Umberto storm in the Atlantic increased to a hurricane, the first of the season

September 11, 2013. Tropical storm "Umberto» (Humberto) increased, and became the first hurricane of the season in the Atlantic Ocean, reports the National Center on Wednesday hurricane warning the United States.

At the moment, the storm is located 500 kilometers north-west of the island nation of Cape Verde in the eastern Atlantic. Wind gusts associated reach 120 kilometers per hour.

In late May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States reported that Hurricane season in the Antarctic may be extremely active.

A storm becomes a hurricane when wind speed exceeds 119 miles per hour. The third category

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New eruption at Mount Lokon

New eruption at Mount Lokon Natural Disasters

Indonesian volcano Lokon, located in the northeast of the country, began to erupt again. A huge column of ash and soot burst from the crater of the volcano, accompanied by a roar that could be heard up to 5 kilometers from the mountain. The height of the ash column is difficult to determine, as is currently the islands of Indonesia are dominated by the cyclone and are covered by clouds. The current eruption was preceded by a 41 eruptive episode in September 2012.

Ash and other particulate matter released from the

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Following the Chelyabinsk meteorite on Earth can fly his brothers

August 25, 2013. That's about 20 cars. All of them are "born" a giant asteroid 2011 EO40 and move about the same trajectory as it falls into the lake Tchebarkul meteorite.

This was August 24, 2013, scientists reported Carlos and Raul de la Fuente Marcos from the University Complutense of Madrid.

According to them, about 40,000 years ago because of the gravitational field and the temperature difference asteroid 2011 EO40 collapsed, creating a swarm of asteroids that constantly moves between the Earth, Mars and Venus. It is to this group of space objects and treated Chelyabinsk meteorite.

Having studied

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In the Pacific Ocean continues during La Nada

September 11, 2013. Scientists from the Climate Prediction Center of the National Meteorological Service of the United States argue that in the past 16 months in the Pacific Ocean there is a phenomenon known as La Nada (La Nada).

This pattern makes it difficult to long-term climate forecasts, climate scientists complain. However, the respite is not to wait until the spring of 2014, scientists sigh.

Experts have learned to make long-term forecasts on the basis of data on variations in temperature of the surface water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean (a phenomenon known as El Niño) and anomalous lowering surface

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Rescuers scare the homeless people chelyabintsev new cyclone

August 25, 2013. Survivors of a powerful flood of Chelyabinsk are back for another disaster strikes. Cyclone coming to the Urals. Along with it will come heavy rains and thunderstorms.

Emergency Chelyabinsk Region issued an emergency warning today: on the region moves powerful cyclone, similar to that at the beginning of the month yuzhnouraltsev left dozens homeless.

The representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Chelyabinsk region: "In some areas of the Chelyabinsk region expected heavy rains, thunderstorms, strong winds up to 17-22 meters per second. Most likely to gain the weather on August 27 in the southern

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Record heat in the Arctic!

September 11, 2013. We already wrote about the climatic vagaries of autumn 2013, and indeed, it took only ten days of September, and in the bank of the phenomena of the season and has already proved lilacs blooming in Tver, and snowfall in the mountains of Sochi …

The apotheosis anomaliynosti processes in the atmosphere temperature record was set yesterday in Murmansk! On the periphery of the Scandinavian anticyclone to the Kola Peninsula rushed very warm air from Central Europe, and in the afternoon, the thermometer in the capital of the Russian Arctic have risen to +19.5 °. By the

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The devastating cyclone goes in the Kurgan region

August 11, 2013. While officials determine the damage from the floods, which are raging in several regions of Russia, a devastating cyclone seizing new territory and shifted to the Kurgan region.

As Russia began to calculate the damage from the summer floods. Only in the Far East, it is estimated at one billion rubles. This was on a conference in the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin reported regional governors who podtopilo most. The officials said the figures are not final.

The President gave the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Regional Development task of determining

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The water in the North Atlantic has warmed record

The water temperature in the North Atlantic, which is associated with the state of the Arctic Ocean, in the early 21st century has reached a record high values for the last two thousand years.

As RIA Novosti reports, citing an article published in the journal Science, the water of the North Atlantic Ocean has a decisive impact on the entire Arctic basin, in particular the area of drifting ice. Until then, scientists had data on water temperatures in the Strait in the last 150 years.

A team of researchers led by Robert Shpilhagena from the Institute of Marine Research Leibniz

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One of Botswana's reserves hit by drought

One of the reserves of Botswana suffers from drought Weather and Climate

Mokolodi Nature Reserve, located 10 km south of the capital of Botswana, Gaborone, has been hit by dry weather. Impact of drought was so severe that the rangers of the reserve was initiated program "Help save the animals."

Most plight at the moment herbivorous inhabitants Mokolodi as dry summer is almost completely destroyed grass and shrubs. Concern is the state of the kudu antelope, which, together with other close to the state, which is close to extinction, if people do not take any measures. The first

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MOE will receive one billion rubles for the construction of rescue centers in the Arctic

November 17. Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations receives from the federal budget by 2015 for the construction of ten rescue centers in the Arctic almost a billion rubles, told RIA Novosti on Thursday Director of Fire and Rescue department Maxim Vladimirov.

In the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation has nuclear power plants, points-based nuclear-powered icebreakers and nuclear warships, chemically hazardous and hazardous facilities, important elements of communication, which can be a source of man-made disasters.

The main element of the Arctic transport system providing freight traffic along the entire coastline of the Russian Federation in the Arctic Ocean, is

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