The South China typhoon hit Yutor

August 14, 2013. On the southern regions of China today typhoon hit "Yutor." The main blow a hurricane, the wind speed in the center of which is more than 150 kilometers per hour, was in the province of Guangdong, where in some areas as of 16:00 local time / 12:00 MSK / weatherman recorded 250 mm of rain falling. This is reported by the local meteorological service.

Authorities have issued a warning of possible floods and landslides. According to forecasts, in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, the 11th in a row at this year's typhoon reaches Guasni Zhuang Autonomous

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Italy can not cope with the Landfill

Italy can not cope with the Landfill Facts

The European Commission is going to cause by Italy to court to recover the penalty for what the country has not been able to deal with more than 250 landfills in their territory. Especially stringent requirements apply to the destruction of numerous landfills, where the hazardous waste.

And earlier in the official services of the country there was a negligent attitude towards the disposal of their own waste. So, in 2007, nothing has been done to comply with directives of the European Court on the clearing of hundreds of legal

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The mass graves of victims of floods in the Philippines

The mass graves of victims of flooding in the Philippines Natural Disasters

In the city of Iligan in the southern Philippines because of overcrowding in funeral homes to the local authorities had to organize a mass burial of flood victims December 19, 2011, the worst disaster in the region in the last decade.

The official death toll has risen to 927 people. The head of the Civil Defense Benito Ramos said that the new body was raised from the ocean floor. Number of missing ranges from 82 (official) to 800 (Red Cross Philippines), because it is difficult to take into

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Every third inhabitant of Namibia face hunger due to drought

August 13, 2013. The strongest over the past 30 years, drought struck the country in Southern Africa. According to weather forecasts, rainfall in Namibia in the near future is expected. Nearly a third of the population, according to the UN, is on the verge of a humanitarian disaster.

The UN estimates that more than 700 thousand people in Namibia could face food shortages, reports Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. Among them — more than 100 million children under five years of age.

"We are faced with the most severe drought in decades, some areas of the country are in a critical

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American website offer efforts to recycling of old vacuum cleaner

American website offer efforts to recycling of old vacuum cleaner Facts

It has become popular enough to engage in the processing of all kinds of obsolete or broken devices that people use in everyday life and in everyday life. To date appliances are the fastest growing waste stream, but 75% of broken and unused devices continue to gather dust in people at home, because they do not know how to better and safer to get rid of them.

One of the companies in Washington suggested that since the Americans could give to process their old mobile phones and

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Photo: severe drought in Namibia for 30 years

Most of Namibia is covered by deserts. Country in southern Africa is experiencing the worst drought in 30 years. According to UNESCO, 780 million people — a third of the population — suffer from a lack of food. Among these, about 110,000 children under the age of five years.

August 15, 2013.

Worse things are in the north-west of the country, in the Kunene region, where for the second year there was no rain. The region has almost no pasture, which is a huge problem for the local Himba tribe, mainly engaged

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About 30 million people annually become climate refugees

The UN estimates that by 2050 the planet will be 200 million climate refugees

About 30 million people each year become "climate refugees" — people are forced to change their place of residence due to environmental degradation, lack of resources and natural disasters.

This statement was referring to the experts of the Council of Europe was announced today in St. Petersburg, where in the "Palais des Congres" in Strelna passes the 12th Ministerial Meeting of States Parties Open Partial Agreement of the Council of Europe / OPA Council of Europe / forecasting, prevention and assistance the event of

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A strong, unpleasant odor created panic in Bangalore, India

September 22, 2013. The strong smell that was felt throughout the city on Friday, has created panic among the citizens.

Residents Marihill first reported the smell of the morning. People from other areas said that they felt as if it leaked gas while cooking. Many have tested their tanks.

Residents Mallikeyt reported on the phenomenon of the evening, and later still of lettuce.

When unable to contact with officials of the State Pollution Control Board Karnataka (KSPCB), then they said that they started the measurement of volatile organic compounds to check the levels and find the source.

Inspector Environment N.

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Volcano in Nicaragua telly threw a 100-meter column of ash

September 28, 2013. Early in the morning of September 25 nearby residents volcano telly witnessed sudden release of ash from the crater of a fire-breathing mountains. The height of an ash column, according to the expert of the National Service for the prevention and mitigation of natural disasters Nicaragua (SINAPRED), was 100 meters.

Residents of nearby villages were immediately notified of the possible danger and the need to ensure a supply of water and food. However, the "volley" telly was single: further volcanic activity was not recorded.

Representatives SINAPRED argue that seismographic sensors are not identified uplift of lava that

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Concerns about El Niño saved

Experts that monitor the phenomenon of El Niño, they say that it continued the positive phase still has a significant effect on the mode of atmospheric circulation and weather patterns in many parts of the world where it is usually the case. The beginning of the episode of El Niño was diagnosed in June 2009. Its peak was recorded in November and December 2009, when the sea surface temperature anomaly in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, reaching 1,5 °. According to the model predicted termination of this phenomenon should be expected in mid-2010. However, it is generally believed that the

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