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The June snowfall in Kyrgyzstan

June 24, 2013. Despite the fact that summer in the northern hemisphere are in full swing in the area of Kyrgyzstan Narinsky dropped quite a lot of snow. In some places, the rainfall reached 40-50 cm, which is not normal for June. Other plots were from 3.5 to 15 inches of snow.

Of course, the snow did not stay long on Kyrgyz soil, and almost completely melted away in a few hours. However, abnormal rainfall and cold snap, which caused them, led to what was lost in a snowstorm about 438 sheep and one adult horse with a

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Typhoon Lipi close to the south of Japan

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June 19, 2013. Once again, Japan is preparing for the arrival of the typhoon. Tropical cyclone named "Lipi" experts awarded the fourth serial number, according to the agency "RIA Novosti" with reference to the General Directorate of Meteorology of the country.

Meteorologists believe that by Wednesday evening the typhoon, the rate of which is now less than 20 kilometers per hour to reach the islands Sakisima and will continue to move in the direction of the island of Kyushu. The pressure in the center of the typhoon is over 900 hPa.

Because of the

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In the state of Colorado because of flooding regime introduced emergency

September 13, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama introduced a state of emergency due to a major flood in the state of Colorado, where the victims of the disaster were three people, according to the Associated Press on Friday.

Flooding caused by heavy rains that hit the central part of the state. One person was killed in the village of Jamestown by the collapse of houses, the second — in Colorado Springs, another man drowned in Boulder, trying to save the woman.

Emergency mode will allow local management of the emergency to get federal aid for flood control. In

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The tsunami of unknown origin struck the northwestern part of the U.S.

June 25, 2013. Sue Willard was shocked when I heard the news.

"I do not think that there is something like this could happen," — said a resident of Stafford Township. "I do not know that this can not happen by the earthquake."

But, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it was true. The tsunami hit the Jersey Shore early this month.

Cohen, when he saw a big wave, about 6 feet (about 1.8 meters) from peak to trough was moving towards. The wave was so powerful that she was "grabbed" two people on a

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Correspondence climatologists resurfaced before the UN talks

November 22. Unknown persons have published on the file server that is located in the blast zone. Ru, an archive containing more than 5,000 emails and documents of climate scientists from the UK and other countries, as in "klimatgeyte" in 2009, the letter made public on the eve of the next session of the UN negotiations Climate, told BBC Broadcasting Corporation BBC.

The scandal, dubbed "Climategate", erupted at the end of the 2009 session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen. On the Internet were published a few thousand e-mails

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On the planet of a growing number of victims of fires

On the planet of a growing number of victims of fires Facts

According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science from 1997 to 2006 in the world by land fires killed about 339,000 people. In only one in North Africa (region of the Sahara Desert) and south-east Asia from the fire and smoke kills 157,000 every year and 110,000 people respectively.

In addition to the direct threat of fire scientists note also harmful health effects of smoke particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers. Thus, during the atmospheric phenomenon La Nina because of fire and smoke from malicious killed 262,000

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Russia may return to the transition to winter time

June 28. The relevant bill will be submitted to the Duma in early September. The document is ready and in the next 2 months will be more refined.

In 2011, the country clock stopped transferring to "winter" and "summer" time. This caused a wave of indignation in the regions, many complained about the chronic lack of sleep and fatigue.

The author of the bill (and he suggested the head of the Committee on Health) hopes that the initiative will be supported not only by his fellow MPs, but also citizens.

Source: The first channel

 

In Russia they

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Switzerland has gone two avalanche

Switzerland has gone two avalanches Natural Disasters

In the Swiss canton of Obwalden near Titlis ski resort after avalanche injured 11 skiers. Two tourists from Sweden were injured, he met with an avalanche, and were taken by helicopter to a hospital for medical treatment. Despite the fact that the whole group remained alive, police and sniffer dogs continued to comb the area in time to save accidentally caught in the area of the avalanche of people.

Layer of snow was moving and rushed down in Lyaub closer to the dinner and took 300 m wide and 800 m

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On the coast of Italy emerged tornado

June 25, 2013. In the south-eastern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna and Marche exploded real "water bomb", which has suffered from several resort towns. In Riccione for several hours has dropped about 81 mm of rain in Rimini, about 73 mm, Ancona received 33 mm of rain. Some parts of the coast up to 120 mm of rain.

Storm triggered massive power outages and local flooding, which caused unbelievable congestion in the south-eastern roads and city streets. This state of affairs has led to the closure of several highways.

At the same Adriatic coast of Italy near Termoli storm

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An earthquake measuring 6.3 in the center of Peru

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in the center of Peru Natural Disasters

January 30, 2012 at 05:11 (UTC) near the city of Ica earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 kilometers of the power of 6.3. The epicenter was located 5 km south-east of Ica and 280 kilometers from the capital of Lima. Tremors were felt in the capital region and the cities of Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Junín and Arequipa.

According to preliminary data of the Committee of Civil Defence and the media, about 100 people are affected by the earthquake, 12 of them seriously injured. As a result of the incident

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