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Several residents of Omsk and Novosibirsk regions was reported West Nile virus, the source of which were normal mosquitoes.
This was announced at a press conference Director General Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" Alexander Sergeyev.
According to him, this year, the infection can take over the entire territory of Siberia. Cases of serious infection, which previously reported only in the south of the European part of Russia, and there are now registered.
According Novosibirsk scientists, the infection can lead to death. West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 in Africa, in the Nile River. People
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In Krasnodar Territory possible emergencies, warns MOE. The region is expected heavy rain, thunderstorms, hail and squally wind speed of 17 meters per second. Heavy rains can cause flooding in areas, accidents at power plants, destruction and erosion of the river banks, property damage and loss of crops. Also, the weather can make adjustments to the operation of all types of transport and drainage collection systems, Itar-Tass learned at the regional government agency. Another possible source of emergencies — tornadoes in Temryuk, Tuapse district, as well as in Anapa, Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik and Sochi. In the MOE does not exclude the
Continue reading MES: the Kuban moving storm with thunder
A few hours in Denver had the monthly rainfall. Most of the streets were flooded. The international airport canceled dozens of flights. More than a thousand passengers were forced to spend the night in the terminal. But when dawn broke, it was found that not all ships are set to go. Huge hailstones damaged 15 planes.
Continue reading American residents of Denver long remember heavy rain and hail that hit the city
Nature continues to surprise kirovchan. The last time we wrote about the fact that the street Volodarsky cherry blossom, now a new surprise — residents saw on fresh green birch catkins.
— I went to work on the street Mopra and far from home 103 pointed birch, — says Ivan Pantyukhin. — She looked somehow spring, came and looked, and saw a green earrings that come in on a birch in the spring! Nature is just crazy!
Such casesoccur in our city more often, but the experts say this spring greetings from very glad it is not necessary.
Continue reading In Kirov on birch trees blossomed earrings
MEP after the adoption of the bill on experience ekouscherbe reconsider methods of monetary assessment of the damage caused to the environment, to more adequately reflect the cost of its liquidation, said on Wednesday the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Rinat Gizatulin.
"After the adoption of the bill, of course, we will review and methods (damage assessment) to the amounts were significant," — said Gizatulin, speaking at a meeting of the Public Council of the MEP.
MEP plans in February to make to the government bill on the Elimination of accumulated environmental damage, its adoption can take place
Continue reading Ministry of Natural Resources will review the methodology for assessing the environmental damage
Forecasters in the Novosibirsk region for five consecutive days record a record low in the cold at night, the temperature is kept at 30 degrees below zero at night falls below the minus 40, told RIA Novosti chief forecaster Novosibirsk meteorologist Anna Lapchik.
Abnormal cold blanketed the region on December 10. At the same time, from 13 to 17 December marked the cold temperature records.
In particular, 16 of December, one of the weather stations in the area recorded that the temperature dropped to 44 degrees. It's 9 degrees below the previous record set Dec. 16, 1997.
Continue reading Frost in the Novosibirsk region hit record five consecutive days
Sandstorm. Photo: http://www.etoday.ru
At least 13 people were killed in weather, raging in Egypt on Sunday, the Internet portal "Masravi."
A powerful sandstorm, accompanied by strong cooling, led to numerous accidents on Egyptian roads in the different provinces of the country, which killed ten and injured 54 people.
In addition, as a result of rains that hit the north of Egypt, and the flooding of the soil, in Alexandria, in the middle of the day collapsed building small private weaving factory. Dead at this point, the number one man, nine victims recovered from the rubble. Under the rubble
Continue reading In Egypt, 13 people were killed in a sand storm
Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the south of New Zealand, reported at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in 10.42 local time (12.42 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.1 kilometers. The epicenter was located 26 kilometers south-east of the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch. Information on casualties or damage were reported. The devastating earthquake of February 22 is almost completely flattened the center of Christchurch. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake
Continue reading Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in New Zealand
Trying to make the world cleaner and greener, people should not forget that not necessarily all of the changes on the way to greener way of life must be ambitious. Of course, the transformation of sugar into the batteries or energy body can significantly affect the course of the process, but it will happen soon. Around there are many things that can produce results now.
It is these considerations inspired the Hungarian inventor Otilia Erdelyi a new look on the packaging for the eggs. This rather mundane thing of cardboard or plastic and designed to remain intact eggs to
Continue reading Ecology in all: Hatchery