At the western coast of Mexico formed Tropical Storm Kiko

September 1, 2013. In the Pacific coast of Mexico on Saturday formed a tropical storm "Kiko". This was reported by experts from the National Center for monitoring hurricanes in Miami / Florida, United States /.

According to them, the wind speed in the midst of it now reaches 96 km / h He moves toward the mainland at 8 km / h According to the forecast meteorologists in the next two days, "Kiko" could gain traction.

Atmospheric phenomenon is classified in the U.S. as a storm and gets a proper name, if the wind speed reaches its epicenter 63 km

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A powerful earthquake in Mexico

A powerful earthquake in Mexico Natural Disasters

Photo: After the first shock in the capital of Mexico, people ran in panic from buildings.

March 20, 2012 at 195 kilometers from the resort town of Acapulco on the Pacific coast of Mexico, an earthquake measuring 7.6. According to the Geological Surveying and Mapping U.S. epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 17 kilometers 24 kilometers east of the city Ometepek.

Tremors were felt in the capital Mexico City, causing large fluctuations buildings. Mobile communications did not work, the work of the central airport, as well as the movement

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Americans drink no less than Russian

Statistics debunked the myth that Russian drink more than anyone else in the world. According to U.S. research agency Impact Databank, selling hard liquor in the United States in 2012 amounted to 226 million given that almost twice as much as in Russia. Given that the U.S. population is also two times greater than Russia, we can say that the Americans are drinking as much and Russian. In this case, the most popular drink in the two countries is vodka.

The market for spirits in the U.S. is growing for several years. In 2012, the demand for alcoholic beverages

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The global ocean is warmed by the eyes

Oceans relentlessly hot. An international team of scientists from the U.S., UK, Germany and Japan proved that during the period from 1993 to 2008. water temperature has risen by 0.15 degrees Celsius, while the "warm layers" go to 700 m depth.

According to the researchers, the heating of the oceans in shallow water and rising water — is undeniable indicators Global Warming. The upper layers of the ocean to absorb the energy that is the result of human-induced greenhouse effect, and this leads to an increase in the temperature of sea water.

However, the system of collection of

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Scientists argue that the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius could start at any moment

September 30, 2013. According to the latest research, the most famous volcano in Europe is up and is now ready to fill in the neighborhood of lava and ash fall asleep. In one of the research centers in Italy have long been studying a volcano that wiped out Pompeii two thousand years ago.

Scientists have made his statement at the international conference of volcanologists. There urged the Italian authorities to develop a new plan for the evacuation of residents of the dangerous area.

The fact that the old scheme of salvation residents foot of the volcano is outdated. It is

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The damage caused by natural disasters in 2009

Natural disasters in the past year, according to the reinsurance company Munich Re, have claimed lives and caused less damage less than in 2008, according to December 29 BBC News.

In its annual report, the company notes that the main reasons for this was the absence of major disasters and relatively mild hurricane season in the North Atlantic.

The total economic loss was in 2009, $ 50 billion, compared with $ 200 billion in 2008. However, said Munich Re, the total number of destructive events were above long-term average: in 2009, 850 of them were registered.

"The tendency to

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American city seized millions of birds



For the inhabitants of the town of Hopkinsville in Kentucky's story fi thriller Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" has become a reality. Huge flocks of birds suddenly flooded the city, do not attack people, but have already managed to scare to death of animals, droppings pollute the landscape, and most of their stay in the city threatens residents of diseases, according to Reuters.

"When the birds rise into the sky, they block all the sunlight is. I think millions of

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As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people

As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people Natural Disasters

No less than 145 people are presumed dead or missing after the March 4, 2012 a number of avalanches hit a remote village in north-eastern province of Badakshan in Afghanistan. March 11, 2012 the authorities announced that 56 died in the region shack.

Winter 2011/2012, Afghanistan is the most severe in the past 15 years, took the lives of many people, including 90 who died only in mountainous regions Badakshana. Rescue groups have not been able to get to places where the avalanche. In some of them

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Ice loss in the Arctic increases

Ice loss in the Arctic increased Weather and Climate

According to a new study by NASA and the old thicker layer of ice covering the waters of the Arctic is melting much faster than the recently formed ice. This trend threatens the entire ice cap in the Northern Hemisphere and the promise it accelerated extinction.

How to assure researchers over the past decade, the level of centuries of ice cover has decreased by 17.2%. The photo presented below shows the part of the ocean in the November-January 1980 and the present time. Reduction of land with more durable ice cap

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Their customs-29 (16 — 30 September)

September 18. Revelation of U.S. presidential candidate in a meeting with private sponsors, recorded on hidden camera

Nearly half of American voters — the freeloaders: they do not pay income taxes, do not want to take responsibility for their own lives and believe that they must take care of the government, so never vote for the candidate of the Republican Party.

September 18. Military, police, doctors and civil servants U.S. will train the terrorist threat to the zombies — this idea occurred to the organizers of the Forum on Public Safety. Details of know-how company HALO Corp. did not

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