24
Continue reading In America, from early July 670 recorded temperature records
In the central part of the U.S. to establish unprecedented heat. The National Weather Service has recorded since the beginning of July 670 temperature records. According to local residents, the air is so red hot that the dashboard is quite possible to fry eggs. Number of victims of natural anomaly has reached 39 people.
The most dangerous situation in Phoenix, the capital of southwestern Arizona. There thermometer for 33 consecutive days held around the mark +38 ° C. Forecasters say that this is not the limit. They predicted that the temperature increase expected in 24 states, including Alabama, Texas, Illinois
Continue reading Dried America make the world tremble
From North Africa to the coast of the Barents Sea is directed crest powerful anticyclone. The associated intense wave covered the whole of Eastern Europe and spread to Russia. Area's largest temperature anomalies observed in the North-West and North Russia, where strong heat removal accompanies long daylight hours. On Sunday in Murmansk was 31 °! Before the record was not enough 4 tenths. In Pskov, Novgorod, Leningrad, Vologda and Arkhangelsk on Monday and Tuesday as the temperature crosses the 30-degree mark, and again can be overridden absolute maximum temperature. Echoes of this process will not be apparent
Continue reading North Africa sends warm greetings to North Russia
Moscow, July 8. Heat set a new record in Russia. The hottest summer of the first month in the history of meteorological observations was in June of this year, reports "Interfax". "June 2011 — the hottest in the meteorological record of Russia. Its average temperature is higher than in June last year to 0.2 degrees, "- said the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.
This year, the biggest weather anomalies were formed not in European Russia and in Siberia and the Urals in the north, where temperatures exceeded the norm by 6-8 degrees. "In Siberia, the extremely warm spring turned
Continue reading June 2011 was the warmest in history of meteorological observations in Russia
Dushanbe, July 7. Tajikistan pinned unprecedented heat. In nearly all regions of the temperature these days does not fall below 40 degrees. Forecasters have already analyzed the situation: now much hotter than in years past.
Moreover, the precipitation in winter and spring was not enough, so the soil moisture starved, said MTRC "Peace." "In some regions, there are signs of drought, particularly in the southern Khatlon region and even in some central regions is not enough moisture," — says the head of the state agency for Hydrometeorological Hydrometeorology Jamil Tajik Baydulloeva.
Townspeople from the heat escape, how
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Scientists must end their continuing for twenty years, the reluctance to recognize the link between individual natural disasters: hurricanes, floods and drought, reports of which are so often full of the news — and drastically, from their previous non-committal stance, which today many consider the increasingly untenable.
British, American scientists studying climate, as well as researchers from other parts of the world, have formed a new international alliance that aims to study extreme weather events, which can be attributed to global warming caused by the greenhouse effect of carbon dioxide emissions.
According to scientists, is now unacceptable
Continue reading The link between natural disasters can not be ignored (The Independent, UK)
According kp.ua, bad weather expected — thanks forecasters that warned ahead of time — but no one thought that there would be SUCH hurricanes with such consequences!
Last weekend, the wind tore strong trees and scattered them like toys, sharp cold, pour, still, the rain … especially bad weather cleared up in the resorts — in the Crimea and Odessa. Tourists learn that in the coming days, the heat will not come back and the Black Sea is not warmer, fleeing from the Crimea to the Azov — not disappear as holiday!
What happened in the areas most affected
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Unusually Hot summer weather in Europe. Residents rushed to the Belgian North Sea coast, but in congested rail line was PE — sold rail joints. More than 10,000 people were in the sun. Dozens of passengers needed medical assistance. The afternoon heat, which even before the weatherman predicted, has already pretty exhausting Muscovites. Umbrella from the sun, cold water or ice cream — each in their own struggles with the heat. Now the shade is not less than 30 degrees, the sun is much more. Plus stuffiness due to its low content of oxygen in the air. Similarly, the
Continue reading Natural vagaries: in Russia and Europe — a hot new record