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Heavy floods in northern Italy

Heavy floods in northern Italy, Natural disasters

Severe flooding hit the Italian province of Tuscany and Liguria, flooding the world-famous places: the Colosseum, the area of the Roman Forum, the Palatine Hill, the ancient port of Ostia. In the recently discovered tunnels Coliseum flood of 4.5 meters.

In the capital of the heavy rains, accompanied by frequent lightning, came on October 25. According to the mayor, Gianni Alemanno, Rome declared a state of emergency due to severe flooding, with which the capital last faced in 1953.

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Sinabung woke up and throws the locals ashes

September 15, 2013. Three and a half thousand residents of the surrounding 12 villages evacuated due to the eruption of the volcano Sinabung in the north of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. No casualties have been reported yet. Sinabung is located only 60 kilometers from the city of Medan. Volcano "woke up" in August 2010 after almost 400 years of silence.

Source: Euronews

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Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood

Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood danger zone

Due to the expected flood, the Thai government announced a five-day holiday for the residents of 21 provinces, including the capital. Thousands of people began to leave their homes in Bangkok on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

Water gradually filled the 12 millionth city after the Chao Phraya River overflowed its banks. In a state of emergency shut down schools, offices, government buildings. Number of evacuees is growing every day and has more than 7,500.

During the three-month flooding in Thailand millions of homes destroyed, about 370 people

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Chaos in UK airspace due to haze

Chaos in UK airspace due to haze Weather and Climate

Dozens of flights from landing and taking off from a number of UK airports have been canceled because of a sudden deterioration in the weather conditions, especially due to cold weather and thick fog. Bans on aircraft continued operating for the day.

London Heathrow Airport is not able to send their planes on schedule in a number of European cities, such as Warsaw, Nice, Stockholm, Aberdeen and several German towns. With stable and dense fog airport management decided not to risk and dramatically reduced the number of vessels

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Sea levels will rise slightly

May 15, 2013. It's not as bad as we were still talking. Comprehensive study of the behavior of ice sheets revealed that in 2100, its melting will add no more than 36.8 cm to sea level. In other words, the growth in this century will not exceed 69 cm

Water rises, because along with the planet heats up and expands, and also because the glaciers and ice sheets melt and slide off into the ocean. The rate of sea level rise is unknown, because prognosis as to how much will be lost when the ice, proved to be very difficult.

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Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano woke up again

June 18, 2013. Popocatepetl volcano, located near Mexico City, Monday again was active and threw a column of ash to a height of four kilometers, according to Center for Disaster Prevention Latin American country.

According to experts, pieces of red-hot stones were scattered over a distance of up to two kilometers from the crater of the volcano. The high temperature of discarded pieces of rock Popocatepetl provoked numerous small fires on the slopes, but the threat they represent.

At the same time, meteorologists report that the great masses of ash emitted by the wind are now in the north-west,

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Flooding in France

June 19, 2013. In the French Lourdes is a large-scale evacuation. There's a river due to heavy rain the water level rose sharply. City were forced to leave for more than two thousand people. Basically, the pilgrims.

In Lourdes, the famous Catholic church complex. And now it is almost completely filled with water. In the streets you can only travel by boat. For the victims and the victims are still unknown. The city police are on duty, rescue workers and firefighters. To avoid short circuits, no electricity in the temples. Priests urged believers to cancel a trip to Lourdes.

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After the test flood residents of Germany languishing in the heat

June 19, 2013. Climatologists are unanimous in saying that over the past few years for the European countries there is a tendency unstable weather conditions. According to them, this is just the beginning of the world to global warming. For example, Germany after a long heavy rains swept the all-time hot weather. According to the meteorological services, on Wednesday afternoon in several regions of the country the temperature rises to 38 degrees Celsius in the shade.

For such heat waves were not ready to install cooling. In total, the six-speed express trains German railways refused to air conditioners. According to

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Flooding in India: 23 dead

June 17, 2013. Severe flooding caused by the spill of the Ganges, has led to serious damage in northern India: the flow of water destroyed a three-story building. At least 23 people were killed and dozens were missing. In the disaster zone introduced a state of emergency, to evacuate residents.

Source: RT

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Floods descend on Mexico

Floods descend on Mexico Natural Disasters

Several rivers in the southeast of Mexico came out of their coasts. Usumacinta River spill destroyed homes and farmland in several cities, and in isolated areas of the road washed away. According to estimates of the regional government of the state of Tabasco flood has damaged 90 thousand inhabitants.

Flooding in the southeast of Mexico is part of weather features of the region. In mid-October 2011 rains caused severe flooding in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Mexico. Hurricane "Rina", weakened to a tropical storm, carrying the threat of another flood in

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