In Angola, the floods killed 25 people

In southwest Angola victims of floods, which began in January caused the rainy season, were 25. About 70 thousand people have fled their homes, RBC reports referring to Associated Press. According to local experts, the main reasons for the large number of victims — poor infrastructure in most cities and illegal construction of buildings in areas not designated for development. According to the UN last year in southern Africa fell to a record amount of rainfall. The floods have affected about 200 thousand people of Angola.

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Rampant floods in the south of the United States: 1 dead, 14 injured

One person was killed and 14 injured in a powerful tornado that struck the U.S. state of Louisiana, reported in the local law enforcement. Brunt of the disaster took place on Saturday in the town of Rhine. In the area affected by bad weather, a power outage. Strong wind had been felled many trees, destroyed buildings, pipeline and power line. In Raine now begins Debris clearing and clearing the streets, the ITAR-TASS news agency. Local authorities in advance with the police had set of operational activities for evacuation. This helped avoid a significant number of victims.

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Oilers want to sue for half a million rubles pensioner who told about environmental disaster in Siberia

Company "Transsibneft" trying to sue for half a million rubles pensioner who told the truth about the horrific oil spill in the pipeline in the village Moshkovo Novosibirsk region. Oilers lost its claim to the former employee, 61-year-old Nikolai Kuznetsov, a "loss of goodwill" in the capital of the region, and have filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Tomsk. The hearings are scheduled for February 22.

Vigorous campaign to protect Kuznetsova, who for more than two years of efforts to protect the environment at the expense of "Transsibneft" repeatedly subjected to threats of physical violence and other

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All the main reservoir in the Russian Federation are ready to spring flooding

All of the major reservoirs in Russia are ready to spring floods, said on Friday the head of the Federal Agency for Water Resources Marina Seliverstova.

"All the major reservoir Russia prepared to receive a spring flood and the flood waters," — she said at a meeting of the government commission on prevention and liquidation of emergency situations, held by Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov.

In Brazil, increased flood zone

Water reached the neighboring Rio de Janeiro, State of São Paulo. At the mercy of the elements now in the so-called "green coast", a popular resort area.

The number of victims of unprecedented floods and mudflows is approaching 550. And this is only approximate figures. Information on the dead and wounded came late: many areas are cut off from the outside world, there is no communication, destroyed roads and bridges.

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Sri Lanka back into the water

Flooding in Sri Lanka intensifies, rain does not stop. The island, located off the north-west coast of India, their homes were forced to leave more than a million inhabitants.

In the eastern regions of several weeks are torrential rains that caused the first one of the biggest floods in history, are now systematically strengthened. The area under the water increases.

Flooded for 90% of rice fields. With rising water level is struggling more and more residents of the country. Left their homes for more than a million people.

People on their own trying to find a

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UN warns of possible catastrophic consequences of the unprecedented floods in southern Africa

UN warns of possible catastrophic consequences of the unprecedented floods in southern Africa. In the widespread press release of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN / FAO / said that the disaster could threaten the food security of the region.

"Thousands of hectares of crops were lost as a result of heavy rains and consequent floods in some parts of southern Africa, — stated in the document. — The damage could be even more serious, because in the coming weeks, expect new draft. Rainy season is in full swing, and many agricultural areas face inundation

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The floods in Iran, six people were killed, two missing

As a result of heavy rains in the Iranian provinces of Kerman and Fars flooding occurred, according MEHR.

The disaster in the province of Fars three people were killed and two were missing, and in the province of Kerman, killing three people.

According to news agency IRNA, the floods in the last three of the 14 cities and towns, and 116 villages were under water, said the director of the Red Crescent Kerman province Cavus Mahmoudi.

According to him, the affected villages were brought food, blankets and tents, aid continues.

According to the official website of the Iranian TV iribnews.ir,

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Floods in Malaysia turn the town into the island

Two people were killed and about 30,000 were forced to leave their homes due to flooding in the Malaysian state of Johor, in the extreme south of the Malay Peninsula.

From flooded regions of Malaysia currently evacuated 28,900 people, which are housed in 200 evacuation centers.

The three rivers over the banks because of the rains, Segamat surrounded the city, turning it into an island. The situation is extremely serious in the state capital of Johor Bahru and in Kluang, because their message to the capital has been lost.

Last November, the floods caused by heavy monsoon rains, were forced

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Victims over the banks of the river in Bolivia, 34 people were

At least 34 people were killed by the withdrawal of the banks of the river in the south-eastern Bolivia at the end of last week, according to AFP.

According to local authorities, in the early hours of Saturday Mollepunku river burst its banks and the water swept stretch of highway on which at the time were moving bus and truck. As a result, the vehicles were in the water together with the passengers.

So far rescuers have found 34 bodies, 13 people were rescued. According to police, several passengers are listed as missing.

The incident occurred on the evening of

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