Warning of earthquakes and landslides in the region of Kashmir

Warning of earthquakes and landslides in the region of Kashmir Danger Zone

Professor of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Roger Balaam says to fear magnitude 9 earthquake in Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent. Professor still more fearful of the consequences in the form of landslides, which can not only block the Jhelum River, which flows on the India-Pakistan. As a result, the Kashmir Valley can go under the water for a long period of time, threatening severe flooding in Pakistan.

According to seismologists, the "great earthquake" occur once every 500 years. The last such earthquake in the seismic gap

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Tropical cyclone brought flooding to the Philippines

Tropical cyclone brought flooding to the Philippines Natural Disasters

The next visit of the tropical cyclone "Ferdi" to the North Philippine Islands did not end solely by record levels of rainfall and flooding. Two people from the province of Laguna and La Yunon dead and six missing in the vicinity of Manila. In general, these sailors from provincial towns and Bolinao Kainta. Among the missing, there is one child of six, which probably washed away in the river Balbalayya.

In the city difficult to move, roads flooded and resemble river channels. As before, all the capital and its

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Abnormal weather events in the center of Europe

Abnormal weather events in the center of Europe Weather and Climate

Besides the unexplained heat in some parts of the subcontinent, such as the Central European countries of Austria and Switzerland, the weekend was marked by abnormal weather phenomena. Lake Zurich in the south-western part of the canton of the same name was registered in Switzerland unusual and extremely rare tornado in July. Its causes meteorologists just trying to find.

In Austria, after prolonged heavy rain and showers in the central province of Styria, there were several floods, and with them, and mudslides. That mud flows caused the

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South Africa in the grip of snow and rain

South Africa at the mercy of rain and snow weather and climate

July 15-16, remained unforgettable for the inhabitants of southern South Africa, because the continent had the great amount of rain, and then snow. Of the affected communities had to evacuate more than 2 meters to thousands of people. Damaged hundreds of cars, which are caught by surprise element on the road.

After snowfall in Frasenburge Many transport routes between Johannesburg and Cape Town are in disrepair and its use is suspended. Over time, only the largest of them, connecting the north and south of

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The new series of fires in Catalonia

The new series of fires in Catalonia Natural Disasters

After the Spanish north-eastern province of Catalonia fires broke out again, under threat are burning hundreds of acres of woods and fields. There are reports that the fire killed four people, two of them tried to escape the fire by jumping into the sea and drowned.

24 more Spaniard suffered burns and injuries. Some of the people have burns to 80% of the body surface, in critical condition are eight charred. Among the victims are foreign nationals. In the most dangerous regions, such as Girona, organized evacuation. The fire

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Important water discovery in Nomibii

Important water discovery in Nomibii Facts

In northern Namibia discovered a new underground reservoir of fresh water. Discovery is extremely important for this arid African country because the situation with the supply and quality of water in her perhaps the most lamentable throughout the continent south of the Sahara.

The experts recognized the area borders of Angola and Namibia the safest tank for local residents from all available nearby, despite the fact that he turned out to be 10,000 years old. Namibia by the aquifer is about 70 km long and 40 km wide. It has been estimated

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Continued invasion of the tropical Florida

Continued invasion of the tropical Florida Weather and Climate

South Florida peninsula was again dominated by tropical storms. The system that brought heavy rainfall to the Caribbean, continues to move into the peninsula. The greatest need for the gift of the Florida Keys, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Florida again tropical rainfall. Precipitation are particularly dangerous for traffic on the roads, since the probability of falling to zero visibility in all regions of Florida is very high. But forecasters say the system did not have enough power to develop into a full tropical storm. This is good local residents,

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Countries with the temperature record is becoming more

Countries with the temperature record is becoming more Weather and Climate

For European countries, where every day you install new temperature records, now joined by Bulgaria. Unbearable heat generated 20 record high temperatures for the day. The last time this happened in the country in July 2007.

All was hotter in Vratsa in the north-west of the country, where the thermometer climbed to +40,2 ° C. In the center of Bulgaria's temperature was at 39.9 degrees. Next in the settlements on the north-east, west and north-west of the thermometer can also be seen more value +39 ° C.

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Heat in Greece forced to close the Acropolis

Heat in Greece forced to close Acropolis Weather and Climate

Because the Greek capital established a violent fever, the administration of the Athens Museum of Antiquities — the Acropolis, was forced to close the attraction to visit for 6 hours earlier than usual. Guides and accompanying decided that both the visitors and the staff wonderful facility will be safe for health to refuse being in the stone walls during the awful heat, and the Acropolis was empty at 11 am instead of 5 pm.

Almost from the early morning the thermometer was at around +42 ° C, by

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Beijing hit by heavy rains

Beijing hit by heavy rains Weather and Climate

  The strongest in 60 years rainfall caused widespread destruction in the capital of China, which killed at least 37 people, another 50,000 were forced to leave their flooded homes.

Local residents among the debris and damaged cars after flooding caused by torrential rains over the village of Ba Qing far from Beijing. In one night, received more than 150 mm of rain, which caused the collapse of the roof, drop transmission towers. Underpass turned into ponds with lots of flooded cars and buses. Around 80,000 passengers spent the night

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