Ventspils covered Heavy rain: flooded the school and the museum

Morning of September 1 to Ventspils struck a powerful storm, which was accompanied by heavy rains, according to the Latvian Center for the Environment, Geology and Meteorology. A few hours shed 59 mm of rain per square meter, which is about a 15-day norm, LETA was informed by the Latvian Centre of Ventspils Station Environment, Geology and Meteorology.

According to the press center of the State Fire and Rescue Service, rainfall has flooded a number of educational institutions of the city and the museum. The situation was normalized only after lunch.

In GPSS explained that the shower thoroughly flooded

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Hurricane century went through several states

Hurricane century, which in the U.S. say the past few days, made it to New York. The city announced the threat of tornadoes. Element inexorably moving from south to north, leaving behind destroyed houses and roads, fallen trees and broken wires. Without electricity are over a million people, more have fled their homes to wait out the bad weather in safe areas. Already known about 7 dead, including two children.

Wind storms, high waves and dense wall of tropical rain — Hurricane "Irene" that hit a few hours ago, on the eastern shore

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Irene paralyzed the life of New York

Hurricane "Irene" reached New York, writes News. Ru. The mayor of the largest U.S. metropolitan Michael Bloomberg addressed the population of the city, it is strongly recommended not to leave their homes in the next few hours, until the element will not depart from New York. Everywhere in the city are sandbags in case of flooding of streets, garbage cans overturned to avoid tipping by strong gusts of wind. Forced evacuation was announced Saturday for 370,000 residents of low-lying areas of the city. On Saturday morning at many stores lined up in long queues — people immediately bought water,

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America is waiting for a truly historic hurricane

New York City is preparing to evacuate. Hurricane "Irene", is expected to reach the coast on Saturday morning, and authorities are trying to get people out of the coastal areas. To take seriously the threat and urged Mayor Bloomberg and President Obama. But before the New York hurricane hit the north Carolina. However, while it is relatively easy. "Irene" is close to the coast at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour. A gust wind speed in the hurricane affected areas reaches 175 kilometers per hour. The wind, which literally sweeps away everything in its path

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Heavy rains and winds destroyed 50 homes in southern Argentina

Heavy rains and gusty winds destroyed 50 homes in Comodoro Rivadavia in the southern part of Argentina, with various injuries in a city hospital brought five people, said local authorities.

Heavy rains, accompanied by squally wind gusts and hail, began in Comodoro Rivadavia (Chubut Province) on Monday night. According to forecasters, the night only one hour in the city received more than 100 millimeters of rain.

In photos and videos that have appeared on social networking sites, it is clear that the drainage system in the city to cope with the flow of water, filled the central streets. Local authorities

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The eastern United States because of the evacuation of the approach of Hurricane Irene

On the east coast of the U.S. mass evacuation — left home residents in South and North Carolina. All because of — Hurricane "Irene" is already assigned to the third degree of risk. U.S. National Hurricane Center says, by Saturday the typhoon will come close to the southern states.

Currently, the epicenter of the storm is located near the Bahamas. Wind speed in the region is nearly two hundred miles per hour. On the eve of a hurricane swept over Cuba and Puerto Rico. There element brought downpours and flooding. Because of the strong wind, tens of thousands of

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Heavy rains in Kakheti — rivers burst their banks and flooded villages

Heavy rains have caused flooding in the Kakheti region, almost all of the region's rivers burst their banks. Hardest hit Lagodekhi district.

Told reporters the governor of Kakheti region Giorgi Gviniashvili "in Lagodekhi region particularly difficult situation in many villages flooded houses in the city Lagodekhi threatened two residential housing, in connection with which the inhabitants of these buildings have been evacuated."

A total of 100 families were evacuated from buildings. In Lagodekhi flooded and washed out the road to the city hospital, but did not subside until the water level in connection with the release of the banks

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Dual element in Kerch brought high water

August 15 at Kerch twice hit a tempest of hail. The city fell in half an hour is quite a large amount of precipitation. As a result, the city center is exposed to water, according to the Kerch city portal.

The second wave of rain, which began in the center of the city near the 14:50 was extremely strong. And she brought a fairly large hail the size of a large pea. The road was filled with water to a height of 20 centimeters. By the evening, all the water gone.

After the second rain swept over floodings Kerch tornado.

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Typhoon Muyfa 2 days unleashed on Sakhalin 1.5 monthly rainfall

VLADIVOSTOK, August 12 — RIA Novosti.Typhoon "Muyfa" who came from the Korean peninsula to Sakhalin noticeably weakened in two days struck the island and a half month's rainfall, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the Sakhalin regional hydrometeorological.

"Under the influence of the elements was the whole of Sakhalin. Total rainfall in the northern and central parts of the island for two days reached 100 millimeters, which is up to 150% of the monthly rate," — said the source.

According to him, now transformed into an active typhoon tropical depression and covered the central and northern areas

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In southern Kyrgyzstan earthquake

In Toktogul region of Jalal-Abad region on August 11, an earthquake measuring 4 points. As correspondentIA REGNUMThe press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, tremors recorded at 14:38 local time.

According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the country, the focus of the earthquake was located 30 km south-east of the urban settlement Toktogul, 40 km north-east of the town of Tash-Kumyr, 90 km north-east of the village of Uch-Terek . Tremors were felt in the villages of the Uch-Terek, Kyzyl-Uranus and Taktalyk — 3-4, in Toktogul — 4 points.

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