Drift in Russia of radioactive particles from the DPRK is unlikely

Chance to hit the Far East with the air flow of any substance from North Korea, where on Tuesday, according to foreign media reports, was allegedly carried out a nuclear explosion is very low, according to RIA Novosti, the representative of the Department of Roshydromet Far Eastern Federal District.

"At present, air flows moving in the direction from west to east, that is, from the continent to the ocean" — a spokesman said.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Tuesday morning recorded tremors in North Korea near the test site for nuclear testing. According to the service, published on its

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The number of victims of the earthquake in Iran amounted to 250

The number of victims of the earthquake that occurred on Saturday in the north-west of Iran in East Azerbaijan Province, reached 250 people, the number of victims was 1.8 thousand, according to the Iranian news agency Fars Sunday citing Deputy Interior Minister and leader of the Emergency Management Office at Hassan Kadami.

Previously reported 220 dead and 1.5 thousand victims.

"According to the latest data, 250 people were killed and more than 1.8 thousand people were affected by the earthquake. Destroyed some 110 villages, and we hope that the number (of victims and survivors) will not increase," — leads the

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Nearly 500 people are fighting a forest fire on Mount Athos

Around five hundred people, as well as helicopters and aircraft involved in fire fighting in the monastic republic of Athos, you can not put it out for the fourth day, told RIA Novosti the fire in Greece.

"The fire is in the vicinity of the monastery Chilandar, but the monastery itself is not threatened. Today the wind a little weaker, but it changes direction," — said the representative office.

According to her, working on fire 183 Greek firefighters and 49 fire fighters were sent by the Government of Serbia, 110 soldiers, 120 volunteers. Also involved 11 aircraft and seven helicopters,

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Three people have been victims of Tropical Storm Ernesto in Mexico

At least three people were killed as a result of tropical storm "Ernesto", hit the southern part of Mexico, said Friday the agency Europa Pressso referring to the local authorities.

The greatest damage, the amount of which is being installed, the storm struck the states of Tabasco, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo and Chiapas. In Tabasco, by river flooding killed two people, one of which is 17-year-old fisherman, Veracruz disaster victims was 60-year-old man who tried to reinforce the roof of his house.

On the possibility of flooding and flooding officials said 11 states, in several municipalities of Campeche state of

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Radiation levels in Primorye after a nuclear explosion in North Korea is not exceeded

Rescuers and forecasters Primorye, bordering North Korea, where on Tuesday may have been a nuclear test, while working as normal, excess radioactivity is not fixed.

Reuters reported with reference to the South Korean media on Monday, North Korea informed the U.S. government and China's plans to conduct a nuclear test. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Tuesday morning recorded tremors in North Korea near the test site for nuclear testing. According to the service, an earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the area at a depth Sondzhinbegam one kilometer. In connection with a possible nuclear test in North Korea South

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Electricity supply in Karelia plan to restore Sunday

Power supply to the affected elements of settlements Karelia to be restored by the time the scheme on Sunday, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the National Center for Crisis Management (National Emergency Management Center) Russian Emergencies Ministry.

Squally wind and rain hit the Kareliyuv on Wednesday night. Due to bad weather left without electricity for almost 25 thousand people. In Petrozavodsk, the rain collapsed eight meters of the pedestrian bridge over the river Lososinka. Heavy rains also podtopili several roads and bridges in the city Lahdenpohja.

Also in the lower basin of the Vig had the monthly

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Forest fire rages in 1 km from the recreation center in Chelyabinsk region

A forest fire broke out on Friday near the recreation center "Builder" in Verkhneuralsk district of Chelyabinsk region, according to the main emergency department in the region.

According to authorities, a signal fire on the forest area of 2.1 hectares enrolled at 10.00 (8.00 MSK), the fire went up to a distance of one kilometer to the base.

"The place of fire and construction of recreation on the river separates the pond Suyazka width of 50 meters. Threats to rest on the basis of people do not. Administration of Magnitogorsk, in order to eliminate the risk for vacationers prepared buses

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In the 14 districts of the Orenburg region entered emergency mode due to insect

State of emergency was introduced in 14 districts of the Orenburg region due to insect attacks trees, according to the regional government.

Decree of the Governor Yury Berg emergency mode introduced in Abdulinsky and Alexandrov Asekeevskogo, Buguruslan, Buzuluk, Gai, Ilek, Kuvandyksky, Matvyeyevski, Novosergievsky, Ponomarev, North, and Tashlinsky Sharlykskogo areas.

"The governor decided to form the headquarters of the organization of assistance to municipalities on whose territory the common foci of pests in 2012, and to approve its composition," — said in a statement.

Heads of the municipal recommended to take immediate measures to prevent the negative effects of an emergency,

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Water receded from homes flooded Karelian village

ode retreated from flooded homes Belomorsk Karelian village, where they had been evacuated about 60 people, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday in the Information Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Due to heavy rain on Wednesday afternoon was flooded 14 houses in this village. Rescuers decided to evacuate 56 people, among them 18 children.

Relatives was taken by 34 people, 22 others are in the temporary accommodation in the kindergarten "SPRING".

"The water of the houses left, planned return of the population", — said the representative office.

Squally wind and rain hit the Karelia on Wednesday night. Due to bad weather left

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Almost 300 people eliminate the consequences of the disaster in Karelia

Around 300 experts eliminate the consequences of the disaster in the White Sea region of Karelia, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Information Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Squally wind and rain hit the Kareliyuv on Wednesday night. Due to bad weather left without electricity for almost 25 thousand people. In addition, in Petrozavodsk by rain collapsed eight meters of the pedestrian bridge over the river Lososinka.

Heavy rains also podtopili several roads and bridges in the city Lahdenpohja. Water flooded the engine room Matkozhnenskoy hydro, no light left 1,5 thousand people.

On Wednesday afternoon October Railway dorogapriostanovila

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