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Thailand: disaster victims were 342. Flooding submerges Bangkok

October 21, 2011.Water began an attack on Bangkok. Suffer distress residents of northern and eastern 9000000th metropolis. By decision of the authorities to the water will be pumped through the channels in the eastern part of the capital. Population already warned about the possibility of flooding, the water level can rise up to six meters.

If the plan of the cabinet work, from a large water can save the most densely populated central areas. However withstand the onslaught of water dams in the western part of Bangkok, while no one can predict, the ITAR-TASS news

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The most powerful storm in 30 years will fall back to the British Isles

The most destructive in 30 years storm, cover the UK five days ago, can turn 180 degrees and hit the southern part of the country. It is reported by The Daily Mail newspaper citing predictions of meteorologists.

According to data of experts, long rains stop, but to replace them come showers. September 27 experts said that it is the most powerful storm of the ones that the country experienced in September 1981. Struck the north-east of England and Wales storm brought heavy rains and podtopila about 400 households.

Hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes: the country

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Authorities ordered to open the floodgates in Bangkok to save capital

The Thai government has ordered to open the floodgates in Bangkok to avert the threat of flooding from the capital, said on Thursday AFP referring to the statement of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The largest in the last half-century seasonal flooding in Thailand caused by heavy rains have led to a critical situation in the central and eastern regions of the country. Killing more than 300 people and affected about 3 million. In Bangkok, located near the 200 and 158 gateways pumping stations, the agency said."I decided to ask the (authorities) in Bangkok to open all gates, which could

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Thai authorities failed to protect the country from the ongoing floods

Thai authorities failed to protect the whole of Bangkok from floods occurring in the country, said on Thursday the country's prime Yingluk Shinawatra.

"We can not hold back the water forever," — she told local media. According to the head of government, city authorities to decide which neighborhoods should continue to protect against water, and which will be flooded, "Interfax".

"The water rises from several directions. We can not keep it under control. We will try to inform people of the dangers," — she said.

Earlier this week, the Thai authorities have declared that the

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In Spain, the summer heat

In Spain broke all temperature records. Despite the fact that the calendar already the middle of autumn, summer reigns in the country. The highest temperature recorded for October in Seville — where the temperature does not drop below 33 degrees. Even in the north of the country — on the shores of the Bay of Biscay — all the beaches are filled with vacationers. Heat waves will last even in Spain for at least a week.

Source: ecocollaps.ru

In South-East Asia — a catastrophic flood. Video

9.10.11.Katastroficheskoe flood that lasts a second month in South-East Asia, has acquired the character of a regional disaster. This is stated in the report of the Asia-Pacific Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian issues at the UN.

The massive flooding of settlements, agricultural land and infrastructure as a result of abnormal seasonal rains occurred almost simultaneously in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, the document says.

Floods in Thailand have suffered more than 2 million people.

At the time of the report in Thailand, where the early and heavy seasonal rains triggered floods that started on July 25, the

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Brand new global paradigm: the lucky country and losers

According to the president of Eurasia Group political risk and strategist Ian Bremmer, the world went into the latest global paradigm, which is determined by the lack of alternate global governance in the conduct of global politics and justified held view that the role of the economy is a zero-sum game.

Brenner summarizes this view in his own recent book "Every country for itself: the lucky and unlucky."

Winning "core countries"

The main countries are able to build a profitable business with an abundance of other countries without having to become very dependent on some of them and will be

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Romania covered with snow

In Romania, the winter came unexpectedly early. Many regions of the country (Brasov, Prahova, Transylvania) were under a layer of snow, which continued the second day.

As the correspondent UKRINFORM, the thickness of the snow cover reaches places from 10 to 30 centimeters. Temperatures range from one (in the valleys) to five degrees below zero (in the mountains).

Traffic on the highways of the country is difficult, many heavy trucks are blocked. In the mountains, there was a danger of avalanches.

Zinaida Gurskaya, Chisinau.

Source: ecocollaps.ru.

Flooding in Thailand

As a result of the continuing flood of July in Thailand have killed 224 people. Flooded and was included in the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage temple complex of Wat Chayvatthanaram. Cause severe flooding in Thailand has become a tropical storm that hit the country amid the rainy season Musoni. The water is kept at 1.5 meters. Flooded were many cities, including Bangkok, have suffered more than 200 ancient temples, including a Buddhist temple complex of Wat Chayvatthanaram. Damage to the historic monuments of the country authorities estimate at about $ 3.2 million Meteorologists also warn that in the

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Fiji: The issue of climate change has become the main unit at the Summit Pacific

September 7. The political situation in Fiji and the effect of sea level rise in the settlements located in the lowlands have become the most discussed at the Pacific Islands Forum's annual summit, which this year was held in Auckland, New Zealand. The main political power in the region will also discuss economic reform, although there are slight differences on Fiji, which was suspended due to a forum of armed coup in 2006.

Kiribati President Anote Tong, said that his country is on the low-lying atolls, which are gradually absorbed by the bay, because global warming raises sea level.

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