Severe flooding in Australia, Paraguay and Colombia

Severe flooding occurred in several countries. In Australia, Paraguay and Colombia due to the torrential rains of emergency was declared.

Sydney Australia on the eve of the epicenter was in the disaster. In just one hour there fell 38 millimeters. In some areas, the water level reached five feet. No data on victims. Most of the roads were flooded. This flood was not here in 2007.

In the central part of Paraguay on flood affected 10,000 families. Government sent to the disaster area 80 tons of food. Most of the supplies by air. Reported to have at least three of

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The death toll from landslides in Bangladesh more than 70

At least 76 people were killed in Bangladesh by strong monsoon rains and landslides caused by them, according to local television stations.

Previously reported 51 killed.

According to media reports, the most difficult situation in the south-east. Thus, only in Bandarban district killed 32 people, including several children. 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.

Bangladesh during the monsoon from

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The victims of the landslide in Bangladesh More than 50 people

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.

Gatherings landslides

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In Sydney, a week of showers after warning of flash floods

The Met Office has warned the public about the state of bad weather in the coastal areas of southern and mid-north coast of Sydney, April 17, 2012 lightning storms piled on top of the northern regions of the city.

The Bureau also reported that on April 18 the risk of flash floods would be the highest. Livni will last until the weekend with a marked decrease in intensity only by 20 April. Rescue staff asks people to avoid ports and zones of possible flooding.

Morning of April 17 in Sydney, only 10 minutes fell to about 17 millimeters

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In Ecuador extends state of emergency in seven provinces. Photographic

April 2. The Government of Ecuador additional decree Azuay province annexed to the list of six areas most affected during this winter season, the most severe in 14 years. This was announced by President Rafael Correa, the press during his stay in the city of Cuenca, the provincial capital, where this week have been reported the most intense precipitation this winter, exceeding even the rains of 1998, when the entire country was influenced by the phenomenon of El Nino.

Thus, the state of emergency currently in effect in seven of the 24 provinces of Ecuador: Guayas, Los Rios, Manabi,

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Mysterious stone spheres of Costa Rica

When the workers of United Fruit Company began clearing the jungle of Costa Rica to plant bananas in 1930, they found strange objects.

John Hoopes of the University of Kansas, a professor of anthropology and director of global research programs stone spheres. Photo courtesy of John Hoopes.

They met with numerous stone sphere lying in the middle of the jungle, some of them were quite large. The first information about the spheres were obtained in the 19th century. Since it was discovered a few new such areas.

The appointment of the spheres and their creators is still open.

John

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The strongest in 14 years rains occurred in Ecuador

Thousands of poor Ecuadorian farmers watch as neighboring areas submerged under water due to heavy rain, resulting in an incredible number of destroyed property and killed at least 24 people.

"What makes a river, it then takes the '- sadly notes Barzola Francisco, who lost everything he had in the rainy season, which began earlier this year. "People are not only losing, but experience extreme discomfort at a time when the water level rose by nearly 1.2 meters." The danger also of mosquitoes, which appeared in large numbers in areas with large concentrations of water.

However, the worst is

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In the Philippines, the death toll has risen to the elements 436 people

Your victims of tropical storm, which hit the Philippines, have more than 430 people. Another 2,000 are still missing, according to TV channel "Russia 24".

Livni, who accompanied the storm caused a sharp rise in the water. Some areas have gone landslides. Many villages have been flooded. Evacuated from the disaster area for more than two thousand people. Rescuing the Rescuers abandoned army units.

Hardest hit by the disaster the island of Mindanao in the south. It killed nearly 100 people. Most of them — the children. Debris clearing continues. According to rescuers, the death toll could

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In Japan, the expected tsunami height of about 35 meters

On the Pacific coast of Japan could strike a devastating tsunami more than 20 meters, if the "Nankai Rift" — oceanic faults length of 900 km, lies east of the central Japanese island of Honshu — a powerful earthquake happens. This is stated in a report released today a special expert committee under the Cabinet of Ministers.

The State Commission has revised a 2003 finding that the height of the tsunami waves should not be more than 20 meters, but now Japanese experts say that in some areas it will exceed the 30-meter mark. The hardest

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Floods in Thailand. Updated

Medics arrived at the flooded areas of Bangkok

Thai military medics arrived at the flooded Don Muang district in the north of Bangkok. The water level is still high for two weeks, he now holds at around 1.2 meters. They were able to come here only to hydroplane.

People evacuated from flooded homes, and now many are forced to live on the street. Doctors say that the need to check the health of flood victims and, if necessary, to help the medication or hospitalization.

[Kechin Pinsuvan, MD]: "In some people, chronic diseases, and they can not go

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