Locusts in the cotton fields in Tajikistan


01.06.11. Moroccan locust went on the offensive in the cotton crops Panj district. To date, there locust 2 ha cotton field.

According to the director Gosunitarnogo enterprise "Muboriza bar malach Ziddi" ("Locust") Kiemiddina Ganiev, work on the use of chemical agents against locusts in Khatlon region commenced in April, but there is a locust invasion in Afghanistan, as well as high altitude and pastures, where the drought has dried grass.

"At present, pesticides processed 100 thousand hectares of land. Locusts in the border areas are struggling more than two dozen units of special 450 handheld devices ", — said

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In November, the Earth will charge a huge asteroid


15.04.11.V November 2011 near-Earth asteroid fly huge 2005 YU55, which will take place on our planet at a critical distance of 300 000 km, which is less than the distance from the Earth to the Moon. According to experts, this is one of the most dangerous for the Earth from the now open space bodies.

Asteroid 2005 YU55 is listed as potentially hazardous asteroids. It was opened as part of Spacewatch, implemented by the U.S. forces and the Laboratory of the University of Arizona Lunar Studies in Tucson (USA) December 28, 2005. In diameter, the object is about 400

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In the south-eastern United States hail the size of a tennis ball


28.03.11.Moschny cyclone covered the weekend south-eastern part of the United States, struck the high winds, heavy rains and hail and tornadoes. Suffered more than the rest of Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina, which had the weekly rainfall for this time of year.

According to media reports, on Saturday in the state of Georgia and South Carolina, hail the size of a tennis ball. Fortunately, no one was hurt. People had time to escape, but the cars were seriously damaged and the roofs of houses.

According to forecasters, the most dangerous area in the cyclone were Alabama and

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In the north of Fiji was 2 earthquakes


27.03.11. Two earthquakes of magnitude 6.4 and 5.9 on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday morning at Udu Point — the most northern point of the island chain of Fiji, no reports of casualties or property damage. Reported by the Fiji Meteorological Office.

According to this control, at 10:49 there were 6.4 magnitude earthquake at a depth of 160 km below sea level, followed by a further impetus to a magnitude 5.9 at a depth of 13.4 km below sea level.

According to reports, the tremors were felt in the north-eastern parts of Labasa and Savusavu.

6.5 earthquake in northern Japan


28.03.11.Na northern Japan in Miyagi province on Monday at 7.24 (02.24 Moscow time), there was a new earthquake of magnitude 6.5. Three minutes later the Japanese Meteorological Service issued a tsunami warning. The expected wave height will be at least 50 cm, according to ITAR-TASS. According to the newspaper opinion, Friday, several media quoted Petersen circulated information that the radiation levels in the water in the bottom of the turbine room of the second reactor on Sunday exceeded the maximum rate of 10 million times. Later, this information was denied by the operator.

Meanwhile, the radiation level

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Start Blue successful, the tasks carried out in full

On Wednesday, July 27, a nuclear missile submarine "Yekaterinburg" of the North Sea Fleet under the command of Captain 1st Rank Igor Stepanenko conducted a successful underwater launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) sea-based "Blue," from the Barents Sea at the Kura test site (Kamchatka Peninsula). According to the Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Konashenkova, missile launch was carried out in accordance with the plan of checking the condition and reliability of the naval strategic nuclear forces. Missile warheads arrived to the site in due time. This launch was the third in 2011, all starts to be

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In Sochi earthquake. Video


30.05.12.Kak reported marginal emergency department as a result of the earthquake devastation in Sochi and the victims have been recorded. There was also no disruption to the life support systems of the city.

According to some data, the epicenter of the seismic activity is located 30 km from Sochi — in the sea at a depth of 10 km.

Source: Lead Sochi Sochi.30 May. INTERFAX.RU — At 12:00 MSK among central Sochi seismic station recorded earthquake, said the agency "Interfax-South" chief seismologist Sochi Helen Karpovich.

According to Karpovich, push earthquake was about 3.5 points. She noted that currently

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In the river, fish kills occurred Plavitsa


16.02.12.Spetsialisty environmental services Lipetsk region, including state inspectors Lipetsk Department of State Control, supervision and protection of living aquatic resources of the Azov-Black Sea territorial management Rosrybolovstva Plavitsa found in the river in the area Dobrinsky the dead fish.

According to preliminary data of fish — roach, perch, bleak — did not die from oxygen starvation due to frost, and poisoning certain substance. The department said that the deceased fish was found near the village of Veselovka, near which there is Dobrinsky sugar factory. According to laboratory data in fish mortality was 9 milligrams of oxygen per liter of

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Gas explosion destroyed the factory in Pakistan


6.01.12.Trehetazhnoe building collapsed in the city of Lahore. Buried under the rubble for about 40 chelovek.Vzryv factory producing medicines, rocked the city of Lahore in eastern Pakistan on Monday, Feb. 6.

According to authorities, the room exploded a gas cylinder. The accident three storey buildings were almost completely destroyed. At the time of the accident inside the building were more than 40 people. Among them — the women and children.

According to authorities, three people died and five were rescued. Another 100 people are under the rubble. Conducted on-site rescue work.

Ekaterina Sidorova

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6.8 earthquake occurred in the Philippines. Video


6.02.12.Zemletryasenie magnitude of 6.9 points occurred in the central Philippine arhipelaga.Epitsentr located five kilometers from the city Tayasan.Ochag lies at a depth of 10 kilometers under vodoy.Za major tremors were followed by 80 aftershocks.

According to reports from the island of Negros, the tremors there continue to this por.Tsarit panic, people leave their homes and flee to the mountains. According to the latest reports, the victims of the earthquake were 46 people.

Source: Channel PIC

MOSCOW, February 6 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the Philippines, reported on Monday at the U.S. Geological Survey website.

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