Heavy rains take life 26 Pakistanis

Heavy rains take life 26 Pakistanis Natural Disasters

According to official figures, 23 August 2012 as a result of heavy rains and landslides killed at least 26 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in northern Pakistan. Pakistani Prime Minister Abdul Majed said that 685 houses and 125 shops were destroyed, along with surrounding roads. At the moment, expected financial aid from the government. Representative of the National Disaster Management reported that the final damage assessment was not carried out.

The cause of death of most people in the region of Kashmir was the collapse of buildings due to

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Shanghai rejects the view of the vulnerability of flood

Shanghai rejects the view of the vulnerability of flood Facts

The representatives of Shanghai flood control center reported that the city is able to cope with the typhoon and floods, thus denying the view that the city is one of nine cities in the world that are most vulnerable to flooding.

14th and the 15th typhoon in 2012 season approaching the eastern part of China. On August 21, "Tembin" located at 310 kilometers from the southern part of Taiwan, "Bolaven" — 1800 kilometers from the eastern coast of China. It is believed that the stormy weather will last

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Historical buildings collapse during heat waves in Italy

Historical buildings collapse during heat waves in Italy Facts

August 22, 2012 part of the wall, which was built in the early 19th century, and rising above one of the most famous squares in Rome — Piazza del Popolo — collapsed during the exceptional heat, cover Italy, due to sharp changes of weather.

The mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, visited the scene of the panorama of the "Eternal City" collapsed 9-meter high wall, built on a winding road. Place collapse was blocked, and, according to the Mayor, the destruction will be restored within a few days, however, these

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Typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan

Typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan Natural Disasters

August 26, 2012 typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan after the people were able to restore order in the south. Rioting was caused by the strong over the last 100 years of torrential rains. Typhoon again headed toward the region Pintung after Friday's rain.

According to the Central Weather Bureau, "Tembin" weakened to a tropical storm, but by Sunday intensified to hurricane again and kept its direction to the south-east. Spite of the fact that the typhoon was located a few hundred kilometers from the island, people urged to take all precautions.

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4 natural disasters, affected the U.S. economy in 2012

4 natural disasters, affected the U.S. economy in 2012 is interesting

A growing number of natural disasters? In October 2011, President Barack Obama announced that at the time in 2011 in the U.S. was 89 accidents — a record number, according to the TV channel ABC. Although the statistics had political and social orientation, it shows the growth of natural disasters. Some believe that this is the result of climate change, while others believe that the growth of the world population has a significant impact on the regional economy. It is obvious that natural disasters are expensive countries in which

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Leaked information about possible radioactive tsunami on one of the islands of Polynesia

Leaked information about possible radioactive tsunami on one of the islands of Polynesia Danger Zone

Leaked data raise concerns that the atoll (Coral Island) Mururoa in the Pacific Ocean, where the French nuclear tests, may collapse. Data on the possible collapse of the French government kept secret since 2010.

In the worst case, the collapse of the atoll all radioactive material falls into the Pacific Ocean. Radiation levels in the surrounding areas will exceed 300 times the current level of radiation in France, causing serious consequences of international scope. According to official figures, France conducted 181 nuclear tests

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Typhoons in Vietnam and the Philippines

Typhoons in Vietnam and the Philippines Natural Disasters

According to authorities, the strong wind and rain caused by typhoon "Kai Tak" in the northern part of Vietnam, on 21 August took the lives of at least 17 people, destroying homes and inundating thousands of families a valuable crop. Coglasno National Committee of flood control, the typhoon that hit the country back on August 17, brought wind gusts that reached 100 kilometers per hour.

It is believed that many people were killed by landslides or trying to cross over the banks of the river. In the capital, Hanoi, have

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Climate change has always existed

Climate change has always existed Scientists prove

Ancient pollen and charcoal preserved deep in the rocks of the Nile Delta, suggests that ancient droughts and fires have occurred in the region, including the great drought 4200 years ago during the construction of the pyramids.

"Humanity has great experience of survival in a changing climate," — said the American researcher Christopher Bernhard. In addition, his research draws parallels between the evolution of the society dictated by climate variability at different scales, as for 10 years, and throughout the century.   The study, published in the July issue of the

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In one province of Pakistan declared drought

In one province of Pakistan declared drought Weather and Climate

August 19, 2012 the government of one of the four provinces of Pakistan's Sindh region declared Tharparkar area affected by drought. 161 of the 166 districts, representing 95% of the territory of the region, are in critical condition. The government plans to provide subsidies or free reserves of wheat and other food and fodder to maintain the population, but when it happens — is still unknown.

The desert zone, which has spread in almost 20,000 square kilometers, is not associated with the irrigation system. Farms and pastures of

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How to save time, money, and coal for air traffic control?

How to save time, money, and coal for air traffic control? Save the planet

If we could reduce coal production by 40 tons per year, the world would be able to save an annual income of Holland. This would have doubled the efforts to protect the environment from pollution, and would save a significant amount of money and time.

David Parkinson, a software developer to transfer the air traffic control (ATC) at the digital level, believes that the use of computers to calculate the exact flight path of aircraft can easily reduce the cost of aviation by 8%. This approach

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