Radiation has been found infected 102 settlements in Japan

Authorities will conduct decontamination in 102 villages affected by the leak of radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". These points are located in eight prefectures. Most towns and villages from the list — 40 — are located in Fukushima Prefecture. Next is the Ibaraki Prefecture, where decontamination will take place in 20 towns. In the remaining six prefectures, some of which are located in the neighborhood of Tokyo, will be subjected to decontamination of two to 12 settlements.

Decontamination plan will be developed for each area based on the actual conditions of radiological contamination. Decontamination

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About 100 tons of fuel oil can get into the sea off the coast of New Zealand

Emergency container Rena, stranded off the coast of New Zealand could fall apart because of the forecast storm, leading to spillage of fuel oil remaining in the holds, told New Zealand newspaper Herald. Container ship Rena, which went under the flag of Liberia, ran aground on October 5. Spilling some 350 tons of fuel oil has heavily polluted the waters and killed more than a thousand water birds. Now the water around the ship is still visible oil film, and still holds about 100 tons of fuel oil. Earlier, Minister of the Environment called the incident the

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More than 400,000 homes are de-energized in France due to the hurricane, Joachim

More than 400,000 homes were without power in western France on Friday night due to the hurricane, "Joachim» (Joachim), passes news.mail.ru

Hardest-hit departments of Morbihan, Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, Loire-Atlantique and Vendée. Energy stated that the restoration work can begin only at the end of the day, when the wind dies down. According to AFP, the night wind force gusts reached 130 kilometers per hour.

Because of the elements and virtually paralyzed rail. The statement said the power company EDF, it has involved a contingency plan to prevent the emergency at a nuclear power plant in Bleu (Gironde department).

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Georgian Military Road is closed due to snow again

Georgian Military Road, connecting Russia and Georgia, is closed for vehicles from 7.30 MSK Monday because of snowfall, said Emergency Situations Ministry.

"From 07.30 MSK on January 28 due to bad weather conditions (heavy snow) closed Georgian Military highway in both directions in the area Vladikavkaz — Lars town until further notice," — said in a release authority.

Current winter road already closed several times due to snowfall. The last time this happened over the weekend.

Residents adjacent to the Fukushima area received 19 annual doses of radiation

Local communities adjacent to the Japanese nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1" for the first four months after the March 11 disaster could receive a total dose of up to 19 millisieverts of radiation, equivalent to 19 annual dose for an adult, permissible under local law. This was reported today government of Fukushima Prefecture.

The authorities explained that, according to experts, this figure is the maximum level of radiation to which people could get 12 settlements that were taken away from the 20-kilometer zone around the plant mandatory evacuation until the end of June. Experts have made this conclusion by

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New Tula fish died due to alcohol

On Saturday, December 10, in the village area there Aleksandrovka Plavskiy environmental emergency.

Around 11:00 in one of the factories for processing alcohol breakthrough dam.

As a result, the river got Plav 300 cubic meters of vinasse (recycled alcohol — Comm. Authors). As a result of an incident was a mass death of fish. Who sets the scale emergency. The case is under the control of local police.

Igor Korneev

KP.RU — Tula

Active cyclone caused a storm off the coast of Kamchatka

Kamchatka rescuers on Saturday warned residents about the arrival in the region of an active cyclone, which brought storm and caused a great storm in the Bering Sea, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Far Eastern regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the forecasts of Roshydromet, on Saturday night in the Bering Sea and the northern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in two days is expected severe storm, in which the height of waves can reach 8-10 meters," — said the source.

According to him, the captains of commercial and fishing vessels at sea, received a storm

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Russian border and South Ossetia is closed due to bad weather, said the border guards

South Ossetia's border with Russia is temporarily closed because of a snowstorm, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a representative of the FSB border of North Ossetia.

"Orders Emergency Commission checkpoint Zaramag lower due to the blizzard snow transport is blocked, the border is closed from 12.30 MSK," — said the source.

Earlier in the MES of North Ossetia reported that 12.30 MSK Transcaucasian highway connecting South and North Ossetia, is closed because of the danger of avalanches. Areas where snow has accumulated a critical mass will be tested avalanche services. The road is closed until further notice. Last week, the

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Off the coast of Kamchatka predict dangerous swell

Wave height can reach 8-10 meters

As RIA "Data" in the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry DVRTS, from 5 to 6 December in the waters of the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean in the regions east of the northern coast of the Kamchatka peninsula (areas 11 290 11 311, 11 312, 11313) is expected dangerous phenomenon — swell in which the height of a wave can reach 8-10 meters. The phenomenon continues until the morning of December 6.

In this regard, experts predict the Monitoring and Forecasting CMC DVRTS MES of Russia, 5-6 December by

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Another 45 tons of highly contaminated water leaked from the destroyed reactor

In a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, there was another leak of radioactive water into the ocean. The sea got cesium-137, the half-life is 30 years. During this time, he is extremely dangerous to humans. From sewage treatment plants emergency Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant over the weekend spilled 45 tons of radioactive water, reports ABC referring to the representative of the operating company. Contaminated water presumably fell into the ocean. Leak of radioactive water — another reminder of the difficulties facing Tokyo Electric Power Co., Promised by the end of this year to bring the reactors

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