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Severe frosts in Europe recede

Severe frosts in Europe recede Weather and Climate

Photo: February 2, 2012, the ice floating on the river Spree in Berlin.

Cold weather in Europe continues to grow, and the forecast for February 4-5 portend further decrease in temperature. In the Czech Republic the night temperature readings reached -38 degrees Celsius, and Rome powder with snow. To date, as a result of severe weather conditions killed about 218 people, most of whom were villagers.

In Ukraine, the number of victims has risen to 101, almost twice a week, of which 64 people have died in the street. As a result

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The entire central part of the United States was dominated by a tornado

May 20, 2013. In the U.S., count the number of victims of the tornado, which was at the mercy of the central part of the country.

For a few hours there dozens of tornadoes swept. So far we know of one who died and 20 wounded. Only in Oklahoma completely destroyed about a hundred houses, more than ten thousand people were left without electricity.

The state authorities have announced the alarm and urged people rushed to take refuge in underground shelters. And from the major airports in Kansas evacuated all passengers. According to weather forecasts, in the next few

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Australia has formed an "internal sea"

Australia has formed an "internal sea" Natural disasters

Eastern Australian coast is still suffering from the floods. Around 7275 people can not get timely help in heavily flooded New South Wales. The prime minister said Barry O'Farella manned by their region from a helicopter looks like a great inland sea.

In the city of Morea, where more than 600 people were affected by the flood and Gvidir Megi, the evacuation of residents. Some homes and other buildings were completely under water, the streets of the city, which is more reminiscent of Venice, looking like water channels. The same situation in

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The disappearance of the Dead Sea

Carried out at the end of September this year of the study, which are devoted to changing the level of the Dead Sea, Israeli scientists are seriously concerned — again rapidly shallower water. From these data, it became clear last month that the water level dropped by 16 centimeters. If this goes on, the water could soon disappear altogether.

Studies have shown that in late September, line the water's edge of the Dead Sea has moved to the mark 423.83 meters below sea level, while that in August, a decrease of 14 cm turns out, the pond

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Snowy kingdom — a blizzard in Germany, France and Switzerland

May 25, 2013. A few days before the onset of the summer calendar in six European countries came the real winter.

In France, weather forecasters have recorded record: in all 125 years of weather observations for the first time, the air temperature in May dropped to 4 degrees. Because of the abundance of rain, the inhabitants of several mountain areas effectively cut off from the rest of the world. The road to their homes, they are forced to dig in the snow. Utility companies do not expect anything like this to work and have not had time to

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In the south of Russia in recent years has sharply increased seismic activity

8 noyayurya. In the south of Russia in recent years has sharply increased seismic activity. Worthy of special mention of Azov and the Black Sea. Their coast line is constantly changing. There are new island, or, conversely, areas of land are covered with water. Scientists have found such phenomena are associated with the movement of tectonic plates. Is it dangerous to humans?

Bouncing over the potholes, an old "loaf" in the day overcomes hundreds of kilometers. Scientists tour the Krasnodar region in search of mud volcanoes. They found more than a hundred.

"This volcano is fairly quiet. But

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Invasion of jellyfish in Japan. Photo

Shoals of giant jellyfish Echizen kurage every autumn appear off the coast of the Sea of Japan. Here they sail from the coast of China and Korea (where they are born.)

Fans of underwater photography, of course, very happy about the appearance of these unusual creatures can not be said about the local fishermen. Giant jellyfish causing great damage to the fishing industry, destroying the network and spoiling fish traps.

Fishermen say that once a fishing vessel whose crew was unlucky to catch a whale, even turned upside down under his weight.

Outbursts of giant jellyfish

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The movement of continents again became inexplicably

March 28. A team of scientists funded by NASA found that the asthenosphere of the Earth is not the main reason for the movement of continents. Science once again have to revise many of the details of plate tectonics, which are changing the face of our planet.

Asthenosphere — a layer of partially molten rock at a depth of 35-120 km. The outer layer of the Earth (lithosphere) is divided into many tectonic plates. Under the ocean lithosphere is relatively thin (about 100 km), and thicker under the continents (320 km). Beneath the lithosphere is the asthenosphere, plastic and partly

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Berliners grow vegetables on the roof of the house

July 26. Urban farmers are becoming a trend around the world. Berliners were enthusiastic about the innovation, which brings regularity and tranquility in the hectic life of a modern city.

Berliners who care about the environment of his native city, supported by a global trend and engaged in farm directly above the streets. More and more roofs turn into a kind of greenhouses.

Berliners who care about the environment of his native city, supported by a global trend and engaged in farm directly above the streets.

The building is a cultural center Malzfabrik also recently became part of

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In India, the worst air

In India, the worst air Facts

According to the annual study at Yale and Columbia universities, the Indian air pollution exceeds the degree of Chinese and is the most harmful in the world, ranking 132 th, the last place in the environmental rating.

For statistics on air scientists used satellite data. In India the harmful particles in the air five times the allowable safe level, a high concentration of which is the main cause of a wide range of respiratory diseases and even cancer.

Out of a hundred possible points, which are awarded by researchers countries according to the analysis

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