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Tornado attack area Dallas Fort Worth, Texas

Powerful destructive tornado went over the region of Dallas Fort Worth area in the afternoon of 3 April 2012. Everywhere was destroyed many homes, trees toppled and overturned vehicles as toys. Airport Dallas Fort Worth canceled all flights, leaving passengers to safe places for perezhidaniya weather. Because of the large hail was damaged about 110 aircraft. Harvesting began in the city in the evening.

The devastating storm that caused, according to rough estimates, from 6 to 12 tornadoes, began as usual spring storm in north Texas, but in their relation to Dallas and Fort Worth spontaneously turned into a tornado.

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Global warming may be toxic

A review of studies has shown that as the temperature of herbivorous mammals will absorb more toxins, and animals that live in arid areas are particularly at risk.

Mammals can maintain a constant body temperature, and therefore considered to be less vulnerable to changes in temperature than the cold-blooded (like reptiles). But Denise Dearing of the University of Utah (USA) found evidence that mammals will experience changes more subtle way.

Such as the Arabian oryx, will simply have nothing to eat. (Photo Heaher.)

Plants produce toxins for protection from animals that eat them. In response, the herbivores limit the

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Hurricane Rina gaining strength off the coast of Mexico

Hurricane "Rina", coming up close to the coast of Mexico, increased to the second category on the scale Safir-Simpson, according to the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S. in Miami. According to meteorologists, now a hurricane is 515 kilometers east of the city of Chetumal on the east coast of Mexico and is moving north-west at an average speed of six kilometers per hour.

Wind gust speed in a hurricane zone is 160 kilometers per hour. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, on Tuesday night, "Rina" could intensify to hurricane third category. Mexican authorities have declared a storm warning

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On the Japanese city of Sapporo attacked bears

The police of the Japanese city of Sapporo, the capital of Hokkaido, one day received 11 reports from witnesses about the appearance of the streets wild bears, according to RIA Novosti. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a brown bear and in residential areas. Police are patrolling.

Scientists believe the appearance of bears in the city due to lack of basic food in the mountains. This forced the animals to seek food near human habitation. Despite the frequent visits of predators in the city and its surroundings, information about victims or destructions. Last autumn in Japan recorded repeated occurrence of bears, and attacks

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Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation issued a draft law on the Arctic

The draft federal law on the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation published on Wednesday on the website of the Ministry of Regional Development, which, according to the bill, will be the coordinator and authorized federal development in the Arctic.

Expert opinions on the draft Regional Development by 29 January 2013. The main instrument of strategic socio-economic planning bill establishes the State program (or strategy) of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, which must be valid for eight years.

The law establishes a mandatory state environmental review documentation of business activities, which may have a negative impact on the

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Because of the rainy season in northern Thailand went under water. There is a threat of flooding in Bangkok

As a result of heavy rainfall flooded a number of provinces and interrupted rail service, said "New Region ".In flooded areas, the water level reaches one meter, according to Thai media. Sunday was interrupted rail service in Bangkok and the north-eastern provinces. It was resumed only on Monday morning, according to the third national television in Thailand. The water level in the Mekong River just one meter below the critical level. According to forecasters, in case of continued rains, water may flood the coastal areas of Thailand. Showers are the result of a storm Nock-ten, had hit late last

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New cases of mass death of birds, Japan, USA

Bird watchers have expressed concern after the death of several migratory birds due to the possibility of avian influenza H5N1.

Bird sanctuaries, poultry farms and zoos were transferred to the high state of anxiety the past month after the migration of birds in some regions, where they found the dead birds — reports the New York Times.

Times also quoted this from ProMED Japan and other organizations that monitor the progress of the disease. Messages include information about the hooded crane, who was found dead on the plain of Izumi, Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, the largest habitat of these birds

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The landslide destroyed a school building in China, about 20 people blocked

At least 19 people, most of them students, are trapped under the rubble of a school building, which was destroyed in a landslide in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan, according to local media.

The incident occurred on Thursday morning near the village Chzhenhe urban district Zhaotong Yunnan.

According to China Central Television (CCTV), mudslide completely destroyed the building of the village primary school on the site of which was formed by a small mud lake. Besides school damaged adjacent residential village house on three of its inhabitants managed to escape the fate of another is unknown.

In the affected

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Oklahoma — a disaster zone

In Beckham County near Sayre appeared a huge failure in one night. Its dimensions are such that there can fit a small house. Jack Demron said that the failure was formed just two days after the earthquake. Specialists say that it is unlikely related.

Either way, the hole is growing day by day. The depth and width of the dip of about 40 feet. Geologists said the sinkhole could cause the dissolution of salts or other substances in the soil.

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Flooding in Colombia

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