Frosts in Ukraine killed two dozen people

In Ukraine, as in other Eastern European countries, have established very cold weather. Since the beginning of December, and so far from frostbite killed 18 Ukrainians. Because in addition to the cold in the country occur regularly snowstorm, because of the situation on the roads in traffic jammed several avtomobitey located there with childbirth. Women had to give birth in the car.

Frost became especially strong at the end of last week, here and there the temperature dropped to -15 ° C. At the same time, and there was a jump in the mortality rate, the list of victims

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An earthquake with magnitude 5.4 occurred near the South Sandwich Islands

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic Ocean in 3.57 thousand kilometers to the south-east of the capital of Argentina Buenos Aires, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website. Tremor was recorded at 4:00 MSK Thursday. Its epicenter was located 164 kilometers south of High Island, the center lies at a depth of 53.5 kilometers. The South Sandwich Islands have the status of overseas territory of the UK (which is claimed by Argentina). High above the island was named after the Russian Lieutenant Thorson, who in the years 1819-1821 on the ship "Vostok" participated

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Hearth swine fever detected in Saratov region

Hearth swine fever detected in Rtischevskom near Saratov region, said Tuesday the Interregional Veterinary Laboratory.

"In the conduct of epizootic monitoring in two samples of material from the wild boar hunted in Rtischevskogo district area, found the genetic material of the pathogen of classical swine fever," — said in a statement.

The laboratory results confirmed the experts Russian Institute of Veterinary Virology and Microbiology of the RAAS (Pokrov Vladimir region).

Classical swine fever (CSF) — a particularly dangerous high viral disease of pigs of different breeds, registered in all countries with a large pig. The disease is characterized by

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The sun starts to run amok

Spanish scientists, astronomers have found that the sun is entering a phase of particularly strong activity — storm on the surface of the star are much more frequent and stronger. Researchers have a good look at this phenomenon. According to them, just another flash in the sun equal to the explosion of thousands and thousands of nuclear bombs. Scientists say that these outbreaks can cause interruptions in communication and power outages. Unfortunately, astronomers have not been reported as such solar activity affects our health.

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Most heavy snowfall in 20 years struck Jerusalem

Snowfall, the most abundant in the past 20 years, collapsed on Thursday in Jerusalem, prompting city officials to block the road, to cancel classes at schools and to ask citizens not to leave the house to warming.

Since last evening in the city which Israelis, contrary to UN resolutions, consider their united and undivided capital, fell to 10-15 inches of precipitation, which was the highest figure since 1992, a spokesman for Mayor Elisha Peleg. "Members could hardly remember the last time this was … After a day of family. Afternoon warming is expected, and you can go shopping," — he

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Why did the fish in Ust Labinsk area?

In Saturday's issue of August 20, rayonki under "TTY News" reported that the farm pond Atapin Kalinin recorded fish kills. On the eve of local residents to inform all district supervisors. At the scene, left ecologists, Rospotrebnadzor, fishing inspection and veterinary laboratory.

On the shore and the water's edge, in fact, lying and floating dead fish. In their mind you can easily understand that they died at different times — apparently, it was held in a few days.

Assumptions about the causes of the incident it was a lot — from infectious disease to the impact of weather conditions.

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Earthquake in Myanmar

In the mountainous region of northern Myanmar, an earthquake, a magnitude of which was originally identified as a 7.0 magnitude, but later reduced to 6.8 points. Depth shock, recorded only 186 km from the city of Mandalay, was 9.8 km. According to local media reports, the death toll was at least 5 people. All of them at the time of death were near collapsing bridge, which run through the Irrawaddy River, the bridge was built by 80%.

In areas of the country, close to the epicenter, there have been numerous destruction, people received injuries of varying nature. Residents

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In North Carolina chemical plant burns


Paint factory caught fire in North Carolina, authorities are evacuating people from nearby communities.

In the city of Hudson (NC) is on chemical plant for the production of coatings for furniture, reported Saturday TV "Fox News".

According to the newspaper, suffered one of the factory workers, who rushed to the hospital with burns. Fearing poisoning areas, authorities are evacuating residents within a radius of 3 km, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport resumed work after an interruption due to cyclone

European Seismological Commission predicts a major earthquake in Romania

European Seismological Commission predicts a major earthquake in Romania in 2013. This was stated by the head of department Dzheordzhe Purcari.

According to him, the magnitude of the shocks will be 7 on the Richter scale.

"The earthquake will be. It is my belief, based on available data. Earthquake in our country will not be very strong — magnitude 7.1 — 7.7 on the Richter scale. It will take place in the area of the Carpathian Mountains, in Vrancea, "- he said, adding that the depth of the tremors was 140-170 kilometers of the crust.

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