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Russia and Ukraine sweeps snow

Russia and Ukraine sweeps snow Weather and Climate

After snow storms in early December, Russia and Ukraine have a short break, and snowfall resumed with even greater force. History with a record-long traffic jams on the roads and accidents in Moscow after many hours of night snow again repeated. As the administration claims, very little is left to paralyze the movement of capital.

Due to heavy snowfall canceled flight state aircraft from Vnukovo Airport. Every 15 minutes, airport officials closed the runway for cleaning and processing rainfall antifreeze, which certainly had an impact on the schedule and aviavyletov

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Iranian schools will be closed because of the dirty air

Iranian schools will be closed because of the dirty air Facts

As stated by the representatives of the province of Tehran, December 4 and 5, all schools, universities, ministries and other government agencies will be closed due to air pollution levels that exceeded all acceptable performance. This decision was taken in order to prevent the students and workers of stress and physical discomfort caused by the inability to breathe properly in the province, where about 12 million people.

This prohibition applies to all locations except the cities of Damavand and Firuzkuh, located in the north of Tehran. At

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the Atlantic Ocean

July 16, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred on Monday at the South Sandwich Islands (Atlantic Ocean) in the sub-Antarctic, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 187 kilometers from the uninhabited island of Bristol. The center of aftershocks at the depth of 50 kilometers.

The tsunami in the region is possible as a local phenomenon, and will not be wearing a destructive nature, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration United States.

Source: RIA Novosti

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The damage caused by soil drought in Udmurtia exceeded 4 billion rubles

July 15, 2013. Soil drought in Udmurtia can cause significant shortage of juicy, coarse and concentrated feed, in May and July of this year, it has suffered from 36% of the cultivated area in the region, the head of the presidential administration and the government of the republic Alexander Gorjainov.

"According to the meteorologist, across the country there is soil drought, which affected 36% of the area of crops, and the amount of damage is more than 4 billion rubles," — said Gorjainov.

In turn, the President of Udmurtia Alexander Volkov told reporters that the country is counting on "federal

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Vladivostok is coming on strong tropical cyclone

July 16, 2013. Typhoon Soulik, raged in the past two days in Taiwan and the south-east coast of China, is coming to Vladivostok. On the way to us, and it weakened into a tropical cyclone, but will bring in Primorye heavy rain and wind. As REGNUM in the United duty traffic control service and the management of Civil Defense and Emergency Administration of Vladivostok, July 16 in Vladivostok expected heavy rain. He will start the morning with a gradual increase in the evening and during the night of July 17.

Precipitation predicted to 45 mm in 12 hours or less,

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In the southern Urals drought and locusts destroyed 362,000 hectares of crops

July 16, 2013. In the southern Urals drought and locusts have caused agricultural losses of 1.4 billion rubles.

As the "New Region", the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Chelyabinsk region in the southern Urals due to lack of rainfall in June, and the locusts were killed 362,000 hectares of crops. The total area affected crops was 767,000 hectares. Damage is estimated at 1.4 billion rubles.

Under these circumstances, the affected farms have accelerated the pace of hay and silage, harvested as fodder for the winter may not be enough. So, on July 15 harvested 44% hay

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Tambora volcano wakes up

September 20.In Indonesia is evacuated residents from areas close to the volcano Tambora (Tambora), which is considered the most dangerous in the world. It is reported by Associated Press. Its last eruption occurred in 1815, was the deadliest in the world. Then the air was emitted about 400 million tons of sulfuric gases, while Europe and the United States held a so-called "year without a summer."

The government has already announced a second alarm level some time ago, but many locals ignore evacuation orders. However, Hasanuddin Sanusi (Hasanuddin Sanusi), who had heard stories about eruption, who killed more than

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Russian regions affected by drought

I think that looking at the number of regions affected by drought and where the vast majority of a regime of emergency, it's time to think about their food safe. Moreover, that cause for concern really is.

Since the heat and the drought is not over, it is possible that new areas will be lighted on this map. We will update it as new information becomes available.

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The global economy can not survive more than a week of stress

January 7. British think tank "Chatham House" published a report according to which in case of a serious disaster or large-scale terrorist attacks worldwide economy can withstand the destabilizing violations no longer than a week, reports the Jerusalem Post.

The report notes the increasing frequency of extreme natural phenomena, as well as strengthening their influence as a result of the globalization process. Volcanic cloud in 2010, the earthquake in Japan in March of last year and the recent floods in Thailand have shown that whole sectors of the economy could be adversely affected if the production or transportation stop for

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Bofa typhoon threatens Philippines

Bofa typhoon threatens Philippines Natural Disasters

Supertyphoon Bofa, catastrophically powerful potential of which is confirmed by all the local weather service, has reached the southern coast of the Philippine Islands. Presumably, the damage from this hurricane could exceed your losses after a hurricane in December 2011, when the islands were killed Bole 1200 people.

Interestingly, the Bofa nearly the same as his track, and also capture the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. But his power is much higher. Typhoon Bofa already assigned the fifth category of danger, the wind speed in the system reaches 265 km / h

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