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U.S. ground motion acceleration in Keene Valley

Massive landslide on Mount Little Porter in Keene Valley, moved because of heavy rainfall last week, continues to deform and displace the ground, destroying nearby homes, according to North Country Public Radio.

The disaster did not lead to the victims, but a half-dozen homes were threatened.

"82 acres of rocks and dirt are constantly moving," said Andrew Kozlowski, a geologist at the State Museum.

"Before, it was a few centimeters a day … Now, in some places the rate rose to a foot a day," he added.

A landslide has destroyed the country house belonging to the

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Rio dried away from heat

This hot weather South American city of Rio de Janeiro has seen for a long time. According to official data, the temperature warmed up to +43,2 ° C, at some points the thermometer showed up to +47 ° C. Some witnesses say that home thermometers near the stadium "Maracana" shows all +49 ° C.

In this heat would not work air conditioning, people can find salvation only on the beach near the water. The cooling system at the airport Santos Dumont worked intermittently, and had to resort to the help of professionals to the airport to continue working

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Intestinal infection in Germany could be transmitted from person to person

According to RIA Novosti, Tatyana Firsov intestinal infection that claimed 16 lives in Germany, a man can be transmitted not only through food, but also from person to person, told senators on health Hamburg, Cornelia Prüfer-Shtorks.

"The transmission from person to person," — she said Thursday at the N-TV channel 24, referring to the data of the Robert Koch Institute.

The specialists of the Institute, the infection causes acute renal failure, its origin remains unclear. Previously, scientists have assumed that the vector of the causative agent is the salad cucumbers from Spain, but this information was not confirmed. Farmers

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Farmers are looking for the cause of mass death of fish

 

Owners of fish farms on Lake Taal, about 60 kilometers from the capital of the Philippines, count losses. Once the oxygen level in the water has fallen sharply, started dying fish. Has already killed more than 750 tons. Since last week, dead fish floating on the water surface. In the city of Talisay it is collected in rice bags. One of the farmers said that lost all his fish.

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In Moscow, the temperature can drop to -30 in the middle of next week

Severe frosts are not excluded in Moscow and the Moscow region in the middle of next week, at night the temperature can drop to minus 30 degrees, said weather specialist center "Phobos". "In the middle of next week in the dark over the region the thermometer will drop to 22-27 degrees below zero, and in some places reached the mark of 30 degrees below zero," — said the expert. She added that these days the maximum temperature in Moscow and the region is expected from 14 to 19 degrees below zero. In general, the weather will be cloudy weather with

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More than 90 new wildfires occurred in Russia in the night

More than 90 new wildfires with the total area of a few tens of thousands of hectares emerged in Russia in the day, said on Saturday Emergencies Ministry.

"In Russia, there was a 94 day focus on the area of 35.9 thousand hectares, put 117 seats on the area of 28.9 hectares. Currently continue to operate 84 focus on the area of 63.6 thousand hectares (of which 38 major centers in the area 60.5 thousand hectares in the Trans-Baikal region, all on forest land, "- said MOE.

In the MOE assure that threats settlements and economic net.V the same time,

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Whale stranded near New York City, did not survive

Keith nailed to the coast of New York, died despite attempts to save his people, told television channel CBS.

Whale was found stranded on Wednesday morning in Breezy Point and the whole day, local firefighters pumped sea water to support life whale fin whales, minke whales from the squad. Giant sea looked emaciated and weak, and biologists immediately expressed doubt that it can be saved. Keith was a Wednesday night ottaranen in ocean waters, but the next morning it had washed back. Watch animals environmentalists Thursday afternoon concluded that the whale is dead.

Coastal waters of New York in recent

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In small ponds Latvia dying fish

In small rivers and other shallow waters of Latvia began "fish kills," said deputy director of marine and inland waters of the State Environmental Service Nikolai Liskin.

He added that, in small closed water bodies that have little depth, and in the channels, due to the onset of heat started fish kills.

In some bodies of water in which the fish is unable to get into the deeper waters, there is also its downfall.

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Source: Telegraf.lv

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Snow chaos in the U.S., five states are drowning in snow

Two days before the start of the calendar winter storm with heavy snow paralyzed much of the United States. When transporting prisoners on an icy highway in Colorado accident occurred. In some places the snow depth reaches three meters, writes focus.de.

At least six people were killed in road accidents in the five states of the road is completely covered with snow, it's not possible to move, said the National Weather Service on Tuesday, December 20.

In Colorado, the transport of prisoners driver lost control of the vehicle on the icy road. Guard and a prisoner were killed,

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In Yamal bears come to the village

The object of his attention Messoyahinskoe animals chosen field in Taz region, writes News. Ru. Bears go directly to the people, they can attack, as it was in the vicinity of another field. Brown bear attacked mushroom picker. The man survived, he is in the hospital.

Bear attack survivor Nicholas Vasyukov from the conversation at the camera refused. But talk to him still managed. According to the man, it happened when he was collecting mushrooms in the forest. He recalls that suddenly flashed shadow-bear with cubs. At the same moment he heard the roar and crackle of

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