In Ulan-Ude, the hurricane sits half the city of light

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In Buryatia storm broke trees. Photo from http://www.drom.ru

17.05.11. Hurricane-like Irkutsk, rolled and several districts of Buryatia. Strong gusts of wind up to 25 meters per second, and the dust storms have done confusion. Due to wire breakage, damage to the cable and substation equipment in several districts of Ulan-Ude is still no light. Power outages are and in three rural areas.

— We are currently working to restore electricity — say in the press service of the municipality of Ulan-Ude. — By the City Commission for Emergency Situations in every area of the city created the operational

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Flooding in the Philippines: the death toll reached 1,500

Missing are officially 84 people, but received complaints from citizens about the loss of another one thousand people

The number of flood victims in the southern Philippines has reached almost a thousand. This statement was made today, the civil defense office.

Rescuers continue to search for the bodies, Radio Liberty reports.

Nearly 900 people were killed in floods caused by tropical storm "your" on December 17 in the port city of Cagayan, and more than 450 people were killed in the nearby city of Ilgan.

Missing are officially 84 people, but received complaints from citizens about the loss for about

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Popocatepetl volcano woke up to Mexico City on Christmas Eve

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Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, located about 55 kilometers south-east of Mexico City, on Saturday, the eve of the Catholic Christmas, again brought the concern to local residents and authorities: the day it was recorded 14 emissions of ash, gases and steam.

According to the newspaper El Universal, were also detected three small earthquakes caused by volcanic activity.

Ash column reached a height at this time to half a kilometer. Experts do not exclude that in the coming days, ash emissions and other volcanic activity at Popocatépetl continue. In this

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Popocatepetl volcano woke up to Mexico City on Christmas Eve

© AFP / Omar Torres

Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, located about 55 kilometers south-east of Mexico City, on Saturday, the eve of the Catholic Christmas, again brought the concern to local residents and authorities: the day it was recorded 14 emissions of ash, gases and steam.

According to the newspaper El Universal, were also detected three small earthquakes caused by volcanic activity.

Ash column reached a height at this time to half a kilometer. Experts do not exclude that in the coming days, ash emissions and other volcanic activity at Popocatépetl continue. In this

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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked again element

December 23. December 23 at the New Zealand city of Christchurch earthquake occurred just four. The first shock was recorded at 13:58 local time. Magnitude was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Was the most powerful impetus that occurred an hour later. His power was equal to 6 points.

People from the city's airport had been evacuated, many flights canceled. In a residential area earthquake caused liquefaction of the soil, leaving many houses were flooded with water and mud.

Many residents who have not yet had time to rebuild their homes after the flooding in the previous earthquake

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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked again element

December 23. December 23 at the New Zealand city of Christchurch earthquake occurred just four. The first shock was recorded at 13:58 local time. Magnitude was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Was the most powerful impetus that occurred an hour later. His power was equal to 6 points.

People from the city's airport had been evacuated, many flights canceled. In a residential area earthquake caused liquefaction of the soil, leaving many houses were flooded with water and mud.

Many residents who have not yet had time to rebuild their homes after the flooding in the previous earthquake

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Earthquake in Iran killed 306 people. + Photographic clippings

 

Two earthquakes of magnitude 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude occurred on the eve of the northwest Irana.Po official figures, the earthquake killed 306 people (initially reported 227 victims). The number of victims has reached 2000. However, the Iranian authorities have warned that the death toll will rise. Iranian rescuers stop search for survivors of the earthquake in the north-west of the country.

Around 16,000 people were in the affected area

"In no country is left under the rubble of people and all necessary assistance is distributed" — leads the agency official said, is responsible for emergency response.

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Three earthquakes occurred near the city of Christchurch in New Zealand

December 23.Three powerful earthquakes and a half hours on Friday in the town of Christchurch in New Zealand, the site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

As previously reported, the first tremors of magnitude 5.8 was recorded at 13:58 local time (4:58 MSK). The epicenter was located 26 kilometers north-east of Christchurch. Hearth lies at a depth 4.7 miles.

At 14:06 local time (5:06 MSK) in the same area there was a second earthquake of magnitude 5.3.

An hour later, the city was shocked third earthquake. 5.8 magnitude tremors were recorded at 15:18 (6:18 MSK), only 15 kilometers from Christchurch,

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Unprecedented heat prevails in Argentina with the onset of summer

Unprecedented heat prevails in the environment in the central and northern Argentina, with the onset of summer in the Southern Hemisphere, said the Argentine National Meteorological Service (SMN).

In most provinces the temperature rose above the level of 40 degrees, exceeding the usual 10 degrees for the month options.

The country has dramatically increased power consumption due to the increased use of air conditioners, fans and refrigerators.

On Wednesday at 3 o'clock in the afternoon (22.00 MSK) in the city of Santiago del Estero, Tucumán, Chaco, Formosa, Catamarca expected temperature of 44 degrees Celsius. In Buenos Aires, will

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In the river Ustia mass death of fish. Video

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Rivne. June 15. UNIAN. On the banks of the river Ustia, which flows through the central part of the city of Rivne, and its water is fixed mass death of fish.

Bad smell of dead fish carcasses and residents of Rivne fix for several days, especially in the area of Street Pier.

According to UNIAN, pedestrians and fishermen put forward several possible versions of the causes of the incident. One of the most common — getting into the water of chemicals or impurities from the sewage network. At the same time, experts tend to say that the massive

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