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Monsoon rains have been on the southern shores of Sri Lanka

Monsoon rains have been on the southern shores of Sri Lanka, Natural disasters

The monsoon rains that hit 25 October 2011 on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, were devastating. According to estimates of the Centre for Management in critical situations on the date of November 27 killed 19 people, 43 fishermen were missing, more than 53 thousand people have fled their destroyed homes.

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Deforestation and food crisis threatens Myanmar

Deforestation and food crisis threatens Myanmar Facts

Myanmar takes 4th place in the list of countries for the annual deforestation, providing 60% of the world's supply of teak. External revenues from the wood is 10%. Beginning in 1990, Myanmar loses 1% of forests. Between 2000 and 2005 the country lost 466,000 hectares of forest. For 2010, forests covered nearly 32 million hectares, or 48% of the total land area.

The problem of deforestation is particularly acute in the country as Myanmar is one of the least developed agricultural countries in Southeast Asia. Home Myanmar's breadbasket in the heart of the

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Chilean volcano Kopaue scared 3000 people

May 28, 2013. The authorities of Chile and Argentina were evacuated about 3 million people living in the vicinity of the volcano Kopaue. In the vicinity of canceled classes in schools and children's activities.

The eruption of giant height of 2997 meters can begin at any time. Kopaue volcano is near the border with the Argentine province of Neuquen. Experts tracking the activity of the volcano, reported that the eruption may begin at any time, the Minister of the Interior of Chile Andres Chadwick.

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In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds

In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds Natural Disasters

Strong winds knocked down trees, destroyed buildings and fanned grass fires in Alberta, western Canada. The storm, which began on November 27, 2011, struck the city of Calgary stream of broken glass and dust. According to the plan of the emergency, the local authorities ordered to stop pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the city.

Further south at the foot of the Canadian Rockies was powerful Chinook, wind from the sea. In Klaresheme Wind gusts reached 144 kilometers per hour. Grass fires in Lethbridge endanger the lives 130 people, forcing them

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In Nizhny Novgorod may arise landslides, storms and even tsunamis

May 31, 2013. Experts say that in Nizhny Novgorod may experience landslides, hurricanes, and even tsunamis. I remember the recent earthquake in the Far East, the echoes of which felt even Nizhny Novgorod. Scary if our city natural disasters, understood channel "First City".

It turns out that the tsunami has already occurred in the Nizhny Novgorod in the XVI century. His reason was the landslide at the Monastery of the Caves. Prior to 1597 the monastery was in a different place, but the landslide was completely destroyed. From the collapse of the soil in the Volga River formed

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Expected radiation storms and coronal mass ejections toward Earth

Expected radiation storms and coronal mass ejections towards Earth Danger Zone

Solar radiation storm is observed around the Earth. At the date of November 27, 2011, it was assessed as weak. This means that the planet storm has little effect, but rather — to high-frequency radio transmission at high altitudes. Recorded at least one failure of the Japanese communications satellite "Kodama". In the near future, however, may occur more significant changes.

A solar flare that occurred on November 26, not only caused the radiation storm. It also caused a coronal mass ejection speed 930 kilometers per second, which will reach

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Snowfall disrupt your normal life in Beijing

Snowfall disrupt your normal life in Beijing Weather and Climate

Ground and air traffic in China's capital, Beijing vybilos from the usual schedule due to last almost day snowstorms. Due to unstable weather conditions stopped working two railway express route. According to the city was declared a warning relating to increased snowfall. All citizens officially made known that snowfall may last another day.

The capital's international airport because of deteriorating visibility 51 flight was canceled, another 22 flights were delayed. One hour in the early snowfall average snow depth reached 4.7 cm, 5 cm in some places Since

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West Philippine Coast has suffered from waves Surges

May 29, 2013. Several piers western Philippine province of Iloilo hard hit by the wave Surges caused by strong winds during a storm. As a result of the storm severely damaged the property of the local fishermen, for whom fishing is the only source of income.

About 54 boats moored at the shore port estancia turned into a pile of wood and plastic debris after wind and water took them up on the 3-meter height and dropped down. House in the settlement Kapizov located near the water, completely flooded, because the wave height reached 1.9 meters. Wind gusts

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Researchers are investigating the fire, to understand the nature of explosive stars

Researchers are investigating the fire, to understand the nature of explosive stars Facts

Began the study of supernovae or stars with explosive behavior analysis of a small flame in the laboratory, scientists have come to a new understanding of the enormous forces that initiate the explosion of supernovae of type Ia.

Aaron Jackson of the Research Laboratory of the Navy in Washington and colleagues presented the results of the study at a meeting of the American Physical Society in Baltimore, November 20-22, 2011.

It is believed that supernovae are formed when white dwarf stars accumulate mass sufficient to ignite the

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In the U.S. state of Kansas tornado formed 4

May 29, 2013. At night, in the north-east of Kansas was recorded 4 separate tornado. The greatest harm tornado brought Marysville and the surrounding area, about 240 km from the city of Kansas City near the border of Nebraska. There are 20-25 buildings damaged homes and businesses, three industrial buildings in the west of Marysville completely flattened. Damaged power lines.

Now the city has teams of rescuers and police, figuring out the details of what happened, and providing assistance to victims. Fortunately, none of the people shall not perish but have dozens of lost animals. Human victims managed

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