USA: Rain and hail

A resident of Franklin County, Virginia, is trying to dig out your car, bombarded by hail.

In the U.S., from the south-west Virginia to South Carolina, although the temperature in the 17-20 ° C above zero, come this winter. However, instead of the snow on the street hail, covered the 13-cm soil layer.

This weather in the region has brought a cold atmospheric front, hit the south-east of the country real ice Rain. It is reported that in some areas of North Carolina Rain by their characteristics were very similar to a tornado.

According to the weather service, the

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UK: heat and fires

Holidaymakers on the beach, drank about. Man, UK. 26/03/2012.

Britain continues to break temperature records. For a week the temperature even in London showed +20 ° C, which is 10 degrees above normal. In Five Castle, County of Aberdeen, Scotland, recorded a temperature record in 22,8 °.

Something similar happened in the country during the second half of March 2005, when the Botanical Garden Kew Gardens in London was 21.8. As then, now reigns over the islands area of high atmospheric pressure, backed by warm air currents from more southern regions.

Almost cloudless sky over the UK. 26/03/2012.

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Australian city of Khobar declared a disaster

As a result of severe flooding throughout the state of New South Wales March 20, 2012 Khobar City, Jerilderie and Kuinbian were declared emergency Affairs Minister Michael Galacherom area of natural disasters.

"Many residents of New South Wales through the tough times, and this statement should help entrepreneurs, manufacturers of raw materials and people faster on his feet. This is because the ad zone accidents involves an appeal to one of the programs of assistance and the implementation of recovery due to natural disasters, "- said the Minister.

Floods in 2012 broke records in 1974. At the moment, all

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Sowing of spring in Dagestan increased by 5.7%

Sowing of spring in Dagestan increased by 5.7%, RIA "Dagestan", the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic. 

According to the source, agricultural producers republic currently planted spring crops 94 thousand 383 hectares, which is 5.7% higher than the same period last year.

"The country has already planted 19 thousand 883 hectares of perennial grasses, 16 thousand 899 hectares of vegetables, 13 thousand 466 hectares of annual grasses, 12 thousand 580 hectares of potatoes, 9 thousand 562 hectares of maize, 5 thousand 614 hectares of sunflower,

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Locusts in the Rostov region. Video


30.05.12.Chrezvychaynaya situation in the Soviet district of Rostov region. Several local communities captured locusts. What is not able to make the hard winter, the insect has come to pass within a few hours — destroyed Sony acres of winter wheat, farmers bear huge losses.

"Fertility" locust — more than 400 individuals per square meter. Such indicators are disastrous for local agriculture.

"She Hatched yesterday, the day before. The area surveyed about 9,000 hectares, "- said the agronomist Reference Center Rosselkhoznadzor Soviet District Nikolai Dobrokvashin.

In two rural areas of the Soviet District introduced a state of emergency.

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Northwest China suffers from earthquakes

This year, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), a period of seismic activity. The area has already been 14 earthquakes, four of which were forced to five on the Richter scale. Fortunately, no people have been hurt, but destroyed or damaged thousands of homes, property damage from these disasters is already in the hundreds of millions of yuan.

According to the National Seismological Bureau of China, the tremors of varying strength this year were recorded in the city or surrounding area, Altay, Hami, and the counties Bachzhou, Aksu, Khotan, and other areas Kezylsu Xinjiang.

The last earthquake in

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Exploration in the Barents Sea, the military blocked


Rosneft 25.11.11.Srazu four applications to receive the Russian offshore sites were rejected by government agencies. According to "Izvestia" a source in Rosnedra, three cases to conduct exploration state company banned the Defense Ministry.

The ban came Defence Northern, Eastern Mezhdusharsky Papanin and sites located in the Barents Sea.

The areas are located to the west and south of the New Earth. Stocks of the North Barents area is estimated at 4.7 billion tons of standard coal, the North — 3.3 billion tons, Mezhdusharskogo East — 280 million tons, Papanin — 75 million tons, according to

Rosneft access to

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In the Jewish Autonomous faced two freight trains


11.03.12.V Sunday chime in the Jewish Autonomous Region was a collision between two cargo trains transporting coal.

According to the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry General Directorate for the region, all the tracks in the area of the railway station Aur Smidovichsky municipal district went 29 cars and one locomotive. The accident injured two people. The risk of fire at the moment no, reports "Interfax".

Received reports of clashes in the remote operations duty officer at 09:08 local time. The incident site is currently a lifeguard professional emergency rescue teams, firefighters, psychologists Russian Emergencies Ministry, the

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Landslide in Solotvyno. Video


8.06.11.Na Transcarpathian village Solotvyno goes underground. Landslide mercilessly furrowed area of the village. In environmentally hazardous area lives a half thousand people …

According to news channel 24, falls to the ground Transcarpathian Solotvyno beginning 10 years ago. The critical situation was already in 2004 godu.V risk zone 290 homes. The depth of the largest gulf Solotvyno — more than 100 meters, the smallest — 8.

Solotvinskiy pit, because of which there is a problem, is doomed to close. What do the people — yet not known. To eliminate existing gaps, according to preliminary estimates, about 200 million to

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In central China, was formed about 700 karst holes

In central China's Hunan province for the year 693 there was a large quantity of karst collapse, and their number is constantly growing. Yuetszyatsyao village suffered the most. Local residents are excited cause of the disaster they consider over-exploitation of groundwater resources. Large gaps appear for a long time, but local authorities have done nothing.

According to mainland media reports, from January to February 24 this year, residents located in the Lake Dongting nine townships that are administered by the city Iyana Hunan Province, were geological disasters. In the village and in the surrounding area have been many failures

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