The rainy season in Thailand is recognized as the strongest in 30 years

 

Catastrophic floods occurring in Thailand one after another from March of this year, due to the fact that in the rainy season of 2011 to the country had more rain than falls in the year for the past 30 years, experts say the Department of Water Resources of Thailand, the report quoted by the newspaper on Tuesday Nation.

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According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Thailand in the past two months more than a hundred people were killed in the catastrophic flooding of the northern and central provinces of Thailand, and more

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After a series of earthquakes in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh, people are afraid to go back to home

In northern India and Nepal was a powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 points. After the main shock was followed by several repeated. Authorities say the deaths of over 60 people. Dozens were injured. There are missing. Rescuers continue to search for people under the rubble.

Affected a large number of buildings and other structures. In Kathmandu, partially collapsed British Embassy. Under the debris killed three people. The Indian city of Gangtok residents were without electricity. Here, two automobile overpass collapsed. Thousands of people, fear of further aftershocks, spent the night on the street.

The earthquake was also felt in the

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More than 2.6 million people affected by the floods in the south-west China

BEIJING, Sept. 19. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass Kargapol'tsev /. In southwest China's Sichuan province, more than 2.6 million people affected by the floods caused by torrential rains. As writes today "Chengdu Shanbayev" the most serious situation now exists in communities and Chzhunba Dazhou.

To date in Chzhunba from disaster areas to evacuate more than 250 thousand inhabitants. In total, from the disaster it suffered more than 1.3 million people. Local authorities have confirmed the death of 13 people in the village, and another 10 people are still missing.

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Heavy rains in India

Three fire service personnel were among the six people who died shortly after the heavy rains in Uttarakhand and started landslides that demolished homes and threatened the lives of hundreds of pilgrims to the Chardham Yatra. Most felt the wrath of nature region Garhwal.

According to the Center Disaster Management and Mitigation (DMMC), two children were killed by collapsed house in Kararnprayag district Chamoli. Another child was washed in water flow Pokhri, where landslides continue to block roads leading to Badrinath. Because of the constant landslides, hundreds of pilgrims can not go on, and get stuck in various places Patalganga,

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Center disaster warned about flooding in Bangkok

Flooding in the central provinces of Thailand and the capital Bangkok can begin at any time from Wednesday to Saturday this week, reports the Center for Prevention of Natural Disasters at the Interior of Thailand.

In Bangkok, the likelihood of flooding embankments Chaophraya and located next to the river areas, there are no specific barriers. Center recommended that all residents of the capital, under the threat of flooding, move your personal property in the safe zone.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Centre announced the expansion of the disaster zone from 13 to 23 out of 77 provinces. The official death

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In the forests of Buryatia quarantined by Siberian moth

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20.01.11. 13th January, the government of Buryatia has adopted a resolution which quarantine by silkworms in the woods a few areas of the country

It is a Siberian moth infested areas Khorinsk, Kizhinginsky, Bichursky, Dzhida, Selenge, Zakamensky, Mukhorshibirskiy areas where was detected and the gypsy moth. He was also found in the forests Kurumkansk district.

Just a quarantine zone fell more than 380-thousand hectares of forests, the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor in Buryatia.

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In Alaska earthquake 7.1 Announced tsunami threat

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MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred on Friday in Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was 200 kilometers south-east of Atka on the same island. Hearth tremors occur at the depth of 39 kilometers.

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For some areas off Alaska declared tsunami threat

MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred in Alaska on Friday. For a number of areas of the peninsula declared threat tsunami Warning Center said the tsunami threat the U.S.

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Heavy rains fell on the New York

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7.03.11.Silnye 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

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When landslide in Thailand 10 people were missing, one dead

September 9. One person was killed and ten people were missing on Friday in the Thai province Uttharadit with mud flows, according to Thai media.

By mudslide hit three villages, who were on a hillside near Namphat, reported online edition of the newspaper Nation. More than 300 families living in the three villages, lost their homes, property and livestock.

According to the Ninth National Channel, in the three villages there was not a whole building.

On Friday, the National Disaster Warning Center announced the danger of floods and mudflows in most of the northern and eastern provinces of

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Pakistan floods reaches epic proportions — two million street children,

Perhaps the largest in the world history of monsoons flood that receives the least attention here, in western Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Pakistan is by far the most affected. About 435 deaths and five million victims of the seemingly endless rain. Although it is not so bad compared to last year's epic floods, the humanitarian situation in the flood affected areas of Pakistan is acute. It's so bad, in fact, that President Zidari urged Ban Ki-moon yesterday to ask the UN to issue an emergency humanitarian appeal "to the flood affected areas. —Undispatch

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