Karst collapse in Clermont, Fla.

August 13, 2013. Yama, eighteen feet wide formed in Clermont, Florida at the end of the night, reported CNN. The failure caused the collapse of the building, fortunately no one was hurt. Now an investigation into the incident.

It is known that sinkholes can be formed in any place, they are formed due to dissolution of minerals such as limestone, gypsum and salt. And the occurrence of the failure could trigger a significant drought or heavy rainfall.

However, data were obtained from 5 to 12 August of «Orlando Executive Airport» and «Orlando International airport," according to the here

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The heat will bedevil the planet is increasingly

August 15, 2013. The atmosphere of the planet is warming up, and there is no human activity or emission of carbon dioxide. This is indicated by the results of a study published by American, Spanish and German scientists. According to experts, the heat, similar to Moscow in 2010, the planet will rankle more often.

In an article published in the journal Environmental Research Letters a group of authors from the University of Pittsburgh, Madrid, Potsdam, describes two scenarios. According to the optimistic forecast, the number of extreme weather events, including the so-called heat waves will increase until 2040, when

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Worse to come: the Far East is a cyclone and flood wave

August 16, 2013. Flooding in the Far East, the damage of which can still be counted in the coming days could turn into an even more serious flooding. In the border regions of China and the Maritime expected arrival of the cyclone, which will bring rains, so that experts expect a rise in water level and predict flooding a number of major cities in the region.

At this point in the Far East flooded 4,644 houses, and only in the Amur region — 4383, in the Jewish Autonomous Region — 244 residential buildings, in the Khabarovsk Territory — 11. Total

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A strong earthquake struck near the capital of New Zealand

August 16, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred on Friday near the capital of New Zealand, Wellington. Information on casualties and no injuries were reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located 74 kilometers south-west of Wellington. The earthquake at the depth of 10 kilometers. After some time, the region was registered a magnitude 5.7 aftershock.

According to the local newspaper Domininion Post, in the included Manila in Seddon earthquake building collapsed in some areas of the South Island there were power outages. The authorities decided to suspend air and rail links to

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Flooding in Croatia caused the evacuation of the population

Flooding in Croatia caused the evacuation of the population Natural Disasters

The spill has brought a flood of the river Drava in Croatia. In the north, the whole village had been evacuated, where the water proved to be more than a hundred houses, standing on the shore. The number of displaced in the rescue camp was about three hundred people. In some northern municipalities on the border with Slovenia recently flooded state of emergency.

Under close supervision is the water level in the river Sava, a tributary of the Danube, since it is the capital of Croatia, Zagreb.

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Is there an ash through the end of the world

What if a lot of volcanoes will erupt at the same time?

Do not have time to lie down on the passion of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull, as in Kamchatka Shiveluch volcano awoke. He threw a column of ash to a height of 7.5 km above sea level. Shiveluch raged after numerous aftershocks of the crust. In just the past day, seismologists counted in the vicinity of 42 earthquakes that were accompanied by a blast from the slopes of the giant avalanches. What is this happening with nature? What will happen to us if all terrestrial volcanoes wake up at

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With the warming of the monsoon over India will be less

With the warming of the monsoon over India will be less Weather and Climate

Studies show that the frequency of the summer monsoon in India, which are so important to irrigate the fields and pastures of the country in the next two centuries drastically reduced. Such a change in the system of precipitation will be fatal to the Indian economy, according to researchers from the University of Potsdam in Germany.

Reducing the number of possible monsoon due to the global increase in temperature and change the force of the spring flows in the Pacific Ocean, known as the

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Chime made it to China

August 15, 2013. Tours of the island near the Chinese province of Guangdong have been canceled due to Typhoon "chime", that brought heavy rains to the region and gale-force winds.

This is the 11 typhoon that falls this year on the territory of the PRC. At the moment when he reached China, the wind speed at its center reached 150 kilometers per hour. This has resulted in falling trees and billboards, and high waves in the sea.

All fishing boats from Tuesday forbidden to go into the sea, and called on local residents to remain at home.

Meanwhile,

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New Yorkers face evacuation

New Yorkers face evacuation Danger Zone

Rather, 40 thousand people in New York, will be in time to move in relation to the north-east storm, which will bring a sharp drop in temperature in combination with new showers and wind gusts up to 88 km / h In the center of percussion, as well as in a hurricane, Sandy will be Long Island and New York, which is to be feared squall to 65 km / h Coastal beaches can once again be flooded.

Forecasters expect about 100 mm of rain and snow, as well as a tidal

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Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system

Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system Weather and Climate

Now and north-western China has faced such problem as desertification. At the moment the threat is exposed Salt Lake IB and its ecosystem, which in four years may disappear completely. If this happens, and if time is not taken appropriate steps, we will gladly make room take Mutetar desert.

Disappearing Lake is located in the Gobi region in the north-western part of the country's rich salt basin, bordering Kazakhstan. IB literally dries up from the inside under the influence of various climatic factors. With the onset

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