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According to official reports, the number of victims of the typhoon Bohan, or, as it is called in the islands, Pablo, has reached 620-person. Lists of missing enriched considerably and now includes 817 residents and guests of the Philippines.
Unfortunately, the prognosis for finding those whose location is not known, more negative than comforting, and even seasoned rescuers begin to lose hope that they will find the majority of the list consisting of people. However, the search operations are continuing and to keep up the pace, especially since some remote place team has not had time to visit.
Continue reading The number of dead in the Philippines after typhoon rising
According to weather forecasts, July 1 in most parts of Belarus are expected thunderstorms, sometimes heavy rainfall. Day of the Brest and Grodno regions — long heavy rains in some areas increased squally wind gusts of 15-20 m / s. The air temperature will be July 1: 14-20 ° C at night, in the afternoon of 19 ° C in the south-west to 29 ° C in the north-east, BelaPAN.
In Minsk on Friday Cloudy. Showers, thunderstorms. Wind east 4-9 m / s, with gusts of thunderstorms to 14 m / s. Night temperature 16-18 ° C
Continue reading Belarusian hydrometeorological warns of adverse events
They are already 13 people were killed, 70 were in hospitals. Now outbreaks reported in 18 states. It turned out that all the victims had eaten cantaloupes grown on a farm near the city of Denver in Colorado. It turned out that the vegetables were contaminated with bacteria that cause dangerous disease — listeriosis. Affects the nervous system and lymph nodes. At risk — children, pregnant women and the elderly. Last summer, a similar situation is alarming in Europe. Then from intestinal bacteria trapped in vegetables, in Germany and Sweden have died fifty. First thought
Continue reading In the United States discovered the killer melons
Close to failure rickety house. Guangdong Province. January 2011. Photo: news.shm.com.cn
Formed a major failure on the road in Foshan City of Guangdong Province on January 13. Standing next to the house straight out. Fortunately no one was hurt, had evacuated over 100 people.
According to the publication "Sintszinbao" to varying degrees failed plot of land of about 3000 square meters. m at the bottom of the failure of the water. Geologists say that the current soil stabilized, new failures were found to determine the cause of the incident will need at least a
Continue reading Failure formed in southern China
Scientists have calculated the consequences for Europe of possible catastrophic eruption of the volcano in Iceland. The article appeared in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and its summary results ScienceNOW.
In the years 1783-1784 Laki volcano, located in Skaftafell National Park in southern Iceland near the town Kirkyubeyarklaustur, emissions 122 million tons of sulfur dioxide. For comparison, it is little more than the amount of gas produced by the entire modern world industry for one year. As a result, according to historians, died fifth of the population of Iceland (over 10,000 people) and three
Continue reading Icelandic volcanoes are dangerous for Europe — say scientists
Vast tracts of England and Wales are at risk of flooding due to heavy rain and snow and rain and hail that raged here for the weekend. To date, the south-west of England are 6 warnings about the dangers of flooding every minute, and 10 in other areas. This means that security measures should be applied immediately.
The situation is complicated by the fact that since the summer in local rivers did not sleep the water level, the soil is still moist, and if the rain will fall at least a few millimeters larger than necessary, homes and businesses
Continue reading North-western Europe threatens flooding
Global warming and sea level surrounding China would flood coastal areas of the country with total area of 18,000 square kilometers by 2030, according to Chinese media, referring to the study of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the State Meteorological Administration of China and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The average temperature in the land of China has increased by 1.38 degrees Celsius from 1951 to 2009, according to a study. During the same period, the area of glaciers has decreased by 10%. Warming continues, according to the authors of the study, by 2030, the level of
Continue reading China will lose 18,000 sq km of land due to global warming
In eastern China hit tropical storm "Nanmadol". In Fujian Province, flights were canceled, interrupted maritime traffic. Fishermen call to return immediately to port.