Forced off avalanches are in Kamchatka

Employees Kamchatka avalanche center together with the military to begin preventive Elizovsky off avalanches in the region of Kamchatka, Russia reported GUMCHS for Kamchatka region.

"Due to the heavy snowfall and blizzards, passed last week, there was accumulation of large masses of snow on the slopes and hills in the basin Paratunka Elizovo district. Arose danger of avalanches in the high-voltage power line linking Mutnovskaya geothermal station with the central power unit end, and also Paratunski highway, "- said in a statement.

According to rescuers, forced off avalanches controlled by shelling will be held over two days in Vilyuchinsky, hills

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Tropical storms have killed 22 people in Guatemala

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 16 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. Showers coming in Guatemala on Monday, has already led to the deaths of at least 22 people, said the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction.

The number of victims because of the elements close to 95 thousand people. Among them — 4.3 thousand people left homeless, two missing and three wounded.

Most — 13 people — were killed in the city of Quetzaltenango (Quetzaltenango) to the south-west of the country. As a result of heavy rains severely damaged roads, on the border with El Salvador washed away the bridge

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Popokatepetel not stop erupting

Ash emitted Mexican volcano Popokatepetel, forced authorities to close the airport for 14 hours of Puebla — the nearest city to the volcano. Such measures are needed to clear the runways of ash and volcanic rock. Airport work was resumed on the same day, May 9, 2012. Luckily, was canceled only one flight from Puebla to Houston, Texas, USA.

For several weeks, there is increased activity Popokatepetelya: volcano stops spewing gas, hot rock and ash at a distance of 1.6 kilometers from the crater. In addition, the volcano regularly emits steam and ash. Local authorities report that the temporary

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In Cherkasy massive fish die

In the river, cyanosis, on the border of Cherkasy and Kirovogoradskoi areas, fish dying en masse, according to "The newspaper in Ukrainian."

— A few days ago, went to Chesnopil, wanted to rest, — the resident Zvenigorodka Igor Vasilenko. — As soon descended into the bed of the river below the village, I heard an incredible smell. Several miles downstream floating dead fish. Most polukilogrammovyh carp. In the reeds belly lay dead otter. It is swollen and looked like a large dog.

Cyanosis river begins at the confluence of three rivers — the Mountain and River Rotten Tikich and height.

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Environmental disaster in Dzerzhinsk


Dzerzhinsk, June 9. Dzerzhinsk residents live in dangerous proximity to the millions of tons of chemical othodov.Kak RIA "News", the city has about 50 companies that produce ethylene oxide, caustic soda, chlorine, phenol-formaldehyde resin. Especially dangerous is tens of polygons, which stores the chemical waste.

In the city there is a systematic excess of content standards in the air health risk phenol.

Many residents report that the streets present chemical smell from the tap flowing mud. Environmental specialists do not even hide the fact that almost everywhere you can detect dangerous toxins in high

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Caviar seized half a million rubles from a resident of Khabarovsk Krai

Police seized from a resident of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk Krai almost 30 kilograms of caviar sturgeon species, the catch of which is prohibited by Russian law, the price of the black market value of the seized goods is about half a million rubles, said on Thursday GUMVD Russian Far Eastern Federal District.

Because of the threat of extinction of Amur sturgeon and sturgeon ban on commercial fishing of these species. The catch is only for research purposes and for artificial reproduction. One reason for the poor state of the population is poaching. In 2001, unauthorized catch reached 280 tons, and its

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Snow in the middle of May in Naberezhnye Chelny at 13 C

Naberezhnye Chelny

Today at about 7:00 am Moscow time, we threw in the snow, and a very large flakes. Given that the window 13 degrees, how can this be?

Rescuers plan to eliminate the oil spill in Primorye to 7.00 MSK

Rescuers, eliminate oil spill in Vostochny in Primorye, expect to complete the operation by 14.00 local time (7.00 MSK), reported marginal GUMCHS.

Oil spill when receiving fuel oil tanker occurred on Sunday at 8:40 local time (1.40 MSK). Area of contamination was 1.5 thousand square meters.

"According to some data, most of the oil leakage has remained on the ship, the waters got about 300 kilograms. Works spill to be completed by 14.00 local time (7.00 MSK)," — said in a statement.

To localize the oil on the water around the tanker put two levels of booms.

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August meteor shower will peak this weekend

August meteor shower — the Perseids meteor shower will peak activity in the early evening on Sunday, is expected to appear in the sky to 100 "shooting stars" per hour, shows forecast, published on the website of the International Meteor Organization (International Meteor Organization — IMO).

Shooting stars — meteors — are tiny particles of interplanetary matter the size of sand grains to peas. Particles enter the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of about 20 kilometers per second at an altitude of about 130 miles and burned almost instantly, leaving the sky a beautiful bright trace. The glow of some

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In Moscow brought radioactive berries

Over 80% of blueberry on trial Town Veterinary experts from the Moscow lab counters, emit radiation. During the first half of the summer in radiology department of laboratory samples taken 43 blueberries, reports the Committee to veterinary city government. In 38 of them have exceeded the maximum permissible concentration of the radionuclide cesium-137.

Since the beginning of this year, veterinary experts are not allowed in the implementation of the capital markets of 400 kg and 166 kg of blueberries cranberries in excess of the maximum permissible concentrations of radioactive substances. According to the seller, most of these products come

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