Strong earthquake off the eastern coast of Japan

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TOKYO, March 9 — RIA Novosti. A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the east coast of Japan, according to mmo Japan.

The earthquake occurred at 11.45 (5.45 MSK), data on casualties or damage were reported.

 

According to RIA Novosti, strong aftershocks within 30 seconds were felt in Tokyo.

Mmo country issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami up to 50 centimeters in Aumori prefectures, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima.

In one school in Japan because of the earthquake collapsed wall

TOKYO, March 9 — RIA Novosti. Wall in a school in the

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In the Zaporozhye region consider damages after hurricane

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The water level in the streets reached 40 centimeters. Storm felled trees on the road. Photo reporter.zp.ua

5.06.11.Na village Gyunovka and Big Belozerka Zaporozhye region collapsed Thursday weather: high winds, storm, rain, and hail, reaching a diameter of 2.5 centimeters. As the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) in the Zaporozhye region, damaged the roof over 9 houses, three pig farms. 1700 homes were left without electricity, the water level in the streets has reached 40 centimeters.

The hurricane also knocked a few trees on the road. Electricity supply has sat

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Kinneret: to the top of the red line in less than three meters

Over the next three days during the rainy season (from March 15) the level of the Kinneret rose by 12 centimeters. At the moment the water table of the largest freshwater pool in Israel stands at 211 meters and 76 centimeters below sea level.

This means that before the so-called upper "red line", it remains to two meters and 96 centimeters. The last time overruns Kinneret there in the rainy season 1991-92, when the dam was opened at Kibbutz Degania, limiting the flow of water from the lake to the river Jordan.

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In Norway, the severe flooding caused landslides (video, photos)

Heavy rainfall and snow melt in the mountains of central and eastern valleys of Norway triggered severe floods. According to recent reports, one person injured.

Bergen, Norway's second largest city, virtually cut off from other parts of the country. Roads leading to the city were flooded, many bridges are damaged. According to witnesses, a flood of water literally washed off the house.

The most serious situation in the south of Norway — in the area of lakes Mosa, Worm and Glomma. The level of the largest lake in the kingdom over the past day Mosa rose by nearly 30

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Himalayan glaciers lose weight to 20 centimeters per year, say scientists

Climate data from GRACE satellite showed that the ice cover is declining in the Himalayas at a height of 20 centimeters, and not on about the same level as previously thought, say climate scientists in a paper published in the journal Nature.

It is believed that climate change is largely manifested today in the reduction of glaciers in the polar regions and at high altitudes in other areas of the Earth. The ubiquity of this phenomenon is disputed by some climatologists. For example, in February 2012, U.S. researchers led by John Vara (John Wahr) from the University of Colorado said

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Record snowfall in Anchorage

April 8. In the city of Anchorage, Alaska in one day was broken record snowfall for the winter season. Previous record was set in 1954 1955gg and he is 335 centimeters.

In the same year, a record snow fell even during the Easter weekend, and at the moment for a top record five centimeters short of precipitation, snow began to fall on Friday morning, and all day there were 2 additional inches of precipitation, a couple of centimeters fell for Friday night and During the day on Saturday.

In general, the 2011 long awaited snow precipitation began to fall on

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Japanese island of Honshu has shifted to 2.4 meters

The disastrous earthquake in Japan, the country's largest island of Honshu has shifted to 2.4 meters. This is according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

On Honshu, near the north-east coast which was the epicenter of the tremors earth's crust, are all major cities, including Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, and many others, including those most affected by this earthquake Sendai.

On Friday, the Italian specialists of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology Centre of Geodesy and the Italian Space Agency suggested that the earthquake in Japan has led to a shift in the Earth's axis, at least

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Bavaria flooded, underwater historic districts

In the German city of Regensburg (Bavaria), located on the banks of the Danube, because of flooding caused by melting snow and rain, the water level in the river rose to the level of 6.3 meters, and continues to rise at a rate of 3 centimeters per hour. Many of the homes in the historic city flooded.

In Regensburg taken increased security measures. In the course of the day employees of a federal agency to provide technical support, as well as firefighters, performing in Germany in the event of natural disasters features lifeguards will strengthen levees with sandbags.

However, the

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Wolf spiders found in Scotland

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The group of eight-legged variety voracious wolves wandering the Scottish countryside in search of food. Wolf spiders have been seen in the reserve Abernathy. It is believed that these members of the species Pardosa lugubris — first found in Scotland. These spiders hunt, naskakivaya their prey and

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On the East Coast of the U.S. per night fell two feet of snow

Snowstorm that hit the east coast of the United States on Sunday, paralyzing transport for the first day, and the snow depth in some places almost reached 50 centimeters, according to RIA Novosti.

The epicenter of snow predicted at Philadelphia and New Jersey — already fixed in the last 51 centimeters to 30 centimeters of snow daily precipitation is expected in New York and Boston. Philadelphia weather was canceled match between the national football league clubs Vikings and Eagles.

On Sunday in New York City and adjacent to the metropolis airport was delayed 1.4 thousand flights. On Sunday night, a

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