Rescuers Kamchatka moved to high alert

EMERCOM Russia's Kamchatka region and its structural units moved to high alert due to come up to the shores of the peninsula cyclone, according to Russia's EMERCOM for Kamchatka region.

Atmospheric vortex, coming up to the shores of Kamchatka from the Sea of Japan, is the peninsula of heavy precipitation in the form of rain and wet snow, squally wind. According to forecasters, under the influence of the element of Kamchatka fall on Thursday night. Blizzards are expected in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in the Elizovsky, Ust-Bolsheretsk and Sobolev areas.

"Defence Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia on the Kamchatka Territory recommends limiting

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New quake registered a magnitude of 5.1 in Guatemala

A new earthquake measuring 5.1 recorded off the Pacific coast of Guatemala, about 200 kilometers from the capital, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 02.42 MSK Thursday. Its center lies at a depth of 35.1 kilometers. The epicenter was located 54 kilometers south-west of the city Champeriko.

It is in this area six hours before a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.4. According to the latest data, the number of victims to at least 39 people. Hospitalized more than 155 wounded. The number of missing had reached 100.

Element destroyed more than 50 houses in the

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New storm approaching the victim from Sandy to New York

Of New York evacuated several nursing homes and recommend to the population in the affected by the hurricane "Sandy" areas to leave their homes before moving to a new city a heavy storm, said on Wednesday agentstvoAssoshieyted Press.

"By the force of a new storm does not compare with the" Sandy "and not strong enough to declare the evacuation. But for reasons of precaution, we ask people to move out of certain areas on the hill" — said New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

On Tuesday evening, the authorities transferred more than 600 people living in nursing homes in Queens. The

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Heavy rains disrupted power supply in the capital of Argentina

Heavy rains severely disrupted subway and public transport in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, a few hundred people were evacuated in several areas of broken power supply, reported Monday by local authorities.

Downpours and strong wind began in the Argentine capital and its suburbs on Sunday night and lasted until Monday morning. Element caused the most damage in La Matanza, Avellaneda, Lanús and Quilmes. According to preliminary reports, one person was killed.

Due to flooding in the streets was disrupted two lines of the Moscow metro, and two lines of suburban trains. On the roads formed huge traffic jams,

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Downpours led to flooding in some areas of central Bangkok

Heavy rains led to flooding of streets in a number of central areas of the capital of Thailand, the water level rose by 30 centimeters.

The element of the areas flooded in the business and historical center that a huge effort was saved from catastrophic flooding last fall.

Showers are in Bangkok for three days with breaks for two to three hours, during which time the accumulated water does not have time to completely drain from the streets. On Wednesday, the traffic in the city center was completely paralyzed for five hours. On Thursday and Friday of private cars on

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Emergencies Ministry warns of flooding on the Black Sea coast

General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry in Krasnodar Region on Tuesday announced an emergency alert on the Black Sea coast of Russia and in the mountainous areas of the region due to the expected rise of the level of rivers and possible flooding, the press service of the ministry.

"According to the regional meteorologist, on Tuesday and Wednesday in the rivers and small streams the Black Sea coast of Russia is expected sharp rise in water levels, sometimes to dangerous elevations and higher," — said in a statement.

Binge elements possible in Abinsk and Seversky District, and the cities of

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Kuban, reeling from floods, forest fires now threaten

Kuban Glaucus MOE on Wednesday announced an urgent warning about the extreme fire danger in most areas.

According to the regional storm warning meteorologist, August 1-3, in most areas of the Krasnodar Territory fire danger will remain high, fifth grade.

"Predicted probability of emergencies and accidents at the municipal level due to fire and expansion of forest fires, with the ability to move ground fires in the threat of riding on communities," — said in a statement. Also at risk of grain fields and forest plantations.

Meanwhile Kuban still not fully recovered from the disaster of the past: on the

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Kazakhstan asks Russia to process the locust border areas

The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan called on Russian colleagues to implement treatment of border areas of locusts, a press release of the Kazakhstan Ministry.

"By coming to the border regions of Kazakhstan to data from the Russian side processing is inadequate and slow pace. For this reason, most grasshoppers are winged stage, and already have been instances of mass aerial on the territory of Kazakhstan. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan sent notification letter to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation on the need for urgent action on the processing of border areas from the Russian

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In the Kuban declared emergency warning possible flooding

General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry in Krasnodar Region on Tuesday announced another emergency alert due to expected in the region squally showers and strong winds, told RIA Novosti spokeswoman Darya Soroka departments.

"In the next one to three hours before the end of the day in some places in the Krasnodar region (mainly in the eastern half of the region as well as in the central and southern areas) are expected to strong thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail and squally wind increasing to 17-22 meters per second "- said Soroka.

Flooding on the night of July 7, 7000 over

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Expert called a list of measures for flood protection on the rivers

Ubiquitous monitoring system of rivers and dangerous from the point of view of flood areas be created in Russia to prevent the catastrophic consequences of emergency situations such as occurred in the Kuban region, said head of the Department of Land Hydrology geographical Faculty Nicholas Alexis.

Also, be aware of the engineering works on rivers to create reservoirs, where they need to devise a system of water drainage from settlements, the scientist noted in an interview with RIA Novosti.

River monitoring

"The main thing — to create a system of observations of rivers and dangerous areas," — said Alexis.

According

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