Lightning caused in the Altai region 13 fires per day

In the Altai region a day on forest land, there were 13 fires, said the June 15 site boundary of forest management. Almost all fires occurred because lightning, fire damaged a 8.88 ha.

Since the beginning of the fire season, from April 14 to June 15, on forest land recorded 483 fires. 884.5 hectares of forest burned. In 79.2% of the cause of the fire was the human factor of 20.8% — lightning.

In fire suppression were employed 3689 people, 1535 pieces of equipment, including 1067 car 468 tractors. General airstrike patrolling the forest fund was 127 hours and

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The area of natural fires in Russia has grown over the day by more than 20%

According to RIA Novosti, the area of forest and peat fires raging in Russia, has increased over the past day by almost 8,3 thousand hectares — 45 hectares (an increase of 20%), the number of fires with an increase of 43, according to the Wednesday Emergencies Ministry.

"For the past day extinguished 196 wildfires on an area 9.55 hectares. Continue to operate 225 wildfires (area of active burning — 334.75 hectares, is localized — 44.94 thousand hectares)," — said in a statement.

Of them in the forest lands (FFA) registered 221 center on the area 44.64 thousand

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Ecology: The situation with the fires in Russia in 2011, worse than in the past

According to RIA Novosti, the situation with forest fires in Russia today is much harder than in the same period last year, said the head of the forest program of Greenpeace Russia Yaroshenko.

"We're burning, we burn a lot. Officially, already burned three times more than in the same period last year", — said Yaroshenko at a press conference in Moscow.

He noted that the decisions taken by the end of last summer, did not lead to the restoration of full forest protection, did not create the economic basis for it. While co-financing to the protection of

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Forest fires in Arizona continues

According to the authorities of Arizona, one of the largest wildfire in state history burned 57 hectares and forced the evacuation of more than 2,500 people in the foothills of the White Mountain.

According to Voice of America, on Saturday Governor Jane Brewer of Arizona has flown by helicopter hit areas and called all seen frightening spectacle.

Several hundred firefighters try to stop the spread of flames, threatening the two cities — Alpine and Nutrioso. As we know the federal Forest Service, the fire engulfed several housing estates. Several people were injured, but the profiles of the

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In Perm, lightning struck directly on a bus, broke the roof of the car

Perm, June 07 (New Region, Vladimir Semenov) — Perm lightning struck the trolley bus number 10 heading from street Kufonina — Friendship Square.

The incident happened yesterday morning. None of the passengers was injured. PSTU student Ekaterina Stoyanova described in detail on the website occurred Permnew.

"Suddenly, somewhere in the cab driver and the flash of lightning hit right on a bus. He stopped. The girl in front of me jumped up from his seat and stood with a frightened face. It was some time before the guard calmly announced to passengers' All go! "- Says Catherine.

According to

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In Kirov wind fell a tree, and in the storm fires began

The raging weather caused a lot of troubles in the Kirov region. Only on Sunday the storm started three fires.

Thus, in the village of Little Ski Track (17 km from Kiknura) at 20.10 the fire started in the woodshed one female pensioner. It turned out that the wood was struck by lightning. As a result, the structure burned down and 20 cubic meters of wood. Damage — 30 000 rubles.

And on dauber (25 km from Sloboda) in Horticulture "Gazovik 2" started a fire in the garden wooden house. The

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Australia came in a heat wave

Rescue teams and firefighters Australian working in emergency mode due to warnings of meteorologists to raise the temperature to +40 ° C and over almost the entire territory of the country. Heat wave has reached the northern edge of the southern continent, the heat is also noted in the south of the state of the Northern Territory.

Forecasters do not doubt that in the coming days, the temperature in the north-west of South Australia in Tarkuly can rise to +46 ° C. Next week, the temperature jump is possible to +47 ° C. In Adelaide to establish a

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In Kirov wind fell a tree, and in the storm fires began

The raging weather caused a lot of troubles in the Kirov region. Only on Sunday the storm started three fires.

Thus, in the village of Little Ski Track (17 km from Kiknura) at 20.10 the fire started in the woodshed one female pensioner. It turned out that the wood was struck by lightning. As a result, the structure burned down and 20 cubic meters of wood. Damage — 30 000 rubles.

And on dauber (25 km from Sloboda) in Horticulture "Gazovik 2" started a fire in the garden wooden house. The reason was the same — a

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Insect killer attack

Roy mad killer bees, who took out of nowhere, a few hours paralyzed life in the prestigious suburb of Eros is the capital of Namibia, forcing locals tightly "corked" in their expensive mansions. The black cloud of buzzing immense size raced through the streets at the foot of the hills surrounding Windhoek, plastered and stinging all living things — people, animals, and birds.

Drivers of cars and released on the ill-fated hour on an evening stroll citizens, suddenly faced with the flying "aggressors", fled stampede and fast driving.

Reports from Windhoek reports, among the people there were

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In Russia this year, forest burn much bigger and stronger

The area of natural fires in Russia this year, almost three times. Since the beginning of the year in Russia arose over 10,500 wildfires, which is slightly less than last year. Their total area is more than 585.5 thousand hectares, which is 2.9 times more than in the same period last year ", — reported in Saturday's Emergencies Ministry.

The ministry reported that in the last day in Russia arose 152 focus on almost 12,000 hectares, put 150 seats on more than 9000 hectares. "In view of the previously arisen fire continues to operate 169 centers, the

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