In Pakistan due to a sandstorm people died

In Pakistan due to a sandstorm people died Natural Disasters

On the part of the Afghanistan-Iran border in several provinces of Pakistan, including the East Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in the north-west, bumped sandstorm. Strong winds damaged homes, turned to the roots of trees and knocked poles with wire and road signs. Reported 15 dead and dozens wounded. Seven people died in the city of Peshawar, including two children. The other eight victims were living in Punjab, including four children.

Punjab airports stopped their work because of adverse weather conditions and near-zero visibility. Air travel at a wind speed

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Eruption on Manam volcano

Manam volcano eruption on Natural Disasters

Residents of the northern coast of Papua New Guinea have received an official warning about the dangers of a series of eruptions occurring in the Manam Volcano, Madang Province, which in the last few days is extremely active and responsible for the death of several people. The rumble of the recent eruptions of the volcano side was heard in a radius of 15 km.

From observations of the latest eruptive episodes obviously valves and hot in the crater every day more and more. Glow rock is particularly noticeable at

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Flooded the southern provinces of Thailand

Flooded the southern provinces of Thailand Natural Disasters

In southern Thailand continues to rain, which caused flooding in several provinces at once. In Ranong and Chumphon flooded five districts, residents suffered from Krabi arrived in their home waters. There is evidence of one who died in an accident on a flooded road. Element felled trees which crashed to death motorcyclist.

Bad weather ruined plans of local sailors, who make their living by extracting the only marine fish. Since thunderstorms accompanied by strong wind, or more vessels or small boats can not go out in the Gulf of Thailand,

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Nearly 10,000 people were killed by natural disasters in 2012

January 3, 2013. More than 9500 man were killed by natural disasters in 2012 caused material damage amounted to 122 billion euros. Such data are a German company, which is one of the leaders of the German insurance market, according to ITAR-TASS. Most often, natural disasters have occurred in the United States. Only Hurricane "Sandy" harmed by 38 billion euros. Most claimed the lives of Filipino typhoon "Bofa": from its attack killed more than a thousand man and destroyed 65,500 homes.

The impacts of natural disasters in the 2012 year were smaller than in 2011, when a magnitude 9 earthquake

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Venus passes between the Sun and Earth

Venus passes between the Sun and Earth Facts

June 5 in the Western Hemisphere, and on June 6 in the eastern hemisphere will momentous cosmic event, a once in a hundred years or so. This is called the transit of Venus across the Sun. European citizens will be able to watch the morning of 6 June (in Moscow, for example, from 7 to 9 am). Well this year, the transit will be seen in Alaska.

Transit of Venus. View from Luxor, Egypt.

The slope of the orbit of Venus. The next time Venus will pass between

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East Australia again "sink"

East Australia again "sinks" Natural Disasters

In the eastern part of the Australian state of Victoria announced the threat of flooding. Hazards include floods in Gippsland, whose level rose to an impressive height of the last few decades. Victoria liable to flooding, as there are already night torrential rains brought to 200 mm in 24 hours. In the next day the staff waiting for about 50-60 mm.

Several dozen residents of low-lying parts of the city Traralgon were forced to leave their homes after diving areas around the city by the bay water. Reported damage to 45 homes

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The Japanese company has developed a refuge from the tsunami

March 15, 2013. Japanese company Taisei drafted a temporary shelter in the event of tsunami, reports Nikkei. Asylum protect people from the flow of the water and swimming in dangerous objects. Construction will be made of reinforced concrete. On the perimeter columns seekers will be placed at intervals of 2 m for extra protection from the waves. Unlike many defenses new shelter can withstand even strong tsunami. The people in it can be quite a long time in asylum You can store water supplies, food and blankets. Shelter can hold up to 150 people.

It is reported that construction

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Typhoon mawari not retreating

Typhoon mawari adheres Weather and Climate

Weather forecasts to the typhoon mawari justified. Night of 3 June, he struck the Philippines. Wind speed at the same time reached 175, and in some places 250 km / h Per hour over Luzon and the surrounding area fell to 250 mm. In Dagupane and neighboring Iba precipitation also had a significant (up to 150 mm).

Mawari received third category of risk. As a result, several flights canceled and changed the schedule of ships. In the ports of Luzon await a decision on their flights Bole 1300 passengers. The initial number

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Pocket solar panel from BootstrapSolar

Pocket solar panel from BootstrapSolar guide presents

Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013 ' 5 '  

This panel power of 5 watts to easily charge the battery of your smartphone in just two hours. Nice to know that its manufacturer has taken care about the environment and installed the solar cell on a bamboo stand. And not necessarily charge the phone during the day if you left for a while solar charging in daylight. After all, it can accumulate sunlight, which can be used when needed. To charge provides two USB-ports. All details to charge after the expiration

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Over Bulgaria hung the threat of another flood

Over Bulgaria hung the threat of another flood Weather and Climate

Almost half of the country has been exposed to that day of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Due to the high probability of flooding in almost all regions of Bulgaria, including the capital, and many points of resort industry, the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology announced "yellow" code of danger. Therefore urged all residents to be vigilant and observe the safety precautions.

Rain falls in 15 regions of Bulgaria.

In some places, heavy rain accompanied by frequent hail, especially in mountainous terrain. On assurances of a

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