Western Australia is preparing for the arrival of the cyclone Grow

On the west coast of Australia announced a warning to evacuate low-lying areas of the population of Port Hedland in the fact that the cyclone Rusty can provoke Surges high waves and dangerous flooding.

Rusty cyclone is moving very slowly and has a huge potential storm. Very soon the storm center width of 36 km will be located on the western coast. Probability of Surges wave is more than obvious, as now, the system can generate winds of up to 195 km / h between Wim Creek and Pardo in Australian Kimberley and Pilbara. In Port Hedland carry out

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Number of cases of cholera in the Dominican Republic is growing — Onishchenko

The number of cases of cholera in the Dominican Republic — a favorite holiday region of Russian tourists — continues to grow, at last count, 139 people were infected, while in neighboring Haiti, where a raging epidemic of cholera have already died, more than 3.3 thousand people, RIA Novosti Chief Medical Officer Gennady Onishchenko.

"The number went to a doctor in Haiti has exceeded 150,000 people, more than 3.3 thousand people died. Dominican Republic in 139 patients with cholera," — he said.

Earlier, Onishchenko said that on December 23 in the Dominican Republic were 27 hospitalizations due to cholera. Cases

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A criminal case has been opened in Primorye upon catching rare merlins

Linear transport police department in Vladivostok has opened a criminal investigation into the poaching of six listed in the Red Book gyrfalcons confiscated at the airport, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the department.

The police found eight merlins from a resident of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, who came from a military board of Kamchatka in late December. A day later, six birds were seized from the luggage of another resident of Kamchatka, who tried to move the birds to Novosibirsk.

According to police, a criminal case on the fact of illegal fishing six merlins. Sanction of this article is punishable

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Joint exercises between Russia and Sweden in 2013

Representatives of the Russian Navy signed an agreement with their Swedish colleagues for a joint training program. This agreement was reached during a meeting of the Baltic Fleet commander Admiral Viktor Kravchuk, with Chief Navy Sweden Vice Admiral Ian Ternkvistom. This meeting was held in October last year in Kaliningrad. The curriculum provides for recovery of the crew with the "sunken" submarine. Experienced rescuers and experts will show beginners how to properly conduct a rescue operation, the actions and in what sequence to perform. Young rescuers heard detailed instructions and familiarized with the operations to eliminate problems and rescue victims,

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In Uzbekistan, an earthquake measuring 4.5 points

In the Ferghana region of Uzbekistan, an earthquake measuring 4.5 points on June 24 in 00.18 hours local time (23.18 MSK), REGNUM correspondent in seismic "Tashkent".

The epicenter was near the village Chimion Fergana region. No casualties or damage were reported.

Meanwhile, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 4.2 points located 15 kilometers west of the city Margilan and four kilometers north-east of Hamza. Hearth lies at a depth of 20 kilometers.

Recall that in the epicenter area in the foothills of aftershocks Katran Tau, at a height of 450 m above sea level,

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Storm warning announced in Ingushetia because of possible rain

Squally winds of up to 20 meters per second and strong thunderstorms are expected in Ingushetia by the end of Thursday, declared a storm warning, told RIA Novosti the Republican GUMCHS.

"Until the end of the day expect strong thunderstorms with hail and squally wind increasing to 20 m / s. It is possible emergencies related damage and power lines, disturbances in transport, traffic and public services, increasing the number of road accidents , "- said the source.

Strong wind and heavy rain on June 16-19 caused damage agricultural land, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, private buildings of the republic. Rivers burst

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The number of rhinos slaughtered by poachers in South Africa is growing every year

Hunters for the horns already killed more than 450 rhinos in South Africa since the beginning of 2012, beating the way last year's "record", British broadcaster BBC BBC referring to the South African government.

"From the beginning of the year 455 rhinos were killed, given that the annual population growth of only 6%, we are approaching the point of no return. Once death rate exceeds the birth rate, the view begins to disappear," — said the head of the project maintain the population of rhinos Christie Brebner (Kirsty Brebner) , as quoted by the broadcaster.

In 2007, poachers killed 13

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Korean volcano will soon erupt

On the Korean peninsula in the near term may occur Baekdu eruption — the highest mountain and volcano in the region. Expert geologist in South Korea believe that the eruption of the volcano, which last time threw lava in 1702, could happen in 2014 or 2015.

The volcano, located on the border between North Korea and China, could damage of 10 to 100 times greater than the largest eruption of the Icelandic volcano in April 2010. It is believed that the most powerful eruption of Baekdu happened in the year 1000 AD, when the ancient kingdom of Bohai fell.

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The attack on the fish people

The massive assault on the people of fish has become commonplace in the rivers of the U.S. state of Illinois. Imported to North America Asian carp caught on so well in the new location, which was replaced by other water inhabitants. Extracts and people. Any movement of the fish jumping out of the water reacts to a height of 3 meters.

In Illinois, the Asian carp have put the ecosystem of the rivers on the brink of disaster

"Fish" natural disaster in Illinois. In the U.S. state of river invaded the Asian carp. They destroy native fish species and even attack people jumping out of the water up to three meters. At the extreme fishing visited our own correspondent in the U.S. — Maxim Drabok.

So the sight of local people is not surprising. Real "fishy" downpour. This herd of Asian carp perceives as a threat and a boat to escape, jumping out of the water. Now they are so many that need rescuing other river dwellers.

Blake Rubashov, fish ecology:

— Here it is. Of the Mississippi

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