First snow and ice will appear in the center of Russia this week

In the regions, the center of European Russia this week expected first snow and ice on the roads, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.

"The weather will be unstable, and it will correspond to the nature of the late fall, bordering predzimem. Prevalence of cloudy weather, the first cons, precipitation in the form of rain and sleet, snow, black ice on the roads — all this is expected in the north and center of the district. colder in the southern areas of the district, although to a lesser extent, temperature background there will be higher, "- said the weather service.

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Cold and snowy winters will torment Europe ten years

This year, the arrival of winter in Western Europe was accompanied by a significant decrease in temperatures and heavy snowfall, says site of the newspaper "Today". Presently observed cooling in Western Europe is likely to be caused by climate processes. It was declared a British meteorologist, Professor David King.

"This period lasts from five to ten years, with extremely cold winters and hot summers, and if we are in such a period, my advice — prepare for it properly," — said the professor. This year, the arrival of winter in Western Europe was accompanied by a significant decrease in temperatures

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Far Eastern leopards in the national park in Primorye has not diminished

Winter trip records of animals in the National Park "Land of Leopard" previously shown that the number listed in the Red Book of the Far Eastern leopards in monitoring sites has remained the same, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, spokesman for the park Vitaly Starostin.

South Primorye — the only habitat of the Russian Far Eastern leopard, listed in the Red Book. According to the last census, now in the Ussuri taiga live about 50 individuals. Scientists from many countries and the WWF are concerned that the Amur leopard is on the verge of extinction.

"Winter trip took account of

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Deep dip formed under the bed women

July 18, 2011. Under the bed resident of Guatemala formed dip about 13 feet deep, according to CNN.

"When we heard a loud sound, the thought that went off with a gas canister from a neighboring house, or an accident in the street," says 65-year-old Inocente Hernandez.

"We immediately rushed out, but found nothing. And when a man told me that the noise came from my house, then after a bit of searching … we found this hole under the bed," she added.

Hernandez said her family was lucky. "Thank God there are only material damage. My grandchildren at

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Mechanics of the solar cycle has malfunctioned

Astronomers could not understand what had happened to our luminary in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Sunspots while almost completely disappeared, solar activity has fallen below the levels recorded in the last century, the sun's magnetic field weakened, respectively, in the upper layers of Earth's atmosphere, too cold.

In the latest issue of the journal Nature published an article revealing the causes of this phenomenon. An international team of astronomers led by Professor Dibendu Nandi (Dibyendu Nandi) from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, conducted computer simulations of the processes occurring in the Sun, and came

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Drought in southern China

September 2, 2011. Hot and dry weather, which was established in the south-west of China, aggravates the situation with the drought in Guizhou Province. The disaster affected more than 60 cities and counties, but a month ago, there were only thirty.

In lakes shoaled Dagestan killed fish

Sanitary felling of infected cedars resumed in Khakassia

Sanitary cutting cedar bark beetle infested beetle, stopped by public pressure, resumed in Khakassia on the conclusion of a federal commission of experts, to prevent the spread of infection to cut nearly 500 acres of forest, said on Friday the Republican State Committee of the Forest (State Forest Committee).

Foresters Khakassia found foci of infection shestizubchatym cedar bark beetle (shorthand) in forest areas in the south of Khakassia in the fall of 2011. It was decided to start full and selective sanitary felling of infected trees over an area of 400 hectares. Such large-scale spread of bark beetle in Khakassia

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in Georgia

YEREVAN, August 18 — News-Armenia. Armenian seismologists recorded a 5.8 magnitude earthquake Thursday in Georgia.

"The earthquake occurred at 18.57 local time (17.57 MSK) 48 km to the north-west of the city of Kutaisi," — said the agency "Novosti-Armenia" duty manager of the National Seismic Protection Service of the Republic.

According to the manager, the power in the quake epicenter was seven points.

Information on injuries or damage.

An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale occurred south of New Zealands Kermadec Islands

An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale occurred on Friday at 8:58:29 GMT / 12:58:29 MSK / south of New Zealand's Kermadec Islands, U.S. soobschilaGeologicheskaya service. Its epicenter was located at coordinates 32.3873 degrees south latitude and 178.9158 degrees west longitude. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 34.60 km. So far no information about human casualties or material damage.

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