In Ottawa, a man was killed by lightning

The camp near Ottawa (Ottawa) lightning killed one man, three more were damaged.

According to police, the first lightning struck the tree, and then were near the tent camp.

In the incident suffered a man, his common law wife and their son eighteen months. All of them were taken to the nearest hospital in the Hawkesbury, but after a survey released.

But the 26-year-old son of the owner camping by lightning died in hospital in Hawkesbury.

Magnetic storms — when they expect in February?

Magnetic storm — it's fast and dramatic changes in the earth's magnetic field arising in periods of high solar activity. Magnetic storms are accompanied by disturbances of the ionosphere, resulting in degraded communications.

Magnetic storms affect many areas of human activity, from which you can select interruption, navigation spacecraft, the occurrence of surface charges on transformers, pipes and even the destruction of power systems. Therefore, monitoring and prediction of magnetic storms is important.

Confirmed the negative effect of magnetic storms on the state of health It is possible that the warning of magnetic storms will form an integral part of

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On the coast of Uruguay found 400 dead penguins, dozens of seals and turtles

BUENOS AIRES, June 7. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Dmitry Fomin /. On the coast of Uruguay found 400 dead Magellanic penguins, dozens of seals, turtles and sea birds, reported Monday by local authorities.

Uruguayan ecologists managed to save some penguins with signs of poisoning. The reasons for it could not be determined yet. However, in the water and on shore found several bags of chemicals to kill pests that anyone could throw off a passing ship. These insecticides are used to process the holds of cargo ships.

Nevertheless, while we can not reliably say that chemicals are to

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Create a map of expansion is in Australia

Last 4 months were the hottest in the history of the continent. January 7 was set in a stunning temperature record +40,33 ° C during the day and at +32,39 ° C. In January, every day more and more settlements hit by the effect of a heat wave. The spread reflects the heat created by NASA and the Australian weather bureau heat map, which is marked temperature readings for all Australian states.

Ironically, on the map at the same time there is a value that is 27 degrees higher than the above average rate of the day and night

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The collapse of the rig: a storm prevents the body lift out of the water

In the Okhotsk Sea, where on Sunday capsized and sank drilling platform "Kola" does not stop the search and rescue operation. Managed to rescue 14 people, four of them with a strong supercooling is delivered by helicopter to a hospital in Sakhalin.

All on the sunken rig "Kola", attributed to the port of Murmansk, were 67 people. The fate of 53 of them are still unknown. In the Okhotsk Sea were found four life rafts, but they are all empty. In the area of flooding rig also found, according to Rosmorrechflot, "four men in diving suits with

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Register of protected trees will create in the Ulyanovsk region

Ministry of Forests, Environment and Ecology of the Ulyanovsk region is unique registry tree species in the region, said on Tuesday in the regional government.

"In the Ulyanovsk region will establish a register of unique trees, which will be given the status of protected natural areas. This will create a new tourist routes," — said in a statement.

To become a recognized nature sanctuary, the tree should be old growth, his name may be associated real historical events and legends. The tree can grow in just a symbolic place of the city, town or country, as its decoration, says the

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A weekend in the heart of Russia will be dry and cold

This weekend in the central regions of European Russia will no precipitation is expected cold snap, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.

"Over the weekend, the weather in the central European Russia will determine the anticyclone, which comes from Europe … The probability of precipitation will be insignificant, but it is expected that the sky, especially at night and in the morning will be tightened stratus clouds," — said in a statement.

On Saturday night in Moscow will become cold to 1-3 degrees Celsius, according to the region from 0 to 5 degrees below zero at night in Moscow will

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Blizzards return to Moscow on Sunday

And on New Year's Eve in the capital is expected cold weather and little snow. This was in an interview, "Russian news service" reported the Moscow weather bureau chief specialist Tatiana Pozdnyakova.

"Snow Front, ruled last days, will move away from the Moscow region, and December 31, will be only a small snowball," — said the forecaster. According to it, tomorrow the temperature in the capital down to 9-11 degrees.

"Comfortable weather will be the first day of the new year. January 1, cloudy weather with clearings, light snow at times, the minimum temperature in Moscow -11-13 degrees, of places

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the south-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in southwest China on Sunday, local media reported.

According to the State Seismological Bureau, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded at the border of Yunnan and Sichuan at 15:59 local time (12:59 MSK).

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Volcanologists fear disaster

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