Avalanche danger is declared in six districts of Sakhalin

Rescuers warn residents of Sakhalin avalanche risk in six districts in the south of Sakhalin, the press service of the regional Emergencies Ministry.

According to the forecast center Sahgidrometa avalanche, avalanche in Dolinsky, Tomari, Kholmsk, Nevel, Aniva areas and in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

"Particularly dangerous part of the highway at the entrance to the east side of the village Lights Aniva district, village Dolinskoye Bulls. Disappearance of the snow masses are also possible on the slopes Tomari — Ilinskoe, Novosibirsk — Kholmsk — Nevelsk and Nevelsk — Shebunino. Similar threat exists in objects STRC "Sakhalin" in the village of Sanatorium and Nevelsk.

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Severe storm with waves up to 10 feet are expected along the coast of Kamchatka

A strong storm is expected in the North Pacific — cyclone may cause in the coastal waters of Kamchatka waves up to ten meters, according to the boundary GUMCHS Russia.

"At night, December 25 in the Pacific Ocean is expected excitement high eight to ten meters, and therefore declared a storm warning. Authority recommends that owners and masters of vessels to increased security measures," — said the agency.

Powerful snow cyclone that originated over the Sea of Japan, hit the peninsula in the early hours of Monday. Atmospheric vortex brought heavy snowfall in southern Kamchatka. Wind force on the coasts

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Hydrographs CF is 15 times increased the area of reclaimed areas of the Caspian Sea

In 2013, the hydrograph of the Caspian Flotilla 15 times increased the area of the developed areas of the Caspian Sea

During the summer season 2013 hydrograph of the Caspian flotilla carried out a large amount of work on the development of navigation and hydrographic support of navigation in the Caspian Sea and in the waters of the Volga-Caspian Canal.

In order to increase the visibility and illumination recommended shipping lanes installed and put into operation modernized light-optical devices by 60% lighthouses and navigational signs glowing on the coast of the Russian sector of the

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The Arkhangelsk region have banned the cutting of trees near a spring

Ministry of Natural Resources and the forest industry (PBL) has approved the Arkhangelsk region developed jointly with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia guidelines for conservation, prohibiting cutting down old-growth trees in the region, as well as the trees around the springs, on the outskirts of the marshes and stands, reports WWF Russia.

"Often the woodland, where clear-cutting was carried out, becomes a naked lifeless wasteland. Correct, environmentally conscious selection of key habitats (areas that are important for the conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity — Ed.) Will help to maintain a significant proportion of species diversity of forest ecosystems,

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E.Khalilov expected increase in seismic and volcanic activity

Increase in seismic and volcanic activity In the media and in some academic publications began to appear different people disturbing statements about approaching some global geological catastrophe.

Press Service of the World Organization for Scientific Cooperation "Science without borders» (WOSCO SWB) asked to comment on the situation of the famous scientist — geophysics, a specialist in the field of seismology and geodynamics, Vice-President of the International Academy of Science H & E (Austria, Innsbruck), Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences , doctor of geological-mineralogical sciences, director of the Institute of Forecasting and Earthquake Research Elchin Khalilov.

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Scientists have grown artificial skin for grafting

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Snow cyclone left without light 16.5 thousand people in south of Angara

Eliminate the effects of the strong energy of the snow storm that left thousands without power 16.5 inhabitants of Irkutsk region, said the Irkutsk Grid Company (IESK).

In connection with the April 22 storm weather conditions in some areas of the Irkutsk region took off for overhead lines with a voltage of 6-10 kV. "As of 13.00 (8.00 MSK) on April 23, remain damaged 12 air lines 6-10 and 127 kV substations," — said in a statement.

According IESK, electricity industry was not interrupted. In the recovery operation involved 71 crew and 55 units of special equipment.

"There are objective

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Increased danger of avalanches in Kamchatka due to cyclone

Heavy rains caused by cyclone passing over Kamchatka, increased the risk of avalanches from the slopes of volcanoes and hills, reports GUMCHS for Kamchatka region of Russia on Sunday.

According to the Kamchatka regional avalanche center, from midnight on December 3 to December 5, inclusive, on the mountain in Ust-Bolsheretsky, Elizovo (especially Basin Paratunka), including through the Kronotsky reserve Milkovskiy, Ust-Kamchatsky — primarily Klyuchevskaya group volcanoes — areas and volcanoes Viluchinsky, Kozelsky, Koryak and Avachinsky — avalanche.

Tourists, hunters and lovers of extreme sports is recommended to refrain from hiking, travel agents not to remove tourists in avalanche areas, leaders

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Classes in schools Petropavlovsk canceled the cyclone

Authorities Petropavlovsk canceled classes the second shift schools in the city due to bad weather caused by cyclone passing over the peninsula, according to the city administration.

The cyclone formed over the Sea of Japan, began to have an impact on Kamchatka. Snow and squally wind reported from the southern areas of the province.

According to meteorologist Kamchatka, on the shores of the South Region wind reached 23-25 meters per second and continues to grow. Complicate the situation on the roads.

During the day the atmospheric vortex spread out over most of the Kamchatka Peninsula. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in the Elizovsky,

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The number of bighorn sheep in Kamchatka halved due to hunting

The number of bighorn sheep that live in the Kronotsky reserve in Kamchatka, in the last ten years has been reduced by almost half because of hunting for them in the areas adjacent to a nature reserve and the reduction of pasture, the deputy director of Kronotsky reserve for research Vladimir Mosolov.

"Over the past ten years, the number of sheep in the reserve decreased from 550-600 to 300-350 individuals. Moreover maximum decline was observed in the border areas of the reserve, where the animals come to feed abroad protected area. Fact that the boundaries of the reserve are along

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