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Shiveluch ash shoots 10 km in altitude

Shiveluch, which is located in the north of the peninsula, according to experts, the last day literally "bomb" atmosphere — ITAR-TASS. A column of ash and gas, rises to a height of 10,500 feet above sea level. Sunday Shiveluch assigned the highest "red" Aviation Color Code, which means that the giant eruption occurs with significant emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere. Volcanic dust and gases are now a danger to aircraft engines. Shiveluch — the northernmost active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Its altitude is 3283 meters and the highest point of the most active part — 2500 meters

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Omsk, Tyumen and Yamal will solve the problem of shallowing of the Irtysh

Governor of Omsk and Tyumen regions and the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District will establish a working group to address the problem of shallowing of the Irtysh River, which flows through these areas, the government reported the Omsk region on Friday.

The regional government in the past, the construction of hydroelectric Omsk, which should alleviate the problem of shallowing of the river and raise the level of 1.5-2 meters. Freight traffic on the water between the Omsk region and Kazakhstan stopped about five years ago because of the strong shoaling of the Irtysh. In addition, low water levels prevent removal of fuel

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Ball lightning burned a hole in jeans villager from Pinsk district

In Pinsk district four people hit by ball lightning.

It happened on Sunday in the village of Malaya Plotnitsa that fifty kilometers from the district center, about 17.00. Locals buried his elderly villager and sent to the graveyard for a memorial table. Suddenly it began to rain, and the people decided to ride out the bad weather at the bus stop. Total sheltered refuge six. Some sat on the bench, the other stood. Just at this point to stop the fireball flew.

Four villagers, three men and a woman, collapsed to the ground almost at the same time, some of

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5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in Karaginsky Bay at the north-eastern coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday a representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered on Tuesday night, was located about 30 kilometers from the northern tip of Karaga, the focus lies at a depth of 7 kilometers under the seabed.

Propulsion in communities of Kamchatka, the closest of which — the settlement Ossora 70 kilometers south-west of the epicenter of the seismic event, it is specified.

According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami

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Heat hold in central Russia until mid-August

Heatwave will last in the central regions of Russia until the middle of August, then the temperature is close to normal, general director of the center, told reporters weather "Phobos" Igor Klanishen.

"Next week, the heat again increase and decrease the probability of precipitation. Such hot weather will continue until the middle of the month," — he said at a press conference in Moscow.

Klanishen said at the weekend this week, some heat will weaken — the temperature drops to 25-30 degrees, possible rain.

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Tasmania found dozens of dead sperm whales

24 great sperm whale washed up on a shore of the island of Tasmania, south of the mainland. As to the mass suicide of the toothed whales arrived rescuers, 16 animals have been killed, but eight still continued to show signs of life, reports "Interfax".

Now the survivors are trying to save the sperm whale, there is a danger that the land they may suffocate under its own weight. While the nearly

40-ton mammals (adult weight) in the water, they do not feel its weight. There is another problem, which usually face rescuers sperm suicide: once mammal

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A powerful earthquake in Alaska caused a local tsunami

Earthquake in Alaska, the magnitude of which, on the updated data of 7.5, was the cause of the local, but potentially devastating tsunami, reports AFP referring to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center USA.

"The data (with equipment) water levels indicate that there was a tsunami. It can be destructive along the coast near the epicenter", — quotes agency Message Center specialists.

According to the Associated Press, a tsunami warning has been declared for the southern coast of Alaska and the Pacific coast of Canada.

The epicenter of the earthquake on Friday at 23:58 local time (12:58 MSK), located on the

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Bulgaria bears terrorizing residents

According to BNR, Smolyan municipality appealed to the Ministry of Environment and Water and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food to help combat the carousing with bears.

According to local ekoinspektsii, a large number of bears in the area Banite not fall into sleep and roam the woods and fields, climb into people's homes

Recent cases bear attack on the village recorded in villages Styrnitsa, Vylchan dollars and Debelyanovo.

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Bosphorus closed to shipping because of a snowstorm

The ongoing second day snowfall forced Turkish maritime authorities to close on Tuesday Bosphorus shipping traffic due to a sharp drop in visibility, reports Reuters citing the transport company GAC.

Vessel traffic in both directions was closed at 11.45 (13.45 MSK). Monday due to bad weather conditions as the court moved erratically. The country's main air carrier Turkish Airlines because of continuing snowfall has canceled 76 flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.

According to GAC, the Dardanelles, on the other side of the Sea of Marmara is open to navigation.

Through the Bosporus and Dardanelles, under the jurisdiction of

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Three parts of the Volgograd region closed for quarantine because of the outbreak of ASF

Quarantine Monday introduced in three districts of the Volgograd region, where identified from the beginning of the seventh, an outbreak of African swine fever, the press office of the governor and the regional government.

ASF has been found in pigs in one of the private farms in the village Ivanovka October district. On the territory of this region and the two neighboring — and Kalachevskyi Svetloyarsky — quarantined and restrictive measures. First the threatened zone radius of 20 kilometers consists of ten villages and settlements.

"In these communities hold the alienation of svinopogolovya — 1,7 thousand individuals would remove pork

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