A powerful earthquake in Japan: tsunami threat declared

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu was a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8, according to the National Geological Survey of the United States. Hearth quake was at a relatively shallow depth — 26 km. The epicenter was located at 292 km from the city of Hachinohe. Japanese Meteorological Service announced a tsunami threat, which is expected on the coast of Iwate and Aomori. Information on casualties or damage were reported.It should be noted that another powerful earthquake in Japan just a few days after in the land of the rising sun were mourning ceremony, the anniversary

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The flood washed away in Karabash landfill, livestock and metallurgical slags

Ecology

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29.06.11.Ekologicheskaya disasters in Karabash threatens dire consequences for the people of Chelyabinsk. The river in this area has spread to several hectares and flooded the city dump solid waste and animal burial. This "UralPolit.Ru" reported June 29 a reliable source, the witness of the incident. Interlocutor expert channel reported that the flooding happened because after heavy rains over the weekend run-off river Sak-Elga, highways Karabash — Miass clogged. As a result, the river in this area burst its banks. An unnamed source also provided editorial photographs of some of the effects are clearly visible in

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In Kazan revealed 4 cases of West Nile

Epidemics

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15.09.11.V Kazan reported the first cases of West Nile fever, IA Regnum reports with reference to the city health committee.

Dangerous viral infection, which are the carriers of mosquitoes and ticks, was identified in August the residents of the Volga, the Soviet and New Savinskoye districts.

One case was confirmed by the reference laboratory located in Volgograd, the study of biomaterials three other patients continue.

Last year in Kazan was one case of West Nile, which was considered an imported (sick Kazantsev bitten by a tick in Transbaikalia). However, according to epidemiologists, new cases have

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Beijing settles because of the excessive use of groundwater

Beijing is one of the largest cities in the world of consumer groundwater resources. Two-thirds of tap water in the city comes from the ground. As a result of the excessive use of groundwater beneath the city, hazardous void area over two thousand square meters. As reported by the Chinese edition Powered by Discuz, the water table under Beijing from 12 meters in 1999, fell to an average of 24 meters in 2010, creating a void space area 2650 square meters. meters.

Large-scale use of groundwater in the Chinese capital began after a major drought in 1972.

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The anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Japan: The country is restored

Locals restore chaos, are in the prescribed form of the building, roads, and infrastructure. Photo: (c) Associated Press

In the history of Japan, the number 11 has left similar to the American rock trail. March 11, 2011 the country of the Rising Sun has experienced a disaster, which, like the tragedy of September 11, shocked the world.

Living in Japan observed a minute of silence at 14:46 local time (7:46 Kiev time), when they were recorded the first tremors, and after 33 minutes, when the tsunami covered the coast of Japan.

The fact that Japan quickly comes after a disaster,

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The rains have flooded some areas in Sydney, Australia, according to news reports

Part of major cities in Australia, Sydney has flooded due to heavy rains that caused flooding, reports on Thursday the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC.

On his last day in the city hit by heavy rains, due to which many of the streets and roads were flooded by 1 meter. In particular, in the Lucas Heights has fallen for the last day of 1.3 meters of precipitation this afternoon is 1.1 meters. On some highway traffic paralyzed. Suffered the most southern part of the city, the water accumulated in the corridor between the districts

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Strange cloud in Taiwan

On the video recorded February 28, 2012 in the Chinese city of Chungli, Taoyuan, Taiwan Island, China, is seen as the city creeps large dense cloud, like a tsunami.

In the description of the video indicated that the cloud came out of the blue on a clear sunny day, as reported, "… it was like that as a big alien ship or UFO hidden in a dense cloud in science fiction films."

Tornado almost totally destroyed the city in the U.S.. Video

Updated … March 7 + new data

Tornadoes in the southern United States is almost completely destroyed the city of Marysville (Indiana), local media reported.

In addition to Indiana, from the disaster hit Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Ohio. Reports of deaths and injuries have been reported.

"On the streets of debris lying around, many roofs destroyed, it is impossible to pass through the streets, all around are trees. Employees of utilities trying to somehow establish the situation ", — said the representative of one of the emergency services districts in Tennessee.

Thousands of homes were left without power

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In the Leningrad region Kirishi smell of hydrogen sulfide

Factors

12/24/10.According to the editors 47News reader Vitaly, "in the streets of the city of Kirishi in the morning today, a strong odor, presumably — hydrogen sulfide. Builders in the street could not breathe. As you know, the city is close to the refinery "KINEF" from time to time it happens emissions. Some workers Rescue Service advised to move out of town. Most of the chapters of the city and district in Kirishi no longer live, preferring to villages further away from the plant. " "We are suffocating!" — Outraged Vitali. Actively discussed this theme in local forums. "Reeks of

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Victims of tornadoes in the U.S. were 13 people

As a result of tornadoes in the central United States, at last count, killed at least 13 people, reports on Wednesday channel NBC.

We have previously reported one killed.

The greatest number of lives claimed element in the town of Harrisburg (Illinois). Here tornado victims were 10 people, dozens of homes destroyed. Three more people were killed in Missouri, where the storm hit the parking house trailers, RIA "Novosti".

Forecasters warn that Wednesday night storms and possible tornadoes are expected in the Tennessee River Valley and in the southern spurs of the mountain range of the Appalachian

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