Storm in Cuba

May 26. From the storm, which hit the central part of the island, dozens of people injured. Two were missing when they tried to cross the flooded river.

This is one of the most powerful hurricanes in a few days on the island has dropped more than 50 inches of precipitation. Voltage can not withstand even urban levees. Meteorological forecasts are disappointing, so the Cuban authorities have already begun to evacuate people from dangerous areas.

Bad hurricane off the coast of Mexico increased to the third category

Hurricane "Bud", which is now about 360 miles from the Pacific coast of Mexico and was awarded a third category of danger, said on Thursday site of the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S..

Earlier, the hurricane was the second category, but two Mexican states on the Pacific coast has already been declared an alarm due to its approximation.

According to the National Meteorological Service of Mexico, the warning applies to part of the states of Michoacan and Jalisco. Risk of natural disaster for these states is high, experts say. He also threatened the states of Guerrero and Colima. Now

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Early onset of the hurricane season

American meteorologists from the National Center for tracking hurricanes in Miami have not been able to publish the official forecast of the vorticity for the upcoming season in the Atlantic, as a tropical storm "Alberto" hastened to appear not only on the synoptic charts, but also on the radar screen — so close he spun at coast of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The start of the hurricane season in the North Atlantic is considered to be June 1, but "Alberto" appeared on May 19! In 2003 the storm "Ana" was formed in 5 weeks before the start of

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Features of the Atlantic hurricane season 2012

Meteorologists from the U.S. believe that the hurricane season on the Atlantic coast in 2012 will be less active than in the previous year. Projected up to 11 serious episodes, six of which can develop into hurricanes. Two major hurricanes can have winds up to 180 km / h This is slightly less than the average for the period 1950-2011 years. As a rule, in the year on the Atlantic coast in the season (from early July to late November) happened to 12 tropical storms, about seven hurricanes, three of which have maximum effect.

Specialists reinforce their forecasts that in

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What will be the day of reckoning for the Earth

Scientists around the world unanimously assert that the Earth will soon face serious trouble. It is believed that in the near future our planet forward Change of poles. This phenomenon will also change the various parameters of the Earth, the quantum transition. Should I believe the predictions? But the fact remains, the earth rebels against the cruelty of mankind. To understand this, it is enough to remember all the disasters that have occurred recently. Apparently the planet is preparing another surprise.

Russian scientists cosmists theorized that our planet by developing biological laws, and sooner or later, the update should occur

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Loss of the global insurance industry from disasters in 2011 exceeded $ 108 billion

Loss of the global insurance industry from natural and man-made disasters that have affected mankind since the beginning of 2011, according to the Swiss reinsurer Swiss Re has reached $ 108 billion, the second-largest loss in the history of the industry.

As reported by the Interfax referring to Bloomberg, in 2010, the world economy insured losses amounted to only $ 48 billion

Total losses of the world economy from catastrophe approaching $ 350 billion, compared with $ 226 billion a year earlier.

The amount of claims for damage caused by natural disasters this year to $ 103 billion, most

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What can turn global warming for humanity?

Cvirepye hurricanes in the U.S., the catastrophic drought in Australia, very hot summer with abnormal temperatures in Europe, heavy rains and flooding in the foggy Albion — this list could go on and on. Extreme weather conditions do not cease to amaze in almost all parts of the world. A frequent natural disasters entail, as a rule, are the inevitable economic consequences.

As such, the Earth's climate will become more humid. In this case, the amount of precipitation is not evenly distributed across the planet. In areas where it falls so today sufficient rainfall will drop them even more. In

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In western Ukraine, is expected worsening climate

In a special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Studies at the United Nations says that the world expects worsening climatic conditions and growth in the number of extreme weather events: floods, droughts, hurricanes.

In particular, the average temperature will increase by 2100 it could rise by 2-5 degrees, wrote today.

"If the average temperature will increase by more than 2 degrees, will begin uncontrolled and irreversible climate change" — explains the coordinator of the National Climate Change ecocenter Christina Rudnytska.

According to the UN report, there will be more days in which to record the historical peak

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Bad weather in Russia this year will cause less PE than usual — MOE

MES predicts a decrease in 2013, the number of emergency situations in Russia, caused by severe weather, compared to previous years.

Hazardous weather phenomena, in particular, squalls, storms, heavy rains, hail and wet snow.

"The number of emergency forecast below long-term averages (10-20 PC)," — said in a forecast of the Centre "Antistikhia" in 2013. What rescuers envisages the reduction of such an emergency, is not specified.

According to authorities, the high risk of hurricanes and squalls forecast in Krasnodar, Stavropol, Transbaikal, Khabarovsk, Kamchatka, Primorsky Territory, Karachay-Cherkessia, Mordovia, Republic of Karelia, the Amur, Sakhalin, Tomsk, Orenburg, Penza, Samara, Saratov, Arkhangelsk,

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Earthquake killed more floods and hurricanes

Earthquakes in the number of victims ahead of all other natural disasters, such as floods and hurricanes, U.S. researchers have calculated.

According to statistics, every year in the world is more than a million earthquakes of varying severity, which is about two earthquakes per minute. Many of the large and densely populated cities in the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Mexico City, Tokyo, Delhi, Mumbai, Istanbul and Shanghai are in earthquake zones. One of the most deadly earthquakes in recent years, has become earthquake measuring 7 points occurred in Haiti. It caused the death of 316,000 people and an

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