Typhoon struck the north of Vietnam, 27 people died

Powerful tayfunKai-Tak hit last weekend at the northern provinces of Vietnam, killing at least 27 people, said on Monday Television and Radio BBC BBC.

Typhoon-hit Vietnam on Friday, in the north of the country hit by heavy rains and strong winds. As a result, about 12,000 homes were destroyed, flooded nearly 23 thousand hectares of fertile land. In Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, strong winds knocked over 200 trees.

Elements affected the southern province of Guangdong China. It destroyed more than 4 million homes, killed two people.

Last week, Kai-Tak was on the Philippines, disaster victims there were seven people, two others

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Georgian Military Road was opened for the passage of vehicles

Georgian Military Road, closed on Monday, 7 January because of avalanche danger for vehicles, re-opened to traffic vehicles, told RIA Novosti the head of the press service of the North Ossetian GUMCHS Julia Starchenko.

"From eight in the morning fare is open without restrictions," — said the agency interlocutor.

The road remained closed for almost a week, at the request of the Georgian side due to snowfall in Georgia.

Fish kills in the Tula region

Schekinskoe of reservoir near Tula, where over the weekend there was a mass fish kills, water sampling, reported Monday in the regional department of ecology and natural resources.

According to the source, the results of analyzes of samples collected in the reservoir will be announced no later than five days.

According to the department, the massive fish kill occurred primarily among carp. At the same time, other types of fish are much more sensitive to water pollution, were not injured, — Interfax reports

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Iceland has the smallest ice disappears

Icelandic glacier Snayfedlsyekyudl now reduced and retreating so fast that it may completely disappear within a few decades.

The representative of the Icelandic Met Office says Thomas Johannesson, this process is due to unusually warm weather in the last decade. According to recent measurements, the glacier has decreased in the ten years to a height of five feet, and in some places, "lost" on 30-40 meters. At the beginning of the last century it was twice.

Johannesson sure that the glacier will disappear completely within a few decades if the climate will not change, according Mixnews.

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Twelve rare Gangetic dolphins were killed in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the Indus river basin killed 12 Gangetic dolphins, which for unclear reasons stranded, news agencies reported.

According to the preliminary version, the incident was the pollution of the river Indus toxic waste. In fact the incident a criminal case.

Gangetic dolphin, or susuk — a mammal that belongs to the suborder of toothed whales and is one of the river dolphins. The length of one individual reaches 2-2.5 m Weight adult animal is 70-90 kg, with representatives of the female is larger male. Gangetic dolphins are found in slow-flowing rivers of India and Pakistan — the Ganges, Indus,

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In recent days, the sun intensified significantly

Powerful flash Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded by NASA October 20, 2012. According to X-ray intensity flash awarded class M9. This means that it may have little effect on space weather near Earth. If we consider that these cosmic phenomena are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, this flash is one of the most powerful class of M. However, the strength of the energy she is still a long way from the flares of class X.

Class X1.8 flare October 23, 2012. © NASA | SDO | Goddard Indeed, such an event was not long in coming. October

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Salem nuclear reactor in New Jersey has stopped working due to hurricane

One of the two nuclear power reactors in Salem U.S. state of New Jersey on Tuesday, stopped working due to the hurricane "Sandy" that hit the east coast of the U.S., the company is the operator of the object Public Service Electric and Gas (PSEG).

The reason for stopping power was the failure of four of the six circulating pumps that take water from a nearby river.

According to the company, reactor shutdown passed without any complications.

The second power plant was planned stop is October 14 for refueling.

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Snow cyclone approaches the Kamchatka

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, November 23 — RIA Novosti. Rescuers Kamchatka on Wednesday issued a warning about the approach to the region of an active cyclone, which will bring snow and blizzard.

According to forecasters, November 23, will be a particularly heavy rainfall in Karaginsky Olyutorskii and districts. In this regard, possible congestion and accidents on highways Tilichiki — Korf Ossora — Karaga, said in a statement released on Wednesday GUMCHS for Kamchatka region.

Rescuers asking drivers to be careful on the road, do not exceed the speed and possibly abandon long-distance travel.

In addition, lifeguards recommend caution when traveling and staying away

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Landslide in northwestern China crushed workers

7 people were buried under the earth in a landslide that occurred today in Xinyuan County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region / Northwest China /.

As it became known to the Government or-Kazakh Autonomous District, the landslide came down today at about 2:00 at the work site of one of the exploration companies. As a result, 11 people were in tents, are blocked. 4 of them managed to escape, the other 7 were captured elements.

Intensively conducted search and rescue operation.

Weather health: sudden emotional swings

C 3 to 5 March in Ukraine remain uncomfortable for being citizens of the country the weather.

Cold damp air and wind, sometimes with sleet, will be one of the main reasons for the increased risk of colds and particularly viral diseases, as well as exacerbation of chronic inflammatory processes in the body, especially in children.

In these days of high probability of acute respiratory disease and inflammation in the joints.

Cold weather-sensitive people have dynamic weather may adversely affect the condition of the nervous, immune, cardiovascular and respiratory systems of the body.

This can cause a feeling of general

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