2011 fires have broken a record in 2010

Russia awaits hellish summer

The area of natural fires in Russia exceeded the previous year almost doubled to 296 thousand hectares. This was reported on Emergency Ministry Online.

Only in 2011, there was 8.56 thousand wildfires (last year there were 8.83 thousand). Although the number of seats of fire this year so far inferior to last year, but they have already managed to overtake them on the area. In 2010, a fire swept area only 149 hectares, which is 1.9 times less than in 2011.

According to authorities, over the past day in the country put out 249

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Himalayan glaciers continue to melt

The Himalayas lie in the five countries.

Scientists have carried out regular monitoring of the Himalayan glaciers. During the analyzed images of more than 2 thousand glaciers from space Indian satellite Resourcesat-1 in the period from 1989 to 2004. As noted in the study, in 15 years the area of 75% of the glaciers in the Himalayas declined.

However, it remained unchanged in 17% of the total number of glaciers, and another 8% had even increased.

In 2007, a report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which stated that the Himalayan glaciers are melting at such

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In Lipetsk region from biting midges killed livestock. Video


3.05.12.Na area hit disaster. Midges, coming from the south is killing livestock. More than two dozen cows and bulls fell at Dobrinsky area. Local veterinarians clutching his head.

In this never happened. For animals that weigh several hundred pounds die within hours. Locals only one consolation for man, these insects are not dangerous.

Source: GOROD48.ru

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Shine. A powerful release of radiation in Japan

The nearest to Japan Russian regions of high radiation background was noted. This data MOE. Save that the wind in the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident all the last three days was blowing to the northeast — that is in the open ocean. In the country of the rising sun a shock was the recognition of the Prime Minister. Naoto Kan announced that the Fukushima plant still was a powerful release of radiation. In the area of the third reactor plant dangerous for human radiation level exceeded 400. True level of the degree of removal

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In Chebarkulsky cope with the consequences of Saturday's storm.

The village Sarafanova Chebarkulsky district of Chelyabinsk region on Saturday, May 14, hurricane winds blew off roofs of several houses and damaged wiring. Storm covered and the neighboring villages, but Sarafanova suffered more than other. As reported «URA.Ru» in the administration area Chebarkulsky, electricity has been restored in the villages, is being asked to determine the amount of damages.The situation is under control of the governor of the Southern Urals Mikhail Yurevich. "In the area of hurricane Chebarkulsky posryvalo rooftops. Sarafanova settlement without light. Instructed to eliminate the consequences of operational services, "- wrote on Saturday in his" Twitter "Mikhail

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Japan is afraid of a new earthquake

In Japan, the work is stopped another nuclear power plant — "Hamaoka" stopped all five reactors.

According to forecasts of scientists and seismologists in the area of the station is high probability of an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0, and even more, and the likelihood of such an earthquake in the area in the next 30 years up to 87% — that's a lot, and the Japanese again and again come to the demonstrations, demanding the government to protect them from repeating Fukusimskoy tragedy.


In the Urals again raging fires, and authorities again deny


17.05.11.V Sverdlovsk region continues to rage wildfires. Thus, according to pictures taken from the satellite, and the data to map «Google Earth» and is updated every few hours, the region is probably the leader in the number of natural fires.

In particular, fixed fire areas near the Ural capital near the village Koltsovo under Pervouralsky, near the villages of Cedar and Olkhovka, near rivers and Sosva Lobva in Taborinskom area under Gornouralskom, near the village Shogrinskoe Artemovsky urban district as well as in Rezh Serov and urban districts. And just today along Cossacks NP "Ural Cossacks," joined forces with

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Area fires in Siberia over the weekend declined to 9.2 thousand hectares

Area of forest fires in Siberia over the weekend fell by 1.5 thousand hectares — up to 9.2 thousand, most forest continues to burn in Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk, said on Monday the District Department of Forestry.

"In the Siberian Federal District, 66 forest fires in the area of 9.177 hectares. Fires blaze on forest land Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk region, the Buryat Republic," — said in a statement.

In the Krasnoyarsk region, despite the fact that there are 46 specialists noticed forest fires in the area of 2 000 739 hectares, the situation is considered as stable. "Today, the

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Slonim under several tons of grain dumped in a landfill


5.09.11.V agricultural enterprise "Novodevyatkovichi" Slonim district employees of the State Control Committee and local economic police found at the dump several tons of grain.

The analysis showed that about 75 percent of it can be used to zernosenazh. I had to return a "waste" for recycling. And if every Put on the field, on the road to the grain seed, regional loaf would be more heavy …

In the hot days are burning … On the night of August 1, lighted outdoor dryer in the village Murowana Oshmyanka. Damaged and a half tons of rapeseed.

One step away from

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Flooding in the province of West Bengal

As a result of the flooding that occurred in the eastern Indian province of West Bengal, one of the buses running from the area, the Dzhargram Bankurav city Durgapur, was washed away by water currents. Inside, at the time there were at least a hundred people. Bus itself, unsuccessfully crossed a bridge across the river flooded Bayrab-Banks drifted water flow at 300 meters from the accident site.

The flow of water from the river was so strong that he was saved from only about forty people. The others are listed as missing in action, but even the rescuers

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