Rain and hail in Moldova

15.07.11.Ot torrential rain and hail with squally winds on July 12 in Gagauzia hit 3 settlements Baurci Kangaz and bright.

More than 600 hectares of farmland are in poor sostoyanii.Uscherb from rain and hail was 1.5 million lei.

Lyudmila Kulish details in the video story.


Another earthquake in Japan — 4.9 points

4.9-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the southern most northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. No injuries or damage were reported.

According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located near the south-eastern coast of Hokkaido at the site Tokat and focus lies at a depth of about 30 kilometers beneath the ocean floor. The most powerful tremors were felt in cities Obihiro, Kushiro, as well as areas and Tokat Urakava, ITAR-TASS reported.


In the Balkans, established unprecedented heat

August 25, 2011. The authorities of Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Albania are trying to cope with the heat wave that prevails in much of Eastern Europe, according to news.com.au

In the central Bosnian town of Mostar, temperatures soared to 45 ° C. Ambulance in Belgrade received more than 600 calls. People pass out on the streets. The asphalt on the roads began to melt, leaving a trail after humans.

In Montenegro, the government encouraged companies to reduce working time to miss the midday heat. In Macedonia, for over 60 years and pregnant women are instructed

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Smart dog does for paralyzed owner housework

The four-dog, Sandy runs to the store, load the washing machine dirty clothes and she goes to relieve himself outside.

61-year-old Briton Sue paralyzed for 40 years. A few years ago she bought a puppy named Sandy and gave the animal to the organization Dog AID (Assistance in Disability), trains dogs to assist people with disabilities.

Sandy accompanies hostess at a supermarket, where Sue adds selected products in the bag, which is then in the mouth, as well as the money holds out cashiers.

In addition, a dog washing machine loads the dirty things mistress, dividing them into the light

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About solar activity in July and August

According to the Center of the forecast space weather (IZMIRAN) most of July, solar activity was very low. Only at the end of the month, there are three rather large and active group of sunspots that generated flash average power. July 30 was recorded large X-ray flare.

Geomagnetic activity in the past month has changed, mostly from calm to slightly perturbed. 1.5 and 7 July were reported disturbed periods, and on July 30 — short small magnetic storm.

In August, is expected to mainly low solar activity. Possible period of moderate and even high activity. Geomagnetic situation in August will

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Baghdad were heated to 51

The air temperature in Baghdad reached 51 degrees Celsius. Iraqis fleeing from the heat as it may … who

According to news channel 24, part of the inhabitants of Baghdad sit in the shade and pour cold water, others are selected to the local river Tigris.

The Ministry of Health warns people about the dangers of such a high temperature, and urges not to be long in the sun.

'' We spend a lot of time swimming in the river. As you know, today the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and we are here

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Scientists: tsunami wave can destroy Japan

Japanese scientists have revised assessment of the potential impact of an earthquake in the sea towards a more pessimistic forecast, according to which the wave height of 20 meters can wash off the country almost to the ground, told local media on Sunday.

According to seismic experts, much of the Pacific coast of the country can be flooded tsunami more than 20 meters, passes MIGnews.com.

As they say on Sunday the Japanese media, the government convened an expert commission has calculated that in the event of an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 in the Nankai trough, which runs to the east

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The government will allocate 3 billion rubles for the Clean Water Program in 2013

The Russian government will send a 2013 federal program "Clean Water" 3 billion rubles in 2014-2015, the cost of the program does not provide, according to a draft of the federal budget, published on Tuesday on the official website of the Ministry of Finance.

As detailed in the paper money will go to "subsidies for co-financing of capital construction of the state (municipal) property."

Earlier it was reported that in 2012, as part of 29 regions of the country will also be allocated 3 billion rubles.

Public funding of the Federal Program "Clean Water" for the time of its implementation

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In the northern hemisphere set a new temperature record

In one of the Siberian villages called Oymyakon was recorded new record zero temperatures. In degrees Celsius it was -71,2 ° C, which is more than three degrees colder than the previous record high in 1933 (-68 ° C), by G. Verkhoyansk.

Some time in the media was confusion about the exact date of record. In some places, it was reported that the record was recorded a few years ago, but declared about it just now. However, from the Siberian meteorologists received information that the official day of recognition of the record called February 19, 2013, make a

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Warning of impending tsunami announced for Alaska

Warning of impending tsunami declared for coastal areas of Alaska earthquake near the Aleutian Islands, said on Friday, Reuters reported with reference to the center of the tsunami warning the U.S. West Coast and Alaska. 7.4 earthquake was recorded on Friday at 07.09 Moscow time in the Aleutian Islands in 172 kilometers to the east of the island of Atka. According to seismologists, the earthquake lies at a depth of 46.8 kilometers. Atka Island is part of the members of the Aleutian archipelago Andreanof Islands.

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