Floods and landslides in Central America

Floods and landslides in Central America, Natural Disasters

Heavy rains have passed over Central America. Over the past week 80 people were killed by floods and landslides, destroyed bridges and flooded roads. Since there is no sign that the rain will subside, local authorities announced the alarm in the mountainous regions, where about 42 million.

On Monday, October 17 President of El Salvador said that the country's state of emergency. 32 people were killed and three were missing, about 32 thousand people were evacuated. In Guatemala, 29 people died, 13 — in Honduras, 8 — in Nicaragua. However, these figures

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Today Chebarkul start international exercise Frontier-2012

In the exercise will involve the collective rapid deployment forces of the Central Asian region. On the ground "Tchebarkul" will gather more than 1,000 troops from Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

"Frontier-2012" will be held from 6 to August 10. Involving military personnel from the infantry, air assault, and other units and about a hundred pieces of equipment. Also in "The Turn" engaged wing for military helicopters and front-line bombers, the website of the Chelyabinsk region.

The Ministry of Defence clarify: the exercises will work out joint actions, and to develop methods of ensuring

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Weather chaos in the U.S.

Weather chaos in the United States Weather and Climate

Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Mississippi, Indiana, Louisiana and Michigan suffered from a sudden gust tornado. Prediction Center report on the further development and growth of the elements of the wind over some parts of the Mississippi Valley and the lower reaches of the river. Ohio. The most vulnerable to the twistor north Mississippi, west Tennessee and eastern Arkansas, where most tornadoes happen at night, damaging power lines.

In Alabama dominates a strong cold front from the west, met with the warm moist air from the Gulf of

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Flooding in central China: evacuated more than 5,000 people

June 28, 2013. More than 5,000 people were evacuated in Hunan Province in central China due to flooding caused by the continued heavy rains Monday. ITAR-TASS quoted the Xinhua news agency.

According to the information of all of the elements affected about 310,000 people in 173 villages.

According to the local emergency flood control and drought caused serious damage to irrigation facilities, transport infrastructure and energy supply system. The most affected city of Huaihua in the western part of the province. In the area of Hechen rainfall over the past day has exceeded 250 mm.

Forecasters, meanwhile, predict a continuation

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Czech Republic swept tropical heat

August 4, 2013. Abnormally hot weather in the Czech Republic. On Saturday, the country had recorded 115 temperature records.

According to the Czech news agency CTK, citing data from the State Meteorological Service, the air temperature in the shade reached almost 40 degrees Celsius. Thus, the thermometer in the Brod-Over-Dyje (South Moravia) climbed to 38.7 degrees. Almost the same high temperature was recorded in Prague, Plzen, Ostrava, Brno and other major cities Czech Republic.

Over Prague, Central Bohemia, Liberec and Ústí nad Labem edges hanging smog in the air dramatically decreased the concentration of ozone. Meteorologists have warned that replacing

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Flooding in Sri Lanka

Flooding in Sri Lanka Natural Disasters

Torrential rains that poured on. Sri Lanka, for about five days, have caused another flood. From lightning strikes and to raise high the water killed eight residents of the island. More about thousands were forced to evacuate, as gathered rainwater began to threaten their security.

Hardest-hit residents south-eastern and central parts of Sri Lanka. Particularly had hit Matara district. Highways, laid in the central highlands, are in poor condition and not suitable for use due to massive landslides of rock. Another problem was the movement of rail transport. In addition, the island

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Samara military received more than 100 new KAMAZ

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In connection Field Army, stationed in the territory of the Samara region, has received more than 100 new cars combined arms appointment. As the group of information management of the Central Military District, was admitted technique is intended to replace obsolete models. Tarpaulin vehicles "KamAZ-5350-1" with capacity of more than 10 tonnes have improved patency of the geometric parameters and ergonomics of the driver's seat (car equipped with comfortable sofas for a second driver in the event of the commission of kilometers-long marches, thermoses for tea, coffee and other beverages). A number of vehicles equipped with means

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Heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania

Heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania Weather and Climate

December 20, 2011 about 13 people were killed in the floods caused by unusually heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian Meteorological Center appealed to citizens to leave the city due to the ongoing rains, but some people refuse because they fear for their property. In the city there is widespread destruction of property and infrastructure hundred people were left without homes, bridges destroyed, roads on the outskirts of the city are blocked by flood waters. December rains have formed as a result of

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Bad weather stopped the Russian long-distance trains

Bad weather stopped the Russian long-distance trains Weather and Climate

International train with a message from Moscow to Beijing, passing located in Central Russia section of the road, had to stand on the tracks without moving for at least 4 hours. This station is the fact that the region has established severe weather conditions, after the cold snap rails so cold and freezed the movement composition was impossible and dangerous to passengers and employees Railways.

In addition to the train "Moscow-Beijing" for similar reasons delayed the road four international flights. Basically, it stops in the Nizhny Novgorod region,

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Musicians set the record for the execution FIFA anthem at the opening of the Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg

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Interfax-Russia.ru — Central stadium in Yekaterinburg opened on Friday after the reconstruction of record for the anthem of the International Football Association FIFA and the football match between the teams of "Ural" and "Khimki", reports "Interfax-Ural" with the opening ceremony.

Anthem performed by 700 musicians under the direction of conductor 41, which is a record for the "Russian Book of Records" and "Guinness World Records".

Also as part of the opening ceremony on the football field in front of the stands a few paratroopers landed.

Sverdlovsk Governor Alexander Misharin at the opening ceremony said that

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