U.S. climate change portend drought

25.05.2004

25.05.2004

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Fresh water in the world will have less — to the extent that, as global warming is gaining momentum. Temperature increase should greatly affect the largest rivers in the world. Although the overall amount of precipitation will increase, and some rivers razolyutsya, many reservoirs which supply people

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Serbia filled up with snow up to their knees

Weather

24.01.11.Moschny snowfall significantly impede vehicular traffic throughout Serbia. Completely paralyzing him in certain areas.

As ITAR-TASS in the Staff Emergency Interior Ministry to clear the roads of fallen for the day 25-cm layer of snow to use all available resources. By now cleared all traces of national importance, but on secondary roads, the situation remains critical. Many of them are completely inundated with snow, blocked the entrances to many villages, especially in mountain areas. Road services are only starting to clean them.

In Belgrade municipality appealed to the students to help remove snow in the Serbian

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In Georgia, 20,000 villagers were left without light

Element

13.02.11.V dozen villages Khulo and Shuakhevi area (southwest Georgia) as a result of snowfall snow cover has now reached 4 meters. Such a strong snowfall in these border areas with Turkey was 50 years old. As reported today by the local authorities, because of the disaster damaged dozens of private homes, power lines, which led to power cuts of about 20 thousands of villagers. Snow drifts blocked the road links with many villages. Because of the snowfall killed several hundred units of livestock and poultry.

Now in the affected areas organized the reconstruction of damaged facilities, clearing roads and

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Green Patrol will be ecological rating regions with the housing problems

State of housing and communal services, where frequent accidents and abuse management companies, will be reflected in the winter environmental rating of Russian regions, according to the All-Russian environmental organization "Green Patrol".

Environmental rating of "Green Patrol" was first introduced in April 2008, RIA Novosti reported. Rating evaluates Russian regions and 15 criteria, bringing total figures for the three main areas — the exosphere, the technosphere and the society, which later is going to overall rating. Each region is assigned a value from 0 to 100 points, then all subjects are ranked according to the places from 1 to 83.

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Warming in the Arctic cold winters mean for other areas

The observed warming in the Arctic cold winters mean for other areas of the Earth. This statement was made today before journalists in Moscow the head of Hydromet Alexander Frolov, talking about the results of the first expedition of the Russian Arctic floating university.

Details of the expedition and other climatic studies show, in particular, that the speed of the circulation of water in the polar region has increased since the first studies of the Amundsen and a half to two times. According to Frolov, this means that the ice of the polar region shall be made, not only melts,

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Flooding threatens Czech

Flood

10.01.11.V Prague taken extra security measures to prevent possible flooding of certain areas of the city. From the Vltava River, where now the water level rises, gidrovorotami of steel and concrete separated its tributary — Devil River. In some places, concrete barriers, reinforced the promenade.

A number of areas in the north of the Czech Republic are affected by the flood. Near the town of Decin has overflowed river Elbe. Flooded passing along the right bank of the highway. Rising water levels in the reservoirs of western and central Bohemia. The threat of flooding in the country

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Several U.S. states liable to flooding

In several villages, located in the U.S. states of Indiana, Kentucky and Missouri, the threat of flooding forced the evacuation of residents declared.

As reported on Monday, local authorities, because of the threat of a dam break on the Black River in Missouri may be evacuated to about 17 thousand people.

As directed by the State Governor Jay Nixon to areas of possible disaster has directed U.S. National Guard units. Their mission is to help people.

In addition, the evacuation of residents conducted on the border of Kentucky and Indiana. It can get out of the shores of the

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Seismologists predict Kyrgyzstan earthquake similar to the Japanese

Specialists of the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan predicted 9-magnitude earthquake (on a 12-point scale MSK), which may occur in the republic this year.

According to the Minister of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Borbieva Marsh, currently in the phase of the republic came the highest seismic activity, which will continue until the end of 2012, reports portal TSN.

It is noted that since 2011 the country has more than 30 earthquakes, the power of some of them up to 6 points. Borbiev adds that over 75% of citizens live in areas of high seismic

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Petrozavodsk authorities spend 2 million rubles for the cleaning of dumps

Petrozavodsk administration plans to remove the end of the year more than 1.8 thousand cubic meters of waste, to which the city's budget allocated 2 million rubles, according to the administration.

"Total contractor must eliminate 43 landfills. Currently held in the streets of Gogol Lososinskaya, Club, Park, Lane Zakamensky. Landfills will be eliminated in the streets Kutuzov Krasnodontsev, Lunacharsky Rigachina, Ryleeva, Ladoga, Varlamov, Derzhavin, and other territories must be put in order before the end of the year "- said in a statement.

In addition, the auction will be to select a contractor to eliminate landfills in several areas

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In Beijing, the sharp warming went snow

In Beijing on April 14 the temperature exceeded 30 degrees Celsius in the last 10 years, a new record for mid-April. An increase in temperature caused early flowering poplars. Excessive amounts of poplar fluff, flying to Beijing caused inconvenience to pedestrians, cyclists and transport.

On the streets of Beijing was so much fluff that formed on the edges of "drifts" of fluff. Pooh is a strong allergen. According to a survey of medical staff city hospitals of Beijing, has sharply increased the number of patients with diseases of the proceeds from asthma, allergies and dermatitis.

At noon on

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