Water in Thailand is less, and the victims — more

Death toll from the catastrophic floods in Thailand reached 610 people. Two others are missing after the meringue lead.

As ITAR-TASS news agency in the Department for the Prevention of natural disasters, floods continue to present in 17 of the 76 provinces of the country, including in parts of the capital of the kingdom — Bangkok. Directly affected by the floods are currently 4.9 million people. On July 5, when the north of Thailand hit tropical storm Nock-Ten, natural disasters have affected 63 provinces. Since July, the impact of elements in the kingdom suffered more than 11 million people. About

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Europe is sinking

Powerful cyclone triggered heavy rainfall. The disaster affected areas of France, Italy and Spain. The streets of cities and towns flooded, transport does not walk, turn off the electricity and gas, roads washed out. Is the mass evacuation of people. Brunt of the disaster has turned into a worldwide catastrophe.

High Water

Hurricane winds and heavy rains are in no hurry to leave Italy, where for the last two weeks of revelry of elements already killed 20 people. Now her whole power descended on Turin. The capital of the Piedmont region frozen in anticipation — the water level in

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In the capital of Ghana, 9 dead in floods

Accra, Oct. 27 / Xinhua / — The national coordinator of the anti-disaster Ghanaian Kofi Portufi Wednesday told Xinhua reporters that as a result of flooding caused by heavy rains in the capital, Accra-nine people were killed and dozens injured.

Ghanaian President John Atta Mills has recently made an inspection tour of the settlements that were affected by floods, and expressed his sympathy to the affected people, and promised that the Government will make every effort in order to help them overcome difficulties.

Heavy rains came with a late night October 25 to October 26 in the morning and caused

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In Thailand, floods have killed 91 people

The number of flood victims in Thailand has reached 91 people. This is reported by the local media today, noting that in the coming days is expected to start flooding in Bangkok.

Chao Praya river will bring big water from the north to the capital on Saturday (17 September). The situation is complicated by the fact that at this time in the Gulf will tide. Currently staff pumping stations in Bangkok and vicinity vote mode at all times.

For two months of heavy rains, according to the Office for the Prevention of natural disasters, floods have affected more than

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Number of victims of natural disaster in Thailand is growing

The death toll from flooding in Thailand has reached 82.

Due affected the country on Monday, heavy rains flooded were 35 provinces in the north, south, east and center of the country. According to the Office for Disaster Prevention, at the moment the water level in the majority of dams and barrages, built to protect against flooding, more than 80% of the maximum load. At risk of sudden floods are about 600 thousand people.

Overall, according to the Office for the Prevention of natural disasters, from floods this year in Thailand, affecting over 1.2 million people. The element most strongly

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U.S. President declared emergency in New York

U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in the state of New York due to heavy rains caused by tropical storm "Lee" in the eastern U.S., according to the Associated Press.

Cyclone affected 15 districts in the state from September 7, causing floods in several areas that are severely affected by the hurricane "Irene". The introduction of an emergency will direct federal aid to affected areas.

— Federal agency for crisis management (FEMA) is authorized to take actions to protect lives and protect property. As an aid in mass disasters sent direct federal assistance, which will provide

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Japan before and after the tragedy

In Japan it is still not the final number of dead and injured in the earthquake and tsunami. Authorities continue to count the damage. Meanwhile, on the Internet there are new satellite photos of settlements, which is clearly visible, as they looked from space before and after the disaster. Striking mountain rubble, earth and clay, which caused a tidal wave. Most of the coastal areas affected by the tsunami struck, turned into a swamp. On closer examination it becomes clear that this is a mess of waterlogged cars and what used to be houses. Elsewhere in the disaster area

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Two dead after landslide in Afghanistan

Two people were killed and 12 injured in the city of Charikar, the capital of Parwan province, Afghanistan, as a result of descent from the mountains mudslides caused by heavy rains, told journalists the head of the provincial security director Shirahmad Maldani police.

According to police, agriculture hit the city on Tuesday at 23:00 local time, when residents were asleep. Mud rivers washed away or partially destroyed more than 100 homes in the area Barch Yazdah. Killed two children aged eight and 12 years old, among the wounded — four women and six children.

In the disaster area were rushed

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In Mexico, the evacuation in preparation for the impact of Hurricane Rina

In connection with the approach of the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula Hurricane "Rina" evacuated more than 800 people, according to ITAR-TASS.

On the eve of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Mexico announced a red danger level due to the expected arrival of the hurricane. In schools in six municipalities temporarily suspended activities, beaches ban on swimming.

At present, the territory of Quintana Roo is about 83,500 visitors. State authorities urged people who already have tickets for these days take their arrival.

The authorities were forced to evacuate about three thousand men with "paradise" island Holbox as it is

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Climate change impact on food security

Global warming has already affected the safety of the world's food supplies.

The situation in this area will only get worse, no matter what measures are taken, according to a professor of advertising, public relations and retailing at Michigan State University Ewen Todd.

"Accelerating climate change will inevitably affect the food around the world," said Todd. "Unfortunately, these effects are still not well understood."

One effect of Professor Todd calls spread pathogen Vibrio, which normally lives in warm ocean waters, but in recent years it is found in the north due toincrease in global temperaturewater, according toEurekAlert.

"When in 2005

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