Weather Center warns of abnormal cold weather in central Russia

Abnormally cold weather with temperatures of 7-10, in places up to 15 degrees below normal expected throughout the Central Federal District (CFD) February 9-13, said the Russian meteorologist.

"At night, the temperature will drop to minus 23-29 degrees, sometimes down to minus 30-35 degrees at night, the prevailing temperature is minus 16-22 degrees," — said meteorologists.

As noted by the Office, the cause of a new wave of cold will be a rare form of circulation in the atmosphere — the second in the last ten days of deep tropospheric cyclone, the center of which is located on the

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Clean the oil from the Gulf of Mexico helped bacteria and undercurrents

In the most recent large-scale study of the Gulf of Mexico, which suffered an explosion on the oil platform Deepwater Horizon in April 2010, most of the water is cleansed of oil spills and gas. Largely contributed to this collection of factors such as underwater topography, ocean currents and the action of bacteria. This was last week reported by the media with reference to the results of a study of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States.

Recall powerful explosion at the Deepwater Horizon platform in the Gulf of Mexico occurred in April 2010 and killed 11 people.

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Ivan the Terrible volcano awoke the Kuril Island of Iturup

Members of the Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics recorded awakening volcano Ivan the Terrible in the Kuril island of Iturup, threats settlements there, told RIA Novosti the EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region.

"The eruption began on Wednesday. On the northeast flank of the volcano has increased the intensity of the emission of gas. Nearest town, away from the volcano at 9 km. Scientists explain the eruption of a substantial amount of water in the feed channels. Thursday night in settlements Iturup felt faint odor hydrogen sulfide, and there were minor loss of ashes "- said the source.

These eruptions occurred

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Strong earthquake in Buryatia

A strong earthquake occurred on Tuesday evening in Buryatia, the intensity at the center, located 12.5 km south of the village Bichura, was 6.7 points, told RIA Novosti EMERCOM Russia's Buryatia. According to preliminary reports, the victims and no permits.

Aftershocks were recorded in 20.53 (15.53 MSK), they experienced a number of settlements and Ulan-Ude.

Tremors force people felt two points at least seven villages and Bichursky Kyahtinsky regions of Buryatia.

Operational groups MOE and district administration surveyed settlements, according to preliminary data, the victims and no permits, a spokesman said.

According to witnesses, at the Bichura people feel a

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A volcanic eruption has caused cancellation of hundreds Puyeue flights


In Belgium, the roses bloom

Belgium celebrates New Year's Eve at unusually high for this time of year, temperature, reported on Sunday in Brussels, representatives of the Royal Meteorological Institute.

Reference thermometer Institute, established in Uccle district of Brussels, showed last night 10.4 degrees Celsius. This second result since 1883, when New Year's Eve was marked by temperature plus 11 degrees.

Meteorologists promise warmth even during the first few days of the new year, accompanied by a rather heavy rains. On lawns and flowerbeds flowers bloom in the Belgian capital, of which can be seen even roses, hot-season.


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Snowfall paralyzed traffic in Serbia

Due to heavy snowfall across Serbia hampered vehicular traffic, according to ITAR-TASS. A number of mountain roads are completely closed to traffic. In some areas, the exclusion applies only to trucks with trailers, announced today the representatives of the traffic police.

According to meteorologists, with the last night in the country fell from 10 to 25 cm of snow. Despite heavy rainfall, in general the authorities cope with the situation. In particular, it is reported that all major roads cleared and functioning normally. However, the speed limit on them due to ice and snow continuing reduced from 120 km /

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65 pigs died due to lightning

10 sows and 55 piglets were burned in the fire, which occurred due to lightning in the area Kharovsk on Friday, July 29. Two animals escaped from the fire, according to news agency SeverInform with reference to the regional Department of MOE.

A pillar of lightning that struck the building pigsty, said the shepherd. After a while the smoke. At the time of fire, one of the men on the farm were not — building stood on the outskirts of the village. While local residents caused fire, structure along with the animals completely destroyed. Note that day, in the Vologda

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred near the northern Kuriles

The earthquake occurred at 4.7 points Monday to the south-east of the northern Kuril Islands, reported the regional emergencies department Russia.

"According to the seismic" Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk ", December 17, at 11.29 (5.29 MSK), 113 kilometers south-east of the town of Severo-Kurilsk at a depth of 100 km were recorded earthquake of magnitude 4.7," — said the agency.

In North-Kurilsk it was felt at the level of 2-3 points. The threat of a tsunami or damage.

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