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"Irene" reached between Washington and New York. There are the first victims

Hurricane "Irene" on Sunday reached New York. America's largest city was deserted, for the first time in the history of transportation stopped, the evacuation of citizens stopped. Authorities ordered all remaining residents to take refuge in homes. Storm has claimed ten lives, over one million Americans are without electricity. According to forecasts, the damage could reach $ 12 billion.

U.S. East Coast cities do not know: The transport stopped, the streets are deserted, instead of people everywhere can see the sandbags in case of flooding, transmits radio

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Washington declared a disaster area

Washington's power was transferred to the online services of enhanced mode with the approach of Hurricane "Irene." They recognized the metropolitan DC area disaster. "Hurricane coming to Washington and now the city is a disaster … Our online services are mobilized and are now in the state of readiness" number one. "We have to be sure that we can help everyone who needs help," — said the mayor.

According to him, the impact of Hurricane residents will feel the day. Expected gusty winds up to 25 meters per second and heavy rainfall with a total

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Hurricane Irene has killed 10 people in the U.S.

According to latest information, the victims of the hurricane "Irene» (Irene), which fell on the eve of the U.S. East Coast, were 10 people.According to CNN, five people were killed in the state of North Carolina. Three other Americans were killed in Virginia due to falling trees. In Florida during the storm killed 55-year-old surfer. Another woman died in Maryland after a fallen tree through the roof of her house.The first impact of elements took over the state of Virginia and North Carolina, which has dropped to 300 mm. On Saturday evening, "Irene" made it to New York. The city

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Last call at the Russian school

May 25 to tradition in Russian schools the last bell rings. However, graduates should not relax because next Monday will be the first exams, including the history and biology. Compulsory subjects, which are mathematics and Russian students will pass on May 31 and June 7.

In many cities of Russia will hold parades graduates and thunder salutes. After the official line of the school graduates waiting for mass cultural program prepared by the city authorities, who in each city will be different. The most important thing is to this day the weather was sunny and clear, or else the

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The capital of Azerbaijan is slowly lowered into the sea

The capital of Azerbaijan is slowly lowered into the sea. The process of reducing the territory accelerated by constantly rising sea level — say the experts. "Baku goes under the water," — said in an interview with "Echo", the famous ecologistTelman Zeynalov, passes AZE.az.

"Until about four years ago, I spoke and gave a forecast that Baku is flooded by the Caspian Sea, and is the movement of water in the city will continue until about 2020. At the time, President Heydar Aliyev issued a decree just about 130-meter area on the shore, where it is impossible to build.

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In Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8

While information about the victims did not receive

In Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8. Earthquakes have been recorded in 82 km from the city of Pucallpa in the east of the state. The earthquake was located at a depth of 145 km.

No casualties or damage until the information has been received. On incidents reported U.S. Geological Survey.

Peru is located in a seismically active zone, and earthquakes in the region are regularly reported. Thus, in February 2010 the powerful oscillations of the earth's crust took place in the neighboring country of Chile. In February

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Environmental disaster in Atyrau. Video


14.06.11. Environmental disaster in Atyrau.Tam dying fish. Two weeks riverbanks literally inundated with dead fish. On the causes of PE tells our correspondent Gulbadam Nazbenova.

GULBADAM NAZBENOVA, correspondent:

— Here in the Black River, a tributary to the Urals, in line Atyrau rot tons of fish. Local people use this water for watering the gardens, and the beast goes to drink.

Local residents say that the roach, carp and bream literally jumping out of the water. And it lasts for two weeks.

BAKTYGALI URAZAKOV, a resident of Atyrau

— Because of dead fish everywhere flies, smell, hope city

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In the river Ustia mass death of fish. Video


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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Ontario, Canada: people worried by tremors

For months, the residents of the southern and western parts of the city Windsor is concerned about the ground motion of unknown origin, reports vancouversun.com"These tremors under, accompanied by a mysterious hum — a real phenomenon, and it's happening, and we still can not pinpoint what it is," — says the city manager Al Maghnieh. "But I think that this is potentially very dangerous," — he added.According to him, he began receiving calls from concerned citizens back in March. Then early Friday morning, he first visited the house where the words of its people, there is a strange hum.He put

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In the Far East they shoot dogs

Residents of the village of Markha Yakut wince from shots and desperate dog squeal, — the Rig «SakhaPress.ru». In the village again to shoot the dogs.

According to eyewitnesses, the shooting — contrary to the prohibition of the city authorities — is not the first day. Proof of this — dead animals, runaway dogs injured reserve the bloody tracks in the snow. And all this — in the middle of broad daylight.

— Just called a neighbor — he found another dying dog, she was covered in blood, — says the head of the Fund for Animal Alla Komarenko

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