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

Continue reading Snowfall paralyzed Stockholm

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

Continue reading Snowfall in France de-energized thousands of homes. Video

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

Continue reading Tropical Storm Irene strengthened to a hurricane first category

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

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

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

Continue reading Sevastopol coast attacked thousands of jellyfish

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

Continue reading Hudson ice melted too soon

In Grodno, Belarus on the eve of the New Year have gathered in the forest harvest chanterelles

In the fairy tale "The Twelve Months" the young girl had on demand stepmother collect winter snowdrops. But grodnenets Victor Burba on New Year voluntarily went to the forest to pick mushrooms.

Experienced mushroom calculated that abnormally warm weather for December, had no negative effect on the chanterelle, which still can be found in the moss. And I was right: now on the table of the family of Victor were dishes that were present orange mushrooms, reports

Continue reading In Grodno, Belarus on the eve of the New Year have gathered in the forest harvest chanterelles

In Taganrog Bay massively fish dies.

In Kohtla-Jarve (Estonia), the smell of hydrogen sulfide

Kohtla-Järve air monitoring station records often exceeded the allowed rate of hydrogen sulfide.

According to the Department of Health, the excess being of people are threatened, although unpleasant odor of rotten eggs. " That's what starts your stuff in a Wednesday newspaper "North Shore."

This is like saying that is made at a meeting Senior supplying the city with water: "As stated by the specialists of the Ministry of Environment, the water we have is bad, but is not dangerous to health." That is, drink, citizens and non-citizens of rusty water with bleach and breathe like rotten eggs — you

Continue reading In Kohtla-Jarve (Estonia), the smell of hydrogen sulfide

SQL - 27 | 0,795 сек. | 7.29 МБ