MOE asked Muscovites to be vigilant because of the weather

Strong wind, rain and hail are expected in the capital on Tuesday, which may give rise to emergency situations, the press service of GUMCHS in Moscow, adding that citizens need to be cautious and vigilant in such weather conditions.

"Moscow is expected to rain, strong winds with gusts up to 15 meters per second and higher, sometimes storms, hail in places. Possible damage power lines, damaged wide advertising structures, leading to traffic congestion, damage to vehicles, the collapse of poorly reinforced structures" — said in a release.

In some areas of the city have a heavy downpour. It is expected

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Earthquake in Azerbaijan 5.5 points

The earthquake, which occurred on Monday, May 7, at Zagatala region of Azerbaijan (in the north of the country), 15 people injured. Trend of the agency said the head patient department of the central district hospital Mamedrasul Teyubov.

According to him, most of the people who applied to the clinic, suffered a fall, when in panic from their homes. They were given first aid.

As the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, the first tremors of magnitude 5.5 were recorded in Zakatala district at 09:40 am local time. The epicenter was located at a distance of

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Severe drought in Brazil is not without victims

Severe drought that gripped the north-eastern regions of Brazil, considered the worst in 50 years. More than 1100 cities around the region are experiencing serious difficulties. The number of victims is growing every day, and in small rural areas comes to fights. According to the published data of the newspaper O Globo, in an average day in the fight for water killed one person, and a huge number of animals weakened before dying.

The water crisis has devastated farms, threatening the life of peasants and livestock. Many people have lost more than half their cattle herd. In this regard,

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The fire was extinguished in the Crimean reserve

The fire, which broke out on Sunday in the protected mountain forest on the southern coast of Crimea near Yalta, extinguished, according to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"As of 7:00 am (08.00 MSK) May 7 new lesions were found burning," — said the agency.

MOE also clarifies the place that the fire — it happened in the Crimean Nature Reserve, and not in the nearby Yalta mountain forest reserve, as previously reported.

Rescuers and foresters continue to monitor the fire site and watered some parts of the forest floor (compacted leaves and needles).

Specialists set

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Tremors from the earthquake felt in Georgia in Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Residents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday morning felt tremors from the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred in eastern Georgia.

According to the Georgian Seismic Monitoring Center of the State University of Elijah, the earthquake occurred on the east of the country near the town of Dedoplistskaro. The epicenter of earthquake was located 1 km from the village of Zemo Kedi and 22 kilometers from Dedoplistskaro (Kakheti region).

According to reports, in turn, U.S. and Chinese seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 8:40 MSK, was in the territory of Azerbaijan, 14 km from Zagatala.

According to the

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In Luga district of Leningrad region because of the bridge collapse disrupted by road

In Luga district of Leningrad region because of the collapse of the bridge supports disrupted road links. No injuries were reported.

As reported by a correspondent. ITAR-TASS EMERCOM of Russia for the Leningrad region, at 16:30 MSK received information that supports collapsed wooden bridge over the river in the village of Lizard Lizard. "The bridge has sagged, the movement on it is dangerous. Both sides of the bridge surrounded by police. In the village are currently 300 people", — the press service of the State Ministry for Emergencies.

Emergency Commission adopted a decision to establish a crossing for pedestrians. Resolved

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Emergencies Ministry warns of a snowstorm in the CFA, the wind in the south and the Far East

Accident at the power and utilities, as well as problems with the traffic capacity in the region of central Russia, in the south and in the Far East because of high winds and wet snow, RIA Novosti reported on Sunday in the Information Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"In the European part of Russia is likely disrupts energy, communications and utilities, traffic violation in the Central Federal District (in Voronezh, Kursk, Kaluga and Moscow regions.) Source emergencies — heavy rain, wet snow, winds up to 18 meters in second, "- said the agency interlocutor.

In addition, wind up to 25 meters

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Oil spill in the Gulf of the White Sea threatens nesting birds

Oil spill based on the White Sea in the Bay of the White Sea is dangerous for birds Kandalaksha reserve, nesting on the islands which begins in May, told RIA Novosti on Saturday, Project Coordinator for the oil and gas sector of the Barents Sea branch of WWF Vadim Krasnopolsky.

In Kandalaksha reserve the largest population of eider nest. Environmentalists fear that the pollution of the shore oil can be harmful to them.

"If a bird's feathers dirty, it loses its ability to hold air. Bird can drown or freeze to death. Cleaning the feathers, she can swallow the oil,

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With the explosion in Yerevan injured more than 100 people

The explosion of gas-filled balloons at the Republic Square in downtown Yerevan injured 106 people. As noted by the RA Ministry of Emergency, including two children. Official cause of the explosion is not known.

Meanwhile, as the IA REX, cause of the explosion could be outstanding cigarette.

Recall that the incident occurred at 19:32 MSK on during a rally in the country's ruling Republican Party. According to preliminary data, the burst balloons with helium, which was kept in the hands of children. The air rang a few claps, then climbed into the sky-foot pillar of fire.

Named the amount of damage from the oil spill on the Angara

The damage caused by the oil spill on the Angara River is estimated at 23 million rubles. This May 3 reports "Interfax". Head of Research Affairs of the Irkutsk region Alexander Obukhov said that 23 million — is the cost of responding to the spill. "But this is not the full amount at the end it will be much more," — said the Obukhov.

Earlier, the Baikal-Angara environmental prosecutor Alexei Kalinin declared that the claim for damages will be presented to the owner of the pipeline — FGU "Combine Rosrezerva Baikal." Now Obukhov added that police sent to the Investigation

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