Remain on high alert in the Altai before the end of the holidays

All the online services of the Altai Republic will work on high alert until the end of the holidays, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the spokesman GUMCHS the region.

More than a week in the Altai Republic remained cold as minus 30 degrees and below, in the remote highlands of the night the thermometer fell to minus 45 degrees. Until December 20, inclusive, in the region due to cold weather there were an emergency warning MOE. On Friday, the region has become warmer. However, the mode of alert remains.

"Until the end of the Christmas holidays in the Altai

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IAEA confirmed core damage reactors in Japan

In all three of the existing NPP units "Fukushima-1" in Japan there is damage to the reactor core, reports Reuters referring to IAEA chief Yukiya Amano. He said that the situation is extremely serious, and planned for Thursday, March 17 visit to Japan. Earlier, the IAEA has announced plans to send a team to Japan to aid in emergency response to nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

Reactor core is the space where the controlled fission of uranium isotopes. Complete destruction of the core will lead to the release in the reactor radioactive elements.

Earlier it was reported that as a result

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Wildfires have destroyed dozens of homes in the U.S. Oklahoma

Grassland fires getting to the three settlements in the U.S. state of Oklahoma, burned more than 30 homes and hundreds of people evacuated, reports on Saturday channel CNN.

Burned houses located on the outskirts of cities Choctaw, Miduest City and Shawnee. In all the 77 districts in the State introduced a state of emergency.

"According to our information, homes and other property was destroyed by fire, we do our best to help the people of Oklahoma," — said the representative of the emergency services in Oklahoma, Mary Fallin.

Wind velocity of 24 to 40 meters per second, with gusts up

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Abnormal cold last long in the Voronezh region until the weekend — MES

Abnormal cold with temperatures below normal ten degrees last long in the Voronezh region through Saturday; regional Emergencies Ministry declared a storm warning.

The air temperature in the Voronezh region for over a week below average daily rates in -6 degrees. Day the temperature does not rise above the level of -11, and at night drop to 17 degrees below zero. In this case, the snow in the region yet.

"From Voronezh Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, received a storm warning: until December 22 to Voronezh, and the remain abnormally cold weather," — said in a statement.

The average

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Fire tornado caused a fire at a factory in Hungary

A fire in a factory for processing plastics in Hungary was the cause of a rare phenomenon fiery tornado. The incident occurred on the evening of March 1 in the suburb of the Hungarian capital Budapest Kishtarche. No casualties incidents are not reported.

According to witnesses, some flames reached 4.5 meters. Also at the scene were heard sounds of explosions, according NEWSru.com referring to The Daily Mail.

On the causes of the fire has also not been reported. To put out were thrown about 70 firefighters. They had to tear down a wall around the factory to

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In the U.S. state of Texas because of forest fires burned 70 homes

In the western part of the U.S. state of Texas because of forest fires burned 70 homes and destroyed some 45 thousand hectares of agricultural land. As reported today, local authorities, fire that raged almost all day Sunday, and helped to spread a strong gusty wind.

Smoke from fires blanketed much of the state, reduce visibility on highways. This has caused a number of accidents, one of which killed a five-year girl. Currently, some of the roads closed. Firefighters managed to localize the fire Monday morning. "Right now, the threat passed," — said the representative of the forest management Texas.

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Rats overrun Paris

PARIS, Feb. 19. In the heart of Paris today live four times more rats than people. This writes the Austrian newspaper Der Standard, with reference to Le Parisien.

The number of rats in the center of the French capital has grown over the past 5 years, 40% to "herd" of 6 million Due to the cold winter and fall of the water level in the Seine rats fleeing from sewer systems to the surface, reports InoPressa.

Many blame the invasion of rats in numerous construction sites. In particular, a large-scale modernization of the station called San Lazaro, which, as emphasized

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Kirov region to use peat for growing berries

Peatlands in the Kirov region you plan to use for planting fruit crops, said the regional government.

On Thursday at the Scientific and Technical Council of the Department of Ecology and Nature Management reviewed the results of scientific research to substantiate the use of integrated circuit further depleted and partially depleted peat deposits.

Experts have proposed options watering peat, resettlement them families of beavers, berry plantations, agricultural use of open spaces, renewal of peat extraction or conservation of the natural state of the least dangerous ones.

In particular, on 40 peat deposits is recommended to perform hydraulic activities to their

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In the Leningrad region the temperature drops to minus 32 degrees

Meteorological forecasts for the St. Petersburg and Leningrad region disappointing. According Rosgidromettsentra, this week in the region remain frosty weather. Expect a stable high-pressure, variable cloudiness. Times may cause slight precipitation.

The afternoon of Monday, February 14, the temperature in St. Petersburg was minus 14 degrees, forecasters promise. On the first day of the new work week in the city, partly cloudy with a chance of light snow. The wind will blow from the northeast at a speed of about two meters per second. Pressure will vary between 762-763 mmHg.

Tuesday in St. Petersburg will be cloudy with occasional light

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Strong wind in Moldova felled trees, tore off roofs and left half of the country without electricity

Because of the hurricane, which hit at the weekend, it was de-energized 300 localities, and the government on Sunday held an emergency meeting

Thousands of Moldovans from more than 300 localities of the country without electricity.

The cause of the accident was the wind, which had warned the State Hydrometeorology, announcing in Moldova meteoopasnosti code orange. Wind speed was 20-25 meters per second.

Vladimir Filat: "We will help all those affected by the disaster!"

The hurricane forced the government to work on the weekend. Prime Minister Vladimir Filat Sunday operative meeting on the situation that has arisen due to adverse

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