4.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Wednesday in northern Italy, said the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy.

According to experts, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the province of Reggio Emilia. Tremors were felt around 9:00 am the residents of many Northern Italian cities, including Milan and Turin.

Particularly strong oscillations of the earth surface, which lasted a few seconds, the inhabitants of the upper floors felt houses. There, according to eyewitnesses, swinging chandeliers and even dropped some not so heavy items.

Concerned citizens began to call in fire service, civil

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The landslide damaged 20 houses in Sochi

According to witnesses, a powerful mudslide in motion 8 acres of land with houses standing on it.

The landslide damaged 20 houses in Sochi

The incident occurred in the village of Baranovka near Sochi. Huge reservoir of land moved along with buildings and people who were in them.

— For security reasons, people were cut off water, electricity and gas supply — told Life News source in the city of Sochi. — The degree of damage to homes currently establishes a special commission.

According to witnesses, now there is an urgent evacuation of residents.

Information on evacuation

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In the Aleutian Islands volcano awoke Cleveland


30.12.11.Na Aleutian Islands (USA, Alaska) volcano began erupting Cleveland.

In nastoyascheevremya volcanic ash cloud had risen to a height of 4.5 thousand meters and is predicted, can reach a height of 6000 meters. Last Thursday, the monitoring center volcanic aktivnostishtata Alaska said that in connection with the islands in the air prostranstvenad a regime of high risk for following aircraft.

Cleveland Volcano is located on an island in 1512 kilometers southwest of Anchorage — Alaska's largest city, according to ITAR-TASS ash cloud, which, according to the satellite, shot up up by a single powerful ejection of magma from the

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A strong snowstorm paralyzed traffic in the eastern U.S.


26.02.11.Silny snowstorm paralyzed traffic in some eastern parts of the U.S.. As reported by meteorologists in the state of New York has dropped to half a meter of snow. A little less — 40 cm — was recorded in Maine. In some other states — from Pennsylvania and Ohio to New Hampshire — also received snowfall.

In the areas covered by the bad weather there were many accidents. They injured dozens of people. At least two of the wounded were in critical condition. Basically, according to the police, the cause of accidents was ice.

Who came to the Eastern

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2011 was one of the warmest on record

Passed in 2011 was among the ten warmest in history of meteorological observations, which are maintained in 1880. This is stated in the report of the New York Institute for Space Studies. Goddard United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

It is noteworthy that one of the ten hottest in the history of observations has nine years of this century, and only one — 1998-th — the past.

"We know that the planet is absorbing more energy than it gives. Thus, the trend to an increase in temperature. Even

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Ice Age 2015: Myth or Reality?

According to the famous Russian scientist Vladimir Pavlovich Polivanov today 2015 have very many different projects. Including gas-electric race, which we recently wrote in an article Demand for gas is growing, why is that?.

The fact that it was at the time in Western Europe will cold snap — the so-called Little Ice Age. And Europe does not want to freeze, as in the genetic memory alive Europeans fear the former Little Ice Age.

As you know, in 1300, there was a slowdown in the Gulf Stream, which is today. After almost a century and a half people

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Strange earthquake in the UK

When photographing occurred push, and instead of reflecting on the glass bulbs are white stripes

When I started pushing, one Briton made a photo, which shows how sharply from another jolt jerked the image in the frame. White points is a reflection of lamps in the window. SUT $ $

City of Berwick (Berwick) in the county experienced Nortumberlent night strange tremors recorded by seismologists.

Feeling the afternoon at 15.15 strong shaking buildings and heard an ominous rumbling sound, many people thought that an earthquake. But authorities later said that it was about a certain sonic booms and

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In the Georgian capital collapsed wall house


2.09.11.Esche an incident occurred today in the Georgian capital. As the "GHN", at street Ninoshvili, 38 stenazhilogo collapsed house.

According to the local MOE, collapsed wall bearing emergency house. It at the moment home to 13 families. Examine the causes of the collapse of the special commission, added to MOE. One possible cause of the incident — not strong aftershocks, which were recorded today by Georgian scientists seismologists near Tbilisi.

According to the city officials, tenants have already been proposed to move to a safe place. It will be dealt with the issue of resettlement of emergency at home.

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Russian scientists as always: On Earth comes Little Ice Age

Scientists of the Main Astronomical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences are predicting a cold snap. The report of the Head of the Sector for Space Research of the Sun Main Astronomical Observatory RAS Habibullo Abdusamatova says that the cooling caused by the sharp decline of the radiation power of the sun. "We are on the verge of repeating the" little ice age "that gripped the northern hemisphere in the XVII-XVIII centuries" — explained Habibullo Abdusamatov.

According to scientists, specialists Pulkovo Observatory was able to prove the relationship of solar activity cycles with massive climate changes on

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An outbreak of cholera in the Dominican Republic took the lives of 23 people


HAVANA, May 27. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass Valyuk /. At least 23 people were killed in an outbreak of cholera in the Dominican Republic / DR / s November 2010 Total number of infected during this time nearer to 1.3 thousand people. This was said Thursday Dominican newspaper "Listin Diario", citing the Ministry of Health Caribbean country.

The most complex epidemiological situation is being observed in the provinces of Elias Piña, Santiago, Santo Domingo and the National District, mostly in poor areas. According to Health Minister Bautista Rojas Gomez DR, in the fight with the disease in the country in

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