A forest fire broke out in Turkey

A forest fire broke out in Turkey, Natural disasters

Western Province Turkey Balikes is in critical condition because of a forest fire that engulfed nearly 50 hectares of forest. The fire has to be risen to nearby villages, so almost all the settlements in the mountains of Khaz Havran immediately organized evacuation.

One of the Anatolian news agency reported that the fire by the hour is growing rapidly and continues to go further into the mountains. Therefore under threat gardens with olive trees and land from local farms. Some of them have already suffered.   Fire fighters trying

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The ozone hole is smaller

The ozone hole is less to save the planet

International efforts to reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere, necessary to destroy the Earth's protective ozone layer, yielding first results. As scientists have found in New Zealand, the width of the ozone hole over Antarctica is slowly decreasing.

According to the measurements, the ozone layer will return to the state in which he was in the 198th year, by the 2050, if all the measures to control greenhouse gas emissions will continue. The width of the ozone layer in the stratosphere is only 25 km, but it plays an

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In Houston, increased levels of ozone pollution

In Houston, increased levels of ozone pollution danger zone

Officials of the fourth largest city in the United States from Houston recently announced that due to increased levels of ozone in the air of the village to alarming figures they have, will make public the environmental danger warning.

According to the online report, the newspaper Houston Chronicle, currently warning applies directly to Houston and several other cities, including Galveston and Brazoriya. It is in these communities atmospheric conditions are most pleasing to the increase in concentration of ozone in the air breathed by the locals. Ozone is a

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On Jupiter's visible from the lake water

On Jupiter's visible from the lake water Facts

Figure 1. Under the ice cap of Europe showing signs of lake

On Europe, the icy moons of Jupiter, found clear evidence of the existence of underground lakes, comparable in size to the Great Lakes.

Planetary exploration spending, employee Geoinstituta Jackson (Branch, University of Texas at Austin) Britney Schmidt discovered cracks and depressions on the surface of Europe, called chaotic terrain. Such irregularities may be visible body of water bounded by ice.

Portrait: Researcher "lakes" of Europe Britney Schmidt from the University of Texas at Austin.

According to B. Schmit, they may

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Post-tropical storm has left its mark in Newfoundland

Post-tropical storm has left its mark in Newfoundland Weather and Climate

The storm, named Leslie, on the way to the sea has left a swath of destruction in the form of fallen trees, poles with electric cables, torn roofs, broken windows, scattered boats and flooded several villages about. Newfoundland. Despite the fact that the rescue services had long enough to sort out the rubble and debris in the streets, all of us were glad that the current storm lingered a while and had not a destructive force, as Igor storm two years ago.

Wind speed in the storm

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Danger of flooding in central Thailand

Danger of flooding in central Thailand Danger Zone

Villagers on both sides of the Chao Phraya River have been officially warned of a high probability of flooding across the low-lying areas along the river in the central region of Thailand, which is already a few days under the influence of heavy rains.

In addition to the settlements under water may be rice fields and low-lying plains. The situation was aggravated flooding of local rivers, especially in the north of Pong. In the second, the land can come to 1600 -1800 m3 of rain and river water. Each day,

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Chad is in distress from the August rains

Chad is in distress from the August rains Natural Disasters

As a result of the rainy River Bar Azumi burst its banks, forcing about 4 thousand people from 37 coastal villages to evacuate immediately. Difficulties of excess water have almost everything Chad, especially in the east, south and center of the country. Everything from flooding caused by the August rains, affected 445,725 people. 255 720 hectares of the crop this year, lost in the settlements were flooded or damaged 73,412 houses and huts.

Experts say that the flooding in 2012 is not as long as in 2010, the

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After the floods in southwest China evacuates

After the floods in southwest China evacuates Natural Disasters

The south-west of China swept the regular monsoon storm that caused severe flooding. Most affected district Ilyan Yunnan Province recently experienced an earthquake. The district flooded roads, declared the mass evacuation of the population. It provides 22 specialized teams allocated the local fire department.

A few hours in the area with mountainous terrain 152 mm of rain fell. This immediately caused flooding in dozens of villages and temporary tent camp, organized for the victims of the September earthquake. So far, about a hundred victims of the water can not

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The number killed by heat waves will increase significantly

The number killed by heat waves will increase significantly Weather and Climate

Today we know that each year from the effects of heat waves kill up to two thousand people. Most of the victims are elderly and meteodependent people badly carrying hot weather. With increasing global temperatures by 2080, the year the situation may worsen, especially in urban areas, where the increase in temperature can reach 10 degrees.

Thus, in London +40 ° C can be normal daytime summer temperatures that virtually deprive opportunities elderly people or sick people to resist relentless heat. The sad statistics on the

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Irish firefighters armed with drones

Irish firefighters arming drones Facts

Fire Service of Northern Ireland decided to test unmanned aircraft as a patrol of the country for the early detection of severe floods and fires. This decision is justified by the fact that in the period from April to May this year, the country recorded 583 of ignition area, where it grows of flora called gorse. This figure shows that traditional monitoring methods are inefficient.

Gorse is an evergreen, its leaves are in the form of needles, which only contributes to the rapid spread of fire to the bush. In addition, the plant

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