Hurricane Katrina could return to the Atlantic under the name Kate

© RIA Novosti. Denis Voroshilov Tropical depression (low pressure area) was formed in the east and the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday evening could turn into a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Warning Center.

If, according to weather forecasters, the storm formed, he is given the name "Kate". It replaced the list of names in constant storms and hurricanes infamous "Katrina", said the Associated Press.

For the Atlantic basin hurricane, there are six alphabetical lists — each of the 21 named — who are six years in a row, and then repeat. If a hurricane is particularly devastating,

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Ice cap of Greenland in 2012 melting at record speed

Melting by mid-July swallowed up almost the entire area of the Greenland ice sheet — the largest island in the world, according to a Wednesday to the site of the U.S. space agency (NASA) with reference to the data received from the satellites.

Glacier currently covers about 80% of the Greenland and contains about 20% of the world's supply of ice. Scientists have calculated that if the entire Greenland ice melts, it will lead to a rise in sea level of 6.4 meters.

According to NASA, the melting of the Greenland ice this year, showing an unusual trend: satellite

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Massive sea marine life occurred in the South China Sea

In the sea area near the city of Zhuhai Inshatan southern Guangdong province on August 26 was an unusual phenomenon — on the shore littered with thousands of dead sea creatures, including deep-sea fish, shrimp and crabs.

According to the Chinese edition of "Southern City", in the early morning fishermen discovered that the entire coastal zone literally covered with dead fish.

However, they did not panic and started to collect the nets of dead sea creatures in their cages.

Maine fisherman named said that two hours Collected about 300 kg of fish. He boasted that he had found

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Fish kills in the Tula region

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18.07.11.Iz Schekinskoe reservoir near Tula, where over the weekend there was a mass fish kills, water sampling, reported Monday in the regional department of ecology and natural resources.

According to the source, the results of analyzes of samples collected in the reservoir will be announced no later than five days.

According to the department, the massive fish kill occurred primarily among carp. At the same time, other types of fish are much more sensitive to water pollution, were not injured, — Interfax reports

Source: Tula News Service

Taking Lives

"Irene" reached between Washington and New York. There are the first victims

Hurricane "Irene" on Sunday reached New York. America's largest city was deserted, for the first time in the history of transportation stopped, the evacuation of citizens stopped. Authorities ordered all remaining residents to take refuge in homes. Storm has claimed ten lives, over one million Americans are without electricity. According to forecasts, the damage could reach $ 12 billion.

U.S. East Coast cities do not know: The transport stopped, the streets are deserted, instead of people everywhere can see the sandbags in case of flooding, transmits radio

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Hurricane Irene has killed 10 people in the U.S.

According to latest information, the victims of the hurricane "Irene» (Irene), which fell on the eve of the U.S. East Coast, were 10 people.According to CNN, five people were killed in the state of North Carolina. Three other Americans were killed in Virginia due to falling trees. In Florida during the storm killed 55-year-old surfer. Another woman died in Maryland after a fallen tree through the roof of her house.The first impact of elements took over the state of Virginia and North Carolina, which has dropped to 300 mm. On Saturday evening, "Irene" made it to New York. The city

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Sinkhole in Philadelphia, South Carolina and Utah, United States

August 24, 2011. In the south-west of Philadelphia failure formed on Eddishn Street three weeks ago has not yet been eliminated road services because of bureaucratic delays, according myfoxphilly.com

After road workers inspected the hole, they left an inscription that work to eliminate planned. But has since gone 3 weeks.

The pit is about 3 meters in width, however, according to local residents, the failure becomes greater every time the rain. After the show in television news in the city administration promised to repair the hole the next day.

August

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In the south-east of Guatemala declared anxiety in the aftermath of showers

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MEXICO CITY, Aug. 26. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Sergey Novozhilov /. Alarm is declared in the southeast of Guatemala in the aftermath of the rains, which have caused severe floods. According to the authorities of the Central American countries, as a result of flooding five people were killed and more than 6.2 thousand homeless.

Residents of areas affected by the floods, placed in 80 temporary shelters, more than 1.2 thousand houses damaged. Due to the severe consequences of the disaster Guatemalan authorities announced the alarm in the department of Santa Rosa.

President Alvaro Colom visited the areas

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Seismologists warn Americans about the new tremors

According to the U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Lucy Jones, the public should be prepared for a series of damped shocks — avtoshokov, which will be felt for the next two hours. She also did not rule out that the old buildings in the epicenter can be substantial damage. Residents advised to stay out until the engineering survey of buildings. In addition, experts have warned of a possible breakout of gas pipelines.

Recall, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on the U.S. East Coast in the U.S. state of Virginia at 21:51 MSK. Previously reported that the quake had been

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Approximation of Mars to Earth will not cause natural disasters — astronomer

© photo — http://www.sunhome.ru 16:26 08/24/2011

TBILISI, August 24 — News-Georgia Tsitsiya Mamulashvili. No natural disasters on Saturday are expected with the approach of Mars to Earth, told Trend. "News-Georgia" University Professor Elias, astronomer Gia Javakhishvili Wednesday.

Astronomers predict that the August 27 Mars in the night sky will be visible to the naked eye the size of a full moon. The phenomenon is expected around 00.30 Tbilisi time.

"The Planet Mars on August 27 will pass close to the earth, but it is not unusual … is that Mars came closer to Earth …" — said Javakhishvili.

According

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