Thailand has declared a storm warning bad weather is expected in the resorts of Pattaya and Hua Hin

Meteorological Center southern Thailand warns of heavy rains and a storm on the coast of the southern provinces of the country on Thursday and Friday, a storm warning extends to the Gulf of Siam. Text of the statement published on Thursday Meteocentrum Thai media, RIA "Novosti". In the provinces, the far south of Thailand Flooding, the statement said. In the provinces listed in the document no Phuket or Koh Samui or other resort areas in the south. However, a storm warning, which says the probability of high winds and waves up to three meters in height, for the entire coast

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In Yakutia came 50-degree frosts

Yakutsk, Dec. 1 — RIA Novosti. The air temperature in the north-eastern Yakutia on Wednesday night dropped to pyatidesyatigradusnoy mark, told RIA Novosti the national Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.

According to the source, in the north-east of the country — in cities Oymyakon, which is considered one of the two poles of cold countries, as well as in towns and Yurts Seguin-Kyuel air temperature dropped to 50.2 degrees Celsius.

Although cold spells are common to several areas of Yakutia in late November and early December, but still a low thermal background, set in the present period, below the

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Entry of vehicles below grade Euro-2 may be prohibited in some areas of Moscow

The law prohibiting the entry of trucks and passenger cars below class "Euro-2" in some parts of Moscow, may be adopted in the first half of 2013, the chairman of the Commission on Environmental Policy, Vera Stepanenko Moscow City Duma.

"If it will be adopted in the first half, it could have delayed validity, not once since June 1, but, for example, from January 1, 2014. We will definitely consult with the Muscovites" — said Stepanenko.

Head of the Commission noted that the draft law was prepared environmental experts, which identified areas of the city with a particularly high content

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The extreme fire danger is declared in parts of Kuzbass

Highest grade burning, which means extreme fire danger is declared in the four districts of Kuzbass due to prolonged drought, told RIA Novosti the regional Emergencies Ministry.

In the Kuzbass, according to hydrometeorology, this summer, the age-old record broken by the lack of rainfall. The level of the rivers in some forest-steppe zones of low. The water level in the wells and wells are also dramatically decreases rapidly. In some parts of the power supply and rescuers began drinking and process water for irrigation.

"In some areas, the fifth grade we burn — in Yurga, Promishlennaya, Prokopyevsk and Leninsk-Kuznetsk areas.

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Year of protected areas declared in the Amur

Game wardens, environmentalists and authorities of the Amur region announced a Year of protected areas (PAs) in the Amur region, said WWF Russia.

Year of PAs in the Amur region started in Blagoveshchensk with conservation measures squads "Leopard", the International Day of wetlands.

"This year is really unique in the number of important dates relating to the conservation of the Amur region. This year anniversaries at once in 12 protected areas. Jubilees — all three reserves: Zeisko Khingansky and executed at 50 years, Norsk — 15 years. Old individuals Guarded territory Amur — Khingan-Arharinsky Federal Reserve — will mark the

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WWF transfer technique to reserve Sredneussuriysky in Primorye

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia solemnly on Wednesday will give a new reserve "Sredneyssuriysky" in Primorye UAZ and snowmobile, which will serve to protect the area from poachers, told RIA Novosti the Amur branch fund.

State natural biological reserve "Sredneussuriysky" was established in October 2012 and reached the regional value. In its territory, including live Amur tigers, listed in the Red Book.

"The new UAZ and a snowmobile will be transferred to Preserve its territory. Besides managing the reserve and environmentalists, in a ceremony attended by representatives of local authorities and the Maritime Administration of protected areas," — said

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Scientists from Russia and Japan jointly evaluating border sanctuaries

Russian and Japanese scientists have for the first time to conduct joint research of ecosystems of the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve in Primorye and Shiretoko National Park (Japan), with a natural affinity, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, the director of the seaside reserve Anatoly Astafiev.

State Biosphere Nature Reserve "Sikhote-Alin" was founded in 1935 in Primorsky Krai. Park area of almost 400,000 hectares is a convenient place to monitor the Amur tiger. According to the last census, inhabit the reserve up to 50 individuals.

"In the Sikhote-Alin Reserve held a bilateral meeting to discuss cooperation Reserve and Shiretoko National Park. Based

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Increased danger of avalanches in the Pale of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kamchatka avalanche center issued a storm warning on the increased risk of avalanches from the slopes of the hills in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, said GUMCHS on edge.

"Due to the heavy snowfall to 27 December inclusive in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky avalanche," — said in a statement.

Furthermore, the high risk of vanishing large masses of snow from the slopes of volcanic hills and mountain areas is stored in Ust-Bolsheretsky, Elizovo (especially Basin Paratunka), including through the Kronotsky reserve Milkovskiy, Bystrinsky, Ust-Kamchatsky (especially Klyuchevskaya volcano group ) areas, as well as volcanoes Viluchinsky, Kozelsky, Koryak and Avachinsky.

Population encouraged to increased security measures and, if

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Environmentalists in 10 years moved to Africa 130 black rhinos

Animal lovers almost a decade moved 130 rare black rhinos to a new territory in southern Africa, where the animals are not threatened by poachers, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Black rhinos — the rare rhino. In 1960, the population of this species in Africa was 65 thousand. Due to poaching so far they have less than five thousand. However, only since the beginning of the year in South Africa, 430 rhinos were killed.

"WWF project to expand the habitat of black rhino since 2003. During this time we have been able to move 130 black rhinos from

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Typhoon-triggered landslide and delay trains in Vladivostok

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam", brought in Primorye torrential rains triggered mudflows in Vladivostok, resulting in a delay of trains, said on Tuesday the transport management Interior Ministry in the Far Eastern Federal District.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. This typhoon was the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is already on the verge of becoming a supertyphoon —

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