Hurricane Philip was formed in the Atlantic

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Hurricane "Philip" was formed in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Center on Friday, warning of storms USA (National Hurricane Center, NHC).

Even on Thursday, "Philip" was a tropical storm, but over the past day cyclone gained strength to the first category on the Saffir-Simpson scale of five possible. According to meteorologists, wind gust speed that accompanies a hurricane reaches 144 kilometers per hour.

The hurricane is 685 miles southeast of Bermuda. Currently the cyclone is not a threat, since moving to the west coast of North America from a speed of 20

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Near Kazan build an innovative city with 155 thousand people

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev with the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov laid the capsule in the foundation of the future Innopolis, innovative city designed for 155,000 people.

At 40 kilometers from Kazan, on the right bank of the Volga launched construction on the area of 1.2 thousand hectares. Here, a village on the IT-20 000 experts in the field of information technology.

"Today launched a big project. Several years later there will be work and live 155,000 people, and no! People who want to change their lives, their country. And

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Astropark built near Kazan, a planetarium and a center for space astrometry

The ceremony of laying the first stone of the planetarium and astroparka held at the Astronomical Observatory im.V.P.Engelgardta Kazan (Volga) Federal University.

 Photo source:tatarstan.ru

On the territory of the observatory is planned to create a multi-center space astrometry, able to ensure the effective application of space activities and the training of highly qualified specialists in the field. At the center will be entrusted with the development of metrological testing ground for satellite equipment, establishment of a ground support Russian and international space programs (GLONASS satellites, "Luna-Glob", "Phobos-Grunt", etc.). The center will have a complex high-tech equipment for students,

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Near Belgorod opened a bypass road from Tavrovo to Reasonable

November 3 roadster officially handed over first road Tavrovo — Solomino — Reasonable. Highway stretching over 11 kilometers, the construction of which began in November 2010, built exactly one year. Its main object was half a kilometer bridge over the reservoir Belgorod.

Roads from Tavrovo Reasonable designed to solve many traffic problems Belgorod agglomeration. Transport from Shebekino able to get to Kharkov mountain without obstructing traffic in the eastern part of the regional center.

In addition, the bypass circuit 50 will facilitate the movement of thousands of people living in the Oak, Tavrovo and nearby arrays of

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Typhoon in the South China Sea

Over the South China Sea, off the coast of Vietnam, there is a tropical storm. This atmospheric vortex named Haytang (Haitang). According to experts the pressure at its center is 996 mb. Typhoon moves slowly to the north-east. Maximum winds near its center of up to 25 m / s. On the east coast of Vietnam were heavy rains, one day received more than 80 mm in Danang (Da nang) rainfall reached 96 mm (about 25% of the monthly average).

It is predicted that in the future will continue to grow typhoon, by Tuesday, the pressure at the center

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Southern province of Mozambique hail covered

Castle became the southern Mozambique as a complete surprise — ITAR-TASS. In the center of the province of Manica rooftops down ice balls, all this was accompanied by strong gusts of wind — said an employee of the Institute for the struggle with the elements João yours. We also learned that two people have been seriously damaged, and a total of about a dozen injured. $ CUt $

Residents were not prepared for the disaster, and many buildings were destroyed. Including over hundreds of residential, 10 schools, five churches and three medical institutions. Were also severely damaged two

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Vladimir man sank into the ground

Karst holes

The hole was about two meters deep and two and a half. Photo: Alex SUKHOV

04/28/11. — It was April 27 on Wednesday night, I have just had a sister — says Valentina Pavlovna, witness what happened. — A man walked up to his car, parked next to the barns and economic suddenly disappeared — plunged into the ground.

Near this time were members of the "Jehovah's Witnesses" that proselytizing and offered books about Jesus. Seeing what had happened, they rushed to save the neighbor.

— He threw the box — says Valentina Pavlovna. — But he

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Center disaster warned about flooding in Bangkok

Flooding in the central provinces of Thailand and the capital Bangkok can begin at any time from Wednesday to Saturday this week, reports the Center for Prevention of Natural Disasters at the Interior of Thailand.

In Bangkok, the likelihood of flooding embankments Chaophraya and located next to the river areas, there are no specific barriers. Center recommended that all residents of the capital, under the threat of flooding, move your personal property in the safe zone.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Centre announced the expansion of the disaster zone from 13 to 23 out of 77 provinces. The official death

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Twelve fires continue to operate in Siberia

MOSCOW, September 11 — RIA Novosti. Twelve forest fires on an area of 550.3 hectares remain active in Siberia, the five islands of fire have been eliminated over the past day, said on Sunday the press center of the Siberian regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"Tenth day of September in the detection (during daylight hours) was eliminated five seats on the area 4.72 acres, one localized fire in the area of 15 hectares," — said the agency.

In the elimination of existing fires were employed 383 people and 49 vehicles. In just the past day for the elimination

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In just three Atlantic tropical cyclone

In the Atlantic tropical cyclone season lasts. Now there are three of those are developing vortex.

The oldest of them, the hurricane "Kate", now subsides and goes to the expanses of the Atlantic. Although the wind speed it is still high, gusts reach 45 m / s. But he is far away from shore, which is dangerous for vessels plying vast Atlantic.

Due to the tropical storm "Nate" stopped working in oil-producing Gulf of Mexico. With platforms evacuated workers. Moreover, after the evacuation of 10 workers missing, the search for which is now underway. Now, "Nate" is near the

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