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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in Costa Rica

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on Wednesday in Costa Rica, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 14 kilometers from the city of Nicoya at a depth of 35 kilometers. No casualties or damage until the information has been received.

Costa Rica is located in a seismically active part of Central America, and fluctuations in the Earth's crust is happening quite often. The devastating earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in Costa Rica in January 2009. Then the tremors have been recorded only 35 kilometers from the capital — the city of San Jose. Element has

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The area of drought in Australia for 30 years, has moved to 400 km to the south

Decrease in rainfall in the autumn, which is observed in the south-eastern Australia in the past 30 years, was the result of the expansion to the south subtropical zone of drought, according to researchers from the State Association of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIRO) in a paper published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Reducing the amount of rainfall during the period from April to May in the region began in the 1970s, in particular, for 1997-2009 came scale "drought Goals." Previous studies have suggested that the reason for the decline is the change in precipitation meteosistem and trajectory of storms

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Camoe scale study of the brain

Biologists University of Portsmouth begin their extensive study of processes of change and the aging brain of the system and reduce the cognitive abilities. On their research, which for four years, biologists have given a grant sum six hundred thousand pounds.

British biologists focus their attention on scientific poorly studied proteins called Kir4 1, which likely contributes to the ability of the problems of dementia and multiple sclerosis, as stated by The Daily Mai.

Protein Protein is a key element in the management oligodendratsitami — special cells in the brain, spinal cord, which form a substance called myelin — sheath

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Flood victims in Pakistan in September were more than 370 people

The victims of the flooding that occurred in Pakistan in September, were more than 370 people affected by the element of a total of 4.5 million people, according to Agence France-Presse, with reference to the local rescue service.

Heavy rains, en route to the eastern and southern parts of Pakistan in September, caused a rapid rise of water in the local rivers and lakes. Already in the first days of September, the disaster claimed the lives of 80 people, in the future the number of victims has steadily increased.

According to Agence France-Presse, the greatest damage caused floods in Khyber

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Residents of hundreds of homes were evacuated because of flooding in the UK

Employees rescue UK residents evacuated hundreds of homes in several cities in the country, where a day with a small monthly rainfall fell, leading to flooding, pass the British media.

According to the British Met Office, over the past 48 hours in many parts of the United Kingdom have been heavy rains in the squally wind, in some places, they are still going on and the outlook remains poor.

Worst-affected north-eastern England and southern Scotland. British media show pictures of the cities where entire streets have turned into streams of water, houses, offices and business facilities are under threat of

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Emergencies Ministry warns of possible tornadoes over the sea in Sochi

Emergency department for the Krasnodar Territory has announced an emergency alert because of the possibility of formation of tornadoes in the Black Sea near Sochi and Tuapse, said the agency.

According to the regional meteorologist, on Sunday in the Black Sea area Shepsy-Inal in Tuapse region and Sochi from Magri to fun on the sea may form tornadoes.

"Projected emergencies involving injury mooring, ships, vessels malomorehodnyh and possible loss of people on them," — said in a statement.

On the possibility of tornadoes out on land not specified.

In recent months, Kuban was seriously damaged by the elements. During the

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Downpours led to flooding in some areas of central Bangkok

Heavy rains led to flooding of streets in a number of central areas of the capital of Thailand, the water level rose by 30 centimeters.

The element of the areas flooded in the business and historical center that a huge effort was saved from catastrophic flooding last fall.

Showers are in Bangkok for three days with breaks for two to three hours, during which time the accumulated water does not have time to completely drain from the streets. On Wednesday, the traffic in the city center was completely paralyzed for five hours. On Thursday and Friday of private cars on

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South America swept storm

The strongest wind speeds greater than 140 k / h and rain swept over the central states of South America. Suburb of the capital Asuncion Paraguay was almost swept from the earth's surface. The broken edges of the wave of looting swept.

As a result, the element has claimed the lives of five people. Four of them were cadets, and were killed when the roof collapsed barracks in which they lived. Another 15 cadets received injuries of varying severity. Among the dead was a teenager, to whom fell the water tank from the pharmacy mall. Many of the wounded

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The number of victims of the earthquake in China has risen to 64 people

The number of victims of the earthquake of magnitude 5.7, which occurred on Friday in southern China has risen to 64 people, the number of wounded reached the mark in 715 people, according to Xinhua news agency.

Previously reported 50 dead and 150 wounded.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located one kilometer to the south-east of the village Tszyaokuy in Yunnan Province. Its center was located at a depth of nine kilometers. After that followed a series of earthquakes aftershocks, the magnitude of the strongest of which was 5.6.

According to the agency,

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred in Costa Rica

Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred in Costa Rica, said on Wednesday the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

Reuters reported with reference to the Pacific Warning Center the tsunami threat the United States, after the earthquake announced the threat of a tsunami.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 20 kilometers. Quake epicenter was located 80 kilometers from the city of Liberia.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 08.42 local time (18.42 MSK).

Information on possible damages on yet been received.

The devastating earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in Costa Rica in January 2009. Then the tremors have been recorded only 35

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