The Southern Urals walk tornadoes

August 1, 2013. Unusual for the region's natural phenomenon was observed in Magnitogorsk.

Source: UralInformBureau

Landslide in China eight people buried alive

August 5, 2013. This morning, a landslide in a central Chinese province of Shanxi landslide buried under a five houses — two regular and three houses, located directly in the rocks on the slopes. Since it happened early in the morning — about 3:00 local time — in the homes were family. As a result, eight people were killed.

Rescuers arrived at the village Step, where the accident happened very quickly. But from the rubble and debris rescuers had to get the already lifeless bodies — in spite of all the efforts, the doctors do not cmogli to revive

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Emergencies in the village of Paris, the Chelyabinsk region

August 8, 2013. By the evening of August 7 due to heavy rains in Paris were flooded 75 private homes. According to the press service of the Ministry of Interior in the Chelyabinsk region, in the water were three streets, reports Chelyabinsk.ru.

Information about the incident in the village of natural character Paris came to the duty of the Interior Ministry on Nagaybakskomu area in 22 hours. On the night of 8 August, there were flooded dozens of private holdings in the streets of the World, the Komsomol and Pioneer.

Head of the Administration of Paris has introduced a

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New York is gradually restoring movement underground

New York is gradually restoring motion subway Facts

For safety on time spent over New York in the city of Hurricane Sandy were limited work underground. After analyzing the current situation, the local administration to take a decision by the evening of November 1 practically resume this mode of transport.

Without Metro temporarily leaving only the residents of Lower Manhattan, from 34th Street, as there has not yet been possible to restore the electricity supply after the awful devastation that left a Sandy. Thus fully earned 14 out of 23 lines of the New York subway. This is

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Hurricanes and storms are not an anomaly, but the norm

October 31. Scientists do not share the apocalyptic mood about weather events around the world. Similar changes were observed in the past. The winters were so warm that Ivan the Terrible Kazan could not take because of the Volga did not get up the ice, told the "Voice of Russia" Moscow State University assistant professor of climatology Paul Toropov (AUDIO)

Many residents of the central districts of New York, were left without electricity after the storm hit, "Sandy", move to the periphery of the city. The underground metro line is still not working, the buses do not go. However, the

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More and more companies recognize the reality of risk from global warming

More and more companies recognize the reality of the risk of global warming Facts

Seeing how much more severe and unpredictable climate has become over the past decade, many companies and businesses are seriously concerned about the fact that climate can affect the success of their activities.

More than one-third (37%) of the surveyed firms believe that a changing climate can cause them physical harm to the here and now. Until two years ago, this figure was only 10% of respondent firms. 81% now agree that climate risks are presented to business activities, keeping supply chains and planning.

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2011 in photos (part 2)

2011 in photos (part 2) This is interesting

The second collection of photographs is more involved in the extraordinary natural events and disasters that took place in 2011: floods, fires, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions. Also in the news headlines continue to flash events of the Muslim world.

1) The ash cloud rises above the volcano Puyeue in southern Chile in 870 kilometers from Santiago. June 4, 2011 for the first time in 50 years erupted. More than 3,500 residents were evacuated due to heavy clouds of smoke that reached Argentina. National Service geologists reported that during the earthquake volcano threw gas,

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The southern hemisphere of the Earth is drier

October 4. Scientists from the CSIRO undertook a study of the issue concerning the reduction of autumn precipitation in the south-eastern Australia. Such a trend researchers discovered in the 1970s of the last century. It is noteworthy that in April and May also reduced the amount of rainfall, which is associated with the approach of the dry subtropics called Hadley cell to the south-east of Australia.

In addition, both the autumn and spring rainfall affected by the shift tracks storms and other weather systems in the more southern regions of the continent in the late 20th century. Great importance has

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Winter came to West Virginia by Hurricane Sandy

Winter came to West Virginia by Sandy Hurricane Weather and Climate

As you know, Hurricane Sandy brought numerous floods in the eastern regions of the United States. And West Virginia had to literally dig out from under the snow, because after it was formed nearly Sandy meter snow layer. From such an unexpected winter, many did not survive the power lines, and about three hundred families were left without electricity. Some restaurants have resorted to the use of long-forgotten gas cookers, not to stop the work.

Snow drifts on the roads of the state and collapsed under the

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Damage from Hurricane Sandy huge

Damage from Hurricane Sandy huge Natural Disasters

As you know, flying through the eastern United States Hurricane Sandy country has suffered material damage as well as damage to the death of dozens of people. Official data contain information that in different states for various reasons by the disaster killed 48 people, and this is despite the fact that residents of coastal communities and the administration carefully prepared for the approximation of the hurricane and knew almost an hour to an hour when it comes.

From that fateful list 18 people were killed in New York when the metropolis

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