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Ecuadorian volcanoes do not sleep

Ecuadorian volcanoes do not sleep Danger Zone

Volcanoes Reventodor, Sangay and Tungurahua again showing seismic activity. The same data is received on volcanoes Galeras and Fuego, in the neighborhood. In northern Chile for the company wake Laskar and Cordon-Puyeue.

Reventador

January 6-7, above the crater of the volcano has been a steady 300-meter gas emissions and steam, which drift in the west-north-west. This is a clear sign that the lava almost reached the top Reventadora and continues to climb. The mountain range of the Cordillera Real, which is the volcano, can be called the most seismically active area in Ecuador.

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Unknown bought the entire stock of European cocoa

Prices of beans updated 33-year high after a trader July 16 actually bought the entire stock of European "chocolate" beans. This party would be enough to make one chocolate bar every inhabitant of the planet, writes the British The Daily Telegraph.

Purchase of 241 thousand tons of cocoa beans is the largest operation of the market in 14 years. After the transaction price vvyrosla by 0.7% to a maximum of 1977, and reached 2,732 pounds per tonne. Such a price increase occurs on the background of several years of poor harvests in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, in the major

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The record low temperature recorded in Yakutia

The record low temperature recorded in Yakutia Weather and Climate

At the beginning of this winter in Russia, the weather was unusually warm. In Kaliningrad, January 2 temperature remained at around + 9,5 ° C, which is a new seasonal record in the north-western Russia. For the past hundred years at this time for the Finnish brings cold weather in the vicinity of St. Petersburg and further to the west, did not happen in 2012. However, in eastern Siberia to Yakutia raging abnormal frosts with temperatures up to — 56 ° C. In the Far East, the thermometer fell to

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Space launches will often admire noctilucent clouds

July 3, 2013. According to experts, this year should not have expected the frequent occurrence of night-shining clouds. However, this "ripple" in the atmosphere and space, also known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds, there is more and more intense than expected.

Says lead study author physicist David Siskind, "The number of observed brilliant clouds directly opposite to our expectations."

See also: In the Northern Hemisphere, the season of noctilucent clouds

The fact that the experts were not able to take into considerations the brilliant clouds a number of anthropogenic factors, often becoming the cause of

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The weather at the beginning of 2012

The weather in early 2012, Weather and Climate

Fig. The top of the Zugspitze (2962 m), Germany. A week ago, the snow cover was only 19 cm Currently 381 cm of snow fell.

It seems that 2011 has passed the torch of natural disasters in 2012 th. In the Americas, Africa, Europe and the Arctic for the uncharacteristic levels of temperature, snowfall, drought and other weather surprises.

This winter, thousands of people in Austria, France and Germany have seen the strongest in the last 30-50 years of snowfall. After the driest in the 150 years of autumn in Europe for

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Canada: Children's camp in Edmonton, hit by storm

July 4, 2013. A powerful storm attacked the children's camp in the north-east of Edmonton, Canada. As a result, 19 children and two vacationing employee camp suffered multiple cuts, scrapes and bruises. All the victims were sent to a local hospital for medical treatment. Fortunately, the injuries are not life threatening resting guys.

As it turned out, the storm came in about 21:30 pm local time and was accompanied by very strong winds (up to 100 km / h), making it possible elements for a few minutes easily reversed, and destroy 18 of 30 tented cabins (teepee) in which there

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In Japan, the approaching typhoon claimed the life of a man

June 22, 2013. Powerful storms, harbingers going on the Japanese island of typhoon "Lipi", which assigned the serial number of the fourth, claimed the life of an elderly man, a resident of Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku. During a powerful rain man accidentally fell into a water-filled ditch and could not get out of it.

An approaching typhoon "Lipi" unleashed on Wakayama Prefecture, Kochi, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi monthly rainfall (about 350 mm) in just three days. As a result, in Wakayama forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 residents because of the threat of flooding of their homes.

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Bad weather has caused blackouts in western Japan

July 5, 2013. On the eve of the western areas of Japan hit torrential rains. The bad weather has caused power outages in Hiroshima and Yamaguchi prefectures, including — in the capitals of the regions of the same name.

According to the state news agency Nippon Hoso Kyokai, remained without electricity for 1,420 families. According to the local power company Chugoku Electric Power Co., Showers, accompanied by thunderstorms, partly damaged power facilities in these prefectures. To troubleshoot there were sent maintenance crews.

Meteorologists have warned that the rains could cause landslides and flooding. Expected rainfall ranges from 50 to 70

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Drought in Russia

July 11, 2013. As the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Fyodorov, according to preliminary estimates by the drought in Russia killed nearly 2% of the total sown area of crops — 1.45 million hectares.

Due to abnormally high temperature, which was held in Central Russia in June and early July, several regions of the country were subjected to drought. It is about Lipetsk, Voronezh, Ulyanovsk, Saratov, Orenburg, Samara, Kurgan regions and Bashkiria, a number of districts of Chelyabinsk, Rostov, Volgograd and Astrakhan regions, Kalmykia and the southern part of Tatarstan, said "RIA Novosti".

In

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Sakurajima volcano in Japan threw a column of smoke to a height of more than 3 km

July 10, 2013. Waking up on Wednesday on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu Sakurajima volcano threw a column of smoke and ash to a height of 3400 meters, the reported meteorological office Kagoshima Prefecture.

Wind carries the volcanic ash towards the city Tarumidzu Kagoshima Prefecture, experts fear its impact on the residents of the city when the eruption will take protracted.

This is the third highest column of smoke in the history of observations of the volcano. The most powerful eruption occurred in 2009, when the volcano threw a column of smoke to a height of more than

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