In the north of Kamchatka earthquake measuring 5.0

In the north of Kamchatka earthquake measuring 5.0 points. Destruction, and there were no injuries, the press service of the Main Department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The epicenter was located a few dozen kilometers from the village of Tilichiki, Vyvenka and Hailino. In communities tremors were felt, but their magnitude was 3.0-4.0.

This is not the first earthquake, recorded on the Kamchatka Peninsula in recent days. Earlier, Russian Academy of Sciences Geophysical Service issued a message in the Pacific Ocean, 200 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka earthquake with magnitude 5.2.

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Japanese authorities are preparing a plan for an evacuation of the population

Japanese authorities are preparing a plan for an evacuation of the inhabitants of towns and villages in the north-east of the island of Honshu, the most seriously affected by the strongest-ever earthquake magnitude 9.0, in other parts of the country.

As stated at a press conference Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, "such a plan being studied." Currently in temporary evacuation center in the northeast located about 400 000 refugees, some of them — residents of areas near the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1".

In view of the deteriorating situation at the station before the authorities announced a mandatory

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Temperatures down to minus 47 degrees are expected in the Irkutsk region

Temperatures down to minus 47 degrees are expected in the Irkutsk region on Friday and Saturday, the press service of the Siberian regional center of Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"According to the forecasts of the Irkutsk AHEM, 21-22 December in most areas of the Irkutsk region is expected cold weather Cons with minimum temperatures 32 — 37 degrees, sometimes minus 42 — 47 degrees," — said in a release.

Specialists MOE asking area residents to take precautions and to refrain from long-distance travel for road transport.

On the Portuguese island of Madeira unexpectedly returned winter

In the resort has a whole day does not stop snowing. Declined sharply, and temperature. Local residents report that they have seen this here for over 10 years.

Municipal services were not ready for such an abrupt change in the weather. In the end, paralyzed traffic on the roads. About 200 motorists were trapped.

To rescue people had to bring emergency services. According to weather forecasts, snow weakened only by tomorrow night.

 

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The situation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is developed according to the worst scenario

Because of the complex situation in Japan decided to temporarily exit the families of employees of Russian institutions in Japan. This was reported today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country. The evacuation of Japanese diplomats, and members of other Russian government agencies, it is not planned.

Meanwhile, the situation at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima" is developing in the worst case scenario. According to the latest reports, on the 1st and 3rd Units began partial meltdown of the reactor core when the system is cooling. Background radiation in the morning

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Forecasters expect night in Leningrad twenty below

Forecasters predicted on Thursday night temperatures drop to minus 20 degrees in some areas of the Leningrad region, the Press Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Leningrad region, with reference to the weather center.

"On the roads icy. Predicted an increased likelihood of emergencies and incidents related to the failures of people and vehicles under the ice, as well as detachments of the coastal ice shelf Sestroretsk, Vyborg Bay, Luga and Koporskaya lips," — said in a statement.

Collect spilled oil under Vladimir plan the evening

The dismantlement of oil products spilled in the accident on an oil pipeline in the Vladimir region, is scheduled to be completed by Friday evening, reports the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The accident at the main oil pipeline near the village of October Vyazniky area (143-km oil pipeline "Verhnevolzhskie oil" Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl ") occurred on Wednesday evening. Were immediately closed two valves — in Kovrov Vladimir region and one in Nizhny Novgorod region. Available PE installed 60 meters of booms that prevent oil in the water sources. According to MOE, razlivasostavila area 985 square meters, the threat to the environment

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In Kyrgyzstan, struggling with the effects of hurricane winds and snowfall

In Kyrgyzstan, struggling with the effects of high winds and snow hit the capital. As REGNUM correspondent today, March 16, in the Office of Public Affairs in Bishkek city administration, municipal urban services already started with one in the morning to clear snow from the roads of the capital. Municipal Enterprise "Tazalyk" ("Clean") slips major roadway inert materials. All in all these studies involved 19 cars machinery. Expended 165 tons of sand and 3.5 tons of technical salt. 555 janitors clean sidewalks and pedestrian areas.

According to the press-service of "Severelectro" fell upon the eve of snow

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Near Almaty landslide volume of 220 cubic meters

Descended landslide near Almaty damaged cafe, located next to the road Almaty — Almaarasan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing deputy head of CSR Almaty Yuri Ilyin. Victims and victims.

According to him, the amount of mud flow was 220 cubic meters, it can be compared with about 42 trucks. Because of the landslide road Almaty — Almaarasan zablokirvoannoy was for 25 yards. "Cafe" Leah "is damaged by 40 percent, partially destroyed the outer roof, — says deputy chief of CSR. In emergency response units were involved SI" Kazselezaschita "Roso, control fire Almaty region and UDP DVD region" — said Ilyin.

He also

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3.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in the northern Kurils

Seismologists on Friday registered a tremor in the northern Kuriles, said Far Eastern Regional Center Emergency Ministry.

"An earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred on Friday at 02.32 Sakhalin time (19.32 MSK), 164 kilometers southwest of the town of North-Kurilsk Sakhalin (Island Paramushir) at a depth of 60 kilometers," — said in a statement.

It noted that in the settlements of the earthquake was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

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