On the East Kazakhstan tornado hit

July 30, 2013. On the East Kazakhstan real tornado hit! Huge crater managed to capture it on a cell phone camera area residents, who were traveling on the highway Ust-Kamenogorsk — Families evening of July 28, says "Time" in its issue dated 30.07.2013, the (E.Fomina).

East of the country at the weekend was at the mercy of the weather. Heavy rain, hail, and then a strong wind hit the region.

"Gusts of wind reached 28 meters per second," — told us in the press service of the Department of Emergency Situations (CSR) area.

It is no wonder that

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The bigger the earthquake, the more powerful aftershocks it may cause

April 22, 2013. Seismologists from the U.S. conducted observations, which have resulted in evidence of the ability of powerful earthquakes trigger multiple and often quite strong aftershocks in the same area or a small distance from the first episode. Thus in 9% of cases a big push can cause the same or similar in magnitude quake far enough from the point of view of geography.

In his observations, scientists have included earthquakes from all over the world since 1979. It was found that out of 260 pushes the test magnitude more than 7, y 24 observed repeated episodes

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In Antarctica, the heat came

December 26. Scientists have determined that the following 2012 Antarctica has warmed much more than expected. Than it threatens humanity, no need to explain — the melting of huge ice masses can lead to a significant rise in global sea level.

Temperature record, recorded at the station Bird — scientific outpost in the heart of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) — shows an increase of 2.4 degrees Celsius in average temperatures since 1958 — that is three times faster than the average for all the world, and in half the time than predicted by past research. This means

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Tropical storm Mangkhut hit Vietnam

August 8, 2013. Tropical storm "Manghut" reached the coast of Vietnam on August 7 and unleashed on the country the strongest thunderstorms.

The day before, on August 6, NASA's "Aqua" took a picture of the storm in the infrared range. The image shows that the temperature of the upper boundary of its storm clouds reached? 63 ° C, which indicates a strong storm with a probability of heavy rains. By the way, the same picture can be seen to the east of South China's land surface temperature reaches +26,8 ° C. And it's at night!

Around 8:00 pm

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In the United States set up a sperm bank in the case of animals of the Apocalypse

August 11, 2013. The question takes on a strange hue because of the field while still filled with cows, sheep, goats and other animals that provide us with food, writes modernfarmer.com However, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has created a special storage of semen of animals in Colorado.

It is located in Fort Collins. And now here contains about 700,000 copies of sperm from 18 different species of animals that float in liquid nitrogen in anticipation of some catastrophic events that could end life on Earth.

When we talk about the impending danger, we think less about a

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Flooding occurs: Thousands of Russians caught in the disaster zone

August 9, 2013. Over the past day flooded regions on the map of Russia became even more. To distress the Far East and the Urals Volga added. In Bashkiria in the flood zone were more than 500 homes, hundreds of people were evacuated.

After heavy rains washed away roads, the traffic at 11 sites completely blocked. In one district of Bashkortostan, where once flooded 10 settlements, declared a state of emergency. The critical situation is in the Chelyabinsk region, where in the last day, according to weather forecasters, has dropped more than two months of normal rainfall.


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Australia is going to join the Kyoto-2

Australia is going to join the Kyoto-2 save the planet

Australia, one of the major producers of greenhouse gases in the world, has decided to sign the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, the Kyoto Protocol entering into the second phase of its action. At the same time, her neighbor, New Zealand, in an international agreement to participate refused.

Except Australia only the European Union and a number of small states in their world have decided to support the protocol and extend it for a second term. For the whole Australian continent is a serious step, because almost all of

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Slovenia again threatens flooding

Slovenia, once again threatens the flood danger zone

Environment Agency announced another warning about the danger of severe flooding for the greater part of Slovenia. Country again embraced a powerful cyclone, and the level of rainfall can greatly affect water levels in local rivers.

Particularly sensitive area will be those who have recently suffered a flood after flood of the river Drava. During the new flooding primarily affected western Slovenia, where the river Soča and its tributaries, Vipava Valley and Istria. With the advance of the cyclone to the east might happen next spill Drava, as there is

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Venice and southern Italy flooded after rains

Venice and southern Italy after rains flooded Natural Disasters

Flooding in Venice turns into a real natural disaster. The water level in the streets of 1.49 m above the normal level channels. Tourists and local residents had difficulty walking in Venice, sometimes they even have to wear shoes on their feet from the homemade plastic bags and bottles.

A new wave of flooding was the result of a cyclone over the weekend came from the Adriatic Sea. According to experts, the "Aqua Alta" current fall was the sixth in danger since 1872, as 70% of Venice is under

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On the effect of earthquakes on global warming

July 31, 2013. Studies conducted by a team of scientists from Germany and Switzerland, have shown that taking place under a layer of ocean water earthquakes contribute to the increase of global temperatures on the planet.

This effect arises from undersea earthquakes because earthquakes disturb the vast reserves of methane, resting in the depths of the ocean. Collects more than one millennium to the ocean floor methane, a major greenhouse gases of the atmosphere, is released from the deep storage and wanders out of the water into the air. Such a process has been launched in Pakistan 70 years ago,

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