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In Iran, a powerful earthquake

In Iran, a powerful earthquake Natural Disasters

Power quake recorded in the eastern part of Iran, reached 5.6 points. The epicenter of the earthquake had a depth of 5 km and is 42 km from the city of Caen, famous for cultivation of saffron, and 79 km north-east of the densely populated area Birdzhand. As a result, disaster killed eight people, another 12 Iranians were injured sorts. One person is temporarily in the list of missing.

Condition is complicated by the lack of victims quickly as possible to provide medical care and cooling, which may suffer from the

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In search Doggerlenda

Year 8000 BC: storm drove a group of hunter-gatherers into the land, and on their return they found that their car park flooded. Over time, the land where you can come back, does not remain. Author: John Thomann and Amanda Hobbs, NGM STAFF. Artist: Alexander Maleev. Sources: Simon Fitch, Vincent Gaffney and Benjamin Geary, University of Birmingham, UK.

May 2013. For decades in the North Sea fishing nets brought amazing evidence of a vanished world. Now archaeologists have long been trying to answer the tantalizing question of: what happened to the inhabitants Doggerlenda when their homeland forever

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Snowfall paralyzed Stockholm

Snowfall paralyzed Stockholm Weather and Climate

Land and air transport in Stockholm and around the north-eastern Sweden strongly disturbed due to prolonged snowfall. Stopped working a couple of bus routes, some of them were replaced by shorter. Rail service along the east coast is also experiencing difficulties. In this area of the country announced a warning about the dangers of the 2nd category.

Closed because of a snowstorm, some of Stockholm School. Citizens strongly advised not to travel by private car, because the snow will continue to grow and will add at least 10 cm danger is also

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From the Philippines received a message about floods and landslides

September 24, 2013. An echo of the visit Typhoon Usagi Philippine islands were numerous reports of flooding and landslides, especially in the province of Zambales. According to unconfirmed reports, in the province of high water and mudslides killed at least 22 people. List of missing persons has more than a dozen people.

It is also known that about 18 Filipinos have been victims of two separate landslides in villages Vavandu and San Indro near the town of Subic. Landslides are completely isolated the region from the major roads that might come in the form of rescue aid. However,

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The consequences were devastating typhoon Bohan

The consequences were devastating typhoon Bohai Natural Disasters

According to the latest data, the number of people killed during the strongest typhoon this year was 230. Hundreds more missing in landslides and floods. Enormous destruction in the Philippines, but the worst thing that a typhoon not soon weaken, indicating the emergence of a greater number of victims.

While Bohan moved to the north of the province of Palawan, the wind speed inside reached 120 km / h with gusts up to 150 km / h It showed a slight fracture on the beaches and in the areas of

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Kiribati is preparing for the worst because of the high seas

Kiribati is preparing for the worst because of high sea level danger zone

Small Pacific nation, living on the island of New Zealand in the ocean far, hastily trying to implement a plan to resettle all residents to higher islands, which are not subject to flooding caused by rising sea levels.

A group of 30 with a small atoll, which occupy Kiribati, lies only a few meters above sea level and is constantly struggling with coming water. But in the last year, this struggle is on the brink of life and death. The ocean absorbs the local villages,

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Scientists have analyzed the noise before the eruption of the volcano

July 15, 2013. Redoubt Volcano in Alaska before the eruption has issued an unusually high-pitched sound that arose due to fluctuations in the Earth's crust in a series of small earthquakes preceding the eruption, according to a paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Volcanic eruption is often preceded by the slack of the earthquake. They can go after each other with such a small gap, that the earth's crust, fluctuating, low-frequency issues "trill." Scientists led by a graduate of the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography Ksenia Dmitrieva from Stanford University (USA) analyzed the eruption of Redoubt volcano

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The eruption of Mount Lokon

The eruption of Mount Lokon Natural Disasters

December 27, 2011 eruption of one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, called Curl. The first explosion took place at 3:07 am local time, followed in a few minutes followed by two more. In nearby villages eruption caused panic, towns with a population of about 10,000 people were affected by ash falls almost all morning. More than 5,000 residents were evacuated during the eruption of the volcano (1580 m) in July 2011, spreading the ash column height of 3.5 km. In 1991, the eruption of curls killed a Swiss tourist.

On the

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Snow cover on the planet has reached its minimum

Snow cover on the planet has reached its minimum Facts

As the analysis of satellite data, in Eurasia, since 2008, in June, has been a steady reduction in snow cover. Three of the last five years in the same state of the snow mass in North America.

Indications of satellites in 2012 were the lowest in all the 45 years of observation. The rate of disappearance of snow, even more than the rate of melting of the Arctic ice in the summer. Now the snow in the northern hemisphere is melting much earlier in the spring than before,

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How to explain the anomalous heat — climate change or the weather?

Warm and cold temperature extremes.

July 2, 2013. Southwest United States swept the record heat. June 30 at Death Valley was recorded temperature 53 ° C — A little more, and will be broken record (57 ° C!), Established July 10, 1913. On the same day due to forest fire in Arizona killed 19 firefighters — The biggest tragedy since 1933.

What is behind this heat? What is the role played by global warming? As recent events relate to others? Responsible climatologist Martin Tingley of Harvard University, who along with Peter Hyuybersom showed recently that 2005, 2007, 2010

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