As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people

As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people Natural Disasters

No less than 145 people are presumed dead or missing after the March 4, 2012 a number of avalanches hit a remote village in north-eastern province of Badakshan in Afghanistan. March 11, 2012 the authorities announced that 56 died in the region shack.

Winter 2011/2012, Afghanistan is the most severe in the past 15 years, took the lives of many people, including 90 who died only in mountainous regions Badakshana. Rescue groups have not been able to get to places where the avalanche. In some of them

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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 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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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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The new tunnel opened on the 86th kilometer of the Transcaucasian Highway

At an altitude of almost 2000 meters. Construction of almost 400 meters long now protects one of the high parts of the road from avalanches and rockfalls. The tunnel is unique in that is erected on the site with a maximum permissible deviation. It was built with the most modern safety requirements and is provided with the latest equipment. Video cameras, fire alarm system, public address system, the primary and backup lighting. All this is controlled from the control console. All of this will ensure year-round and uninterrupted communication between Russia and South Ossetia.

Gaioz MIGA, head of

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Active volcanoes and Karymsky Kizimen

Volcanoes

19.09.11.Vulkan Karymsky threw ash to a height of 5000 meters above sea level. For the last day in the edifice of the volcano, there were about 150 seismic events.

Scientists are looking after the fiery mountain, believe that with her avalanches. In the area of the volcano recorded temperature anomaly — plus 65 degrees Celsius, while the temperature of the background is only 1 degree of heat transfer LW ROSS with reference to the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The volcano Kizimen a day marked 1663 seismic events, as well as continuous

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Three volcanoes erupt on Kamchatka

Volcanoes

11.08.11.Na Kamchatka Karymskii threw some ash column of gas, the highest of which is 3 km above sea level.

In the construction of more than 500 volcanic seismic events, which is much more than usual.

He noted that the slopes Karymsky now go hot avalanches.

At the same time, began erupting Shiveluch. This volcano threw ash column height of 3 kilometers 900 meters above sea level, with its slopes also go hot rock avalanches.

Now and the volcano erupts Kizimen. For the last day in the construction of this giant reported more than 450 seismic events. On Kizimene observed

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Research forest avalanches

Investigation Forest Avalanche Facts

Scientists from the research group on avalanches UBC undertook a study on the impact of avalanches forests of British Columbia. Understanding the avalanche mechanism and destructive power of these natural disasters will help in the correct assessment of risk to the centuries-old forest plantation and harvesting of the forest.

The study demonstrates that the effect of the avalanche can be more than an embarrassment to the areas where logging is unqualified. A project team (in particular Dr. D. McClung) is trying to develop ways to predict how deep or that an avalanche can penetrate into the

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Avalanche descended in a ski resort in Washington, has claimed the lives of three people

Avalanche descended in a ski resort in the U.S. state of Washington, has claimed the lives of three people, eight missing, the agency said The Associated Press with reference to the King County Sheriff's Sergeant Cindy West.

As stated by Cindy West, a tragedy occurred in the area of the Cascade Range to the north-east of the regional center, the city of Seattle. According to her, the place of tragedy sent a team of rescuers to search for missing people.

Earlier, local meteorologists warned of high avalanche danger in the north-western United States.

In the U.S. as a

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