350,000 inhabitants of the north-eastern United States were left without light

More than 350 thousand people were left without electricity due to struck early Friday in the north-eastern United States snow storms "Nemo", ITAR-TASS reported.

Most trips — nearly 192,000 — were in Massachusetts. Affected residents and the rest of the New England states except Vermont remained without electricity consumers in the state of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey. Wind speed in some areas up to 100 kilometers per hour. If meteorologists predicted earlier loss of up to 60 centimeters of rain, now it is already 90 centimeters. In Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New

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Nine people were killed by the storm on the Atlantic coast of the U.S.

The death toll from a storm in the U.S. states on the Atlantic coast has risen to nine, according to the Associated Press on Saturday, citing the statement the police.

Previously, local authorities reported two deaths, which fell trees broken by the wind.

Elements affected the state of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington Capitals. Wind speed was about 120 kilometers per hour. Left without electricity, according to various estimates, from 2 to 4 million homes.

In the region of these storms — the powerful and devastating series of storms and hurricanes — called "Derech" (derecho).

As a result of

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Personnel platforms in the Gulf of Mexico being evacuated because of Hurricane

Energy companies halt production of hydrocarbons and evacuating personnel from platforms in the Gulf of Mexico due to the threat of a tropical storm in the region, Reuters reported.

According to the National Center for Prevention of storms USA (National Hurricane Center, NHC), the probability that a cyclone in the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula in the next two days will grow into a hurricane is 70%.

The company BHP Billiton, which owns two production platforms in the Gulf, evacuated staff, stopped production 170,000 barrels of oil and is preparing to end the production of 100 million cubic feet of gas per

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Tropical Storm Carlotta in the Pacific became a hurricane

Tropical Storm Carlotta (Carlotta) in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico increased to a hurricane, reported Friday by the Associated Press.

The maximum speed reached on Friday winds accompanying the storm is 130 miles per hour.

Currently hurricane is 195 kilometers from the city of Pointe-Angel Oaxaca, and 530 kilometers from the city of Acapulco, Guerrero.

Hurricanes in the Pacific are common from mid May to the end of November.

Tropical storms are named when the speed of an accompanying wind reaches 62 miles per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the Saffir-Simpson scale

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Storm in Cuba

May 26. From the storm, which hit the central part of the island, dozens of people injured. Two were missing when they tried to cross the flooded river.

This is one of the most powerful hurricanes in a few days on the island has dropped more than 50 inches of precipitation. Voltage can not withstand even urban levees. Meteorological forecasts are disappointing, so the Cuban authorities have already begun to evacuate people from dangerous areas.

Bad hurricane off the coast of Mexico increased to the third category

Hurricane "Bud", which is now about 360 miles from the Pacific coast of Mexico and was awarded a third category of danger, said on Thursday site of the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S..

Earlier, the hurricane was the second category, but two Mexican states on the Pacific coast has already been declared an alarm due to its approximation.

According to the National Meteorological Service of Mexico, the warning applies to part of the states of Michoacan and Jalisco. Risk of natural disaster for these states is high, experts say. He also threatened the states of Guerrero and Colima. Now

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Early onset of the hurricane season

American meteorologists from the National Center for tracking hurricanes in Miami have not been able to publish the official forecast of the vorticity for the upcoming season in the Atlantic, as a tropical storm "Alberto" hastened to appear not only on the synoptic charts, but also on the radar screen — so close he spun at coast of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The start of the hurricane season in the North Atlantic is considered to be June 1, but "Alberto" appeared on May 19! In 2003 the storm "Ana" was formed in 5 weeks before the start of

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Features of the Atlantic hurricane season 2012

Meteorologists from the U.S. believe that the hurricane season on the Atlantic coast in 2012 will be less active than in the previous year. Projected up to 11 serious episodes, six of which can develop into hurricanes. Two major hurricanes can have winds up to 180 km / h This is slightly less than the average for the period 1950-2011 years. As a rule, in the year on the Atlantic coast in the season (from early July to late November) happened to 12 tropical storms, about seven hurricanes, three of which have maximum effect.

Specialists reinforce their forecasts that in

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What will be the day of reckoning for the Earth

Scientists around the world unanimously assert that the Earth will soon face serious trouble. It is believed that in the near future our planet forward Change of poles. This phenomenon will also change the various parameters of the Earth, the quantum transition. Should I believe the predictions? But the fact remains, the earth rebels against the cruelty of mankind. To understand this, it is enough to remember all the disasters that have occurred recently. Apparently the planet is preparing another surprise.

Russian scientists cosmists theorized that our planet by developing biological laws, and sooner or later, the update should occur

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Loss of the global insurance industry from disasters in 2011 exceeded $ 108 billion

Loss of the global insurance industry from natural and man-made disasters that have affected mankind since the beginning of 2011, according to the Swiss reinsurer Swiss Re has reached $ 108 billion, the second-largest loss in the history of the industry.

As reported by the Interfax referring to Bloomberg, in 2010, the world economy insured losses amounted to only $ 48 billion

Total losses of the world economy from catastrophe approaching $ 350 billion, compared with $ 226 billion a year earlier.

The amount of claims for damage caused by natural disasters this year to $ 103 billion, most

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