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Active volcano Sakurajima December 30

Land will cover the Leonid meteor

In the night from Thursday to Friday Ufa residents will see a rare celestial phenomenon — the so-called Leonids. On that night, an hour will fall about a hundred meteorites.

— To see them any special optical devices do not need enough to go after four in the morning and look at the east side of the sky, — told the "KP" in Ufa planetarium. Leonids will be visible until Wednesday, November 23.

The last time the Leonids were out back in 1999, then the flow totaled about 5,000 meteorites per hour, and the next visit is expected only in

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Scientists are unable to explain the mysterious phenomenon off the coast of Netanya

Israeli scientists continue to search for the cause of mass death of fish, which occurred on the eve of the coastal strip of Netanya. Already well established that the phenomenon is not caused by contamination of sea water or some poaching activities, wrote on September 12 information portal Walla. Beaches near which was found dead fish, are under the control of the Office of National Parks and sanctuaries and closed to tourists. Scientists have found that fish, which in Israel is called "Aras" migrated through the Suez Canal from the Red Sea, where it usually resides. It is possible that

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A month in the UK have died from the virus thousand lambs

Because of Schmallenberg virus in 74 farms sheep gave birth to the dead and sick babies. Thousands of livestock have suffered from the disease in the south and east. Because of the threat of a deadly virus is strictly prohibited farmers transporting livestock.

Who conducted the survey of farmers, veterinarians and other workers exposed to sick animals. There is a possibility that the virus can be dangerous for people.

The virus, which became a real tragedy for farmers, National Farmers' Union has called a "time bomb." According to them, on some farms lost up to 20% of cattle.

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In the Norwegian Sea has been a serious earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Norwegian Sea. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at 601 km north-west of the Norwegian city of Tromso and more than 1,000 kilometers from Murmansk. Underground shock was registered at a depth of 8.8 kilometers.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center estimated the magnitude of that earthquake at 6.5 and issued a warning about the possible origin of a local tsunami, according to ITAR-TASS. Manifestation of underground elements were registered at 02:47 Moscow time.

New York and New Jersey after Sandy

Two weeks have passed since the hurricane Sandy ran into the U.S. East Coast and left 8.5 million people without electricity. But work on the clearing of settlements, roads and beaches of loose debris, far from complete. This is especially noticeable in New York and New Jersey, in Coney Island and around Staten Island. A major force in this case are the team of volunteers who work on the clean-up of flooded homes and property saving surviving victims. Their work continues, even in the absence of electricity.

1. Residents of Breezy Point in Queens escaped after being taken away

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Heavy downpours hit the east of France

Heavy downpours hit on Tuesday night in the French department of Meurthe-et-Moselle, flooded basements and ground floors of homes, according to French media.

Unprecedented rainfall fell in Nancy — 86 millimeters in three hours, including 15.7 millimeters — less than six minutes. The water level in some areas, up to two meters, washing cars with parking places and flooding basements and first floors of buildings. The city Essey-les-Nancy, firemen and rescuers found the body of an elderly woman drowned in their homes.

All fire-rescue workers received 40 per night per thousand calls, they went on calls 648 times. They had,

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Russians are not affected by the earthquake in Costa Rica

Russian citizens are not affected by the earthquake of magnitude 7.6, occurred the day before in Costa Rica, according to a report released Thursday MFA.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 occurred on September 5 in Costa Rica 08.42 local time (18.42 MSK). Its center lies at a depth of 40 kilometers. Quake epicenter was located 80 kilometers from the city of Liberia and 140 kilometers from the capital — the city of San Jose.

"According to the Russian Embassy in Costa Rica, at the moment the victims of Russian citizens in the country, including members of our diplomatic missions and their

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Penalty threw the whale ocean shore of Bering Island

Penalty sperm whale carcass weight of about 15 tons of washed ashore Bering Island (Commander Islands), told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the Commander State Biosphere Reserve.

"The carcass of animal inspectors discovered reserve on the coastal strip of the bay Sauerkraut near Cape Fat" — a spokesman said.

According to him, the state does not allow the carcass to determine the sex and age of the animal, as well as the cause of his death.

Reserve representative explained that the cases where the sperm whales cast ashore Bering Island, were recorded in the past. Last January, the

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Female clouded leopard was brought to the Novosibirsk Zoo in the Czech Republic

Zoo staff of the Czech city of Ostrava was sent to Novosibirsk young female clouded leopard named Reveal, where it is waiting for the male Shan, reported in the Novosibirsk zoo.

"In Novosibirsk Zoo arrived female clouded leopard … Shew was born in Ostrava Zoo July 8, 2012. Mate will be recently obtained from the zoo Usti nad Labem (Czech Republic) male clouded leopard Shang" — said in a statement.

The zoo clarify that female leopard arrived in Novosibirsk February 15 program of conservation and breeding species.

"Flight Manifest moved well and is now in neighboring Xanom cage in the

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