On the Indonesian island of Sulawesi volcano woke Lock-Empung

Lokon volcano eruption-Empung on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The volcano threw it in the air column of ash and dust — the agency EFE.

The volcano is located on the north of the island, 20 km from Manado, the capital of the province of North Sulawesi, there are around 30 thousand people. Information at this time no injuries were reported.

It should be noted that the volcano Lokon-Empung past twenty years woke up five times.

Earthquake on the first day of spring upset residents of Sochi

Tremors felt today, some townspeople. However, the media ignored the earthquake.

The reason for this indifference can be explained quite simply: minor variations in subsurface formations in Sochi occur regularly. The Caucasus Mountains are considered quite young, so the interest of seismologists and the more the media only cause quite serious tremors. And they do not occur very often.

Today's earthquake occurred at 14:26 Moscow time. For the most part it felt the residents of the Central District — Streets Don and beekeeping.

The site of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences recorded time — 11:26 GMT.

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Switzerland is suffering from severe drought

Switzerland is experiencing the biggest drought in the last century. Spring in the Alps this year stood out too hot.

Lack of rain has fallen significantly the level of water in the lakes. Due to dry weather authorities ask local residents and tourists to be extra cautious and careful when making a fire during a picnic. Farmers complain that traditional irrigation fields have to spend a few months before the usual June.

An earthquake in the North Island of New Zealand

On Thursday at 07:53 GMT in the eastern part of the North Island of New Zealand, an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Its epicenter was located at coordinates 35.43 degrees south latitude and 177.88 degrees east longitude. Zalegalna hypocenter depth of 13.40 km.

Previously received information that the power of tremors was 6.6 points.

Showers and storms caused damage Ingushetia almost 2.5 billion

Almost 2.5 billion rubles, according to preliminary data, evaluate the Ingush authorities damages republic heavy rains and storms in mid-June, told RIA Novosti the head of the republic, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.

Until now, the situation remains difficult in Jeirakh area of the country where the elements hit 16-19 June caused great damage farmland, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, private buildings. Rivers burst their banks and flooded all the settlements were the mountainous region. Residents of several villages were cut off by a couple of days from the mainland, and essential goods delivered to them through the air.

"The situation was dire. Now

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Another man was killed by lightning in the Chelyabinsk region

CHELYABINSK, July 20 — RIA Novosti.Ten-year boy died on Tuesday from a lightning strike in the village Uyskoe Chelyabinsk region, said on Wednesday GUMCHS the area.

"On Tuesday, at 15.25 in the village Uyskoe the elements took the life of a boy of ten. During bathing a heavy thunderstorm. As a result of a lightning strike killed a child," — said in a statement.

Only in July 2011 in the field of lightning victims are already five people. Thus, according to the central board of the regional Emergencies Ministry, 19 July in Korkino in garden community "Southern" about 13.40

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The dip in New York has blocked traffic

August 30, 2011. Big failure of the roadway on State Road Norfa caused violations of transportation for two streets of New York — Ossining and Croton.

The failure involved the entire roadway, causing the movement of cars completely blocked, according ossining.patch.com

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Centre for Nature Conservation area of 100 hectares will be in the Amur

Centre for Nature "Zeya" in the Amur region, where the animals will be kept in the wild, will soon take the first visitors, told RIA Novosti hunters leading conservation area Jury Gafarov.

Construction of the Center for Nature (COTU) in the Amur region is under a regional program for the protection of the environment, its creation is allocated 7.5 million rubles.

"Now the world has spread area, where there is a semi-captive breeding of wild ungulates. Under TSOP" Zeya "take more than 100 hectares. Now comes the catching of wild animals in nature reserves and other areas. Such farming is

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Soil rupture in Jaintia, India

Local residents are concerned about the appearance of several geological faults in the village Sohkymphor, Jaintia region, reports theshillongtimes.com

In addition, cracks were found on the road Sohkymphor-Shangpung, and close to several buildings around the local market. In this case, the building of one of the apartment complexes were damaged.

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