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Moscow says the abnormally high pressure

Moscow says the abnormally high pressure. According to the Met Office, the capital, descending from the Arctic anticyclone, which contributed to increased pressure on the entire territory of European Russia, today and in the coming days will be moved to the north-eastern regions of the Central Federal District. Moscow region would be close to the center, which will retain a very high pressure. Today it will increase up to 1019 MB, which is 20 units higher than normal. In the following days, the growth of atmospheric pressure will continue to the end of the week will have its value

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The beginning of the new year gave Delhi the coldest day in history

The second day of the new year in the Indian capital, was the coldest in 44 years of weather observations. The temperature dropped to a record low for this part of the world level — up to +9,7 ° C. Morning while the temperature did not rise above +4,8 ° C.

Low temperature followed by a sharp deterioration of visibility due to fog. Because of it disrupted the schedule of 30 flights. International flights to Mumbai were under threat. In the mountainous state of Uttar Pradesh was even colder, unusually low temperatures led to the emergence of the

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In the Orenburg region lightning killed a woman and injured a man

Saraktash Interdistrict Investigation Department of the Union of Russian SU Orenburg region checks on the discovery of the corpse of 55-year-old local woman at an apartment house on the street. Central village Shishma reported "Domostroi" the press service of the Russian SU IC in the region.

Previously found that the August 17, 2011 around 08:00 hours in the village Shishma Saraktash area by a lightning strike, which went into the ground, hit the 55-year-old local woman and 57-year-old shepherd village who accompanied the cows in the herd.

She died at the scene, the man was rushed unconscious to the

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Scientists have found in the leaves of the cedar heavy duty antibiotic

Scientists from the University of Missouri found in the needles of the Eastern red cedar powerful antibiotic that is easy kills even drug-resistant staph

Researchers have identified and isolated the 17 bioactive compounds that can cope with the bacterium. In the near future they plan to find more, reports Newsru with reference to Science Daily.

To kill resistant staphylococcus needed only five micrograms of the active substance of needles, which makes the connection very economical. Scientists have tested the efficacy of many strains and got a positive result.

"We found this compound in normal pine needles. It is a convenient

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Trains in the new Moscow

The authorities in Moscow are going to be established in the "new Moscow" rail, which will soon be launched high-speed trains, accelerates to 160 km / h

In the future, that the movement of trains will run at intervals of six to seven minutes, without interfering with the movement of other trains. Appropriate agreement on the construction of railway lines signed by Moscow railway. According to the "new Moscow" soon it will be convenient to travel, as well as to go on tour to the Czech Republic, England, or another favorite country.

Of course, the general scheme of a

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Altai steppe areas attacked locusts

The Mikhailovsky and Uglovsky Altai Region, the struggle with the Italian locust — locust gregarious form.

According to Zoya Sherbinina, chief of plant protection branch "Rosselhoztsentra" number of insects in these areas exceeded the permissible norm. The treatment must spend 17 thousand hectares of arable land. Soon locusts may appear Klyuchevskoy and Kulunda areas.

"Italian locust among the most dangerous types of pests — told Zoe Shcherbinina. — Special appetite locusts wakes up in hot weather, when it lacks moisture."

Another dangerous pests, meadow moth, is also beginning to spread across the Altai region — he has

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Wheat is killed by drought, prices go up

The most severe drought in decades saps wheat fields from China to the U.S. and Britain, prevents Russia back to world grain markets and raise prices to the highest level since 2008.

In some areas of China, which is more than all wheat, rainfall this year has dropped the least a century. In some parts of Europe there was a drought 50 years. And in the U.S., the world's largest exporter, nearly half of winter wheat crops destroyed or badly risen. As stated by Rabobank International, inventories decreased by 8.8%, which is the highest rate in five

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In Japan, the most calm agitated volcano (video, webcam)

Most stable in Japan Sakurajima volcano woke up. Webcam recorded eruption October 9 eruption height of 1600 meters, and the height of the October 10 release of 1500 meters.

Certificate (From GeoWiki — open encyclopedia on Earth Sciences)

Sakurajima volcano in Japan

Sakurajima (Sakurajima) — an active volcano and the island of the same name (now connected to the mainland). This is a complex volcano with a peak split into three peaks, Kitadake (northern peak), Nakadake (central peak) and Minamidake (southern peak), the most active. The island — about 77 square kilometers

North Peak volcano

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More than a third of crops lost in the Volgograd region due to drought

Villagers Volgograd region drought lost about 600,000 hectares of crops, accounting for almost a third of the total area, said on Wednesday the administration of the region.

"Under the current crop year, winter crops were sown on an area of 1.4 million hectares, spring cereals — to 515.6 thousand hectares. However, extreme weather conditions (soil and atmospheric drought, drought) have a negative impact on the development of all types of agricultural crops. On the area of 600 thousand hectares of them died, "- said in a statement.

It is noted that 633,000 tons of grain is harvested.

"The work the

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Number of cases of intestinal infection exceeded 2700

As reported vesti.ru, the number of cases of intestinal infection across the Atlantic exceeded two thousand 700 people. Still, representatives of the Ministry of Health of Germany claimed that the epidemic is declining. According to German doctors, in an average day in the country, there are 13 infected, which is ten times less than the height of the epidemic in late May of this year.

Likely source of infection is still considered cucumbers. On the eve of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt, reported that German experts discovered pathogen deadly disease — bacteria O104: H4 — in a dumpster

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