More than 30 cities in the south of Brazil announced emergency mode due to rain

Regime declared emergency in 34 cities in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina because of heavy rains, said local civil defense service. On the eve of the 12 victims reported cities. According to GO services, the passage of a strong atmospheric front with the environment in the past accompanied by torrential rain. Local rivers burst their banks and flooded residential areas of cities. The number of victims has reached 890,000, of which 64,000 were made homeless — their houses destroyed or damaged by floods. Two people were killed, said GO service. Stronger than the others suffered

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Asha on forest area fell bark beetle

As a result of mass reproduction of bark beetle pine forests Asha municipal district of Chelyabinsk region under threat of death.

As reported by the agency "Ural-press-inform" the expert on public relations of "Asha Metallurgical Plant" Julia Edel referring to the deputy head of the OSU "Asha forest" Yuri Shaldin to see the dead fir and spruce ashintsam no longer need to go to the forest. On the slopes of the mountains on the background of green foliage clearly distinguished dead trees, it is the victim of the spruce bark beetle. While the most effective way to combat this dangerous

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Typhoon Talas in Primorye eyewitness

Tropical Typhoon "Talas" that raged in Japan over the weekend, the beginning of this week reached the Russian coast.

Element collapsed storm winds and heavy rains in the coastal areas of Primorsky Krai — Lozovsky, Olga, Terneisky, Dalnegorsk. According to the regional meteorologist, here fell polumesyachnaya rainfall.

Eyewitnesses binge verse tells that the roads Dalnegorsk raging torrents, water gardens podtopila locals and went to their homes. To avoid short-circuit some of the buildings have been disconnected from the power supply.

"We have homes that are for a long time without power. Now in a number of buildings

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Cyclone Katia gaining strength

"Katya" to gain strength and is threatening the east coast of the U.S.. Element has developed into the second category of hurricane risk. Speed accompanying winds reaching 160 kilometers per hour and this is not the limit, sure meteorologists.

Now the cyclone is located in the Leeward Islands and is moving in a northwesterly direction. If the storm does not deviate from the course, he could reach U.S. shores

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A teenager was killed in the earthquake in Sumatra

The victim of the earthquake magnitude 6.6, which occurred on the eve of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a 12-year-old boy, has numerous destruction, wrote on Tuesday, the newspaper Jakarta Post. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 99 kilometers southwest of Medan, and its center lies at a depth of 110 kilometers. Tremors, according to the publication, for 30 seconds apart were felt in Medan Subulussalame (Subulussalam), Aceh and other places. Element destroyed gynecological Subulussalame Academy in the north of the island and the house next to it, the newspaper said. Mayor Subulussalama Muara Shakti (Muara

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Consequences of Typhoon Talas

 

In Japan, just six months after the terrible tsunami again make lists of the dead and missing. The total number of victims of typhoon "Talas" is approaching 100. Of these, 60 people remain missing.

Typhoon fooled forecasters, "Talas" moves against all prognostic models

Typhoon "Talas" a surprise to meteorologists, moving against all prediction models, described in the press service of the regional weather center. "All forward-looking centers erred in velocity of the typhoon. He paused for a long time in the south of the Japanese archipelago, so the brunt of the disaster assumed the people of Japan,"

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More than 10 cities in southern Brazil because of rains declared emergency mode

Twelve cities in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina declared emergency mode due to heavy rains, said local civil defense office.

According to authorities, the passage of a strong atmospheric front in the region on Wednesday and Thursday, accompanied by torrential rain. Local rivers burst their banks and flooded residential areas of cities.

Stronger than the others suffered Blumenau city, the center of compact residence of immigrants from Germany — the element affected more than 280,000 of its inhabitants. Local officials say the flooding 70% of the city because of rising water levels in 10.64 meters. According to

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The rapidly growing number of victims of Talas

Victims of typhoon "Talas" in Japan were 15 people, more than 100 injured. As a result of Typhoon Talas in Japan, killing 15 people, more than 100 people were injured. RBC reports. Element befell Japan on Saturday, September 3, in particular, on the island of Shikoku, as well as on the island of Honshu. According to the latest data, the activity of the elements killed 15 people, more than 40 missing. More than 100 people were injured. Most victims were registered in the Japanese prefecture of Nara and Wakayama. Due to heavy rains in these regions have landslides and rivers

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Where did the cesium in the Gulf. Study

At the State Department report, Natural Resources and Environment "On the state and Environmental Protection of the Russian Federation in 2008" published data on the occurrence of zones in the Gulf of cesium-137. Meanwhile, we know that this radionuclide — man-made product of nature. Enters the environment primarily as a result of nuclear tests and accidents at nuclear power Where does the cesium-137 in the Gulf of Finland, in the places where it was not previously observed? To answer this and other questions journal "Ecology and Law" decided to try using investigative journalism *. Our task is also

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In New Orleans, a state of emergency due to Tropical Storm Lee

In New Orleans, a state of emergency for the passage of tropical storm "Lee". This was announced by Mayor Mitch Landrieu. He noted that, according to experts, the element will bring heavy rains and cause flooding, reports Associated Press.

The mayor said that the state of emergency to make city services are actively preparing for the arrival of bad weather. This, in his view, applies to residents.

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