Flooding in Bangkok suffered almost 500 thousand people

Bangkok City Hall announced November 12 that during the strongest in 50 years floods in the Thai capital from the disaster suffered 494.893 thousand people in 12 partially submerged urban areas.

From the end of October, when the water began to seep in Bangkok and flooded low-lying urban areas of 50 districts of 12 were fully or partially flooded to a depth of 20 centimeters to 2 meters. A total of 494.893 thousand people living in those areas affected by the floods, officials said Bangkok.

November 12 experts Bangkok city administration also announced that on the morning measurements

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In the U.S., the girl found alive after the tornado in the arms of dead mother

In the city of Venus, Florida, the child was found, miraculously survived a tornado caused tropical storm "Debbie": Year-old girl saved her mother, covering her with his body, according to Fox News

The body of 32-year-old Heather Town, the mother of three children, was found in the woods after the Sunday, June 24, where it was driven home on wheels. Helped found the dead woman mourning her three year old daughter Anna-Maria. "When they found her, she literally had a baby, with her little girl, — the witness Kim Bass. — The baby was immediately taken away from her,

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In Australia, hail the size of golf balls

In the south-east coast of Australia today hailstorm hit. According to witnesses, pieces of ice on the sizes were not inferior balls for a game of golf.

According to a senior Bureau of Meteorology forecaster James Taylor, the main brunt of the disaster came in Victoria in areas of Melbourne, Croydon and Ballarat.

Here, in one night fell more than 65 mm of rain.

For his part, the representative of the rescue Robert Johnson said that asked for help more than 1 thousand. "As a result of rampant elemental damage received about fifty houses — added lifeguard. —

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In Italy, the river overflows its banks on

New rainfall and flood victims in Italy. In the Naples area of two people in a car swept by powerful streams of water until they are officially listed as missing. Another man waited wife of the church, was killed by a tree that fell on his car.

In Genoa over the weekend killed or missing at least six people, including a woman with two young children.

Local journalists compared the tsunami flooding. The city banned the movement of machines, schools are closed and most of the shops. Some areas remained without electricity and gas.

Continuous rains across the country

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In Volgograd resumed earthquake


28.01.11.Ocherednoy flurry of phone calls from residents hit the emergency services on Thursday evening. Residents of three areas have complained that their homes were shaking.

Volgogradians of Dzerzhinsky, Kirov and Krasnooktyabrskiy areas called from 16.30 to 18.20. They talked about the fact that their apartments on the upper floors of the rock, the committee said Civil Protection.

Recall that the first such reports appeared last fall. Then it turned out that tangible causes tremors undermine Prudboy munitions at the site.

Urban professionals, and representatives of the City Hall then appealed to the leadership of the garrison Bolgogradskogo to lower

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Israel loses fisheries


22.12.11. Over the past ten years, the number of marine fish off the coast of Israel has decreased by 40%. According to experts of the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and scientists, the cause of the incident — uncontrolled fishing.

Naaretz cites the opinion of a professor at Tel Aviv University, Menachem Goren. According to him, the fishermen use trawls, which sweeps away everything in its path. The damage they cause to the ecosystem of the sea floor is filled in just a few years. In networks killed many small fish, mollusks and crustaceans, which have no

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Disappointing outlook

Global warming will have such an impact on the weather in the world, that some areas will soon become uninhabitable.

Change that is more difficult to analyze, to cause damage to both human life and the economy, according to a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), is at the disposal of employees Associated Press

The final version of the report will be published in the coming weeks, after the meeting of the Board in Uganda. Experts say that in the U.S. by the end of the century a strong

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Norway suffers from floods

June 12. Norwegian authorities were forced to close due partly rain and landslides one of the main highways of the country, reports Helsingin Sanomat Online.

According to rescuers, the possibility exists that some of the two hundred evacuees can soon return home, as meteorologists promise improvement in the weather.

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Justice Minister Knut Storberget visited the worst affected by the floods, Kwame, Koppang and Lillehammer.

Rains caused in Central Norway severe flooding, the water moved at a few houses, destroyed roads and caused landslides. According to recent reports, one person injured.


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Seine burst its banks in Paris start flooding the


26.12.10.Silnye snowfall and rains led to a sharp rise in the water level in the Seine within Paris. December 26 it reached 4.5 meters above normal.

A similar situation in the French capital was in March 2006. Now flooded the lower levels of the embankments of the right and left bank. Laid there in the 1970s, are important ways to automobile traffic in the city, so in some areas already have high congestion.

No entry for river water buses that during the holidays does the company that owns them significant damage. The crews of all cargo ships ordered

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Norway was flooded with water

As a result of heavy rainfall and snowmelt in the mountains of central and eastern valleys of Norway observed floods.

As reported by the National Road Service, now fully interrupted by road between the capital region and the west coast of the "country of fjords", where the second largest city of Bergen.

"We are asking drivers not to travel on the roads and stay away from the flooded areas," — said the representative of the Road Service Lars Erik Heuer. Blocked, according to him, as motorways and minor, detours.

According to the Norwegian railways, landslides also still

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