Element in Italy claimed eight lives

The official number of victims of bad weather that hit in the last days of the northern and central regions of Italy, reached 8 people. On Sunday in the town of Vara Borghetto in Liguria from the ruins of the house recovered the body of 60-year-old Rita Kotstsani, a local teacher. Several people are still reported missing.

The country is gradually heals wounds, there are works on clearing roads of debris, repair bridges, power lines. In Liguria and neighboring Tuscany, along with civilian rescue workers and volunteers helping to restore the affected area of

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Bangkok flood completely if the protesters will open floodgates

Bangkok will be flooded completely, if the protesters will open floodgates in canal Khlong Sam Wa. This statement was made today by Deputy Governor of Bangkok Tirahon Manopaypibul. He stressed that the further opening of the locks on the north-east will cause the water, avoiding the main dam will flood the city center by flooding the channel Sayensaib, ITAR-TASS reported.

"If the government will not be able to calm the demonstrators, claims that 20 of the central areas of Bangkok is safe, you need to reconsider," — said Manopaypibul. "The situation will worsen if you lose control, and all

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In the north-eastern United States began snowfall, thousands of people were left without electricity and delayed flights

Heavy snow hit the densely populated northeastern United States on Saturday, causing a power outage.In the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia more than 44 thousand people were left without electricity, said power company Allegheny Power. Transport problems began a few hours delayed flights to Philadelphia International Airport.In some areas, dropped 30 inches of snow, meteorologists expect that rainfall will continue and reach a similar level in several states."In October it is very heavy snowfall," — said the chief resource AccuWeather.com meteorologist Paul Walker.Snow usually falls in these areas until the end of November — mid-December, so start snowfall

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China: Earthquake 6.0 in Xinjiang, 144 thousand victims

November 1, 2011. About 143.8 thousand people were injured and more than 2,453 houses were damaged in the earthquake of magnitude 6.0, which occurred on Tuesday morning in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China.

Profiles of the victims have not yet been reported. According to official data, the damage was 63.6 thousand houses, of which seriously affected 25.1 thousand dwellings, economic loss of 358 million yuan (56.4 million dollars).

More than 400 rescue teams were sent to the affected areas for rescue and recovery operations. All the victims were evacuated to safe areas. Work began on the

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Philippine authorities evacuated thousands of residents from areas that may occur due to typhoon flooding and landslides

Philippine authorities evacuated thousands of people from areas at high risk of flooding and landslides. Fears of the country's leaders are associated with the movement of typhoon "Songdo" in the north-eastern part of the Philippines.

According to head of the Met Office, "typhoon reaches the provinces Aurora and Isabela on Friday." 250 thousand inhabitants of the province of Albay, which "Songdo" affect on the way to the north-east, already recommended to evacuate.

Typhoon originated in the Caroline Islands in the Pacific. Wind speed at the center of the typhoon reaches 130 km / h In 2004, a

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More than 50 people were killed in a landslide in Bangladesh

Landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Bangladesh have killed at least 51 people, said on Wednesday citing local officials AFP.

According to Xinhua News Agency, from the evening of Tuesday, 30 people, including 11 members of one family, were killed in Bandarban district, 15 more — around Chattagong. The regional authorities fear that the death toll could rise.

At present, the areas affected by the disaster are conducted search and rescue operations, involving members of the Armed Forces.

Which began last week, torrential rains paralyzed normal life in parts of south-eastern Bangladesh, interrupted rail and air links.

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Heavy rains caused flooding in Switzerland

In eastern Switzerland, heavy rains caused flooding, several rivers burst their banks.

Flooded basement, water, fire and rescue workers evacuated. As the "News", the showers did not stop, in some areas dropped large hail. The houses and cars damaged roofs and broken glass.

The damage from the elements yet to be counted. On whether there is a victim as a result of rampant elements, not reported.

Recall that a month ago flooding in England forced the local authorities to block the M1 motorway, which connects London to Leeds. This is one of the busiest roads of Great Britain.

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Floods in Florida do not retreat

In the U.S. state of Florida for more than four days do not stop floods caused by torrential rains that brought the tropical storm "Debbie." Despite the fact that, having reached the coast of Florida on Tuesday, "Debbie" weakened to the level of the cyclone, there is still a threat of flooding of some areas of the state.

According to the forecasts of the American Center for Monitoring hurricanes over the next two days in Florida will drop more than 20 inches of precipitation. Floods can affect and south-eastern parts of Georgia.

Florida authorities announced the forced evacuation of

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Increase in the number of victims after landslides in Sri Lanka

Lingering showers sprinkled about. Sri Lanka for several days. Out of the abundance of water in many areas of the island there were landslides, which killed more than a dozen people. According to the latest data, the rains have been weaker, but the death toll is filled and is now 16. Search for 14 missing police and soldiers engaged in the fleet.

Nearly 176,000 families temporarily displaced from their flooded homes in specially constructed 40 refugee camps. There they provide warm food, and obtaining permission to return home, each family receives a box lunch. As it turned out, the

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In Bolivia, the new ground dips and cracks

Technical service DEGIR on Saturday visited the area Bajo Llojeta, to make technical evaluation and to determine the degree of risk. Suburbs of El Rosario, El Dorado and Illimani de Bajo Llojeta, where 200 people on Wednesday were at risk for cracks up to 30 cm in width and ditch more than two feet deep in the street Retamas. The reason yesterday visited the area and check cracking artery and soil on two vacant lots and two residential areas Illimani de Bajo Llojeta. Around this place are two other rayona.Bajo Llojeta included in risk maps by nature

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