Ob River near Barnaul catastrophically shoaled

September 27 the water level in the river Ob was 8 inches above the zero graph gauges. September 26 — 10 centimeters, September 23 — 22 centimeters. During the last five days of the Ob shoaled by 14 centimeters. As they say boatman, Ob before autumn melela. But not so.

Incidentally, during the spring flood critical mark While the water near Barnaul is 540 cm above ground of a gauge chart.

Vladimir Samusev, Chief JI in the waters of the Altai Territory: The water level in the Ob to date is only in winter. So it's safe to say that

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Mud volcano intensified in Taiwan

Mud volcano came to life in Taiwan, throwing mud flows up to a height of 2 meters. The volcano is located in the city vandal ejected mud volcano that flooded the city cemetery and corn fields in the vicinity.

The first eruption of the volcano, is dated 1720 year. The volcano is active, but in the last 50 years, this is the first eruption. Authorities ordered to set fire coming from the vent of the volcano gases that would prevent the spread of fetid smell of hydrogen sulfide.

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Cormorant population for the year was reduced by half in the Altai Mountains

Only in the Altai Mountains and the most mountainous in Russia cormorant population has decreased by half over the past year due to prolonged cold spring, said on Monday Altai State Nature Biosphere Reserve.

Dzhulukol mountain lake located in the Altai Reserve — the most high cormorant habitat in Russia. The bird is included in the Red Book of the Altai Mountains. The researchers first described this breeding colony in the late 70's of the last century, when there were 13 nests. Since 1978, ornithologists Altai reserve trying to trace the development of the colony. Reserve Officer Oleg Mitrofanov nearly

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Storm with waves up to 10 meters are expected in the Bering Sea

GUMCHS for Kamchatka region issued a warning about the storm in the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

"According to the Hydrometeorological Kamchatka, in the evening, in the first half of the night on February 17 at the Pacific Ocean is expected to thrill height of 8-10 meters. Night February 18 dangerous phenomenon spread to the Bering Sea, and will continue until the end of the day", — stated in the MOE.

Ship owners and captains of vessels in close proximity to the storm area, it is recommended to take the necessary precautions.

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Freezing rain turned the big rink in Munich

Germany poured freezing rain. Most trouble the residents of Bavaria. On the streets of Munich — the strongest ice.

Drivers on highways are in traffic, some roads are blocked, and police records every hour of the accident. Studies in many schools canceled.

Meanwhile, meteorologists do not hurry reassuring Germans. According to their forecasts, freezing rain will continue for a few days, according to TV channel "Russia — 24."

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The discovery of new features of the carbon cycle

Scientists from the University of California decided to study the behavior of the residual carbon, which are utilized by burrowing into the ground. Previously, it was assumed that the erosion can carry away carbon deep into the soil, acting as a sump for the surplus to his or storage. But in fact, such storage is impermanence, as scientists have found.

In the carbon cycle on Earth soil erosion processes can act as an adsorbent and as a source of carbon, which can not but affect the current global climate. This property erosion simulated the Earth's climate in the past.

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Mass mortality of pigeons in Barnaul

LJ user nick den_lenin August 24 posted a message: "Fellow citizens, what's happening? Some kind uncle dead scattered around the city pigeons, or what? Or what? Slipping off them? Wherever you spit — lying or bird, or goner, through time breathing. "

Dead pigeons seen in a small grove at Pavlovsk tract at the intersection of Shukshin Isakov, carcasses are found in the yards of homes. Motorists say that live specimens of low-level behavior, "Even in the yard where the car could barely crawl, they have to honk." Persecution, sickness or heptyl

Version of reality put forward very different. Some

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Lenin Street in Vitebsk after Hurricane failed land

As reported news.tut.by, July 9 large gap formed on Lenin Street in Vitebsk after the storm, which erupted before the concert Valery Leontiev at "Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk".

The rain started at 17.30. After a while the wind bring water to the top of the extreme sector. But when they reached hurricane force, the whole Summer amphitheater into a huge power shower.

Water swerved into the space between the roof and the roof of the stage of the hall, turned in a vortex and pour all that is possible. A little later in the amphitheater penetrated even hail that

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Iceland is preparing a powerful earthquake

Residents of the northern part of. Iceland received an official warning that the region has increased the likelihood of a large earthquake. This conclusion seismologists analyzed the 20-year activity of the subsoil of the island, which is now home to nearly 320,000 people.

In a recent series of small tremors recorded at a depth of 20 km near the northern coast of Iceland one of the episodes had a magnitude of 5.6 points. Typically, these events are precursors to more serious seismic vibrations. Local residents are concerned about the upcoming prospects, although it is businesses and public services work

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The world faces an epidemic of bubonic plague

British scientists have made a shocking discovery — the virus plague that killed a third of the Middle Ages in Europe, still exists and threatens humanity epidemic, reports The Daily Mail.

Biologists have studied the skeletons recently discovered in an ancient tomb on the outskirts of London. About 100 Britons, who were buried in a mass grave, died from the bubonic plague. Scientists have found that the composition of the human genome in that time has not changed. Therefore, it is likely re-emergence as a body of people do not become less susceptible to the dreaded virus.

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