Flood victims in Haiti are 23 people

At least 23 people were killed in floods and mudslides caused by the southern part of Haiti, heavy rains, said on Wednesday night by the Associated Press.

The rains in the capital — the city of Port-au-Prince, have been going on for over a week. The banks went out most of the rivers of the island state, city streets are filled with debris and fallen trees, the report says.

According to the representative of the Ministry of Civil Protection, Joseph Edgar (Edgar Joseph), during natural disasters injured dozens of people.

The

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6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Wednesday in the west coast of Chile, according to a statement on the website of U.S. Geological Service (USGS).

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 08.55 local time (16.55 MSK), located at 96 km south-west of the city of Concepcion. The earthquake lies at a depth of 15.1 kilometers.

Data on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. In February 2010, 115 kilometers north of the located in the central part of the country the city of Concepción earthquake with magnitude of 8.8. It triggered tsunami wave

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Appear before the court a resident of the city of Saratov, accused of bribing traffic police officer

Investigation Division of the Leninsky district of Saratov SU IC Russia in the Saratov region completed the investigation of the criminal case against 27-year-old resident of the city of Saratov, who is accused of committing an offense under Part 1 of Art. 291 of the Criminal Code (bribery or official).

The investigation established that the July 5, 2012 in rp Tatischevo Saratov region defendant gave bribe to DPS in the amount of twenty thousand rubles for his delayed return of the vehicle.

Investigating authorities collected sufficient evidence presented and, after confirmation of the indictment the prosecutor

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New Zealand expects new earthquake

Seismologists predict a new earthquake in the region of Canterbury in New Zealand. Perhaps this will be aftershocks after the earthquake of 2010 and 2011.

According to forecasts from the New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Research, in New Zealand in the Canterbury region can happen earthquake measuring 6.0? 7.0 in the next 12 months.

In an interview with Radio New Zealand is one of the employees of the Institute Matthew Gerstenberger, scientists built model shows that with high probability (23%) in this region will be aftershocks (aftershocks) following the September and February events.

September 4, 2010 and February

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Scientists have unraveled the mystery of the tragedy in Krymsk by images from the ISS

Specialists have found a clue in a detailed study of images taken from Earth orbit — from the International Space Station. This in an exclusive interview to "Trud" said Leo Décines yesterday, one of the prominent Russian scientists in the field of study (including the use of satellite images) of the surface of our planet: mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, deserts, seas, oceans, rivers, forests …

More than 30 years ago, he headed the laboratory of remote sensing of Earth Sciences Institute of Geography. And since then, all pictures taken from the ISS by our astronauts come first in the laboratory.

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Krasnoyarsk buildings set on seismic sensors. Video

Earthquake

18.10.12.Eto archival footage filmed by eyewitnesses. Earthquake felt all the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The worst thing started after: the panic, uncertainty and fear of aftershocks.

In a crisis, there is not much comfort. The mobile network is congested, to MOE not get through. To avoid the information gap and Krasnoyarsk scientists have developed a special seismic sensors. Devices will be around the clock to monitor groundwater fluctuations and promptly report the earthquake location, thrust force and the possibility of recurrence.

Sergei Peretokin, head of the special engineering and design bureau "Science" KSC SB RAS: "It is fixed to the

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Abnormal degree in Pakistan. Video

Anomaly

A sudden hail on Saturday turned some areas of Lahore in the likeness mountain settlements and led to significant problems on the roads.

The main attack of the storm that struck the city at 16:45, was in the business center and the areas around Galberga. Within a short time, hailstones the size of a small strawberry covered the streets and rooftops.

People observed the unusual weather changes with joyful curiosity, but there were also cases of panic. Some people are in fear of praying.

Elements led to problems on the roads, the mass of hail significantly impeded

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Climate change leads to powerful showers?

After flooding in the Kuban that every day — that the news of rain or flood. On July 11, the river turned the streets of Odessa. Although the rain over the Kuban was just a child: Gelendzhik got 300 mm of rain, and the pearl by the sea — only 20.On Friday, the 13th car to swim their way through the streets in the center of Moscow. The capital poured 48 mm of moisture — half the monthly norm. This is not a record, in July 1981 fell 62 mm.  On Saturday, after rain storm water flowed in streams

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In Barcelona, the rain swept people off the streets

In the Spanish city of heavy rain lasted 20 minutes and caused extreme flooding.

Many streets turned into rushing streams, and the current was so strong that knocks down people who had not managed to hide in buildings. Now city services pumped water and clean debris from the streets, according to NTV.

Mysterious funnel the residents of the area QC

May 27, 2011 — QUEBEC — Officials in Quebec are trying to figure out what the cause of many craters to be in a north-end neighborhood. They served evacuation papers on Wednesday about 15 homes and one business in Charlesbourg district. Almost 40 holes between 5 and 8 meters wide, appeared last week. The holes were mostly found in the field, and the other tenants in the door. One large enough to fit a car. "The field is like, there is nothing, no trees, or anything, and you see everywhere some holes, some deeper than others, like 30 or

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