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In Washington state, avalanches

In Washington state, avalanches Natural Disasters

February 19 during the descent of the two avalanche near the ski resorts of Washington killed four people. Among them, three skiers are covered in an avalanche of 3 km from the ski slopes at Steven's Pass, the Cascade Mountains, and 16 km from the city of Skaykomish, the north-central part of the state of Washington. Fortunately, eight guests, who had previously been declared missing, safely found.

Forecasters warned that because of heavy snowfall (76-90 inches of rain) in the next few days in the Steven's Pass increases the risk of gathering new avalanches,

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In Austria, an avalanche came down

In Austria, an avalanche came down Natural Disasters

Western Austrian province of Vorarlberg completely cut off from the outside world after the avalanche, paralyzing road and rail transport in the region. The driver of a car moving in avalanche west on highway one of Vorarlberg, was taken to hospital.

In connection with the incident was closed by one of the railroad tracks leading to the federal state of Tyrol. Difficult for vacationers were piled snow popular ski resorts of Lech, Zürs and Stuben, located on a ridge Arlberg. The dead are not reported.

In Austria, the snow continues, the last

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In the Indian mountains avalanches

In the Indian mountains avalanches Natural Disasters

February 23 in Kashmir, a mountainous region Sonamarg, during an avalanche killed military patrolling the province. Headquarters where they were located, because of snowdrifts cut off from the Railways. The second avalanche came down in Davar, located on the border of India and Pakistan. From completely snow-covered local military camp were rescued thirteen people.

The updated death toll in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is 11 people from the personnel, eight missing. Operations on their search is still going on. A third avalanche descended on Ramvari fortunately there were no injuries.

In

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Put into operation the longest in Russian avalanche gallery (Krasnoyarsk Territory)

September 14 commissioned avalanche gallery on one of the most dangerous areas of the federal highway M-54 "Yenisei" Abakan — Kyzyl. This segment of highway in winter often overlap due to avalanches: Eyewitnesses say that sometimes during the day can be observed up to 10 gatherings.

The total length of the protective structure, popularly referred to as the "shelf", is 1,340 meters: this is an absolute record for the length of similar facilities in Russia. According to the bill approved by the Federal Road Agency, the entrances to the avalanche gallery from Abakan and Kyzyl decorated decorative

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Switzerland has gone two avalanche

Switzerland has gone two avalanches Natural Disasters

In the Swiss canton of Obwalden near Titlis ski resort after avalanche injured 11 skiers. Two tourists from Sweden were injured, he met with an avalanche, and were taken by helicopter to a hospital for medical treatment. Despite the fact that the whole group remained alive, police and sniffer dogs continued to comb the area in time to save accidentally caught in the area of the avalanche of people.

Layer of snow was moving and rushed down in Lyaub closer to the dinner and took 300 m wide and 800 m

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South of New Zealand met with an unusual storm

September 12, 2013. Tourists vacationing in southern New Zealand Gunns Camp temporarily blocked in its shelter because of a few avalanche coming down to the area of Milford Road. According to preliminary estimates, after the storm on one of the scrolls routes are descended about 20 avalanches, and so far 15 people have no opportunity to leave the danger zone.

Despite the fact that tourists were trapped in a store morale and very excited by what they saw the storm, it does not detract from the possible danger of avalanches gathering new, confident experienced miners, last seen the

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Put into operation the longest in Russian avalanche gallery (Krasnoyarsk Territory)

September 14 commissioned avalanche gallery on one of the most dangerous areas of the federal highway M-54 "Yenisei" Abakan — Kyzyl. This segment of highway in winter often overlap due to avalanches: Eyewitnesses say that sometimes during the day can be observed up to 10 gatherings.

The total length of the protective structure, popularly referred to as the "shelf", is 1,340 meters: this is an absolute record for the length of similar facilities in Russia. According to the bill approved by the Federal Road Agency, the entrances to the avalanche gallery from Abakan and Kyzyl decorated decorative

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On M-54 completed construction of the longest in Russian avalanche gallery

In September 2013, the Federal Road Agency will commission avalanche gallery on a dangerous segment of the federal highway M-54 in Krasnoyarsk "Yenisei" Abakan — Kyzyl.

Readiness to date is 90%.

 

The total length of the protective structures — 1340 meters: this is an absolute record for the length of similar facilities in Russia.

Now contractors have begun work on the visual design of protective shelter. Construction is of "Sibmost", the contract price was about 130 million rubles.

According to the bill approved by the Federal Road Agency,

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Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal

Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal Natural Disasters

In the western part of Nepal in helmets because of the collapse of an avalanche in the River Network flooding occurred. Dozens of people living along the banks of the river were washed away along with their houses, farm buildings and livestock. Three miraculously managed to pull right out of the water. Destroyed bridges, damaged agricultural crops. Many people are reported missing, and in the list, three Russian tourists come and see the mountain Nepal. At the moment their names disclosed.

Rescue workers and local residents in search of drowning in

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Pakistan hit by avalanche

Pakistan hit by an avalanche Natural Disasters

After leaving a huge avalanche in the Pakistani military camp Gaillard, located near the Siachen Glacier, killing 135 people, among them 124 soldiers and 11 civilians. The camp is located in the part of Kashmir, which can not divide each other, Pakistan and India.

In the 20 years that operates the camp, has not happened so destructive avalanches. Descended snow hid kilometer site location nearby reservoir depth of 21-24 m Life and intelligence operations are complicated bad weather conditions and altitude of the glacier, which is located at 6.4 km above sea level

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