Pyatigorsk flooded and hail beat

In Siberia, fighting fires, and to the south of the country — the other to attack. To Pyatigorsk struck a heavy downpour of hail. Elements raged for several hours, the flow of water rushed into low-lying areas of the city. Eyewitnesses report that in some buildings hail beaten glass, dozens of homes flooded, roads washed out in some places. The city established an operational headquarters, authorities assess the damage from the disaster.

At Japanese nuclear power plant Tsuruga leaked radiation

At Japanese nuclear power plant "Tsuruga" leaked radiation. In the second coolant Japanese nuclear power "Tsuruga", located in Fukui Prefecture in the west, were elevated levels of radioactive elements.

This official said the company operatoraAES Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC). The report notes that the increase in the radiation level in the coolant to a possible radiation leak from the fuel rods.

Recall, March 11, the day in Japan was a strong earthquake of magnitude 8.9. Its epicenter was located 382 kilometers northeast of Tokyo.

The earthquake caused a great tsunami, in certain areas of the tidal wave height exceeds

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Temperatures down to -33 are expected in the Rostov region

Lowering the temperature to -33 degrees, according Rostgidrometa expected on the north of the Rostov region on Tuesday night, told RIA Novosti the GUMCHS regional Abramchenko Marina.

"Hazardous air temperatures will remain until the morning on December 25," — said the agency interlocutor.

In this regard, the Office asks people in the region not to go out unnecessarily, with frostbite contact the clinic, as well as not to overload the power to prevent fires.

In Siberia, the summer came

In Siberia, established an abnormally high temperature. The thermometer reaches the mark of 20 degrees plus the cyclone that came from Central Asia, reports NTV.

In the Irkutsk region has steadily increased the number of fires. First began to smolder dried grass, and then the fire went on residential buildings. The flames have destroyed several private homes. In the MOE fear massive forest fires, as it was last year.

Local people are gradually getting used to the anomalous heat. In zoos, awoke from hibernation bears, came to life and other inhabitants. People changed

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Burning forests of Transbaikalia

In Transbaikalia are 9 fires in seven districts of the region to the total area of 144.5 hectares, of which 4 are localized, "Interfax" the press service of regional EMERCOM. For the past day the fire was extinguished 22 focus on an area of 626.2 hectares of forest, their main reason was the human factor, the report said. According to the press service, the forest fire attracted 419 people and 33 pieces of equipment. Since the beginning of fire season in the Trans-Baikal region recorded 58 forest fires in the area of 1892.8 hectares. In Primorye, for the last day

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Cause of leakage of contaminated water from the Fukushima-1 is still unknown

Emergency operator NPP "Fukushima-1" (the company Tokyo Electric Power (Thurso)) does not identify the source of leaks of radioactive water in the room of the second reactor. "According to Petersen, the water level in the concrete tunnel of the second reactor up to 10 cm, after a water leak into the ocean was stopped on Wednesday," — said broadcaster NHK.

According to Petersen, the gap between the water surface and the edge of the tunnel, according to 07:00 local time on Saturday, at 94 cm, which denies any possibility of leakage of radioactive water from the overflow tunnel.

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Russia started to burn to a catastrophic scenario in 2010

Greenpeace published a map of the spread of fires in Russia. According to environmentalists, Russia "burns" in the same way as the spring of 2010. According to experts, to repeat the summer scenario, when most of the central regions of Russia in the raging fire, and Moscow for many weeks acrid smog shrouded, just a dry month, while it is not necessary that the thermometer "off scale" for 40 degrees. The weather may not be such a hot enough regular drought, experts say. According to "Greenpeace Russia" for the weekend fires, caused by palov dry grass covered almost the

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TEPCO will merge into the sea more than 11 tons of radioactive water

TEPCO, the operator of emergency plant "Fukushima-1", will merge into the sea 11,500 tons of contaminated water, said on Monday, April 4, BBC. According to the agency Kyodo, work should begin after 19:00 local time (14:00 GMT).

The concentration of radioactive substances in the water that gets into the sea, above the norm of 100. In TEPCO said the company has no other choice but to drain the water: in the tanks to make room for more water with a higher content of radioactive substances. The Japanese Government has assured the citizens that the level of radiation in the water

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In the suburbs found three burning peat

Peat bogs in the Moscow region continues to burn even in early spring, said on Friday the director of the department of regional policy Emergencies Ministry Yuri Kovalev. According to him, near Moscow authorities are not ready to withstand years of forest fires. "We made aerial reconnaissance. Aboard the Mi-8 is installed equipment that allows you to determine the combustion sources, even under the ground. At the same time during the flyby, we have identified three hearth burning peat," — he said. According to him, flooding peat bogs in the Moscow region this year has not started yet, "Interfax".

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Dropped on Japan radioactive rain

In the Japanese prefectures of Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa and Yamagata from Friday the rain, but residents advised not to stay under him … In the samples from rain and dust detected radioactive iodine and cesium, said the Japanese agency Kyodo, citing the Ministry of Science, Education and Culture. According to experts, radioactive iodine is a risk to human health in the short term. Recall what happened after the March 11 earthquake due to the failure of the cooling system at the plant "Fukushima-1" explosions occurred on the first, second and third power, where later there were several explosions and

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