Hurricane Kate made it to the UK

MOSCOW, September 13 — RIA Novosti. Hurricane "Kate" hit on Monday in the southern and central parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, parts of England and Wales, damaging dozens of cars and leaving thousands of homes without electricity, according to BBC Broadcasting Corporation BBC.

Killed at least one person — the driver of the car that crushed a fallen tree. The incident took place in County Durham in the north of England.

According to meteorologists, the rate is accompanied by "Kate" winds up to 128 kilometers per hour.

Cyclone "Kate", which was formed as a tropical storm on August 30 in

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Storm Nate slacked

Tropical storm "Nate", formed in the Gulf of Mexico on September 8, weakened to a tropical depression, said on Monday the National Centre site forecasting hurricanes in Miami. Wind gust speed, followed by "Nate", dropped to 55 kilometers per hour. "Nate" was the 14th this season, a powerful cyclone, which received its name. Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November. Tropical storms are named when the speed of an accompanying wind reaches 62 miles per hour. Storm becomes a hurricane when wind speed exceeds 119 kilometers per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the

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In Ireland, a storm warning, there waiting for Hurricane Katia

Meteorological Service of Ireland declared a storm warning for the passage of the cyclone to the island nation, "Kate", according to a Sunday on the website of British newspaper Belfast Telegraph.

Authorities warn residents of possible flooding and falling trees due to strong wind. Motorists are advised to exercise power of special care, especially on open roads.

Company Irish Ferries, ferry operations engaged, canceled flights in the Irish Sea.

It is expected that the cyclone, hurricane force previously had, while passing through the territory of Ireland, will be accompanied by wind speeds of 50 to 80 kilometers

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U.S. national security is concerned disasters than terrorism

Paul Stockton, the Pentagon in charge of security in the U.S., making plans in the event of an apocalyptic disaster that may forever turn the lives of millions of Americans, tells Newsweek. Stockton, Assistant Secretary of Defense, calls them "complex disasters" and notes that they have a "cascade effect", including social, political, writes journalist Christopher Dickey.

The models featured Stockton disaster that can kill tens of thousands, to undermine the economy, punch a huge hole in national security. "A terrorist, guilty of these atrocities will be Nature", — said the publication.

Stockton and other experts have no doubt: a disaster,

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NASA in 2013 expect space supershtormov

Agency NASA on space supershtorme warned about in 2013, after the Sun 'wakes up from a deep sleep, "cause" is 20 times more economic damage than Hurricane Katrina. "

Leading scientists agency NASA believe supershtorm strike like lightning, and damage everything from emergency services systems, hospital equipment, banking systems and air traffic control devices to household items like computers and smartphones.

And if you do not take precautions, it can lead to disastrous consequences for the health of people around the world, and emergency services, and even threaten national security.

"We know it's coming, but do not know how everything

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Hurricane Irene American eyes

The disaster in the south-eastern United States has become the most discussed topic in the last week

News about struck the southeastern U.S. Hurricane Irene became the most popular over the last week. Along with this came the internet quite a lot of video clips dedicated to disaster. Some users have tried ever need to show not only the effects of the disaster, but also encourage the victims of the disaster.

For example, one of the residents of New York, has decided to support the victims of Hurricane Irene, removing the video on their bicycles walk.


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In the Atlantic, a new tropical storm — Maria

Miami (NHC). According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), formed in the Atlantic Tropical Storm "Maria" (Maria). It is located 2,000 kilometers east of the Caribbean archipelago and is moving at a speed of 37 km / h in the direction of the Lesser Antilles.

"Mary" was the 13th tropical storm of the account in the current season. Sustained wind speeds at its epicenter is 85 km / h According to reports, September 10 to Saturday storm will reach the Lesser Antilles, its impact will be felt by St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, British Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Puerto

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Tropical Storm Nate formed in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical storm "Nate" was formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico, becoming the 14th of the season a powerful cyclone, have your own name, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Associated Press. According to the U.S. National Center for tracking hurricanes (National Hurricane Center, NHC), is now the epicenter of the storm in the Bay of Campeche off the east coast of Mexico, and can move in the direction of the U.S. East Coast. Gust speed accompanying the storm is about 72 miles per hour. "Female" hurricanes and storms last two weeks literally terrorizing the U.S. coast. So, in

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Hurricane Katia is strengthened, then weakened

Atlantic hurricane "Kate," at this time, a little lost force and weakened to the third category of the energy of hurricanes out of 5. Although it is still the morning of his power reached 4 degrees.

According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, the hurricane "Kate, in a zone where winds reach speeds over 200 km / h, is currently at 625 km. South of the Bahamas.

It should be noted that the hurricane "Kate" still morning sped up to 215 kilometers per hour, and reached category 4 hurricane power of a possible 5.

According to meteorologists, "Kate",

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Hurricane Kate increased to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale

Hurricane "Kate" raging in the Atlantic, increased to four categories on a five-point Saffir-Simpson scale. The maximum wind speed at the center of the hurricane reaches 215 kilometers per hour, according to BBC News. The epicenter of the hurricane, according to meteorologists at the National Center for monitoring hurricanes, located in Miami, located at 725 kilometers south of Bermuda. The hurricane is moving at a speed of about 17 kilometers per hour in a north-westerly direction. According to experts, "Kate" may not reach land. But even in this case, according to meteorologists, the East Coast of the U.S., which

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