Czech Republic and Germany covered with snow

At the heart of continental Europe raging heavy snowfall. In the Czech Republic and Germany rainfall paralyzed traffic on the highways.

According pik.tv, some traffic jams, recorded numerous accidents. Czech authorities have promised to make every effort to normalize the late afternoon traffic.

According to weather forecasts, the weather in the region will last for several days.

Fish kill in Kemerovo

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8.06.11.V Kemerovo region opened a criminal investigation into the contamination of the pond, which was lost because of the fish.

According to the press service of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Kemerovo region, a criminal case on the grounds of an offense under Part 2 of Art. 250 of the Criminal Code (pollution, contamination of water, if these acts have caused massive death of fish).

According to the investigation, from April to early May 2011 the staff of sewage pumping station, which belongs to one of the municipal enterprises, sewage dumped into the pond in

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Bavarian authorities warned of melting Alpine glaciers

Bavarian Environment Ministry warned of melting glaciers in the Bavarian Alps, says The Local. The head office Marcel Huber (Marcel Huber), in 20-30 years there will be only one glacier, whereas at the moment in Bavaria they number five.

Already, three glaciers cover an area less than 7.5 hectares. The only glacier, which according to the ministry survive global warming in the coming decades is Hellentalferner (Hoellentalferner).

It is located on the north side of the Zugspitze (Zugspitze) — Germany's highest mountain — and covers an area of 30 hectares. From the sun to protect the high cliffs, so experts

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Evacuation due to a landslide in the ranch SOMIS, Los Angeles

March 18. A landslide near the small town SOMIS Ventura County forced to evacuate homes and a few horses.

According to local news service (Ventura County Star) a plot of land of about 18O feet long and 9o feet wide down the slope, made his way to 30 yards on the ranch, located in the 7600 block of Bradley Road.

According to the local manager had to start the landslide at 6:30 am. Managing watched as trees fell and slid down the hill, and then he got in touch with the fire safety.

Cause of the landslide is unknown.

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Evacuation due to a landslide in the ranch SOMIS, Los Angeles

March 18. A landslide near the small town SOMIS Ventura County forced to evacuate homes and a few horses.

According to local news service (Ventura County Star) a plot of land of about 18O feet long and 9o feet wide down the slope, made his way to 30 yards on the ranch, located in the 7600 block of Bradley Road.

According to the local manager had to start the landslide at 6:30 am. Managing watched as trees fell and slid down the hill, and then he got in touch with the fire safety.

Cause of the landslide is unknown.

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The earthquake occurred on the island of Java

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Sunday morning on the Indonesian island of Java. As reported by the Indonesian Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, the vibrations were felt the earth's crust in the southern part of the province of West Java. No casualties or damage have been reported yet.

According to the Meteorological Department, the focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers under the sea 100 kilometers from the coast of West Java. According to management experts, signs of a tsunami were recorded.

Indonesia is in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, consisting of seismic zones,

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Off the coast of Japan, there was a gigantic failure

After the devastating earthquake off the coast of Japan on the ocean giant sinkhole formed over hundreds of kilometers. According to geologists, this condition may lead to powerful aftershocks in Tokyo.

According to calculations of the staff of one of the laboratories of NASA, the disaster in the Land of the Rising Sun was accompanied by changes in the structure of the tectonic plates. Then one of them moved about nine meters, which led to a huge dip in the Japanese coast. American scientists have found that its length is 380 km, width — 190 kilometers.

Geologists from the U.S.

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Collective suicide of birds occurred in China

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Birds fly up to the building and commit suicide, a raid on the building. Photo: shm.com.cn

28.02.11.V Yantai, Shandong Province recently, a strange phenomenon: the birds flew up to the building and committed suicide, a raid on the building. According to eyewitness Wan, February 15, local residents discovered that a number of birds were flying at high speed directly to the building, and died of a stroke on the wall. Previously, this was never seen or heard. Suicide birds occurs every day, most often occurs from 15:00 to 16:00.

 

Some local residents are trying to guess

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An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 in the Netherlands

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Thursday night at the border of the Netherlands and Germany, the site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to AFP, referring to police data, the earthquake did not lead to the destruction and injury.

According to geologists, the tremors have been recorded in 21.02 local time (23.02 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 14.3 kilometers, the epicenter was located 48 km south of the city of Apeldoorn and 96 km south-east of Amsterdam.

The first combat aircraft took off from the new runway in Akhtubinsk

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was inaugurated on Monday a new runway flight test center Chkalov Akhtubinsk Astrakhan region, the first significant rise with a new band performed two new aircraft undergoing testing at the center.

"This object is extremely necessary for the armed forces to test new and upgraded vehicles," — said Shoigu told reporters after the opening of the runway. The minister recalled that in the near future in the sun must be received more than 600 new aircraft and nearly a thousand helicopters.

According to the builders, deposited object — it is the longest

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