In the Tokyo area, there was a strong earthquake, tsunami threat declared

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Saturday in Tokyo According to Kyodo.The epicenter was located in Tochigi Prefecture, and lies at a depth of focus of 70 km. Strong tremors were felt in the Tokyo office of ITAR-TASS.The National Meteorological Administration announced a tsunami threat. No injuries or damage were reported. There are reports of disruptions in transportation. In particular, high-speed trains stopped. "Times"

Japanese authorities lifted a tsunami warning after the earthquake in the Tokyo area

National Directorate of Meteorology of Japan on Saturday morning lifted a tsunami warning, which was announced after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake

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Off the coast of Nicaragua was a major earthquake

Today, 15 April, it was reported that near the Pacific coast of Nicaragua earthquake with magnitude 5.9.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the push was recorded Thursday at 23.50 Kyiv time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 93 km south of the capital, Managua. Its center lies at a depth of 56.2 km.Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to official data, the risk of a tsunami following the earthquake there, but there may be severe landslides.Nicaragua is a country with the highest in Central America, seismic activity. In 1992 there occurred an earthquake of magnitude 7.1,

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Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history

 

The death toll from a series of tornadoes that hit the southern United States on April 27, an increase of up to 340 people, according to CNN. Suffered the most from Alabama tornadoes: according to Associated Press, the disaster claimed the lives of 246 residents of the state.

Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history. The most destructive tornado occurred in the United States in March 1925 — then the disaster in the states of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana killed 747 people.

Tornado or

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Dramatic warming triggered landslide in the private sector in Barnaul

Collapsed about 20,000 cubic meters of earth, no one appears injured, told RIA Novosti on defense and emergency management on the Central area of the city.

According to a witness, at one's neighbors porch, "left", while others leaned outdoor toilet. "All garden plots are sloped," — said Panarin, whose house was on the edge of the cliff.

"At the break to a depth of nearly 60 meters away from us are the trees. Early as Monday, these trees were growing in my garden … I have not heard how it was, but neighbors say they all popped. Rift has

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Hunan province is in the grip of serious spring drought

Changsha, April 12 / Xinhua / — In Hunan Province established a serious spring drought, which adversely affects the spring sowing and water supply of settlements. This was reported in the office of the provincial headquarters of flood and drought.

On January 1 and April 8 of this year the average rainfall in Hunan was only 156 mm, which is 44 percent less than normal. Because of the small amount of precipitation has fallen sharply water level in rivers and lakes, located in the province. To date, the most serious drought situation has developed in the Lake Dongting.

According

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Volga shore strewn with dead fish

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Volgograd 10.08.11.Kak tell us who came today to relax on the beach at the Panorama, they were spotted carcasses of dead fish, handed down the waves to the shore.

According to people, dead fish was nailed to the bank about 10:00 am. -Personally, I dropped from the coast, where bathing my children are 11 large fish, — said one of the guests.

Cause of death of fish remain unknown. According to witnesses on the fish was not noticeable signs of visible damage. Of Volgograd rumors that mass fish kill was the result of the use of chemicals in the

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Beijingers are buying surgical masks, fearing adverse fog

Fog and provoked them significant environmental degradation, caused a stir on the gauze bandage in China's capital, the news portal writes, "Sin."

Thick fog descended on several parts of China on Sunday evening. In Beijing, the visibility was reduced to a few hundred meters, which led to the closure of key roads and disruptions in the capital's airports. On Monday, the fog over the city preserved as forecasters predict will dissipate until Tuesday evening. Weather Service on Monday night announced in the metropolitan area "yellow threat level."

According to information published by the Beijing control monitoring environmental conditions, air pollution

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Environmental education center opened in the northernmost national park Tigrinya

The visitor center, created to explore the life of the population of the Amur tiger, opened in Anyuisky national park in the Khabarovsk region, home to the northernmost population of rare predator, said on Thursday the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

According to the Fund, the national park "Anyuisky" — one of the fastest growing divisions of nature conservation in the Russian Far East. 3.5 years of his management was able to double the population of tigers in the national park, and build relationships with local people. To date, the park is home to around 10 tigers.

As said at

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The earthquake occurred near the Japanese island of Honshu

6.9 magnitude earthquake recorded on Friday night near the east coast of Honshu (Japan) seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

"The earthquake occurred on Friday at 1.34 Sakhalin time (18.34 MSK), 800 km south of seismic" Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk ". Coordinates of the epicenter — 38.7 degrees north latitude, 142.8 degrees east longitude "- reported on seismic.

According to a station in Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) earthquake was felt the power of up to two points, the houses were swaying hanging objects. Tsunami alarm has not been announced, reports "Interfax".

According to the newspaper VIEW, earlier Thursday after the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in northeastern Japan at

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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

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