New York may be under water by 2020

According to the latest report of the meteorologists, sea level rise caused by climate change could flood much of New York. One-third of the city could be under water when the city was hit by Hurricane Irene type.

In relation to climate change Lower Manhattan is the most dangerous place of the city, as most of it can be underwater.

"The risk of flooding is high, and the consequences could be enormous," — said Art deGaetano, Cornell University scientist and lead author ClimAID study. "It is already clear that many areas of the city can be

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One person was killed and seven injured in a hurricane in Lipetsk

One person was killed and seven injured by the hurricane in Lipetsk. Thunderstorms, accompanied by strong winds hit the city on Tuesday night.

Wind speed reaches 20 m / s, breaking trees, tore roofs from houses, damaging power lines. In the center of Lipetsk fallen tree crushed to death a man, seven people sought medical help. 50 felled trees, damaged several cars.

In some neighborhoods of the city and in the Lipetsk region was disrupted power supplies. Restoration work continues.

There are dead and injured. Thunderstorms and strong winds struck the evening of 26 June. The central artery of the

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Flooding in Australia. Video. Updated

Flood

11.01.11.Navodnenie in Brisbane in the Australian state of Queensland, claimed the lives of 11 people, 70 people are still missing.

Because of the threat of flooding, state police called for the evacuation of the third largest Australian city of Brisbane, whose homes are located in the lowlands. Many houses in this city may be flooded, and the water comes quickly: witness confirmed that the water level in the river in one hour up to half a meter.

The victims of the floods in the Australian state of Queensland were 11 people, including two children, and more than

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In Italy, the river overflows its banks on

New rainfall and flood victims in Italy. In the Naples area of two people in a car swept by powerful streams of water until they are officially listed as missing. Another man waited wife of the church, was killed by a tree that fell on his car.

In Genoa over the weekend killed or missing at least six people, including a woman with two young children.

Local journalists compared the tsunami flooding. The city banned the movement of machines, schools are closed and most of the shops. Some areas remained without electricity and gas.

Continuous rains across the country

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On the coast of Alaska's powerful storm rages

Evacuation of residents, opens on power lines and dangerous situation on the roads caused a powerful storm on the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska. Squally wind speed gusts which sometimes reaches 143 km per hour, tears roofs of houses, knocks the window, knocks down power line poles. Such violence of the elements in Alaska last occurred in November 1974, said on Wednesday the U.S. National Weather Service.

The most difficult was the situation in the city of Nome, where about 3600 people. His power is broken half of a day, the residents

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Flood in Genoa: streets littered with cars, six people were killed

In Genoa, a state of emergency. The central and eastern parts of the city were under water, which rose by almost half a meter.Flood in Genoa

The authorities of Genoa — the largest city in the north-western coast of Italy — announced a state of emergency. Over the weekend, the city was flooded flooding. Due to rains in Italy who do not cease for a long time, the central and eastern parts of the port city were under water, which rose by almost half a meter. Disaster victims are at least six people.

Five of them, including two children, were

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Batch of new buses with vandal-proof seats arrived in Omsk

In Omsk, continues updating the municipal bus fleet of passenger businesses. In the city received another 19 brands of new cars "NefAZ" and "LiAZ." This is a large class of modern buses with a capacity for 110 people with 23 seats. The drivers have already received the keys to the mayor of Omsk Vyacheslav Dvorakovskiy.

"We have made a new step to improve the quality of passenger transport in the city of Omsk. Because of this culture should improve passenger service — is most important for us ", — said Vyacheslav Dvorakovskiy. The main advantage of the

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The number of victims in Colombia gathering got increased to 28

Because of mud flows in the Colombian city of Manizales killing 28 residents, dozens of people were injured.

As the portal Vesti.ru referring to the local Red Cross, this is preliminary data, the number of casualties could rise. The city was completely destroyed 10 homes, rescuers dismantle the wreckage of buildings that are under a layer of mudflows.

"We are talking about 60 missing people. This number may not be accurate, but it is great, "- the words of the Red Cross, RIA" Novosti ".

Recall the 28 originally reported missing and four victims of the disaster.

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Flooding in Italy: showers looming on Piedmont

Special warnings announced throughout northern Apennines. Civil defense forces took control of the area of special flood. On the eve of a storm with heavy rains hit the Liguria, the biggest port city of Genoa was flooded. The disaster killed six people, among them are children. They were washed away by flood waters in the streets.

Local residents accuse the authorities of being unprepared for bad weather. The city is completely stopped traffic to Sunday barred private transport. Schools are closed, moved the football match between the highest Italian league "Genoa" — "Inter". Heavy rains

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Southern Urals again shakin ‘

Earthquake

Chelyabinsk, January 28 (New Region, Alla Alexandrova) — Residents and Sosnowski Chebarkulsky areas continued to complain of tremors from the explosions, produced at a military training ground.

As the "New Region" in the administration area Sosnowski, explosions and tremors resumed on the western edge of the district on January 26.

"In 1130 the seismic activity in the village felt Pipe in 15.19 — in the village Kaigorodova and 15.29 in the village Tominsky. At 17.50 again shaking Kaigorodova "- say at City Hall.

In addition, according to the administration, Alishevskom rural village continues constant underground tremors. In the house

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