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New blow disaster waiting Kuban: water in the rivers rise, may sit

Glaucus Emergencies Ministry in Krasnodar region on Wednesday announced an emergency alert because of the possibility of debris flows in the river descent Mzymta in Sochi, as well as because of rising water levels in the rivers Kuban by heavy rains.

"According to the Krasnodar Regional Hydrometeorological, because of expected heavy rains in the morning and afternoon in the watershed of the river Mzymta in Sochi on the Rye Brook area — the river is expected Psluh mud flows" — said the agency.

Because of the elements may be flooded coastal areas, technology platforms in the construction of Olympic facilities,

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New storm could strike the eastern United States during the presidential election

Forecasters do not rule out the formation of the Atlantic Ocean is a storm, the parish is in the eastern U.S. will coincide with the presidential election, as well as complicate the reconstruction work after Hurricane "Sandy," television channel Current TV.

According to experts of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, ECMWF), on the night of November 6, when the U.S. presidential election will be held in the Atlantic Ocean east of the coast of Georgia and South Carolina area can be formed low blood pressure.

Such an atmospheric phenomenon, according to the

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Almost 60% of the area of Venice sank under water due to heavy rains

Heavy rains that came down to the last days in Italy, caused the flooding of most of Venice, including the famous St. Mark's Square, which on Wednesday was completely under water.

According to local media, which had risen in the lagoon water flooded 58% of the city. It is expected that by midnight local time (03.00 MSK) the water level in Venice rises to 1 meter 40 centimeters — the last time to the mark the water rose over Christmas in 2010.

According to experts, the "high water" at around 110 centimeters would stay in the city for the next

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Old American plant will survive hurricane Sandy at stop

Old American Oyster Creek nuclear power plant can easily survive the hurricane "Sandy" if its reactor will be shut down, RIA Novosti said the deputy director of the Institute of Nuclear Safety Sciences Rafael Harutyunyan.

The U.S. Commission on Nuclear Energy (NRC) hurricane "Sandy" announced on Tuesday night the second of four levels of severity for Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in the state of New Jersey.

"If the projected hurricane force" Sandy "may exceed the design levels of external influence on the plant, the plant should simply stop providing cold shutdown conditions with the necessary safety features. In this

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Increased level of risk in nuclear power plants in the United States because of Hurricane Sandy

The U.S. Commission on Nuclear Energy (NRC) hurricane "Sandy" announced on Tuesday night the second of four levels of severity for Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in the state of New Jersey, said in a press release on the website of the Commission.

The reason for raising the threat level has exceeded the maximum water level in the water intakes station caused tidal and wave Surges arising under the influence of strong winds from Hurricane "Sandy."

According to the report, Oyster Creek nuclear power plant at the time of approaching hurricane was scheduled off for maintenance and restart of nuclear

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Heavy rains disrupted power supply in the capital of Argentina

Heavy rains severely disrupted subway and public transport in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, a few hundred people were evacuated in several areas of broken power supply, reported Monday by local authorities.

Downpours and strong wind began in the Argentine capital and its suburbs on Sunday night and lasted until Monday morning. Element caused the most damage in La Matanza, Avellaneda, Lanús and Quilmes. According to preliminary reports, one person was killed.

Due to flooding in the streets was disrupted two lines of the Moscow metro, and two lines of suburban trains. On the roads formed huge traffic jams,

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More than 1,000 people have fled their homes due to heavy flooding in Indonesia

Element destroyed more than 200 homes and a number of public facilities. No information about the victims. The incident occurred late in the evening on October 21.

© Matej Hudovernik | Shutterstock.com According to a representative of the National Service for Emergency Situations Indonesia, torrential rains in the mountainous areas of the country led to the flood Eranouli which flooded village near Panya, the province of Papua. The water in the village has risen to the level of two meters, the people had to climb the nearby vozvyshennosti.Stihiya also damaged the building of hospitals and clean water supply

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China resolutely opposes sandstorms

The problem of conflict sandstorms in Beijing and Tianjin went to the state level. In the next decade (2013-2022 gg.) In the region will try to strengthen the fight against this phenomenon, as well as environmental degradation.

In 2013, the program will include Shanxi Province, which generates most of the sand storms that attack the above two cities. The deeper question is will be engaged in 138 districts of 6 Chinese regions (previously the program operated in 75 districts 5-regions).

Achieve victory over sandstorms trying, landed between 1999 and 2006, about 9.27 million hectares of forest and meadows

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The sixth day of the earthquake occurred in the north-west of the country

Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred on Sunday in the north-west of the country, said on Monday Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of five kilometers and is located 25 kilometers west of the city near the border Zakataly Balakan country with Georgia.

Propulsion in the epicenter was five points in Zagatala and Balaken — four points.

The first earthquake in the same area, a magnitude 4.5 was recorded around midnight on Saturday.

On Sunday, there was a whole series of earthquakes: in 15.09 (14.09 MSK) a magnitude of

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More than 90 people were killed in floods in Niger

At least 91 people killed in Niger, floods caused by prolonged rains, said on Saturday night by the Associated Press, citing the statement of the Government.

According to the agency, the disaster spread to all parts of the country. More than 3 hectares of land were flooded and destroyed roads and bridges, rice fields, severely damaged infrastructure. In addition, the element has caused significant damage to food supplies, in particular, killing a large number of cattle.

In August, authorities reported 47 killed in the floods.

The rainy season in West Africa usually starts in June and lasts until the end

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