In St. Petersburg, opened new fire stations

In the Vyborg and the Primorsky district of St. Petersburg opened new fire rescue part.

In the area of coverage of the fire station in Levashovo not only residential areas of the Vyborg district, but also one of the largest and most advanced industrial areas of St. Petersburg — "Kamenka". It auto plants are located, "Hyundai" and "Nissan".

In the coming years, a number of urban areas — especially in new buildings — will be open 10 new fire stations.

Special vehicles new firehouse gave concern "MAN".

During the opening of the fire

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Squeaky gekkonchikov rescued near Astrakhan on the money of philanthropists

More than six million rubles collected from benefactors, were sent in 2012 to Russian reserves to rescue squeaky gekkonchika from tourists, blue foxes — from mites and gilts — from nylon nets, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

Small grant competition for reserve WWF spends annually to raise money from donors throughout the year. So, in 2012, the winners of the contest received XIV 6.4 million rubles for projects to preserve rare animals. The grant amount for each winner was from 288,000 to one million rubles.

"Mount Bogda in Big Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky reserve in the Astrakhan region — the

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Underground sources can double the area floods

Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa have found that in addition to the usual threat of flooding low-lying places, coming from the oceans and rivers, with the increase in global sea level increases the likelihood that flooding will be challenged by underground springs. On the example of Honolulu, you can see that the flooding of the city from the ground is twice stronger than by sea water.

If the sea level continues to rise and will increase to 1 meter, 10% of the densely populated coastal areas of Honolulu with a recess inside the island for 1

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Slovenia again threatens flooding

Environment Agency announced another warning about the danger of severe flooding for the greater part of Slovenia. Country again embraced a powerful cyclone, and the level of rainfall can greatly affect water levels in local rivers.

Particularly sensitive area will be those who have recently suffered a flood after flood of the river Drava. During the new flooding primarily affected western Slovenia, where the river Soča and its tributaries, Vipava Valley and Istria. With the advance of the cyclone to the east might happen next spill Drava, as there is expected to be 100 mm. In the north-west will

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Niamh cyclone reached India

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 electric poles. The losses were so

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In p. Noisy Primorye opened a school with a kindergarten for 300 places

September 2, the day of solemn lines indicating the beginning of a new school year in Noisy was given another start — the beginning of a new life of the school building number 5.

Lasted for more than three years of new construction, including a spacious, bright, modern school with 220 students and kindergarten, which is designed for four groups of preschoolers. In addition, the building is a large sports hall, shestiugolny music room, spacious dining room, catering department, bathrooms, library, utility room, offices for the director and teachers, and more.

In the yard

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Powerful snow cyclone approached Kamchatka

Powerful cyclone approached the Kamchatka Peninsula brought to heavy snowfall, reports GUMCHS on edge.

"According to the Kamchatka meteorologist, during the day in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, and places in the Elizovsky Milkovsky areas will be snow," — said in a statement.

In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, where about 60% of population of the region is complicated road conditions. On the highways of the region low visibility and black ice.

Rescuers advised people to limit travel outside populated areas, without the need not to go out, to refrain from traveling to the mountains, and if necessary move on the route to be extremely cautious. Tour groups

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Since the early 20th century, destroyed half the planets wetlands

Over the past century mankind will destroy 50% of the marshes, which sounds terrifying, because swamps play an important role in maintaining the balance of sources of drinking water, essential for the people. Besides wetlands helps the soil to cope with floods and storms.

Reduction in the area of wetlands contribute insatiable appetites of the residential and industrial construction, permanent drainage for the release of land for agricultural purposes. Adversely affects the reluctance to use water efficiently as a natural resource and the release of pollutants. It has been estimated that coastal wetlands areas in parts of Asia and

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Both stages of spring floods in the Altai Mountains are complicated — MOE

Experts expect serious complications during the passage of both phases of the flood in the Altai Mountains in the spring because of the small rivers froze to the bottom and snow fell twice as much as last year, according to the website of the government of the region.

For the territory of the Altai Republic is characterized by two waves passing flood. The first experts usually predict the end of April, the second — in the end of May — beginning of June, when they begin to melt glaciers in the mountains. For several years, flooding in the Altai proceeded

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On the total solar eclipse in 2012

The total solar eclipse, only this year, will be held in the coming night. Shadow Moon strip completely cross the Pacific Ocean. On land, a unique phenomenon can contemplate from the northern part of Australia.

The first stage of the eclipse will begin on November 13 in 19.37 GMT or 23.37 Moscow time. After 58 minutes, at 20.35 GMT on come full phase. Its movement the Moon's shadow will begin on the northern coast of Australia, namely the points within 150 km from the town of Darwin. The shadow will be passed through the Gulf of Carpentaria and again touches

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