In Switzerland, the Rhine left coast

Livni struck Europe. In Poland, the river burst its banks, many of the fields and the roads were under water. The strongest in the last few years, a flood covered the northern cantons of Switzerland: Rhine River burst its banks after two days of continuous rainfall.

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More than 30 tigers are killed annually in Primorye by poachers

Each year, 30 to 50 tigers recorded in the International Red Book, die annually in Primorye, in connection with what environmentalists are urging the authorities to increase funding for conservation of populations and toughen penalties for poaching, according to the regional administration.

The Amur tiger is listed in the International Red Book, in Russia, these animals are found only in the Primorsky and Khabarovsk regions. According to the last census, the population of the rare animals in the country has about 450 species.

Meeting on the conservation of the region of Amur tiger held in Primorsky Krai Administration with the

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the south-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Friday at 15.44 local time (11.44 MSK) in the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in south-western China, reports Chinese news agency "Zhongguo sinven." The epicenter was located at the boundary of the county-Iyskogo Hueydun Liangshan Autonomous Region, Sichuan Province and County of Zhaotong Tsyaotszya Yunnan. According to the authorities, Iyskogo Liangshan Autonomous Region, strong aftershocks were felt in the counties and Hueydun Ninnan, there are reports of collapsed buildings. Reports of earthquake victims have been reported yet. The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly 90,000 people,

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In Kolyma because of rain interrupted a message to one of the villages

Road builders have closed the movement of all modes of transport on local roads Tent-Kullu-Neksikan in the Magadan region due to the erosion caused by heavy rains, told RIA Novosti the Regional State Unitary Enterprise street maintenance (OGUDEP) "Magadan".

"Due to heavy rains on Wednesday night from the coast out Kuglanah creek that washed away part of the road from the village to the village tent Neksikan by 403 kilometer. This car can not pass, so the decision to close the thoroughfare for all modes of transport," — said the source agency.

According to him, an estimated traffic will

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About 20% of people increased sensitivity to radiation

Exposure can cause metabolic disorders, leukemia and malignant tumors, infertility, cataracts, radiation burns …

Children's exposure is much more dangerous than adults — effects of irradiation strongly affect the dividing cells.

In the tissues of the human body natural radiation sources are potassium? 40 and rubidium? 87, so that any person slightly radioactive.

Radioactivity men women because potassium is concentrated in muscle tissue.

Radon concentration in the upper floors lower than the first, since radon is 7.5 times heavier than air. Regular ventilation can reduce the radon concentration in a few times.

9 mSv (0.09 rem) per year — a

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The Kolyma highway is closed due to snow drifts

Road builders in Kolyma highway was closed on Monday Magadan farce because of the big-ticket snow drifts caused by the cyclone, told RIA Novosti Road Manager Enterprise "Magadan".

"The snow on the mountain passes, Arman is the second day, sometimes formed snowdrifts. Dorozhniki therefore had to close passage. Now work there graders. Transportation plans to open this afternoon," — told the agency.

Cyclone arrived in Magadan region of Sakhalin and brought strong winds and heavy rainfall in the mountains.

"The cyclone will stay in Kolyma is about one day, in connection with which the region will be places to snow.

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Intestinal infection reached neighboring Georgia

After a trip to London to Tbilisi from an intestinal infection caused by strains of E. coli, dead 32-year-old woman, said on Wednesday the Georgian TV Company "Rustavi 2".

"In Georgia, especially in the summer before recorded cases of intestinal infection. We call upon the people to observe the rules of hygiene, thorough expose products to heat treatment, wash your hands often and do not drink water from unknown sources, "- said the head of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health Nat Avaliani," Novosti-Georgia. "

Recall that an outbreak of intestinal infection in Europe,

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Above Fukushima again visible flames

The first power stopped the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-2" stopped cooling the reactor and a fire. According to eyewitnesses, the flames are visible. On this day the company said the operator Tokyo Electric Power Company.

On the eve of the fire was reported, which occurred at a nuclear power plant "Tokai-2" in the Japanese prefecture of Ibaraki. No threat of release of radiation. According to reports, there were a fire at the facility for recycling and was quickly eliminated, according to ITAR-TASS.

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ASF outbreaks in the Yaroslavl region liquidated

Staff specialists to combat animal diseases (Antiepizootic) eliminated hotbed of African swine fever (ASF) in Nekouz near Yaroslavl region, according to regional management Rosselkhoznadzor.

The first case in the Yaroslavl region of ASF was detected on August 16 in a private courtyard in the village Solotskovo Nekouz district. It is assumed that the virus has been introduced from the next — the Tver region, which is now raging with the disease. Earlier, Deputy Governor Mikhail Borovitskii region, the entire territory of the village, all the pastures where cattle out, passed the necessary processing. Experts identified the first and second threatened

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NASA calms: asteroid will pass by Earth

Employees of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for 100 percent sure what will happen on November 8 large asteroid collision with Earth. "We are quite sure 100 percent sure that there is no such threat," — said Friday Don Emans, Program Manager tracking of near-Earth objects at NASA.

U.S. space agency using radar and radio telescope at Goldstone (California) began monitoring the movement of the object 2005 YU55. Space "alien" has a spherical shape, reaches 400 meters in diameter and wrapped around its own axis once every 18 hours. According to calculations by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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