In Finland, there was an earthquake

In Finland, June 27, an earthquake measuring 2.4 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake, with its epicenter in Kuusamo, in the eastern part of the country was at 09:07 am, local time, Interfax reported with reference to the Institute of Seismology, University of Helsinki.

While tremors were felt in several neighboring regions, Kuusamo.

The possibility of damage, and no injuries were reported.

This year is the second fairly strong earthquake in Finland. First, the power of 2.6 points was registered in Mäntsälä in March.

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Reserve Bryansk forest bison herd will increase 10-fold in 20 years

Volnozhivuschee herd of bison in the Bryansk forests is expected to increase in the next 20 years, ten times, from 18 to 200 cows, said at a news conference at RIA Novosti leading researcher reserve "Bryansk forest" Oleg Evstigneev.

Reserve "Bryansk Forest" is engaged in a return to the wild bison slaughtered earlier. The work began in 2011 and, until recently, 18 bison were released to the wild in the Bryansk forests. In recent years scientists have managed to create in Oryol, Kaluga and Bryansk regions of relatively stable population of the oldest bull total of more than 200

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Four people died in a storm in the U.S. state of Oklahoma

Four people, including a child, were killed in the storm that hit the northern U.S. state of Oklahoma, according to the Associated Press Saturday, citing police.

Three people were killed when a gust of wind destroyed their caravan on wheels around Novatus near the border with Kansas. Another 70-year-old local man was killed when a gust of wind overturned his car on a concrete barrier. The driver was locked inside the mangled car and a few hours later died of his wounds.

Cyclone storm that passes through Oklahoma, formed Friday in the merger of hot and cold weather fronts.

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More than 90% of the Ulyanovsk natural objects have no formal boundaries

The Prosecutor's Office of the Ulyanovsk region revealed violations in the sphere of protection of protected areas, in particular, more than 90% of them have no formal boundaries.

"Officials have not yet determined the boundary 134 of the 142 such objects are not conducted surveying land they occupied with cadastral registration, registered ownership of the Ulyanovsk region," — said the regional prosecutor's office.

In addition, the prosecution established that the territory of protected natural areas of regional significance are not marked with warning and information signs, which often contributes to the fact that the land used for other purposes

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The hurricane damaged roofs of dozens of houses in the west of Ukraine

Last Tuesday, the hurricane in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast in western Ukraine damaged roof 40 houses, the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry on Wednesday.

Strong gusty wind and rain and hail took place on Tuesday in the Galician region of Ivano-Frankivsk region. As a result of the hurricane hit the village Krylos and mosquitoes. The village Krylos partially destroyed one house, completely destroyed the roof of four apartment houses were partially damaged and slate tile covering 15 houses. In the village of Komari damaged slate tile and metal-coating for 21 apartment building, knocked down four power transmission towers, resulting in part out of

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November will be an anomalous

Warming up to plus 11 degrees can come to Moscow in early November. This temperature is close to the record for this time of year.

"The sun at this time of the year in the southern hemisphere, so it can not dictate the weather. Influence the weather will warm air transport from central and southern Europe. Therefore, despite the trend towards a gradual cooling of the first week of November will be warmer than last week October, "- said meteorologists.

They specified that the warmest days of next week will be Tuesday and Wednesday. Expected to plus 11 degrees during

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Hot weather with frequent thunderstorms in central Russia hold until the weekend

Warm and humid weather with frequent thunderstorms hold in the central regions of European Russia before the weekend, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.

"Frontal zone crosses the center of European Russia from the south-west to north-east … in the same direction, from the south-west to north-east, will travel originating in the zone of the wave front, some of which will develop into a cyclone. This leads us to expect Keeping warm and humid weather in the region … The development of powerful cumulonimbus clouds will lead to loss of showers, sometimes heavy, thunderstorms, hail, squalls, "- said in a

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Around SP-40 in the Arctic formed many cracks, no threat

Around drifting research station "North Pole-40" (SP-40) in the Arctic, some days there is an increased formation of cracks appear hummocks of ice, but the threat to the base camp to the ice yet, the press service of the Arctic and Antarctic Scientific Hydromet Research Institute (AARI).

"The ice core, where the station is located, it's okay, nothing extraordinary happened — everything is in place, do not split off. Cracks directly at the camp there, but the situation around the station is really complicated — there is hummocking. However, such processes this time of year, are characteristic of this sector

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Why tornadoes take weekends?

Sweltering summer tornado and hail comply weekend Joneses. New research has opened up new ways of unintended impacts of human activities on the weather conditions.

Scientists analyzed the summer thunderstorms in the eastern U.S. from 1995 to 2009, using data Prediction Center storms the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It turned out that the mid-week frequency of tornadoes and hail, 20% higher than the average, and on weekends — falls 20% below the average.

The results are statistically significant, are not accidental and consistent observations of other types of storms.

The researchers analyzed data from air quality monitoring provodimogoUpravleniem

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Earthquake off the Solomon Islands does not threaten the Far East

The earthquake, which occurred on Wednesday in the Solomon Islands, is not harmful to the Russian coast of the Far East, told RIA Novosti the head of the Sakhalin Tsunami Warning Centre Tatiana Ivelskaya.

"The earthquake registered magnitude 7.2 at 12:22 Sakhalin time (5.22 MSK), a second quake of magnitude 6.6 was recorded after 11 minutes in the same area. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (Honolulu) declared a tsunami alert for the islands in the South Pacific, the next to the epicenter. Elsewhere, which washes the Pacific Ocean, the tsunami alarm has not yet been announced, "- said Ivelskaya.

According to

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