In the UK, announced flood warning

In the UK, announced flood warning Danger Zone

All residents, especially motorists and business owners should be very careful because of possible flooding, which brought another cyclone with strong gusts of wind. It is expected that in a few hours to the south-west of England, the West Midlands, across Wales and much of Scotland will fall to 60 mm of rain. This in itself is not much, but for the areas that are already flooded, so rain can turn into a catastrophe.

Local rivers are beginning to flood, and wind gust speed is within 80 to 112 km

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More than a million people in China suffer from a shortage of drinking water due to drought

July 25, 2013. About 1.15 million people living in the provinces of Hunan / Central China / Guizhou and / Southwest China /, because of the intense and prolonged drought are suffering from a shortage of drinking water. This is today Xinhua reported.

According to the agency, because of the continuing few weeks of dry weather the local farmers may lose their crops on the areas in 697.9 thousand hectares, and about 436.3 thousand head of cattle.

In the affected areas of the Hunan provincial government has sent 2.5 million people and 13 thousand tanks with water.

In the coming

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The most important impact of coastal natural areas for protection from disasters

July 19, 2013. According to a recent study conducted at the Stanford Woods Institute, dunes and reefs are critical to protect millions of residents and the United States, and billions of dollars from the estate of coastal storms. Extreme weather events, sea level rise and lives in degraded coastal systems, from all of this will help to protect nature.

The study, "The coastal habitats shield protects people and property ownership from sea-level rise and storms," published July 14 in the journal «Nature Climate Change», offers the first comprehensive map of the entire U.S. coast. It shows where and how protected

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In 80% of the districts of Tatarstan recorded drought, the president introduced a state of emergency

July 19, 2013. At the last government meeting Marat Akhmetov, Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tajikistan, said the increased to 35 the number of areas where the drought has been fixed. In the Republic of Well 43 districts, which means that 80% of the region is suffering from drought emergency was declared there. The harvest started in almost all areas: the number of milled grain has exceeded 80,000 tons.

Drought, according minsehozproda reduce by half the predicted earlier harvest of five million tons. If the forecasts are correct, the republic will gather this year to 20%

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In Yakutia, flooded homes, the evacuation of the population is

July 23, 2013. In the past few days in some areas of Yakutia continued heavy rains. As a result, the water level in the river Dulgalah more than 40 centimeters exceeded the critical level.

Flooding has caused flooding of 14 homes in the village Sword. Produced evacuation of residents and the personal property of people. In the operation involved two rescue boats Yakutia, 10 motor boats and five vehicles belonging to local residents.

Resettlement of the population is located in private homes, standing on a hill, and in the camp, which includes seven tents for 15 persons each. The village

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New flood recorded in Acapulco, Mexico

September 26, 2013. Heavy rains have led to new flooding in the Mexican resort of Acapulco in Guerrero, according to local media on Thursday.

The water level in some areas of the city went up to one and a half meters, and therefore the units of the army and federal police have started a new evacuation of residents. Using megaphones, the authorities alert the population to leave the dangerous areas.

Acapulco mayor Luis Aburto Walton personally inspect the areas affected by the water. According to the office of civil defense Guerrero, showers do not stop in Acapulco already

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Around the world, the mysterious hum drives people crazy

July 29, 2013. He sneaks under the cover of night and hear once more from him will never get rid of …

He is known as a drone (The Hum), the constant buzzing sound that is heard in different places such as Taos, New Mexico, Bristol, England, Scotland.

However, one can not determine the source of the sound and why it hears only certain small percentage of the population in some areas. This mystery remains in the top 10 unexplained phenomena.

The first information started to emerge from the 1950s from people suddenly began to chase the low-frequency, pulsating hum.

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Floods in Myanmar have made 25,000 people homeless in

August 1, 2013. Flooding occurred as a result of rising water in the critical state of rivers Karen on the Thai border. Approximately 25,000 people in the flooded areas of eastern Myanmar, were evacuated in 80 special camps for people affected by the recent floods. Only a few hundred people still do not have a fixed abode.

Rescue operations are delayed because a large number of settlements located in these parts of Myanmar, which is very hard to get to, as the roads had deteriorated, and because of the danger of landslides. But rescuers have armed helicopters to

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In Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0

September 26, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 7.0. occurred off the coast of Peru. The tremors were recorded at a depth of 45 kilometers. In some areas of damaged houses and schools. Wounds and injuries to about 20 people. One miner was pulled from the mine. The threat of a tsunami in the coastal areas has not been announced.

Source: Euronews

Niamh cyclone reached India

Niamh cyclone reached India Natural Disasters

Floods in Andhra Pradesh have caused significant damage in low-lying areas and become deadly for residents in several areas. The number of victims of the incidents related to heavy precipitation, rising to 17 people. According to official sources, the water has destroyed more than 1,240 homes and caused damage to crops, significantly impair a 2.5 million hectares of land. The most vulnerable crop was paddy.

Flood has damaged 495 km of roads, 406 km of drainage facilities, 107 km of water pipes, 36 municipal buildings and 10,882 street lights. About fifty felled

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