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Change in the Mediterranean climate: Ice Age in Podgorica

Change in the Mediterranean climate: Ice Age in Podgorica Weather and Climate

Podgorica — the capital and largest city in Montenegro. The country is situated next to the Adriatic Sea to the south of the Balkan Peninsula. In Podgorica climate is slightly different from the Mediterranean: the winters are mild and summers are dry. The proximity to the sea causes a particularly hot summer weather. Although the average temperature ranges from 27 degrees Celsius, the temperature in the capital often exceed 40 degrees. In 2007 recorded the highest summer temperature of 45.8 degrees. In the mountainous region of Montenegro, the

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Tornadoes in north-eastern Hungary

May 14, 2013. Weather in Central Europe continues to be volatile, all new countries there are strong storms and gales. In Italy and Croatia swirl of wind and pressure drop during the storm created favorable conditions for the occurrence of tornadoes. A little later, a powerful storm gave rise to the formation of the tornado in Hungary.

Hungarian tornado victims were two men who lived in the town Orben in the north-east of the country near the Romanian border. Both men were quite serious injuries, he met with a tornado. Local media also reported that the tornado left

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In the Mozambique Channel formed cyclone Irina

In the Mozambique Channel formed cyclone Irina Natural Disasters

Tropical cyclone named Irina (14S), moving to the west of Cape St. Andre, gaining strength in the Mozambique Channel, despite the obstacle of opposing vertical air flow. Shopping center is about 500 km north-west of the capital of Madagascar. Velocity of the cyclone is 63 km / h It is predicted that on March 3-4, Irina hit north of Maputo, capital of Mozambique, the first category of the hurricane hazard.

Rate of vertical flow of air over the central region of the circulation is 35-45 km / h, but on the

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Severe weather conditions in a number of U.S. states

Severe weather conditions in a number of states in the U.S. Natural Disasters

According to the latest tornado caused heavy damage to property Harveyvil, Kansas, located 48 km from Topeka. The event took place in a small town with a population of 230 inhabitants at 9 pm Feb. 28, 2012, when a violent storm walked around Kansas. At midnight on the main site of Topeka was reported nine victims, one of whom was in critical condition, as was still under the rubble of the house.

Severe weather conditions have also been observed in Missouri. It was recorded the strongest gusts

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In Austria, came the devastating landslide

May 15, 2013. The huge mass of rocks and wet soil slid down the hill in a remote mountainous area near the village of Matrei. The landslide destroyed a large portion overpass, which is not so easy to be recovered.

Landslides are one of the most destructive natural phenomena. They usually occur in the mountainous areas after prolonged heavy rains, when gravity overcomes the adhesion primer.

The first half of May stood out in Austria is quite moist. Many regions have already fallen almost monthly rainfall. In addition, the soil has not had time to dry out after a

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Europe welcomes spring

Europe meets the spring weather and climate

Arctic Oscillation, which caused abnormal cold in Europe in January and February 2012, weakens and moves south to the other side of the planet. This means that the continent has finally spring comes, will strengthen its position closer to the day of the vernal equinox.

It is suggested that the warming in Europe could mean a return of cold weather to the territory of the North American continent. However, the second winter will not be as severe as in Europe, and will last for long.

As for the European spring, it can turn

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The anomaly of the ozone hole over Antarctica is almost explained

The ozone hole of 2010, was one of the smallest. The largest size (22.2 million km ²) of it reached September 25 (in the diagram). (Image NASA Ozone Watch.)

A significant reduction in the Antarctic stratospheric ozone hole in 2010, and for several previous years — the result of extreme meteorological phenomena, sometimes characteristic of the polar winter.

Scientists call this a sudden stratospheric warming (sudden stratospheric warming, SSW).

The annual appearance of the ozone hole over Antarctica is associated with a gradual increase in the content of chlorine in the atmosphere caused by human-induced production of

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Flooding in the desert

Flooding in the desert Natural Disasters

In one of the driest places on the planet, in the Atacama desert, fell a record share of rainfall, provoking a flood. Flows of dirty boiling water up to 2 meters high flooded the northern Chilean city of San Pedro de Atacama and Tonokao. Generally, any water flow, come down from the peaks of the Andes, by the evaporation turns into a trickle or completely disappears without reaching the limits of these cities. Almost all the water is absorbed by the salt marsh Salar de Atacama, located at an altitude of 244 meters below

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The consequences of the floods in Somalia

May 10, 2013. Several southern regions of the East African state of Somalia, including Baidoa, Dzhovhar, Miido and Lower Shebelle badly affected by a succession of floods, triggered by weekly rainfall. In the Middle Shebelle thousands of people homeless, which is not surprising in a country where people sometimes live in huts of sticks, plastic sheeting, in cardboard boxes that are easy to break the flow of water.

Chances are that at the time of floods killed an entire family, consisting of 12 people. In the unenviable position are hundreds of families living in evacuation camp organized after the

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Volcano Rokatenda proved his unpredictable

September 7, 2013. Photos of Indonesian active stratovolcano Rokatenda made before and after its last eruption, according to the unpredictability of volcanic eruptions. Once this volcano on the island of Palu intensified in late 2012, his ashes and lava mainly directed to the south from the top of the mountain. However, August 10, 2013 the volcano suddenly threw another batch of ash and volcanic rocks to the north from the top, resulting in a small village situated on the coast of killing six people.

Photographs taken satellite "Landsat-8", clearly shows the wide gray stripe that tapers to the north-west, repeating

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