The landslide damaged 150 houses in the largest city of Bolivia

Heavy rains caused the collapse of the hillside near the administrative capital of Bolivia, La Passes, damaged 150 homes, said on Sunday the Associated Press referring to Mayor Luis Revilla.


 Despite significant economic damage and loss of property of people, no one was hurt. Residents were evacuated from the hill on Saturday night, when the slope is just beginning to break down. On Sunday night, he finally collapsed.


Such incidents are not uncommon in the mountains, on which the town is situated in the 3640 meters above sea level. Bolivia is the capital city of Sucre, but most

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Danger! Livni infected sea in Odessa

Odessa Sanitary-Epidemiological Service has closed all the beaches of Odessa. Bathing in the sea along the coast of the Gulf of Odessa is dangerous to your health! And blame showers …

Chief Medical Officer of Odessa Ivan Klimenov unveiled injunction prohibiting sea water all the beaches of the city. This decision took sanitary station due to heavy rains, which flooded Odessa lately, and that could exacerbate an intestinal infection in the water.

The ban will apply until the next lab results specialists, who confirmed that the samples of sea water compliance.

Measurements of sea water quality in

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Beijing shrouded in a third consecutive day with thick fog



Beijing, Feb. 23 / Xinhua / — On February 21 Beijing began to wrap a thick fog, which to date have not yet cleared. Thick fog was a major cause significant deterioration of air.


According to the municipal government for the protection of the environment, the other day light wind and heavy fog prevents the dispersion of pollutants in the air. February 21 air in the Chinese capital was assessed as "seriously polluted". February 22 in the northern and western parts of the city registered a similar degree of air pollution, and the average visibility in

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Glacier mass of 30 million tons went to New Zealand after earthquake

Earthquake in New Zealand city of Christchurch provoked a gathering of 30 million tons of ice from the largest glacier of the country — Tasman, said on Tuesday the Associated Press.

The end of the Southern Alps Tasman Glacier is located approximately 250 kilometers from the city of Christchurch.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the vicinity of the city. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of four kilometers.

According to the latest data, the 6.3 magnitude earthquake caused the deaths of at least 65 people, 200 people can stay on the rubble.


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New Zealand has recorded another quake. Video

Australia has about 40 rescuers in New Zealand's city of Christchurch, where in the morning on February 22 there were three major earthquakes. The agreement was reached on the results of the conversation heads the Australian government and Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of New Zealand John Kay, reports ABC.

In New Zealand were sent medical teams, search and rescue teams, as well as electricians, which should help in the restoration of power. Australian rescuers already landed at the air base in Blenheim and went to Christchurch.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the morning on February 22, were then

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In 2010, Greenland was melting longer than usual

2010 has been a very unusual year for the Greenland ice.

To the south and west of the island it was the hottest year on record. After a warm winter with little rainfall occurred in early spring with unusually high temperatures, resulting in the melting took low start. This set the tone for the rest of the season, ending an unusually late — in mid-September, 50 days later than average.

The image brings to your attention, is based on data obtained microwave radiometry system Special Sensor Microwave / Imager. It is installed on the satellites of the program

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Chertvertoe one day the earthquake happened in Chile, magnitude 6.6

Fourth, for the last day the earthquake happened in Chile, its magnitude was 6.6, said on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 6.40 MSK. The epicenter was located 95 kilometers to the west of Talca (Talka), located in the region of Maule. The earthquake lies at a depth of 25.4 kilometers.

The data on the destruction or injuries were reported. No threat of a tsunami.

First tremors — magnitude 5.8 and 6.0 — were recorded in 11.51 and 13.35 MSK 35 and 25 kilometers to the northwest of the city of Concepcion at a

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Spanish province of Valencia has covered a cloud of smoke and ash

In Spain, the raging wildfires. 40-degree heat and wind, as well as the driest winter in 70 years, made the situation worse.

The Province Valencia claimed that the current fires — the most powerful in the past few years. Fire has destroyed thousands of hectares of forest. About a thousand people were evacuated. Stopped traffic on the highway 9.

According to local authorities, the most likely cause of the fire in the province — the neglect of safety rules for the installation of solar panels on one of the houses. In this regard, arrested and detained

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Flooding in Saudi Arabia


ER-Riya, January 27 — RIA Novosti. Floods caused by heavy rains have killed four people in the Saudi city of Jeddah, said Thursday the head of the civil defense of the kingdom Saad Al-Tuveydzhri.

Third day in the western province of Saudi Arabia are downpours caused a powerful cyclone. The water level in the economic capital of the Kingdom of Jeddah, located in the midst of disaster, has reached unprecedented 104 millimeters. Many people are trapped water in their homes and offices.

"Agency staff and volunteers have been saved over 1.3 thousand people.

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The city thought …


01.04.2011.Noch 27 to March 28 for residents Muravlenko was in trouble: they felt the ground tolchki.Sluzhby response and unified dispatch service the city, which fell anxious calls people to explain what was going on could not. Only a day later due to "Muravlenko TV" citizens have the information.

— From the beginning tremors — told journalist Tatiana Boiko Head of Civil Defense and Emergencies Sergei Gusev — it was clear that they — not the result of natural phenomena. We went to the control services "Gazprom-NIS", but they gave us a lot of conflicting information. The only thing that

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