Tropical cyclone Barry caused serious damage to large areas of Mexico

June 22, 2013. Substantial damage inflicted in Mexico torrential rains that brought Tropical cyclone "Barry". As reported on Friday, local authorities, at least one person died as a result of incurred flood damaged homes in 19 municipalities located in the eastern state of Veracruz.

Torrential rains triggered mudslides gatherings of about 20 that damaged the highway and residential buildings over a large territory in the state of Veracruz. To protect people, the government administrative district created some temporary dormitories, where available, people living in the villages located in areas at risk of flooding.

Abundant rainfall in Veracruz led to the

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The June snowfall in Kyrgyzstan

June 24, 2013. Despite the fact that summer in the northern hemisphere are in full swing in the area of Kyrgyzstan Narinsky dropped quite a lot of snow. In some places, the rainfall reached 40-50 cm, which is not normal for June. Other plots were from 3.5 to 15 inches of snow.

Of course, the snow did not stay long on Kyrgyz soil, and almost completely melted away in a few hours. However, abnormal rainfall and cold snap, which caused them, led to what was lost in a snowstorm about 438 sheep and one adult horse with a

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Heavy cyclone unleashed on the Primorye semi-monthly rate of precipitation

July 3, 2013. The cyclone passed on Tuesday over Primorye, brought down on the edge, according to preliminary data, about half the monthly average rainfall, areas of local roads are flooded, trees knocked down by the wind, told RIA Novosti the Primgidrometa.

Forecasters Primorye due to the worsening of fronts over the edge of the evening on Tuesday and Wednesday night in the province predicted heavy rain. It was expected that 12 hours will fall to 50 millimeters of rain. Also, in the suburbs of Vladivostok predicted output of the river banks and Sedanka Bogatinka and flooding their floodplains.

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Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" …

Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" save the planet …

Dutch architect Koen Oltius Waterstudio.NL developed a way of increasing the green areas in cities. He created the "Sea Tree," which will improve air quality in urban areas and become a haven for the wildlife. Design can be placed in the river, lake or coastal cities.

The shape of the tree is similar to the rig. According to the author, the project sponsor can be a major oil company, expressing thus part in greening the environment.

To implement the project does not require the commissioning of expensive urban land.

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Counting the losses of natural disasters

Counting the losses of natural disasters Natural Disasters

Worldwide industrial chain deliverable no time to recover from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, in October new disaster undermined their work. Because of the unusually heavy monsoon rains floods in northern Thailand. Affected by both local and foreign companies (Honda, Western Didzhitalz) located in Bangkok, nicknamed "Asian Venice." Total losses amounted to $ 40 billion, which is 2.5% lower global industry revenue.

Over the past five years so costly in material sense natural disasters are common. According to estimates of the largest reinsurance company Munich Re, the world's loss

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Canada will face serious environmental changes

Canada will face serious environmental changes Facts

According to research by NASA in 2100 in the Canadian prairies and northern areas of projected large-scale environmental changes, which will be the main cause of global warming.

A significant number of flora and fauna of the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to migrate to the north. Around the world due to the increasing effects of global warming, some environmental areas, such as deserts and tundra, also change the geographical coordinates. The greatest impact will in Western Canada. In Figure 1, highlighted in red zone, which completely changed the landscape. This applies

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The Australian state of Queensland on fire

The Australian state of Queensland on fire Natural Disasters

In the north-eastern state of Australia recorded 73 separate source of fire. The strength of the ensuing fire so large that are threatened nearby communities. People living in the area near the lake and Holiforda Broadwater already evacuated away tons of fire. Are on the verge of evacuation and other western areas of Queensland.

The fire continues to burn, despite the decrease of temperature. Contribute to its spread, dry weather and the wind, the speed of which is in the range of 35-40 km / h Forecasts for dates

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Night storm swept through southern Kansas

July 26, 2013. Recent night for residents of the southern counties of Kansas is anything but calm and quiet thanks to a strong storm, the wind speed at the time of which could measure only the three-digit numbers. In addition, the Hutchinson squally wind storm brought large hail, some fragments reached 12.7 cm in diameter.

Fully assess the damage caused by the storm, it was possible only after the morning. As it turned out, in low-lying areas of the storm provoked a mini-flood, wind gusts at a speed of about 160 km / h broke a record number

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The global decline in groundwater levels

Map of drought is based on satellite data and the results of Grace extended weather observations. Dark red color denotes the effect of drought in Texas this year. The new data analysis indicates Grace satellite to change the level of groundwater in the world. The information provided by NASA and the Centre for Drought Control from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (GRACE (born Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment) — a satellite mission designed to study Earth's gravity field and its temporal?'s Variations associated in particular with the processes of climate change — annotated. Interpreter).

December 23. Throughout the world,

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In Panama, a state of emergency

In Panama, a state of emergency Natural Disasters

In the three areas of Panama declared a state of emergency, floods and landslides triggered by a series of showers. Hardest-hit province of Colon, on the Caribbean coast and the area Kapiri, 60 km west of the capital. By the influx of a landslide in his car were buried alive by two men who were members of the Red Cross. Also in Panama, killing three more people.

The state of emergency also operates in the municipality Horera, where, as in the other two areas have already started rescue operations and

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