In Australia, the spring snow fall

In Australia, where now the height of spring, escape from the snow. Bad weather caught unawares residents of Brisbane.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, usually in October (according to our calendar), the air in the region warms up to 25 degrees Celsius.

Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe

European Environment Agency unveiled its project to create an interactive map, which presents the risk of the zone of heat waves in cities of Europe. Projections are for the next six decades and consider the most likely trends in climate conditions based on the known facts of the present climate.

According to agency staff, most heat waves should be afraid of the southern part of Spain, parts of southern France, Italy, Greece, Serbia and western regions of Turkey. In these territories over the next decade is expected to be 50 days in the year when the daily temperature exceeds

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Illegal cannabis plots contribute extinction martens in California

The hosts of illegal marijuana plots in the forests of California unwittingly contribute to the extinction of one of the key forest predators — martens, fishers, processing planting marijuana with rat poison, say environmentalists in an article published in the journal PLoS One.

"Our results were very surprising, since it is usually accidental poisoning occurs in the immediate vicinity of cities or farmland. Martens in California, fishers are found in long-established forests in state forests, national parks and public lands, located far away from human habitation," — said the head of the group of scientists Mourad Gabriel (Mourad Gabriel) from

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Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred in Yakutia

Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred on Monday in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), no casualties or damage, according to the Far Eastern Regional Center (DVRTS) MOE.

"The earthquake magnitude 5 was recorded on Monday at 09.58 Yakut time (03.58 MSK), 40 kilometers east of the village Ulagay Verkhoyansk region of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), at a depth of 33 kilometers," — said in a statement.

Clarifies that an earthquake in the residential areas of the republic was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

Tropical Storm Isaac would not be as devastating as Katrina

Tropical cyclone "Isaac" will not be as devastating as "Katrina," said the head of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

"Another tropical depression was released today on the coast of the United States -" Isaac ", though its trajectory like" Katrina ", but its power is below, as per the American experts, it will be a little east and would not affect the dam of New Orleans" — said on Vilfand a press conference in Moscow.

Previously reported that swept over Haiti "Isaac" completely destroyed 335 houses, more than 2.5 thousand houses severely damaged. Nearly 15,000 people have been evacuated.

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On the art of decoupage

Let's talk about the art of decoupage. Surely, you know that. that the technique of decoration products for everyday life has been known for a long time. Judging by the individual subjects, it is more than eight centuries.

Particularly popular technique acquires in Europe of the eighteenth century, when fashion includes furniture, decorated with ornaments of marble, wood, pearl, stone slices in a certain style. Usually popular inlays made in oriental style, especially in the Chinese or Japanese. But expensive inlay was not all afford. And then the Italian masters were decorated with furniture and other household goods applications.

Today,

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5.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan, and there is the threat of a tsunami

An earthquake measuring 5.4 occurred today at 19:16 local time / 14:16 MSK / in the southern part of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Information on casualties or damage were reported. The National Meteorological Administration announced the tsunami threat, but a few minutes later withdrew the warning. The epicenter was located at the border prefectures of Hiroshima and Simane and center lies at a depth of 10 km. Tremors felt 10 residents of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including the island of Shikoku. In the last two days on the island of Honshu marked increase in seismic activity.

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Fishermen arrested poachers in airboat in the Transbaikal national park

Task force in the Trans-Baikal National Park was first detained fishermen poaching by airboat — aerolodke, which allows you to move through the thin ice and frost, damage from illegal fishing is estimated at 88,000 rubles, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a representative of state institutions "reserve Podlemorye."

Inspectors during a raid on a protected territory federal detained residents of Angarsk, Irkutsk region and the village Makarinino Barguzin region of Buryatia, which on airboat with homemade nets illegal fishing on Lake Arangatuy about 150 fish, including ide, perch, cisco, and over 100 pike.

"This is the first opening of a

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Residents of the village on Sakhalin evacuated because of rising water in the river

A few houses in the village of Sakhalin Gornozavodsk were flooded on Wednesday night by the rise in water level in the river due to heavy rains, rescue workers evacuated 24 people, according to the regional GUMCHS.

According to authorities, homes were flooded because of rising water levels in the river Lopatinka (Nevel area).

"Workers Nevel fire squad and the village administration had evacuated Gornozavodsk 24 people living in flooded homes (according to available information, there are three houses on Mayakovsky Street and three houses down the street utility). All were offered accommodation in a temporary accommodation, launched on the

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More than 350 people 10 days can not fly away from Sakhalin

350 Kuril from 7 August can not fly to the islands of Kunashir and Iturup from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to weather conditions, told RIA Novosti the airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

"Departure to Kunashir expected 280 people, but on Iturup — 105. Some passengers accommodated in hotels and provide food," — said the official.

According to him, transportation between Sakhalin and the Kuril islands disrupted by weather conditions.

In August, the region was dominated three rain storm. Storm warning in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands were declared 10, 13 and 16 August.

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