Emergency Ministry predicts eight strong magnetic storms in 2012

Russian Emergencies Ministry predicts further growth in 2012 of solar activity, the number of strong magnetic storms could reach eight. Consequences of magnetic storms especially clearly felt by people suffering from cardiovascular diseases and sensitive to spikes in blood pressure — they have increased the pressure, headache. In the case of such phenomena as likely to malfunction radio and power lines.

"In the first half of 2012, likely some periods of high solar activity. Predicted a large number of powerful solar flares, some of them will be the proton," — said in a forecast of emergency situations on the territory

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The ski slopes in the Elbrus closed because of avalanche danger

General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry of Kabardino-Balkaria on Tuesday issued an urgent warning about a possible avalanche in the mountains of the republic, because of this in the Elbrus closed ski slopes and lifts suspension of the work.

"In the mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria expected emergencies, which may be the source of avalanches," — said the MOE.

It is also noted that, in this regard, in the mountainous areas of the country may damage the federal highways and local roads, buildings, communication and power lines, as well as injuries of tourists outside the slopes, athletes, and border

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In Alaska, the level of snow which fell from July 2011 to January 2012, and reached 2 meters 30 centimeters

According to news channel 24, under snowdrifts were home and transport residents. Clearing snowdrifts involved National Guard troops.

Not all buildings can withstand this? Snowy winter — fall through the roof, even the emergency services had to evacuate residents of a block of flats in the town of Cordova.

In the state's largest city — Anchorage — restricted movement buses. Classes in several schools were canceled.

If the snow will continue so strong, then this snowy winter recognize most in state history. The record to beat, 3 meters 40 centimeters of snow. That's how much rainfall

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In Kaliningrad, the storm destroyed almost all the beaches

Strongest storm in the Baltic Sea has destroyed almost all the beaches in the Kaliningrad region. In Svetlogorsk in one of the most popular holiday destinations for local residents destroyed embankment. Now all of the emergency services trying urgently to strengthen the coastal strip. Forecasters in the coming days promise a new blow elements.

So now look beach resorts of the Kaliningrad region. Raffled off at sea before the nine-storm overnight literally destroyed all recreational sand beach and broke box-panel cafe. Wooden buildings waves smashed into tiny pieces.

Residents of the area surprised to note: all the places in the

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Winter storm in Crimea

Today the storm raged over the peninsula. Thunder and lightning observed residents of Simferopol, Kerch, Bakhchisarai, Theodosia.

— When two air fronts, cold and warm, we are in for a storm. When the temperature difference between a storm cloud formed. With vigorous vertical motion of the clouds, the clouds of electrified and given an electrical charge — explained to aviation weather station Simferopol agency e-Crimea. According to experts, these phenomena to the Crimea — a rarity.

At the weather station also said that tonight on the peninsula sometimes cloudy. On Saturday night, the temperature drops to minus figures.

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In Kerch failed asphalt

In Kerch failed pavement on a busy road trasse.Doroga failed in about 18 hours. No injuries were reported.

Sewer, which almost every three months to repair "Gorvodokanal" continues to crumble and wash away the highway. At that time the road has failed in stopping the "Library." From the resulting hole is blowing terribly sanitation.

Currently pit fenced little emergency cones. Traffic policemen who provided cones, left the scene. Now there is the chief engineer on duty "Gorvodocanal" before the pit is a machine. According to Valery Starichenko on one side of the road does not withstand heavy

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Alaska dig out of the snow

In Alaska, a state of emergency. Due to heavy snowfall and avalanches region was cut off from the outside world, but this thick layer of snow paralyzed the life of some cities.

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In the Kuban prevented the sale of meat of infected swine fever

Employees Kuban police prevented the removal and sale of meat of pigs infected with African swine fever, said Wednesday the governor of Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev.

"Not only is that the flash on a large breeding farm, so I was told that very hitromudrye dealers tried to take out there and sell contaminated meat. Thanks, police stopped the time," — wrote the head of the region in his microblog on Twitter.

Wednesday will be a meeting of regional security council, the main theme of which will be an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Timashevsk district of Krasnodar

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Record snow covered Alaska

Alaska dropped a record amount of snow. The small town of Cordova is literally covered with snow — snow depth has reached 3 meters.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, one week of the new year here had the monthly rainfall. People have to literally dig up their homes. Some call for emergency assistance, they helped to open the doors.

U.S. city of Cordoba is fully covered with snow

State of emergency declared in located in Alaska Cordova, who is buried under the snow. The thickness of its cover is from 1.5 to 4.6 meters. Roofs of houses can not withstand the weight of snow, yet the city virtually paralyzed. The inhabitants of Cordova say such bad weather did not happen the last 30 + years.

State Government sent to the region for more than 70 U.S. National Guard, and decided to urgently transfer to Cordova snow removal equipment, as existing facilities are powerless to cope. It is complicated by the fact that the only line

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