Shiveluch in Kamchatka threw ash to a height of about 7 km

Ejection of ash to a height of about seven kilometers occurred on Wednesday from the crater of the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka — Shiveluch, reports GUMCHS for Kamchatka region.

Increased activity of Shiveluch volcano, whose height is about 3.3 thousand meters above sea level, was launched in May 2009. In the dome of the volcano is a normal eruption formed cleft depth of about 30 meters. For settlements eruption no danger, but plumes pose a serious threat to aviation.

"The ash cloud spreads to the south of the volcano, in the way of its distribution locations available," — said

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Storm warning announced in Sakhalin because of showers

Storm warning announced on Saturday in four districts of Sakhalin in connection with the approach of storm cyclone reports EMERCOM Russia in the region.

According to weather forecasts, in Smirnykhovsk, Poronajskiy, Makarov and Dolinsky municipalities expected heavy rainfall — up to 30 millimeters. The next day on the rivers of the island may be a sharp rise in the water level at 0.5-1.5 meters with access to the floodplain.

EMERCOM of Russia on Sakhalin warns of possible violations in the transport, energy and other economic facilities, short-term flooding of settlements located in the lowlands of rain waters. Residents of these

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In New York during Hurricane rescued over 600 pets

Activists rescued in New York, more than 600 pets, which could have been killed as a result of the hurricane, "Sandy", according to animal welfare The Human Society (HSUS) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) in his microblog on Twitter.

Hurricane "Sandy" that hit the Eastern United States and Canada, lost power, but the number of victims continues to grow: according to the latest data, killed about 50 people. While emergency services to help people, animal welfare advocates are trying to save pets: dogs, cats, birds and others.

According to their website HSUS and

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Storm warning announced in the Kursk region

Kursk regional emergencies department announced Wednesday storm warning in the region due to expected high winds and precipitation in the form of rain and snow, the agency said.

"Thirty-first day of October in the Kursk region is expected worsening of weather conditions associated with precipitation in the form of rain and wet snow, wind gusts of up to 20 meters per second. Temperature will be 2-4 degrees Celsius," — said in a statement.

According to the MOE, such adverse weather conditions can cause damage to the transmission and power lines in populated areas, including the fall of trees. It is

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The situation at the plant, caught in a hurricane, Sandy is under control

The situation in the U.S. nuclear power plants have come under the influence of the hurricane, "Sandy", is under control, RIA Novosti said a senior source at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

"The IAEA does not consider it an emergency situation in the U.S. nuclear power plant was hit by hurricane" Sandy. "At nuclear plants all done correctly, a number of units have stopped. All plant with the required security systems, including diesel generators," — he said.

One of the reactors of nuclear power Salem 1 in the U.S. state of New Jersey on Tuesday, stopped working due to

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New York is almost paralyzed in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy

Due to the impending hurricane in U.S. largest city in the evening on October 28 carried out a complete paralysis of public transport, including the metro, buses and trains. This is a rather radical solution, since these types of daily movements are more than 5 million residents. In addition, a halt some bridges and transport tunnels. Similar decisions were made in Philadelphia and Washington.

After meeting with the cold Arctic air masses Sandy storm coming from the Caribbean, will bring to New York the strongest precipitation. Territory lesions may exceed 1280 km from the center of the storm,

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Airports and Transportation in Washington do not stop working because of hurricane

Capital District of Columbia authorities say its full readiness to attack the hurricane "Sandy", the public transport in the city will not break, evacuation is not made.

It is expected that "Sandy" will reach the U.S. coast on Monday night local time (Tuesday morning MSK). According to weather forecasts, the most severe effects of Hurricane undergo the states of New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Currently hurricane is moving at a speed of 17 kilometers per hour in a north-easterly direction, gusts associated winds reaching 120 kilometers per hour. Victims of "Sandy", which previously fell to Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico

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Obama urged to treat hurricane Sandy seriously

U.S. President Barack Obama called on the emergency services to prepare for the worst scenarios with Hurricane "Sandy", which is now moving towards the mainland United States.

"This is a serious big storm. We do not know on which areas have the brunt of which will be the most severe consequences. Therefore important for us to respond quickly, as will be receiving information from the field. My main appeal — to treat storm seriously "- Obama said during a regular meeting with the head of the Agency for Emergency Management Craig Fugate and Deputy Richard Serino.

It is expected that

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In the coming days in the central region is expected to freezing rain

On the territory of the central region, including in Moscow and the Moscow region, on the night of 30 to 31 October and 31 October, heavy rains are expected, including ice and gusty winds up to 22 meters per second, said on Monday the Central Regional Centre for Emergency Situations of Russia.

"According to the Hydromet in connection with the release of the Balkan cyclone in the Central Federal District in the night of 30 to 31 and saving 31 October, including in Moscow and the Moscow region, are expected to: rain, freezing rain, wet snow on trees and

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Obama ordered the federal government to help states prepare for Sandy

U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered the authorities to provide the states that are on the path of a hurricane, "Sandy", all necessary federal resources to minimize the consequences of the disaster.

"This morning the President spoke with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, head of the Emergency Management Agency, Craig Fugate, director of the Center for the Study Hurricane Rick Knabbom and National Security Adviser John Brennan, told him an update on preparations for the hurricane," Sandy ", moving in the direction of the mainland USA ", — stated in the White House.

Raging in the Atlantic hurricane "Sandy" is

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