Shanghai rejects the view of the vulnerability of flood

Shanghai rejects the view of the vulnerability of flood Facts

The representatives of Shanghai flood control center reported that the city is able to cope with the typhoon and floods, thus denying the view that the city is one of nine cities in the world that are most vulnerable to flooding.

14th and the 15th typhoon in 2012 season approaching the eastern part of China. On August 21, "Tembin" located at 310 kilometers from the southern part of Taiwan, "Bolaven" — 1800 kilometers from the eastern coast of China. It is believed that the stormy weather will last

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In Kemerovo region had the great city of

In Kemerovo region had the great city of Weather and Climate

Due to unexpected temperature drop in one of the settlements of the Kemerovo region of Russia in 3800 km from Moscow hail, some fragments of which exceed in diameter egg. According to witnesses, the largest hailstone had 7 cm in diameter.

Such a sudden thunderstorm occurred in the late afternoon and was accompanied by squally winds. The temperature difference was more than 10 degrees, as the temperature began to show 16? C instead of 32 º C. Storm caused a panic in the village. Huge hailstones, combined

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London Olympics has become one of the cleanest because of wet weather

London Olympics has become one of the cleanest because of wet weather Weather and Climate

A group of scientists involved in the UK research project on long-term monitoring of the atmosphere in London, measured the levels of air pollution and soil for the last 2 years. In an attempt to establish the laws of air pollution and to predict future changes in the conditions we measured the levels of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and ozone (the key indicators of pollution), as well as harmful aerosol particles and other chemicals in the atmosphere.

Early results have shown that the

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Letters of War: Little-known pages War

Pass the time, years, decades — the war remained in the memory of those who fought the war, who was its roads. It remains in our memory. In fact, no matter what kind of war, large or small — is a conscious choice between a murderer and someone who is opposed to it.

Lofty Russian — still have a lot of events, facts, evaluate which is very difficult.

Since the war against the Russian Union control of Nazi Germany understood: not all share beliefs and ideology, and not all people support the campaign to the East. It is clear now

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The giant sperm whale exploded in transit on city street

29.01.2004

The giant sperm whale exploded in transit on city street

29.01.2004

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An incredible sight could watch Tuesday residents of Taiwan Tainan — the explosion of a giant sperm whale. A huge 17-meter carcass weight of 50 tons were transported to a science lab for an autopsy on an open

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In the Mexican city of strong earthquake

In the Mexican city of strong earthquake Natural Disasters

December 11 at 19:47 local time near the Mexican city of Iguala was recorded earthquake of 6.5 points. Fortunately, the hypocenter was located at a depth of 64.9 km, and the epicenter at 42 km southwest of the city of Iguala, 56 km south-east of Arseliya, 62 km north-north-west of Chilpancingo and 166 km south-southwest of Mexico City.

About the event there are various data that are significantly different from each other. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has established a range of earthquake intensity from 6.7 to 6.5. Seismological Service of

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Fires in Siberia gaining power

Fires in Siberia gaining power Natural Disasters

In the Russian Siberian city covered with smog and a white veil of smoke from fires raging in the vast central Russia as a result of the incessant heat. Experts point out that every year in the fire burns more and more forests despite the preventive measures taken. In 2011 fire destroyed nine million hectares of forest, this year has already burned 10 million hectares of forest, which claims to be a new sad record.

Due to poor visibility, air departures from the Siberian city of Omsk and Tomsk canceled for

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Walking tour in Tallinn

If you want to familiarize yourself with this raschudesno the city, then it is best to resemble walking through the streets of an old town.

An old city not subjected to mass building, it was not destroyed in the war. In short, it was left intact. In 1997, he was even added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites.

Walking on an old Tallinn can be quite long. But where to go? We offer you the route for walking, where you do not miss a thing. The time spent on the road to the center, is

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Vincent typhoon over South China

Vincent typhoon over South China Natural Disasters

Most of the rainfall brought by typhoon Category 3, fell to 131 km to the south-west of Hong Kong to Taishan, Guangdong Province. Wind speed at a radius of 40-45 km from the storm reached 192 km / h At the typhoon entire business life of the city to a halt. Fortunately, the two largest populated port Hong Kong and Macau were not affected by the elements.

In the season of 2012 is the second typhoon in the western Pacific Ocean. Although just before collapse bulk power Vincent rain fell on

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Copenhagen has become the world ekostolitsey

Copenhagen has become the world's interesting ekostolitsey

The capital of Denmark won the prize "Green Capital Evropy'2014" at the ceremony in Spain in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz Vitoria-Gastayz who was the previous holder of the prize. Is the title of the city brought advances in eco-innovation and sustainable development, its contribution to the development and promotion of ways to "green" economy in Europe and beyond, as well as an exceptionally promising communication strategies.

Statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen The founder of the award is the European Union, which celebrates the cities where the most pleasant to

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