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Storm warning announced in the Kursk region due to rains

Kursk regional emergencies department of Russia announced a storm warning on Wednesday due to expected stormy downpours, hail and strong winds up to 23 meters per second.

As said the agency, the bad weather is expected from 13.00-16.00 MSK medium until the first half of Thursday.

Expected "adverse weather phenomena, sometimes showers, thunderstorms, hail, squally winds increased to 23 meters per second. EMERCOM Russia's Kursk region resembles that in case of any danger around the clock and can be accessed for free in the" Rescue service — 112 " — said in a statement.

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In the north-west of China earthquake

In Uygursom Xinjiang Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwest China's 4.6 magnitude earthquake. As reported by China Radio, an earthquake was recorded seismic service late Thursday night in the county Kepin. Tremors felt Kepin county residents, and Wenxiu Aouate. According to incoming reports, the earthquake did not lead to destruction, but at the time of tremor for a few minutes longer to work mobile. Casualty data have also been reported, according to ITAR-TASS. Also today, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka. No casualties or damage, no tsunami threat. The epicenter was

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The earthquake occurred in Panama

Baku-APA. Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Friday in central Panama.

As the representatives of the authorities, reports of damaged or destroyed as a result of the disaster has been reported.

According to Panamanian seismologists, the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km near the village of Mariatou, located 300 km south-west of the capital, according to ITAR-TASS.

2010 was the unprecedented number of severe weather events

The passing in 2010 set a record for the number of severe weather phenomena, said on Thursday the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Director Roman Vilfand. "This year was a record number of severe weather events. Anything like that in our files no observations" — Vilfand said at a news conference. According to him, in 2010, there were more than one thousand of dangerous weather events, including more than 400 damaged. "Weather this year was unique, there is nothing similar in the archives of instrumental record," — said Vilfand. "This year there is no analogues", — he added. According to him, even

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Walk through the forest with a gun — not poaching, said Armed Forces

Citizen has the right to walk on the hunting grounds with a gun and trained hunting animals, not fearing accusations of poaching, according to the Supreme Court (SC) of the Russian Federation.

Clarifications contained in the draft resolution of the Plenum of the Armed Forces on liability for violations in the field of environmental protection, the discussion which took place in Moscow on Thursday.

The paper notes that in order to prosecute for poaching should reliably establish that the alleged perpetrators have caused major damage, hunting, including the use of explosives, gases, killing birds and animals from the Red

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Scientists have created a dangerous strain of bird flu have suspended their studies

Scientists have created potentially the most dangerous strain of bird flu have suspended their studies because of fears that the strain could be used by terrorists. In a letter published in the journal Science and Nature, scientists propose to gather for an international forum to discuss the risks of the study, said vokrugsveta.ru

Last month, the U.S. government has asked researchers to remove key details of upcoming publications. According to the Government, such data could be used for terrorist purposes.

Biosafety experts fear that the new strain of the virus could cause a pandemic influenza, which will be stronger than

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Sverdlovsk farmers do not expect high yield because of the heat

Agricultural producers Sverdlovsk region do not expect a high yield of grain this year because of the dry weather, established in the region, said Tuesday the regional Ministry of agriculture and food.

In June and July in the region established a dry and hot weather. According to forecasters, the daytime air is heated to 30-33 degrees.

"At the time of ripening of crops due to drought occurs rapidly, by about 15-17 days earlier than it would in a comfortable weather. According crops it can reduce the number of grains per ear and reduce their weight," — are reported words of

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In Central Europe — thunderstorms and hurricanes

In central Europe collapsed storm, reports Times Online. In Central Europe — thunderstorms and hurricanes. In Austria, the crops were hit by hail in Salzburg, several buildings were burned there because of a lightning strike. With fire fighting and a half thousand employees of emergency services, some of which suffered during the fighting. In southern Poland strong wind tore the roofs off houses, felled trees and power line poles. As a result, 10,000 people were left without light rail service was disrupted. According to local residents, the hurricane began suddenly, and victims escaped by a miracle.

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How much cost the international community in 2012?

As the well-known insurance agency Munich Re, took place in 2012, natural disasters, along with the recent nightmare for the U.S. in the form of Hurricane Sandy cost the planet at $ 160 billion with the payment for the insurance of $ 65 billion

About 67% of the total cash losses and 90% of payments for insurance fell to the United States. It is not difficult to guess that this superiority in the one country has turned the hurricane Sandy, tormented the east coast of North America. Losses from Hurricane totaled $ 25 billion for the U.S. not forget

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Hurricane Beatriz in Mexico took cars to the open ocean

According to RIA Novosti, three people were killed and one was missing in a hurricane, "Beatrice", which struck the Mexican resort city of Acapulco. The disaster occurred in the urban areas of ears, Llano Largoi Puerto Marques, where the floods caused by torrential rains flooded more than 150 homes.

According to representatives of the U.S. National Center for monitoring hurricanes, winds, "Beatrice" reached hurricane strength early in the morning on June 21, their speed is 150 kilometers per hour.

Dealing a blow to the Pacific coast in the southwest of Mexico, "Beatrice" has lost strength and became a tropical

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