Norwegian authorities evacuate because of flooding in the south

The Norwegian authorities have evacuated on Tuesday dozens of cities in the province Olena South Trøndelag due to flooding caused by prolonged rainfall and flood of the river Gaula, TV channel NRK.

"The situation is very dramatic. Evacuating people using cranes and helicopters. However, there are some houses where people are caught up in the elements, and rescuers still can not get to them," — NRK correspondent from the scene.

Officials have not reported killed and injured. In the nearby town Aunegrenda about 50 people were isolated from the bridge collapse. It is also reported the destruction of bridges

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Seven cities in Brazil are cut off from the outside world due to rains

Heavy rains washed out roads and cut off from the outside world the seven cities in the northern Brazilian state of Para, said on Thursday the local civil defense service.

According to the ministry, which lasted from the beginning of the week the rains have washed away the roadbed one of the main thoroughfares of the region — Transamazonskoy highway. Local rivers burst their banks, 350 families were forced to leave flooded homes. No casualties were reported, said GO service.

According to meteorologists, the rainy season in the Brazilian Amazon is just beginning, and with the onset of winter in

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Americans fear the flood of their cities

Americans are seriously concerned about the possibility of flooding as a result of their cities raising the water level in seas and oceans due to global warming on our planet. Today, more than 4 million people in the United States from Los Angeles to the East Coast live in homes that can be flooded due to the onset of the ocean, soobschaetAssociated Press.

According to experts, the highest risk flood prone residents of American cities like Florida, Louisiana and New York. New York, which were previously considered not susceptible to flooding, according to the calculations of experts today can also

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The heat in much of the U.S.

Temperature shot up to 103 K. on Tuesday, setting a record — a level not seen for almost 23 years. People turn to doctors and several outdoor activities to be canceled or moved indoors. The last time the Twin Cities saw this hot temperature was 31 July 1988, which saw a high 105, according to the National Weather Service office in the hotel. Temperatures last hit triple-digit on July 31, 2006, with a high 101. 103-degree reading which broke earlier, on June 7, the record of 95 degrees, set in 2004, was measured in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

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Torrential rains caused floods in southern Spain

Heavy rains that began on Wednesday in the province of Andalusia in southern Spain, led to flooding in a number of cities, killed an elderly woman, reported Thursday by the Associated Press, citing local media.

According to the National Spanish TV channels, the most affected by the disaster was the area around the city of Cordoba. Flood waters destroyed homes and carried cars through the streets. Residents of more than 150 homes have been evacuated.

It was learned that rescue workers found the body of 85-year old woman.

Other details are not yet known. The size of

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Flooding in Spain claimed the lives of an elderly woman

Began in the province of Andalusia in southern Spain rains caused flooding in several cities. Killed an elderly woman. Most affected by the disaster was the area around the city of Cordoba, wrote Izvestia.

According to the National Spanish TV channel, the flow of water destroyed homes and carried cars through the streets. Residents of more than 150 homes have been evacuated, according to RIA Novosti. Rescue staff found the body of 85-year old woman. Other details are not yet known. The size of the damage done to cities set.

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Due to the melting of glaciers Petersburg soon go under water

The Fourth International Congress of Ecology was not without sensations: the famous ecologist Ernst Ulrich Weizsäcker promised sink Petersburg, Copenhagen and other cities.

The scientist drew attention to the problem of melting ice in Greenland. The huge island covered with glaciers slowly melt. Over the last ten years, containing fresh water, thrown into the world's oceans has increased fourfold.

If the Greenland melt continues, the St. Petersburg and other cities located in the coastal zone, waiting for flooding. It will not help and the dam, especially since it has not finished.

To avoid catastrophe, the expert proposes to urgently

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Emergency regime imposed in 28 cities in Brazil

Floods caused by heavy showers, paralyzed life of 28 cities in the northeastern Brazilian states of Pernambuco and Alagoas, said on Saturday the local civil defense service.

According to the authorities, and rising in the rivers left homeless 5000 886 people in the state of Alagoas and 11 000 825 people in the state of Pernambuco. The verse has damaged 65 villages in north-eastern Brazil. Two people were killed. Information on victims is coming.

In the capital of Pernambuco in Recife half million inhabitants with the threat of flooding on Friday, May 6, schools were closed and shops.

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Pervomaysky hail caused damage to China for $ 10.5 million

In the days of May Day in the city of Shaoguan, China South China's Guangdong Province hit by heavy rain with thunder and hail, which affected eight townships and towns of the two counties. It is reported, "Xinhua" referring to the shaoguanskoy headquarters of flood, drought and wind.

Hail the size of a hen's egg lasted about 10 minutes. According to reports, 53 villages have suffered seven townships and towns county Shisin, 8 villages in one township county Zhenhua. In varying degrees, destroyed more than 6 thousand rooms, suffered about 3 thousand hectares of agricultural and industrial crops, direct

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China — mass riots in the cities

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16.08.11.Chto something strange going on in recent years in China, where in major cities in June did not stop the massive riots.

And the fierce power of China is no longer trying to play a new Tiananmen Square — sometimes they even go to the previously unthinkable concessions troublemakers.

For example, it is impossible for the old days there was a story in the Sunday-Monday in Dalian (formerly the Russian Far) — in the largest industrial center in the Chinese northeast. Another 8 August at the area hit one of the most powerful typhoons in

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