U.S. start testing natural disaster warning system

U.S. begins to test a warning system of natural disasters Facts

In order to find out whether there will soon near you any natural disaster, smartphone owners will be sufficient to look at the screen. Now the National Weather Service in a special state program will be sent to all subscribers of the special warning message in Tucson (Tucson).

Now wireless alert system will warn people in advance of the upcoming hurricanes, floods, dust storms and tornadoes. The list of alerts are not going to include showers and storms. This is due to their frequent appearances, which would

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On the east of North America Hurricane

On the east of North America Hurricane Natural Disasters

Hundreds spetsrabochih trying to fix power lines damaged by a powerful hurricane. At the moment, more than 3 million people are without electricity and can not use any refrigerators or air conditioning, while the air temperature is +38 ° C, and the Baltimore and Washington, DC to +40.

The streets of cities and towns inundated with broken trees and the ruins of buildings, driveways blocked with a damaged machine, which only complicates the restoration of electricity supply to survivors of the invasion derecho — horizontally moving storm, capture more

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The UK continues to "float" in rainwater

The UK continues to "float" in rainwater Weather and Climate

Most of England, Scotland and Ireland continues to fight the rain and showers, seized the British Isles. It was learned that an elderly man was washed with water from local rivers overflowing. 60-year-old man from Shropshire could not be saved.

Flooding in Lisburn, Northern Ireland   Most rainfall occurred in the western part of England, Herefordshire, Vorstersa and Staffordshire. Between England and Scotland are temporarily closed some railroad tracks. Near Berwick was a small landslide, blocked a site on the east coast. Do not function many tunnels. Because

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Strong earthquake expected in New Zealand

Strong earthquake expected in New Zealand Danger Zone

Crack, stretching from Marlborough to Milford Sound, on the western ridge of the Southern Alps, potyazhennostyu 800 km, every 330 years is the cause of earthquakes in 8 points, the researchers found GNC and the University of Nevada-Reno.

The study leaves and seeds found in the river terrace in the creek near Lake Hokuri Makkerrou in northwestern Southland, north of Milford Saynd showed that in the interval from 6000 BC on these days was 24 earthquake, which was the cause of the Alpine crack. This happened in 1717, means the

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Nevyklyuchennye appliances — the extra costs

Nevyklyuchennye appliances — the extra costs Facts

The UK government estimates that abandoned appliances nevyklyuchennymi added 1.3 billion pounds to the British energy costs. To conduct the study were selected 250 houses. As it turned out, 9 — 16% of the electricity bill in a house are typically appliances left in the so-called "sleep" mode.

This was the first study, in real time showing you how to use electricity UK residents. It turned out that the washing machine in a house consumes power at 80 pounds, and a dishwasher at 160 pounds a year. The cost of using

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North America continues to break temperature records

North America continues to break temperature records Weather and Climate

During the last week in the U.S. from Montana to Louisiana was beaten 1015 temperature records. Only for June 26, maximum values that have become records were noted in 251 points. This heat creates various precedents from the notorious fire in the Rocky Mountains to the ability to fry bacon on the sidewalk in Kovete, Oklahoma. It is noteworthy that the hot season this year came earlier than usual.

In almost all of Alabama's temperature remained at +39 .. +40 ° C. Local authorities organized a group spetssotrudnikov,

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How to recycle old suitcase

How to recycle old suitcase Facts

In one U.S. city have found an unusual way to not send the old travel bags and suitcases to the shop, antique shop, or in a landfill, but to give them a second life, carrying with beneficial effects for the environment.

Creative processing company located in Portland, collects unwanted bags of interesting vintage look and makes them "bass cases", or Case of Bass. Product output is a portable sound system with a relatively high capacity and quality better than modern brands. Each bag is cleaned and specially prepared before starting it suitable

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Near the Fukushima nuclear complex fixed release of highly water

Near the Fukushima nuclear complex fixed release of highly water Danger Zone

The NPP "Fukushima" found extensive water leakage with high levels of radiation. About 45 tons of water to get out because of a crack in the wall of the body cleansing. It is not excluded from entering the ocean (about 300 liters) a gutter. To prevent further leakage of used sandbags. The work of cleaning staff has been suspended.

In dirty water containing radioactive cesium and iodine, but, according to the official representative of the company, their level slightly higher than the usual content of these elements in

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The Canary Islands increased volcanic activity

The Canary Islands increased volcanic activity Danger Zone

Within a few days on the island of El Hierro, one after one earthquake occurs. There have been about 750, their power increased with the rise, which gave the islanders feel the last straw. The most impressive earthquake, referring to June 27, was effective at 4 on the Richter scale. In connection with what is happening on the island declared a "yellow" code of danger.

Now the 10,000 inhabitants of the small island continue to live in fear of impending volcanic eruption, since the surface of El Hierro began to

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The drought came to the central and eastern provinces of China

The drought came to the central and eastern provinces of China Weather and Climate

Eastern province of Anhui and central Hubei experiencing extremely dry weather conditions. Hundreds of people in these parts of China are experiencing a shortage of drinking water, let alone water for other purposes. From May 2012 to the north of Anhui fell only 26 mm of rainfall, which is the lowest in the history of the province. Hundreds of hectares of crops completely destroyed the lack of moisture.

Along the banks of a dry river Vohe on line 3 km long left over a

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