Altai and Kuzbass earthquake

In Barnaul, felt the tremors, "Interfax". Aftershocks recorded at 11:40 local time. People leave the high-rise office buildings. "Currently, we expect the information from seismic," — said the agency spokesman emergency department for the Altai Territory Andrey Pozdnyakov.

Also reports of tremors come from Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo and Prokopievsk.

According to the website the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 5:35 GMT (8:35 MSK), its epicenter was 170 km south of Abakan at a depth of 15.4 km, the magnitude was 5.5, reports "Interfax".

Emergencies in Tuapse — landslide blocked the Olympic track

In Tuapse declared a state of emergency due to a landslide that blocked the 300 square meters of the federal highway Dzhubga — Sochi on the Black Sea. , Said a source at the district civil defense and emergencies. Landslide movement began Tuesday. The night before, near the entrance to the Tuapse on the mountain began to sink soil. Four residents of homes have been evacuated from the danger zone, say Yuga.Ru. Per night coverage has expanded significantly.

This morning the ground motion increased. Land bed slid to federal highway. Was damaged about 50 meters of track, with the road

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Nicholas hurricane left without electricity more than 150 settlements in Belarus

Hurricane "Nicholas" left without electricity for more than 150 settlements in Vitebsk and Grodno regions. BelTA learned from the press-secretary of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Vitaly Novitsky.

According to the operative data of MES, as a result of strong gusts of wind up to 25 m / sec in the Vitebsk and Grodno regions energized 154 settlements. However, given the fact that Belarus is in a zone of active cyclone "Nicholas" in the future, this statistic may be higher.

As noted by Vitaly Novitsky, situations where would require emergency assistance, while not arise, except for an incident in Grodno.

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After a snowstorm on the European part of Russia are the strongest since the beginning of winter frost

Strong snowstorm paralyzed traffic in Moscow. In the Capital Region has come a powerful cyclone "Nicholas." Emergencies Ministry warns of snow will be so much that can collapse roofs and slaboukreplennyh designs.

What's going on in the capital, we were told our correspondent Ksenia Nekrasov, who had just returned from Moscow streets.

It was the Xenia Nekrasov, which because of the cyclone "Nicholas" is forced to cancel the trip by car, too much snow in Moscow. "Nicholas" is not just snow — after the snowstorm expected strong decrease in temperature. For the second half

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Mexico freeze

Mexico's people suffer from the strongest in 50 years cold. The country is marked drop in temperature to -18 ° C. hypothermia 6 people died. Power plants can not handle the load and fail. Authorities had shut down factories.

In Mexico, located on the same latitude as Egypt and India, established unusually cold weather. Temperatures range from -18 ° C to -10 ° C, reports Reuters. Some regions have been recorded temperatures down to -21 ° C. This, say the local weatherman, there was no past fifty years. Freezing conditions threaten delayed: the first cold hit the country at the

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An avalanche on Cheget killed two tourists

Two tourists killed in avalanche on Mount Cheget in Kabardino-Balkaria, reports "Interfax".

Avalanche came down about 12:30 Moscow time. Rescuers arrived on the scene, removed the bodies in an hour. Their identity has not yet officially established.

Later in the same area, another avalanche came down, cover the three tourists, but they managed to rescue from the snow alive.

The press service of the Southern Regional Emergency Center noted that the two groups of tourists were in the area to which entry is forbidden to tourists because of the danger of avalanches.

Mount Cheget height 3769 meters, located in the

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States are buried in snow

In the United States, 400,000 people lost electricity because of the weather. Blizzard raging in much of the country. Reports of collapse — air and ground — come one after another.

From America, buried in snow — NTV correspondent Alexey Veselovsky.

Blizzard struck immediately by 30 American states from west to east — from New Mexico to Maine. Over 3500 miles — cold, snowstorms and freezing rain.

The hardest had the Midwest: Wisconsin, Illinois and Missouri were literally inundated with snow. In Chicago, only now dropped two feet of precipitation. Life in the city

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A powerful cyclone has caused the U.S. Snow in 30 states

Severe ice storm struck the 30 states in the U.S. Midwest. Some have declared a state of emergency. Wind speed exceeds 20 meters per second, and visibility — zero. The car stops right on the highways.

Across the Atlantic, in France, people are faced with another problem — ice. There was freezing rain, and the streets have turned into one big ice rink. On one of the main highways in the suburbs of Paris formed a huge traffic jam — there faced 50 cars, 38 people injured.

Elements raged in the Southern Hemisphere — Australia hit by cyclone "Yasi".

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Snow storm canceled thousands of flights in the U.S.

A powerful storm brought snow and ice on the territory of more than 30 U.S. states. Due to bad weather on Tuesday and Wednesday was canceled more than 9,000 flights. Breaks power lines caused by strong winds and icing of wires, already deprived of electricity more than 100,000 customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas. Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio.

In Chicago (Illinois) for the first time in 12 years because of the snow and frost canceled classes in schools. In dozens of U.S. cities in the central part of the country canceled classes in schools and other educational institutions, government

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Obama ordered the appropriate agencies to prepare the country for the U.S. snowfall

Barack Obama has ordered the relevant ministries to prepare the infrastructure of the country and its citizens to the impending snow storm, which, according to weather forecasts, will fall by 30 of the 50 U.S. states by the end of this week.

The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned of a high probability of snowfall accompanied by strong winds, large parts of the country. Warning of impending snowfall issued for 30 states, ice storms are predicted in eight of them: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.

"The president on Tuesday morning heard the report of the U.S.

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