Heat stroke on the U.S. East Coast

Heat stroke on the U.S. East Coast Weather and Climate

Climatic indicators in the north-eastern United States officially began summer. But its beginning was marked by extremely high temperatures and unbearable heat in the zone of high pressure. Over the Great Lakes and the U.S. cities of Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Louisville temperature was in the range 33-38 ° C.

While in 2012, so hot already come to this part of the country. In Detroit, the thermometer showed 33 degrees more than six times since the beginning of this year. On the first official day of summer

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In the Atlantic, Tropical detected zombie storm

In the Atlantic, Tropical detected zombie storm Facts

New Atlantic Storm Chris, found in the north of the ocean in the evening on June 19, behaves like a zombie. As they say forecasters, he is alive, but those should not be, because it was formed in that part of the world where tropical storm systems is not, in principle, due to the low temperature of the water a little more than +20 ° C).

The ideal temperature for the emergence of the sea storm is +26 ° C and above. The only way they are feeding in the

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Wide waist become a real threat to the environment

Wide waist has become a real threat to the ecology of this interesting

Statistics show that the increase in the population of our planet in the third world is not such a serious environmental threat as catastrophically rapid obesity in countries with more developed economies. If humanity continues to gain weight as it does in the U.S., our planet will face a shortage of food, as if to the current population of almost 7 billion added another 935 million people or 58 million tons of human biomass.

So, in 2005, age group 15 + (4.6 billion people) weighed

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Underground storage facilities for excess CO2 as perilous

Underground storage facilities for excess CO2 as perilous to save the planet

In the struggle with the constant increase in the volume of carbon dioxide scientists have proposed a method of burial of harmful substances in the ground. However, as it turned out, such events can cause undesirable effects in the form of local earthquakes.

Frimmersdorfe powerhouse in the west of Germany, in 2010. Under one scenario, the excess carbon dioxide to be pumped into the rock. If the rock turns brittle, earthquakes are inevitable, as the experience with the injection of water into the mine in the

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Shanghai sank

Shanghai sank Natural Disasters

Heavy rain was held in Shanghai. As a result, the city had recorded 100 mm of rainfall. Heavy rain started in the afternoon and intensified during the night, and also marked the first day of the rainy season. Shanghai Meteorological Bureau said the possibility of a hurricane rain, another Shanghai meteoorganizatsiya announced the possibility of extensive flooding. Large pteri poultry industry has suffered near the town in the district Ganchzhou Dzhinshan. On a farm drowned over 13,000 chickens after the flow of water from the floods poured directly on the farm buildings. There daily rainfall was

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Typhoon Guchol consequences for Japan

Implications for Japan typhoon Guchol Natural Disasters

In the night from 19 to 20 June 2012 the strongest typhoon with a bang walked along the shores of Japan. Honshu. It is reported that by the disaster, one person died from the south-eastern province of Sizhuoka, it hit the wall of economic construction, unable to withstand the wind above 125 km / h Japanese 52 of 15 provinces have been injured.

At the suggestion of the authorities in Japan 150,000 people living in the center, east and northeast of the country, be evacuated, as in that territory a high

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State threatens Arctic coast of Florida

State threatens Arctic coast of Florida researchers have shown

The high concentration of methane in the atmosphere causes the Arctic ice to melt with greater intensity. This in turn affects an increase in sea levels and threatening the security of coastal areas, similar to the peninsula of Florida, USA. The most unusual thing that the methane released from the ancient repository located in the Arctic, and builds up as usual ice melting due to warming-induced climate including increased volume of methane in the air.

Group of oceanographers from Florida State University found 77 novel points of release of

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Statistics: 2011 natural disasters and evacuation

Statistics: Natural disasters in 2011 and the evacuation of Facts

Due to floods, storms, earthquakes and tsunamis in the past year, the world had been evacuated to safe areas 14.9 million. 89% of that number lived in Asia, there was ten largest natural disasters, as measured by the number of evacuees, mostly belonging to China, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Japan.

Of all the natural invasions particularly stands out prolonged floods in China and Thailand, as a result of which the total number of evacuees within their was more than 5 million people. General statistics on the number

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Japan between two tropical storms

Japan between two tropical storms Natural Disasters

Having reached the shores of the Japanese islands, a tropical storm, a few days earlier, which brought heavy rains and flooding in the Philippines, is beginning to lose its force. In the meantime, gusty winds up to 104 km / h and a rain kept on about. Honshu, about 24 kilometers south-west of Shima, Mie Prefecture.

The north coast of the island of Kyushu has already received more than 7.5 mm of rain from the storm in the last 24 hours. There remains a strong wind gusting to 74 km /

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The earthquake off the coast of Australia

The earthquake off the coast of Australia Natural Disasters

Near the south-eastern coast of Australia, there were serious shallow earthquake of 5.2 points. Its epicenter was 10 kilometers south-west of Moui, western Gippslend and 116 km from Melbourne. The depth of the earthquake, which lasted 30-40 seconds, was 9.9 km.

This earthquake was the first in 2012 in the region, and the most powerful in the last 109 years for the State of Victoria. Strong tremors caused by vibrations of the surface, and the characteristic sounds felt residents of Melbourne, as well as communities Bendigo Ballart, Geelong and

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