Summer snow in Norway

July 4, 2013. Despite the fact that the world is suffering from the heat wave in the south of Norway, in the region of Hardanger, which is located 200 kilometers west of the capital Oslo, dropped huge amounts of snow.

The unprecedented amount of snowfall, also in the summer, it was a real surprise for tourists and locals alike. Just a day with snow covered with snow key roads and transport directions, causing evacuation of people had to use a special rescue tugs.

The temperature dropped to 1 degree, which was a factor in the slow melting of

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Floods in Romania caused the emergency evacuation

September 13, 2013. In the eastern region of Romania, Galati, there was a sudden flood of the rivers, which provoked a flood, which resulted in the deaths of eight people, including a minor child of Kudalbi. The boy drowned slipped from the hands of a parent, is trying as quickly as possible to get out of flooded homes.

Water crept so close to homes that arose an urgent need to evacuate the population. According to preliminary estimates, there are about 500 houses in Kudalbi flooded and uninhabitable, for the region, this figure is closer to 700. About 400

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Popocatepetl volcano ash fell in the capital of Mexico

May 23, 2013. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said on Thursday the fall of the ashes of the volcano Popocatepetl in the Mexican capital.

"We report a fall of ash in the south-eastern part of Milpa Alta" — Mancera wrote in his microblog on Twitter.

At the same time, experts do not exclude the possibility of falling ash and in other areas, mainly in the southern part of Mexico City, located closest to the volcano.

Previously active Popocatepetl has led to partial suspension of flights from the international airport of Mexico City Puebla, located nearby. The main danger

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Astronomers estimate the colors of the Milky Way

Astronomers estimate the colors of the Milky Way's interesting

Astronomers have determined that our galaxy is named according to its color scheme. The aim of the study was to detect the appearance of the Milky Way — a difficult task, given that the land is located within the galaxy.

Comparison of stars other galaxies allows us to conclude no wonder that the Milky Way is white in color. At 219 Meeting of the American astronomical community announced the results of research. "The most important parameter for astronomers is the color of the galaxy. On it you can determine the age

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Costly disasters in 2011

Costly disaster in 2011 Facts

As a result of the many natural disasters in 2011, many countries have suffered huge financial losses. According to data published in the "Yu-Es Hey tudey" Last year was the most expensive in history: the disaster cost at more than a third trillion. More than half can be attributed to damage caused by the earthquake and ensuing tsunami in Japan, which killed nearly 16,000 people.

Even though the number of accidents was relatively small, the cost to the amount of 380 billion broke the record in 2005 with losses of 261 billion. The disaster in

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Magnetic storm began on Earth

June 29, 2013. Magnetic storm began on Earth, Kp index of geomagnetic disturbances on Saturday morning has reached a value of 5 — the minimum level, which is considered a storm, and then rose to 6, according to the Institute of Applied Geophysics, Hydromet.

The cause of geomagnetic disturbances may be the flow of high-speed solar wind — charged particles originating from the coronal hole on the Sun (relative to the dark area on the solar disk with open magnetic field lines).

This hole was seen in the pictures with the probe "Stereo" on the far side of the sun

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In the south-eastern U.S. states ravaged by tornadoes

In the south-eastern U.S. states ravaged by tornadoes Natural Disasters

January 17 in some areas of Mississippi, Indiana and Kentucky tornado swept, resulting in communities along the railway were damaged power lines, in Louisville, Kentucky, to eradicate park trees.

In southern Marion County house destroyed, his master's broken arm. In the north of Clark County, Indiana, near one of the hypermarkets in the Wal-Mart parking lot winds overturned several cars buyers. In the city of Madison airport, southeast Indiana, hurricane encountered two aircraft, one of them broke the nose landing gear.

For winter tornadoes very rare in those states, while

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Russia is waiting for an agricultural disaster

July 19. This year feels Russian agriculture on the strength of all possible ways: first, it was cold, then drought, then rain, sometimes turning into a flood. Now it has increased to the country's accession to the WTO.

Farmers already this year compared with the disastrous 2010, when unprecedented heat and fire destroyed much of the crop. This time the troubles began in the winter: in the southern and central regions of the long standing cold. Because of this, for example, in the Stavropol Territory in the spring grain harvest forecast was lowered by 30% compared to last year. Were

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Weather in 2012, continues to surprise (photo)

Weather in 2012, continues to surprise (photo) Weather and Climate

Weather brings all the people of the world navye surprises in the form of a sudden drop of rain, then a thick snowfall to stop the operation of highways, roads and airports deleznyh.

Photo report:

1. Car on a snowy road near Salzburg, Austria. January 8, 2012.

2. Local resident near the snow-covered wall. Ischgl, Austria. January 11, 2012.

3. Level 2 tornado felled trees. Wind gusts reached a speed of 184 km / h Hildebran, North Carolina. January 12, 2012.

4. The local people are trying to save the

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Pollution aggravate winter smog in South Asia

Pollution aggravate winter smog in South Asia Facts

According to the government air pollution combustion of fossil and biomass exacerbated and increased the duration of the winter smog in many parts of South Asia. In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the temperature dropped and the clouds of fog and smoke muzzle the sun for several days. Flights and transportation trapped in low-visibility conditions.

According to experts from the 1990th density of smog over the Indo-Gangetic plains has increased. These changes can not be described as linear, as they are observed annual fluctuations. But the number of years in which was recorded

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