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At least 33 people were killed and about 40 injured in northern Pakistan as a result of flooding caused by the three-day rainfall, said on Wednesday the Internet portal of the local edition of News International.
In some mountainous areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bordering Afghanistan, experienced heavy snowfall. Many roads are blocked due to broken wires disrupted power supplies.
Forecasters warn that rainfall in the north of the country will continue for another day.
The neighboring Afghan province of Badakhshan because of heavy snowfall, which has lasted for almost a week, hundreds of settlements and dozens of counties were
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Moscow for the first nine months of 2012 imposed a 2.5 million rubles of fines for illegal content and sell animals in the capital, said on Thursday's press service informs.
"Overall, from January to October 2012 the staff of the Department imposed fines on legal, public officials and private individuals in the amount of 2.5 million rubles," — said in a statement.
The submission noted that the staff of the Department in the course of audit it was found illegal content 92 animals, which included marine mammals, terrestrial mammals, reptiles and birds.
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Tremors of magnitude 5.0 were recorded in the Amur region at about 2:00 am on the night of Thursday, March 17 local time (around 20:00 on March 16 in Moscow). On it informs "Interfax" referring to the Euro-Mediterranean seismic center.
According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 190 kilometers from Neryungi — Yakutsk city, located near the border with the Amur Region and the Trans-Baikal Territory.
In Russia's EMERCOM the Amur region made it clear that there were two aftershocks.
No casualties or damage not reported.
Strong — a magnitude of at least 8.9 — March 11
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In Shirvan region of Azerbaijan was an earthquake.
As reported 1news.az the Republican Seismological Center of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, the earthquake occurred at 15:23:51 in Shirvan region.
The coordinates of the earthquake totaled 40,270 with 48,960 V, the magnitude of — 3 points, depth-11 miles. The earthquake occurred 35 kilometers north of the city of Shirvan. The earthquake was not felt, no casualties or damage.
Recall that according to official data of the National Seismological Center, Academy of Sciences, in the Shirvan region of Azerbaijan in the morning there were two strong aftershocks.
The first occurred on
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The next week the weather will be changeable: and the atmosphere will take turns to do that portion of the cold, then warm air. The difference between night and day temperatures increase. So, on Monday night in colder to -3 … -8 ° C, and in the afternoon on Monday, the temperature rises to +2 … +7 ° C.
Tuesday to the capital will be a new cyclone, the sky clouded over, will sleet and snow and rain, and the wind shifted to the south-west to north-west. Warmer at night to -2 … +3 ° C during the day will
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Deputy Mayor for Housing and Public Works Pyotr Biryukov said at a press conference that the fallen trees in the icy Moscow from December 25 to 371 damaged car. According to him, due to icing in the city during this period dropped about 12 thousand trees. 11 thousand of them already cut and removed, the remaining will be taken today during the day.
P.Biryukov said that motorists should pay attention to parking their cars and not to put them at an oblique trees. "Insurance cases must be residents worked. If a citizen has insured his property — the insurance company
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Last Sunday was the hottest day in Germany, the temperature fell short of one degree to a record in August 2003, said on Monday edition Suedwest Presse.
Near the town of Gelhaym the south-west of the country the temperature climbed to 39.2 degrees. According to the weather service Meteomedia, August 19 in Germany was the hottest day of the year. However, the temperature record heat in Germany this year has not yet beaten. The hottest day in the history of this country was recorded in August 2003, when the city of Freiburg in the air temperature was 40.2 degrees.
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March 2, in the Korea Strait dominated cold northern, north-west wind. This wind nearly blew a right angle to the island of Jeju, stretching from south-west to north-east. The highest point of the island is Mount Halla, which reaches 1950 m This is an extinct volcano with a large crater at the top. Mount Halla blocks impinging air. He is forced to flow around the obstacle, and the result on the leeward side of the turbulent eddies arise. This is reminiscent of the flag, which develops on the flagpole. A phenomenon KARMAN VORTEX STREET — is the creation and
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Storms with heavy rain and wet snow, raging for more than two days in a number of states in the Midwest and southern United States, caused flooding that killed at least five people, said on Wednesday the Associated Press.
According to the National Weather Service, due to heavy rainfall threat of flooding was formed in all 88 counties of Ohio.
The most difficult situation is in Findlay with a population of about 36,000 people, where the river Blanchard Tuesday morning rose to 1.7 meters above the critical level, inundating nearly half of the village.
In Norwalk drowned woman whose
Continue reading Five people were killed in floods in some states in the U.S.