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Tornado continues to rage in the U.S.

Tornado continues to rage in the U.S. Natural Disasters

This year in the southern states tornado season started earlier than usual, the cause of which was a vast cold front crashed into the soft warm air of the winter weather. As a rule, in the south of the tornado season starts in March and lasts until May, and in the northern states — from late spring to early summer.

February 28, 2012, a cold front came down from the Rocky Mountains in the face of warm, moist air in the Gulf of Mexico and causing the severe weather conditions in

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Typhoon landfall on Japan Magny

September 16, 2013. In Japan, more than 320,000 families have had to flee their homes because of the typhoon "Mani", which hit the country on Sunday evening. This is reported by the Japanese media.

As of Monday morning, as a result of rampant disaster three people were missing, 70 injured. No casualties have been reported posts.

Hiroshi Yokoyama, a member of the Japan Meteorological Agency, "We have issued a warning about the dangers of heavy rains in Shiga Prefecture, Kyoto and Fukui. And it is expected that they will grow even more. For these regions it is —

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Deadly tornadoes in the United States: photo

Deadly tornadoes in the United States: photo Natural Disasters

Powerful storms with numerous reports of tornadoes held on 29 February 2012 for the territory of the U.S. Midwest, devastating the small town in Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Storm, during which blows the roof and destroyed the house, took the lives of 13 people.

Ruined walls of the restaurant Burger Shack in town Branson, Missouri.

Cab truck has popped up in the lake after the storm in Harrisburg, Illinois.

Downed power lines in the resort town of Branson, Missouri.

A friend of the owner of the destroyed house with his son

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U.S. is starting to test a warning system of natural disasters

June 29. In order to find out whether there will soon close to you some natural disaster, the owners of smartphones will be sufficient to look at the screen. Now the National Weather Service in a special state program will send a special message to all subscribers with a warning system for Tucson (Tucson).

Now the wireless alert system will warn people in advance of the upcoming hurricanes, floods, dust storms and tornadoes. The list of alerts do not intend to include showers and storms. This is due to their frequent appearances, which would entail sending multiple messages, just annoying

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The U.S. has an opinion about global warming

The U.S. has an opinion about Global Warming Facts

Under the terms of the Kyoto Protocol, the United States was to reduce the amount of gases that cause the greenhouse effect, more than 6% compared with 1990. However, based on data for the years 1990-2010 carbon dioxide emissions have increased by 14%, to 5406.8 tera-gram equivalent instead of 4742.1. Only from 2009 to 2010, CO2 levels increased by 3.7% (192.2 teragrams) compared with 1990.

United States, at the time did not sign the Kyoto Protocol, and calls for equal obligations between developing and leading the country, said that the reasons

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Mahasena cyclone in Bangladesh

May 16, 2013. The strength of a tropical cyclone "Mahasena" on Thursday morning struck the southeastern coast of Bangladesh, was considerably weakened by the end of the day he may have to step aside from Bangladesh, according to local media quoted meteorologists.

In the morning, "Mahasena" unleashed on a number of coastal areas of Bangladesh torrential rains accompanied by wind and waves up to 90 kilometers per hour. In Chittagong, the country's largest port, was evacuated about 250,000 people.

Disaster victims are, according to various estimates, between two and five people were evacuated only about a million people.

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What is the dollar value of a human life?

What is the dollar value of a human life? It is interesting

It may seem cruel to evaluate human life in terms of money, but for security experts is absolutely necessary. They judge how certain safety rules will be cost-effective, drawing a parallel between the cost of the implementation of specific security measures and the cost of human lives that could be saved. "You can not just say that every life infinitely expensive. At least, the world is not built on such a statement, "- said political scientist at Ohio State University, John Mueller.

What is the price of human

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Climate change could accelerate the rotation of the Earth

Climate change could accelerate the rotation of the Earth Weather and Climate

The basic premise of climate change is known to all mankind. It is released during human activity carbon dioxide and methane, which accumulate in the atmosphere and keeping you warm. Industry and other human activities disturb the natural gas balance of the air, resulting in several decades on the agenda of environmentalists is the question of global warming and irreversible climate change.

Scientists have figured out what signs have global warming: the weather is getting warmer, glaciers are melting, the sea level rises, modified plants and animals, new

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Discovered volcano that shook the entire medieval world

October 2, 2013. Samalas volcano on the island of Lombok in the Indonesian province West Nusa Tenggara, caused disaster people on the planet. Almost 750 years ago, the tropical giant released into the atmosphere about 40 cubic kilometers of ash, changing weather in many parts of the world and destroying the local civilization.

In order to prove the guilt of the volcano, an international team of scientists, which included representatives of the United Kingdom, Indonesia, France and Switzerland, had to visit different areas of the planet, including the Arctic and Antarctic. By the way, it was in centuries-old ice of

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The failures of the soil in Moscow. Photo

Recently, in the east of Moscow went underground piece of roadway. On the description of the state of emergency news feeds started with the standard phrase: another failure. These "black holes" in the city occur regularly, absorbing people, cars, street lights and playgrounds, writes "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

November sinkhole on Budennogo Avenue — one of the endless series of this kind of emergency, and the discharge of relatively "harmless." Shortly before it, November 20, at Krylatskom formed a far more impressive pit 2 meters deep and 3 to 5 meters size. And on the street Kuusinena underground was

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