Slammed into Central America tropical storm, a hurricane in Mexico, has died

A tropical storm hit Central America, at least 18 people were killed in Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, floods and landslides, said local authorities. In Guatemala, the threat level raised to the maximum. Authorities say at least ten landslides came over the road, eight bridges destroyed. Raise the water level in the twelve rivers threaten residents, said the President of Guatemala, Alvaro Colom."I want to warn people to be careful on the roads, which can be destroyed, and stay away from the river banks, as the water rises" — quoted his edition Guatemala Times.According to forecasts, heavy rain will not

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Typhoon Nesat left without electricity more than 100 thousand inhabitants of the Philippines

Powerful typhoon "Nesat" hit the Philippines this morning. Announced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people in the central region of the country. Capital city of Manila is completely paralyzed. It is expected that the element will rage in the Philippines for two days, and on Thursday will spread to China, according to the British Broadcasting Company BBC.

This morning, the typhoon "Nesat" hit Albay, the central region of the Philippines. At this point, the element has claimed the lives of two people, four more are missing. Speed "Nesata" is about 170 kilometers per hour, the storm

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Japan is close to a powerful typhoon 'Rock'

Nearly 14,000 people were now instructed to evacuate in different parts of south-western Japan due to the threat of landslides and flooding due to an approaching powerful typhoon "Rock" — is the 15th this year. To the greatest extent, it now threatens to Awaji Island in the Inland Sea of Japan. There were instructed to evacuate more than 7000 people. Serious situation is developing in Miyazaki Prefecture in the south-west of the island of Kyushu, which goes directly to a typhoon. Heavy rains poured and Wakayama prefecture in central Pacific coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. It

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Flooding in central Vietnam

September 13. Floods in central Vietnam, is not terminated due to several days of downpours have killed four people, said on Tuesday the Associated Pressso referring to representatives of the Department of Prevention of storms and floods in Vietnam.

According to sources, three people were killed in the flow of water in the province Ngean, another student claimed Binthuan water in the province in the south.

Element has already led to the flooding of 70,000 hectares of rice fields, water damaged nearly 1.7 thousand houses.

Source: RIA Novosti

In the U.S., snow and frost

Weather

22.01.11.Silneyshie frosts were established in the central regions of the U.S.. As reported by the National Weather Service, the temperature in some states dropped to minus 23 degrees.

Authorities in Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, and some others offer people with not very warm homes, including mobile homes, to take refuge from the cold in a specially created for the shelters.

Only in Illinois discovered more than 120 such items. In Chicago, the largest city in Illinois to establish not only very cold weather, but the strong wind arose, which, according to weather forecasters, creates a feeling of even lower

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U.S. satellites seek shade of ancient glaciers

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Residents of the central and eastern United States and Canada have become accustomed to the idea that the land on which they live, once visited a kilometer glaciers that covered these places 18,000 years ago. But they, perhaps, be surprised to learn that today an international group

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Fish kills in the Mytishchi pond. Video

Ecology

29.07.11.V Mytishchi wanted those who poisoned the pond Central City Park. Near the pond — a strong chemical smell that with wind gusts up to the nearest houses. Added to it and the smell of rotting fish.

Three days ago the same killing a few ducks. Those that survived, look clearly unhealthy. Float on the water surface dead perch. According to residents of neighboring houses, cause ecological disaster — an unknown chemical that someone secretly poured into water.

The pond is now underway to strengthen the banks, but it was unlikely to cause pollution. In all of this there

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Bitter cold in central Russia hold out for another five days

Frosty weather in central Russia will continue to exist for almost a week, then expected warming, told journalists Hydromet Alexander Frolov.

"Bitter cold stand up yet, but will be moderate, 25-26 January will be cloudy and moderate snow at night — up to 19 degrees (below zero) in Moscow, on the field — up to 27 degrees. Day weather is very comfortable, sunny, 14-16 degrees. Five days later will break, come Atlantic cyclone will bring precipitation and warming, "- said Frolov.

Fish kills in the Mytishchi pond. Video

Ecology

29.07.11.V Mytishchi wanted those who poisoned the pond Central City Park. Near the pond — a strong chemical smell that with wind gusts up to the nearest houses. Added to it and the smell of rotting fish.

Three days ago the same killing a few ducks. Those that survived, look clearly unhealthy. Float on the water surface dead perch. According to residents of neighboring houses, cause ecological disaster — an unknown chemical that someone secretly poured into water.

The pond is now underway to strengthen the banks, but it was unlikely to cause pollution. In all of this there

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Saturday evening in the central region of Lazio in the Italian province of Frosinone, located about 90 kilometers from Rome, said the agency Ansa.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 10.8 kilometers.

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust is clearly felt and the other residents of the central Abruzzo region, many of them immediately began to call in the National Civil Defence to get the necessary information.

According to the agency, on the information currently available on casualties or damage

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