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Anticyclone bring the center of Russia dry and calm weather

In the central regions of European Russia, Turkey, the east Mediterranean and Asia Minor, this week will anticyclone, which will bring with it a dry, calm and relatively warm weather, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.

"This will set a powerful extensive ridge of the subtropical anticyclone will push far to the north path of Atlantic hurricanes. Together with High on ETP will warm and dry air mass," — said in a statement.

"But … all continue to show stronger seasonal cooling of the land surface — the continent. Air in a thin surface layer will also cool down quickly,

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Is it possible from tornadoes and hurricanes produce energy

Tornadoes and hurricanes are one of the most terrifying forms of natural phenomena on the planet. But some scientists an idea, that their destructive power can be channeled and benefit from this significant benefit. Until, of course, there is no such device that could convert the energy of a hurricane or tornado in electricity, but the thought of developing it is about to materialize.

If we talk about the power of a tornado, the average amount of energy it produces in a certain point will be 200 times higher than the global rate of energy production in the same

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U.S. climate policy after the re-election of Obama is almost unchanged

U.S. policy on climate change in the next four years is unlikely to fundamentally change, as the re-elected President Barack Obama has not yet shown willingness to drastic measures and, in addition, again faced with the reluctant Republican majority in the House of Representatives, according to climate experts and commentators.

About Obama's victory in the elections announced media involved in the counting of votes. He receives the requisite number of votes for election of electors. Obama, according to CNN, received 303 electoral votes needed for 270. Republican Mitt Romney won 203 votes. According to CNN, the final results of the

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The coastal part of Croatia suffered from a powerful cyclone

A significant part of the Croatian coast was flooded on Thursday as a result of hurricanes, "Ladislav" followed by rains and gale-force winds with gusts up to 133 kilometers per hour, passed the Croatian media.

In Rijeka, one of the largest cities in the country, the waves of the sea water in the early morning came to the city center and podtopili city market. In the resort town Bilitse near the town of Sibenik water flooded many streets, and to some of the buildings are only accessible by boat. In the city of Split force winds reached 112 kilometers

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Washington and New York are preparing for Hurricane Sandy

Power of Washington and neighboring Maryland opened several shelters in case the storm "Sandy" will lead to serious damage and prolonged power outages.

It is expected that "Sandy" will reach the U.S. coast on Monday night local time (Tuesday morning MSK). According to weather forecasts, the most severe effects of Hurricane undergo the states of New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Currently hurricane is moving at a speed of 17 kilometers per hour in a north-easterly direction, gusts associated winds reaching 120 kilometers per hour. Victims of "Sandy", which previously fell to Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, have become

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Sandy hurricane killed more than 20 people

Raging in the Atlantic hurricane "Sandy", which is assigned to the second (of five), hazard category on the Saffir-Simpson scale, has killed at least 21 people, said on Thursday night Latin American media with reference to the official statements of the local authorities.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Haiti informed the nine dead and three missing as a result of natural disaster. Another person was killed in Jamaica.

The national headquarters for the civil defense of Cuba reported the death of nine people in Santiago de Cuba, including a four-month baby, and two residents of Guantanamo. In Santiago de

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More than twenty people were killed due to Hurricane Sandy

Raging in the Atlantic hurricane "Sandy" killed twenty-one people, the Latin American media with reference to the emergency services of Cuba and Haiti.

Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Haiti informed the nine dead and three missing. Another person was killed in Jamaica.

Rescue teams of Cuba reported 11 people were killed. On Liberty Island authorities evacuated from dangerous areas, a total of 330,000 inhabitants.

Tropical storm "Sandy", which formed in the western Caribbean, began to gain strength after passing Jamaica. It was renamed the first hurricane hazard category on the Saffir-Simpson scale of Wednesday evening, and then he

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Sandy hurricane killed at least 10 people

Raging in the Atlantic hurricane "Sandy", which is assigned to the second of the five categories of risk, has killed at least ten people, said Thursday Latin American media with reference to the official statements of the local authorities.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Haiti informed the nine dead and three missing as a result of natural disaster. Another person was killed in Jamaica.

In Thursday night for five hours the hurricane passed over the eastern provinces of Cuba, but no official reports of casualties from the Cuban government did not act. Meanwhile, only in Santiago de Cuba, wind

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Hurricane Sandy has reached Cuba, the second category is assigned risk

Gaining strength hurricane "Sandy" who has reached the coast of Cuba on Thursday night and was awarded two (out of five) on the risk category Saffir-Simpson scale, according to Cuban state television.

Wind speed in a hurricane in contact with the solid surface of the earth has increased to 175 kilometers per hour, according to a live television director Prediction Center of the Institute of Meteorology of Cuba José Rubiera (Jose Rubiera).

Center "Sandy" is in close proximity to the second largest city in the country — Santiago de Cuba. The city is no power, felled hundreds of trees. Wave

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Sandy reached hurricane off Cuba

Gaining strength hurricane "Sandy" reached the shores of Cuba, Cuban state television reported.

According to the Institute of Meteorology, Hurricane Center is located near the village in the municipality of Guam Chiviriko 50 kilometers to the west of the city of Santiago de Cuba. It is expected that "Sandy" will cross the island in the direction of the village Gibara Holguín and leave the country at 8 am local time (16:00 MSK).

Hurricane wind speed is now in excess of 150 kilometers per hour. Heavy seas has led to flooding of the coastal zone.

Maximum Severity declared in five provinces

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