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Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico

June 19, 2013. Tropical storm "Barry» (Barry) was formed Wednesday in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Center hurricane warning the United States.

At the moment, the storm is located 115 kilometers north-east of the Mexican city of Veracruz. Wind gusts reached 65 miles per hour.

This is the second tropical storm that formed in the Atlantic in the current hurricane season. The first was storm "Andrea", a collapsed in early June on the coast of Florida.

Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30. Tropical storm is given a name when wind speed

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In Germany, because of the heat vspuchilas road

June 22, 2013. The intense heat, steady in Germany, was the cause of the "bulge" of asphalt on some roads of the country. This has already led to several accidents.

59-year-old motorcyclist was killed and four were injured motorists, crashing into the asphalt "bubble" on the surface of the A93 highway near the town of Abensberg, District Lower Bavaria. In addition, the buckling pavement recorded in some areas near the A8 and A7 motorway Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg, as well as on the autobahn A3, A7, A92 and A94 in Bavaria, the magazine writes, "Locale".

According to experts, what is happening

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At Mount Lokon was another eruption

September 10, 2013. Located on the island. North Sulawesi Indonesian volcano Lokon early morning wake locals roar from the new eruption. From the active crater Tompaluan flew column of ash up to 1,500 meters. About a day lava flows reached the border villages to the north of the volcano.

Sounds of the eruption of the volcano were heard even in Manikhas remote from the curl of 10 km. Residents of settlements Pineleng, Tanavangko and Tutelo and specialists volcanologists are watching the direction of the fresh lava flows, but the rush of the evacuation is not collected. The region is

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Carbon funnel narrowed

Most climate models predict that the world's oceans and plants absorb about half of the carbon dioxide that we release into the atmosphere.

Because plants absorb CO2 during photosynthesis, a hypothesis that they play a large role sewer (carbon sink), which will take off much of the carbon dioxide formed by burning fossil fuels. Some scholars have even suggested that the increase in the atmospheric concentration of CO2 would be beneficial for the plants, saying that greens will grow more vigorously, absorbing more of this greenhouse gas. Climate models consider that the oceans ate about 30% CO2, released over the

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In China, the expected severe typhoon season

June 19, 2013. This year, China will be prepared for a very active hurricane season, because according to the State Committee for the Control of floods and droughts, the number of dangerous typhoons will be seven.

Usually the season lasts from July to September, the peak occurrence of typhoons to the period from late August to early October. In 2013, the first typhoon to expect a little earlier than usual, in the mid-to late June. Special attention to preventive measures against damage should be paid Zhetszyan and Fujian provinces, located near the East China Sea. It was on

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Alaska swept the heat wave

June 20, 2013. After a record cold winter on the Alaska Peninsula has come to an unusually hot summer this corner of the planet. According to the U.S. National Weather Service in Anchorage air temperature rises above +27 ° C. This temperature indicator broke the old record in June 1926, and allowed citizens to find themselves in the center of the summer resort on Lake Goose.

In the suburbs of Anchorage meteorologists have recorded even higher daytime temperatures, which means the establishment of a heat wave over Alaska. Even at 130 km to the north in the small municipality of

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Japan fears a ban on living near Fukushima

Japan fears a ban on living near Fukushima danger zone

February 24, 2012 the Japanese government announced that some areas near the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, closed last spring after a major tsunami will be permanently closed to the residence.

The measurements carried out between November 2011 and January 2012, confirmed the earlier results: the level of radioactivity is still milizivertov 470 per year, while the average level of radiation in normal conditions is less than one miliziverta year.

In the town of Futaba, which is located in the north-west of the plant, the pollution has spread unevenly —

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Earthquake in eastern Siberia

Earthquake in eastern Siberia Natural Disasters

December 27, 2011 in eastern Siberia had occurred 6.5 earthquake with an epicenter 120 kilometers from the capital of Tuva Kyzyl, which resulted in the design of the individual buildings weakened. After this, the region has been a steady medium-strength shocks, and February 26, 2012 in this area at a depth of 15 kilometers, an earthquake measuring 6.8. Tremors were felt residents of Irkutsk Region, the Republic of Tuva, Buryatia and Khakassia, as well as the largest Sayano-Shushkeskoy plant in Russia. The epicenter was 100 kilometers from Kyzyl, on the border with Mongolia. No

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How to protect yourself from the treacherous RIP-currents?

June 22, 2013. At the height of the summer season, which means that each camper on the beach should be aware of the dangers of so-called RIP-currents. This is not nothing but a clash of streams of water, which produces a current, swimmers carries away from the shore. Level RIP-currents that are not visible to humans, and they can be detected when it is too late to fix.

In the United States, starting in May of this year, recorded ten deaths caused by steel treacherous currents. On the beaches of the country's emergency services monitor the dangerous currents and

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In southern Taiwan earthquake

In southern Taiwan Earthquake Natural Disasters

February 26, 2012 in Taiwan was average strength earthquake near the coastal city of Pingtung, located in a mountainous region in the south. According to the U.S. Geological Survey at a depth of the main shock is 4.7 kilometers were a force 5.9, although the local seismological center recorded a tremor force 6.1. These injuries were reported, but minor damage occurred.

The earthquake occurred at 57 km from the second largest city Gasyun, with a population of about 3 million people, forcing many residents in panic from their homes. On local television video images

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