About 3 degrees Celsius expected in Moscow on Monday

Cloudy weather with temperatures above normal and high atmospheric pressure awaits residents of the Moscow region on Monday, the air warms up to 3 degrees Celsius, the website "Meteonovosti."

"Day on November 19 is expected to cloudy weather. Maximum temperature will be on the field from 0 to plus 3 degrees," — said in a statement.

As noted by forecasters, the average temperature will be above normal by four degrees.

According to meteorologists, the wind south-west will blow at a speed of 4.9 meters per second. The atmospheric pressure is high and in the middle of the day will be

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Collapse of buildings in Indonesia because of failure of the soil. Picture story

In Surabaya — the second largest city in Indonesia — about a dozen houses suddenly collapsed or rift on Saturday at 2:30 am, due to erosion of the soil next to the nearby river.

According to local residents, they are living there since 1974 and have never seen anything like it. The incident resulted in several people were injured, the victims managed to escape, according to demotix.com

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Tardigrades — such as small and tenacious

These tiny (1.5 mm or less) being very tenacious. Tardigrades not how much cold as minus 193 degrees Celsius, and the unbearable heat to + 150 degrees. They do not care about their environment: vacuum or hydrogen sulfide. They are just waiting in the wings to awakening. All tardigrades are a bit aquatic animals. 

Tardigrades feed on the plants on which they live, algae, and sometimes small animals. Spread passively — by wind, water, and various animals.

They are widely distributed across the globe, are found not only in tropical and temperate countries, but also in the far north and

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Moscow became a scourge stray dogs

A disaster for the residents of the Moscow region in the last days of autumn are stray dogs. Many gardeners, having left for the winter in the city, left their pets to fend for themselves. Wild and starving dogs keep at bay those who remain in the country to spend the winter.

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Omsk CHP-5 because of the cold weather can not stop the faulty gas cleaning

Omsk TPP-5, a business unit of the Omsk branch of "TGC-11", from frost, reaching minus 40 degrees, is forced to put into operation all equipment, including the equipment becomes unstable gas treatment system, according to the power company.

Earlier it was reported that on the night of December 14 in the Leninsky district of Omsk, the second time in a week, precipitation in the form of black snow. Rosprirodnadzor experts analyzed the black snow, the composition of the substance stained the precipitation was identical to the ash. Among the suspects in the plant's emissions Rosprirodnadzor called Omsk branch of LLC

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Dust storm engulfed Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

June 30, 2011, 12:36 CA-NEWS (UZ) — U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released satellite images of the massive dust storm that passed through the northern part of Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan over the weekend. This was reported on June 28 edition of the Irish Irish Weather.

NASA satellite has photographed a natural phenomenon in the color image on June 25 of this year. White plume of dust is thick enough to completely hide the land surface below.

Sandy deserts are widespread in the region, covering most of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and southern part of the territory

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The earthquake occurred on Saturday off the coast of Vanuatu

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday off the coast of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremor was recorded at 3.1 on the UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 04.03 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 78 kilometers south of the city Isangel. The earthquake lies at a depth of 15 kilometers.

No injuries in the earthquake were reported.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami reports no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.

More than 10 million rubles will direct the reduction of air pollution in Kamchatka

Kamchatka authorities took special program to reduce air pollution in the region in 2012-2014, told RIA Novosti press service of the regional government.

"Activities of the program designed to reduce air pollution and prevent its harmful effects on human health and the environment. For this purpose, in the two years will be spent 10.4 million rubles from the regional budget," — said the source.

Under the program, he said, planned to purchase and install permanent monitoring station of air quality in major cities of the region, to acquire analytical equipment and laboratory instruments for the monitoring of air pollution control

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In Vinnytsia region in the pond frozen into swans

December 2 in the village Kozyatin Kozyatinskogo region Vinnytsia region rescued three swans.

"Birds were frozen at the local pond. Thickness of the ice was only an inch. To fail, moved two staircases. Swans were such frozen. Already shaking. Two gray — young birds. One white. Perhaps their mom or dad. So it was hissing so much, I drove them closer to shore. them there already caught my colleagues, "- said the rescuer of the firehouse Kozyatinskogo Kirichuk Eugene area.

Rescued birds were taken to Kozyatinskuyu secondary educational school № 3. They were placed in the school greenhouse.

"Our

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Belarusian and Russian meteorologists create a unified system of hydrometeorological

Belarusian and Russian meteorologists discuss the process of creating a single hydro-meteorological system. This question will be the main theme of the anniversary of the 50th meeting of the joint board of the Union State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Monitoring of Environmental Pollution, which takes place on January 20 in Moscow.

The meeting will also consider a proposal in 2012 to continue the program of joint activities in the framework of the Union State in the field of hydrometeorology and monitoring of environmental pollution. Its goal — to improve the quality of meteorological support and better use of data

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