Off the coast of Japan, do not stop the strong aftershocks

New strong earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred in parts of the north-east of the central Japanese island of Honshu, including the area of nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1". Then, with a short interval noted two powerful aftershocks of magnitude 5.8 and 5.9.

Pockets of groundwater impact is on the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at a very shallow depth. First, it was declared a threat of a tsunami, but then it was canceled. In this case, the national meteorological office recommends that coastal residents to be especially careful. Tremors were felt in all the prefectures of central Honshu, including Tokyo.

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Another failure in the karst countryside Chud

Likelihood of re-collapse of karst formations in the village Monakovo — 90%. To such conclusion experts to explore a new failure in the village Chud.

Sinkhole, 95, born, there comes very close to the houses. And on the eve of the land fell by a few meters. The head of the social movement, "No nuclear power plant in Monakovo" together with scientists of the University of Murom down to the bottom of the funnel. Even a cursory examination, it became clear — the formation of karst in the area continues.

BASIL VAHLYAEV, HEAD OF SOCIAL

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Bavarian authorities warned of melting Alpine glaciers

Bavarian Environment Ministry warned of melting glaciers in the Bavarian Alps, says The Local. The head office Marcel Huber (Marcel Huber), in 20-30 years there will be only one glacier, whereas at the moment in Bavaria they number five.

Already, three glaciers cover an area less than 7.5 hectares. The only glacier, which according to the ministry survive global warming in the coming decades is Hellentalferner (Hoellentalferner).

It is located on the north side of the Zugspitze (Zugspitze) — Germany's highest mountain — and covers an area of 30 hectares. From the sun to protect the high cliffs, so experts

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The first houses in Sochi for the volunteers put into operation

To organize volunteers from other cities Olympics and attendants in Sochi on seven grounds: in Krasnaya Polyana, Adler and Khostinsky resort areas. In Khostinsky area of the city, on the street Jan Fabricius completed construction of three 10-storey residential buildings.

Sochi city administration has issued a permit for the facility to operate.

 

High-rise building is located next to the residential area for immigrants on the street Jan Fabricius. The residential complex consists of three buildings monolithic frame type, there are a total of 160 apartments. Two houses — odnopodezdny 40 apartments, and

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Fault in central Arkansas more than previously thought

March 9. Little Rock, Arkansas. Geologists believe that the fault in central Arkansas, where over the past few months have been recorded hundreds of earthquakes, in fact longer and potentially more dangerous than originally thought.

Scholars have suggested that the length of the fault is 5.9 km, but now they agree on the figures 9,7-12,1 km.

Osbruks Scott, head of geohazards of the Arkansas Geological Survey, told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the length in this case is crucial, because a longer fault could trigger a more powerful earthquake.

Over the last 6 months in the area there were more than

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Extinguish forest fires in Spanish Catalonia is not yet possible

Firefighters, despite all efforts, it is possible to potushitpozhar raging in Spanish Catalonia, near the border with France, said on Tuesday agentstvoFrans Press referring to the statement by the fire service.

"The fire rages on," — said the representative of the fire department. He also said that firefighters aircraft involved in fire fighting, were forced to land because of the strong wind. But in the morning the wind dropped, and it is expected that the aircraft still to come to grips with the fire.

Currently restored traffic on highways, connecting Spain and France.

To combat the largest in Spain over

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Heavy rains fell on New York City and the surrounding area

Heavy rains hit the north-eastern part of the Atlantic coast of the United States. As the official representative of the National Service, a powerful cyclone, cover the area on Sunday morning, led to loss of an average of eight inches of precipitation.

The most difficult situation is in New York and the two neighboring states — New Jersey and Connecticut. According to forecasters, in some areas of major U.S. cities dropped more than 15 inches of precipitation, with the elements, seems to not fail. During the night, can be expected to fall a further five to eight inches.

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India: tidal waves, flooding coastal waters have caused panic

People keep their way along a flooded road near Alappuzha Beach after the waves hit the coast, and thus flooded several buildings and other places along the coast on Friday.

 

 

February 25. Several buildings and roads of the coastal belt of Alappuzha (Alappuzha — the ancient port city of the Indian state of Kerala, which is famous for a very spectacular boat regatta, which is held annually on the second Saturday in August on Lake Vembanad, also called "Venice of the East" — annotated. Translator) remained flooded after huge waves hit the coast shortly

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Not to fight pirates created our fleet

Past Chief of Staff Head — first deputy commander of the Russian Navy Admiral Valentin Selivanov to develop Command away zone.

— Valentin Ye, what do you think, which is created Command away zone?

— Formally, nothing wrong with that. Once in the Russian Federation has a fleet — it should float. And swim far. So Command away zone let it be. Another bad: swim far we have virtually certain that. Who was sent from Vladivostok to the Horn of Africa detachment in the huge anti-submarine ship "Admiral Vinogradov" tanker "Pechenga" and the tug "SB-522." Why

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27.04.12.Massovaya fish kill in the Saratov Reservoir

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Samara. April 27. Interfax-Volga — Environmental Prosecutor's Office keeps a check on the fact of mass death of fish in the area of hydropower Zhigulevskaya in Samara region, said the agency "Interfax-Volga" Deputy Prosecutor Samara environmental Pavel Melnikov.

"During the prosecutor's investigation examined the water area of Saratov Reservoir downstream Zhigulevskaya power plant to the confluence of the Volga River, and juice. Found that the left side of the Volga along the peninsula to Kopylovo Bakhilova flow field is "smitten" fish belly up "- said P.Melnikov.

According to him, the total area of the subject area of the reservoir,

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