Flooding in the U.S. states of manic drowns

Flooding in the U.S. reached record proportions. Most affected north of the country: the settlements of North Dakota look out over the water only a roof!

According to news channel 24, one of the towns in the state — Minot, almost completely flooded water. From the village evacuated 12,000 people, nearly a third of the city population.

Flooded thousands of homes. Continuous heavy rains overflowed the river Suris. Its level has already exceeded the record of a century ago, and continues to rise. Hard as inhabitants of areas adjacent to the Missouri River, which also overflowed its

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Hurricane Eugene gaining strength off the coast of Mexico

Hurricane Eugene, which is raging in the eastern Pacific, strengthened to the second category out of five on the scale Saffir-Simpson storm and is moving to the Mexican coast.

Storm moving in a westerly direction at a speed of about 16 km / h and a maximum power of wind of 120 km / h. Hurricane Eugene is sent to the south-west of the town of Manzanillo, Mexico.

The National Hurricane Center predicts that on Wednesday evening and Thursday hurricane may weaken because Yuzhdin moves in colder waters.

Meanwhile, formed in the Atlantic tropical storm "Emily", which is currently

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The African continent is hiding underground water tank

Scientists believe that the dry continent of Africa are huge deposits of underground water. Moreover, in their view, the total amount of water in the aquifers under the ground a hundred times greater than at the surface. Now in Africa more than three hundred million people lack access to safe drinking water. Also, demand for water will grow significantly in the coming decades due to population growth and the need for irrigation to grow their crops. Freshwater bodies are a temporary source of water, as the drought may not be available to the public and agriculture. Currently, only 5% of

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A lightning strike in Finland

During a thunderstorm, 06/21/2011 Tampere in Finland lightning struck with such force that it left a crater on the highway, according planeta.moy.su citing iltalehti.fi

Consequences of Typhoon Nanmadol in the Philippines. Picture story

August 29, 2011 in the Philippines typhoon hit Nanmandol. Typhoon victims were 22. Another 12 were missing. Not without its destruction. For example, in the city of Baguio typhoon knocked down the wall that protected the landfill. In a flash, tons of debris fell out on the road. Garbage avalanche buried the houses, people and livestock. Four people were killed.

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About 12 thousand cars took to the snow removal in Moscow

About 12 thousand cars utilities involved in cleaning snowfall in Moscow, since snow fell about three inches of snow, according to RIA Novosti press-secretary of the complex housing and capital improvement Igor Pergamenshchikov.

"Snow cyclone came to Moscow from the west and southwest. Snow began to fall at about three in the morning. According to our estimates, the snow will continue this afternoon. Meteorologists also estimated fell about three inches of snow, and the day is forecast to fall 2 — 4 centimeters, "- he said.

According to him, four in the morning utility machinery left on continuous prometanie city

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Epidemic viral disease resembling AIDS spreading in China

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing, a reporter from the New Express Daily, dressed in protective clothing, interviewed painful and emaciated patients from different regions of China. Their symptoms are similar to the symptoms of AIDS, but even retested for HIV — negative.

Lin Jun, one of the patients, said that he had once been full, and now — nothing but skin and bones. All his joints deformed.

Lin called in the "big brother" for his kindness. He helps other patients when they lose hope, and some even considered suicide.

Lin's mother in 2008, received a blood

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In Lithuania recorded tremors in Ignalina

Echo Japanese earthquake felt only 370 km from Kaliningrad.

On measurements of seismic activity in the area of the Lithuanian nuclear power plant in an interview obzor.lt said Deputy Director of the Geology of the Ministry of Environment of Lithuania Jonas Satkunas.

— In Lithuania there are four seismic stations, which are located within a radius of 30 kilometers around the Ignalina NPP, — he said. — Seismic monitoring stations owned system, which often registers seismic event greater than 5 on the Richter scale. They have registered the seismic waves from distant Japan: the first strike and the subsequent strong

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Scientists of Russia and China will work together to study tigers and leopards

Agreement on cooperation between the Russian Working Group on the tiger and leopard cat and Research Center of China was one of the outcomes of the Sixth Environmental Forum "Suburbs Without Borders", which ended on Friday in Vladivostok, told RIA Novosti, the program coordinator of the Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russian biodiversity Sergei Aramilev.

"Center for the Study of the cat was established in June of this year in Harbin at the University of Forestry. Essentially, this expert group tasked with a comprehensive study of the Amur tigers and Far Eastern leopards," — said Aramilev.

According

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Giraffe born at Kaliningrad Zoo

Cub appeared in giraffes Meru and Willows in the Kaliningrad Zoo, due to complications in childbirth it is bottle-fed, told RIA Novosti the zoo.

"Willow 10 years, she's a young mother. First baby she held two years ago. Unfortunately, her first-born was stillborn. Therefore, the appearance of a second child specialists were prepared in advance and constant monitoring of the female," — told the agency.

Births were protracted, and livestock experts had to actively help — just a baby feet dragged into the light. The calf stays with her mother, she takes care of him, licking, but he has

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