Siberian tiger was trapped in China

MOSCOW, November 3 — RIA Novosti. Siberian male tiger died in the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, suffocated in poaching wire loop, said on Thursday the Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia, with reference to Chinese colleagues.

"The discovery of a dead tiger, unfortunately, did not a surprise to us, the death of the animal was predictable. Working a year ago in the neighboring province (Jilin), on each route, we found a number of loops that hoofed animals that live there, there was no chance of survival … landed in the trap adult male may well have come

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Wildfires in the area of 50 hectares in the Rostov region acts

Wildfires in the area of 50 hectares acts Oblivskaya district of Rostov region, the risk of ignition of the local forestry, told RIA Novosti the regional GUMCHS Abramchenko Marina.

"The message about the fire was received at 17.20 MSK. Landscape caught fire near the village of Pine. Flame front stretched for three kilometers," — said Abramchenko.

She added that the site are 27 vehicles and 347 people from various departments and agencies.

The eruption of the volcano in Kamchatka threatens aviation

Erupting volcano in Kamchatka Shiveluch emits a column of ash many kilometers, the train on which threatens aircraft.

"At Shiveluch registered a series of seismic events, which lasted 20 minutes, and then threw a giant column of ash from the gas to a height of 6 km. Next ash explosions was already 7 feet above sea level ", — the representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

According to him, from the slopes of Shiveluch go hot avalanches and volcanic crater detected thermal anomaly.

"In addition, ash plume stretching to the east and southeast

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Snowfall paralyzed Stockholm

Land and air transport in Stockholm and around the north-eastern Sweden strongly disturbed due to prolonged snowfall. Stopped working a couple of bus routes, some of them were replaced by shorter. Rail service along the east coast is also experiencing difficulties. In this area of the country announced a warning about the dangers of the 2nd category.

Closed because of a snowstorm, some of Stockholm School. Citizens strongly advised not to travel by private car, because the snow will continue to grow and will add at least 10 cm danger is also a strong wind.

Because of

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Snowfall in France de-energized thousands of homes. Video

March 5 heavy snow in northern France was the cause of road accidents, left without electricity for more than 100,000 homes and led to the closure of the international airport.

Despite the fact that the layer of snow was only five centimeters, enough to cause chaos in the region along the border with Belgium and around the city of Lille in northern France. Huge traffic jams paralyzed the traffic on the highway, which connects Brussels with Paris.

[Gerard Vincent, Manager]: "Dropped about 4-5 inches of snow in some places and more. Roads congested because trucks in

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Tropical Storm Irene strengthened to a hurricane first category

MOSCOW, Aug. 22 — RIA Novosti.Tropical storm "Irene", which was formed on Saturday in the Atlantic Ocean, the hurricane increased to the first category, according to a report released Monday on the website of the National Hurricane Center in Miami forecast.

According to the center, now a hurricane is located about 40 kilometers west of the administrative center of Puerto Rico, San Juan, and moving to the northwest at a speed of 19 kilometers per hour.

Wind speed at the center of "Irene" is 120 kilometers per hour.

Earlier warnings about the approaching storm were issued for the coast of

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Binge elements in Nikolaev: Roofs torn off, crippled people, several people in the hospital

Forecasters were right: Nikolaev weekend to remember. It is fortunate that the rain, which went all the Saturday, did not turn in the snow, and a layer of water on the roads had dried up cold. But squalls enough to without ice and snow build-up gave us a "gay" life. Wind gusts reached 20 m / sec, say in EMERCOM in Mykolaiv region, but we think that there was more.

All in the Mykolaiv region, because of the strong wind was energized feeders 95, 175 settlements, 1268 transformer substations, in Nikolaev, 18 districts and 110 villages did not

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Sevastopol coast attacked thousands of jellyfish

Sevastopol has unexpectedly ended the swimming season. And that's not the cold weather, and thousands of jellyfish that have come up to the shore. They swam so close that their waves washed ashore.

For a man the Black Sea jellyfish are not dangerous, however, they can cause minor burns to the skin and cause an allergic reaction in the body. Townspeople expect the storm, which will cause the jellyfish back into the sea. Scientists do not exclude that the migration of the animals due to human factors. In the water could get the toxins that cause the jellyfish left their

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In Chile, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Thursday the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 02.12 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 05.12 MSK). The epicenter was located 30 kilometers south-east of Copiapo. Its center lies at a depth of 64.9 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

At the end of February 2010 in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people

Hudson ice melted too soon

Typically, cold waters of Hudson Bay ice-covered from January to May. Completely ice cap melts only in the middle of August. But this year, in early April in the Gulf experienced strong ice flow. In many parts of the Hudson River, especially in the east of the Gulf of St. James and Hudson Strait, which leads to the Atlantic Ocean, one can see clearly the areas of water filled with ice shards. Also on the ice throughout the eastern half of the Hudson are cracks and splits. Satellite image of the moving ice in Hudson. April 6, 2012. According to

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