Berezniki failure increases

Karst holes

15.03.11.Voronka on railroad tracks in Berezniki again become topic number one for the Emergency Commission. She will meet tomorrow. The fact that the size of the crater to the warming began to grow rapidly, the area of failure in early March increased by almost 2000 square meters. Expansion occurs in the north and east. In addition, registered education 3-meter cracks along the western side of the crater.

In the pit fell two garages and several garages partially collapsed. Recall that the accident happened in Berezniki November 25 last year. Near the train station while passing freight train

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Sinkhole in Central China


Giant crater obrazovavshaesya resulting subsidence February 14, 2011. Photo: icpress


Large-scale sinkhole occurred early in the morning on Monday, 14 February, in a mountainous area near the town of Ezhou, Hubei Province in central China, resulting crater 5200 square meters.

Events this did not cause severe damage and loss of life, — the local newspaper Chutianjinbao.


Subsidence occurred in a place where being mining, which probably led to a crater 80 meters long, 65 meters wide and 40 meters deep experts said in the report.


Police cordoned off the area adjacent

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Six settlements Sakhalin disconnected elements

SOUTH SAKHALINSK, November 24 — RIA Novosti. Power supply six settlements Sakhalin partially disrupted due to the cyclone, which came on Thursday on Sakhalin from the Primorsky Territory, told RIA Novosti spokeswoman of "Sakhalinenergo."

"Bad weather, accompanied by strong winds and heavy rains in the form of wet snow has caused damage to a number of lines of 6-10 kV. This has led to disruptions in the supply of electricity to several settlements of Sakhalin," — said the agency interlocutor.

According to her, now partially disrupted electricity in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (area bounded by the streets of Sakhalin, Komsomolskaya, athletic and Mines),

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In Australia, a powerful hurricane rages

Cyclone Yasi approaches the north-eastern coast of Australia. Photo from satellite Eumetsat

According, cyclone, whose area exceeds the territory of Italy or New Zealand, have already hit the state of Queensland.

Live ABC News report that 89,000 homes have lost power in Townsville, Innisfail and other cities in Queensland. In Innisfail rips roofs off houses, the wind speed is 220 kilometers per hour.


According to, the maximum height of the tidal wave caused by the hurricane, was fixed at nine meters. Thus, according to the scale of hurricanes Saffir — Simpson Yasi is the highest,

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The scientists plan to explore a unique subspecies of reindeer in the Russian Arctic

The scientists will be engaged in the study of population status of a rare subspecies of reindeer in the national park "Russian Arctic" in the New Earth, said on Wednesday the project coordinator for the conservation of biodiversity in the Arctic World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia Mikhail Stishov.

"In this region, we observe certain animal species whose populations are in a disadvantaged situation. This, in turn, polar bears, walruses, whales and caribou, which are of special interest. Inhabit the New Earth unique subspecies of reindeer, which is listed The Red Book.'s not quite clear what happens to him: (genetic —

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Floods in north-eastern India have killed nearly 80 people

At least 79 people have died because of severe flooding in the north-east of India, more than 2 million people to flee their homes, said on Monday Times of India.

According to media reports, the most serious situation is in the state of Assam, where due to the continuing strong monsoon linear shores of the river Brahmaputra out, 26 of the 27 counties of this state has been in the disaster area. Severe flooding also affected the neighboring states of Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.

Livni destroyed thousands of mud houses, flooded roads and fields. According to local authorities, it is

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Tengger Caldera volcano eruption on the island of Java

Tengger Caldera volcano eruption on the Indonesian island of Java disrupted air traffic over this most populous island in the world. According to ITAR-TASS, as a result of canceled dozens of international flights that connect the resort island of Bali to other corners of the world.

Thus, according to Australian airlines Jetstar and Virgin Blue, about 4.5 thousand passengers stranded at airports two countries.

As the representative of the Ministry of Transport of Indonesia Bambang Erwan, ash emissions hit airspace within 200 nautical miles from the epicenter of the 2329-meter-high volcano.

However, the reports of the destruction and casualties

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South-west of Australia on fire


January 11 — RIA Novosti. Forest fires are raging on an area of 2000 hectares in the south-west of Australia, a fire destroyed at least four buildings, according to the Associated Press on Tuesday, referring to the fire service of the state.

Information about the victims and the victims have not yet been reported.

A forest fire near Lake Clifton about 100 km from the administrative center of Western Australia in Perth, where he established a dry and hot weather, began on Monday, the agency reports. Now the elements are fighting about 150 firefighters.

The fire was contained, but

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Off the coast of Canada accumulated seismic energy


OTTAWA, July 29. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Igor Borisenko /. The Pacific coast of Canada, in the area of contact between two tectonic plates, is accumulated seismic energy that threatens a powerful earthquake that may affect a much larger area than previously thought. This is the conclusion of geologists Universieta Simon Fraser, who completed a series of studies 200-kilometer "transition zone" in the area of Vancouver Island, between the tectonic plates of the Juan de Fuca and North American continental plate.

Seismic data, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, suggest that the geological fault in the area for 7

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Strong wind in the United States has done quite a few troubles

Hurricane, in some places reaching 100 miles per hour, roared in Utah on Thursday. Wind attained such power that overturned trailer truck, threw the trees. Drivers are practically not affected (minor injuries). Drivers are still advised to avoid this area if possible.

MOSCOW, December 2 — RIA Novosti. Strong winds are de-energized in several localities of California at least 276,000 homes and apartments, detained dozens of local flights and transfers on Friday broadcaster CBS.

Wind speed reaches 128 to 156 kilometers per hour, knocked down hundreds of trees and power lines damaged wires in the way of its motion on

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