Egyptian beaches closed again


5.01.11.Gubernator province of South Sinai in Egypt, Mohammed Shosha again took an unexpected decision to close almost all of the Red Sea coast in the popular resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for swimming and snorkeling.

As RIA "Novosti" with reference to "Al-Ahram", about the governor's decision, which took effect from Wednesday, late on Tuesday was informed by the National Chamber of diving and marine activities.

Shosha not explain the specific reasons for the decision, merely pointing out that it is done for the safety of tourists and their protection against shark attacks.

South Sinai authorities banned deep-sea diving

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Egyptian resorts residents felt tremors

Residents Egyptian resort city of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea on Monday evening experienced underground rumors, according to Egyptian media, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the Red Sea near Hurghada.

"It was just a short pushes one or two seconds," — said the resident of the Sharm el-Sheikh Mohamed Gamil.

Hurghada earthquake was felt in most areas. Many residents left their homes for fear of aftershocks. At the same time, the destruction of any information not.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 19:05 local time (21:05 MSK), that is, just at the time when the polls

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in the Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt

Tremor force 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday near the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, according to the National Institute of Geophysical Research.

The shock was recorded in 11 hours and 30 minutes of local time (13:30 MSK) at a depth of ten kilometers southwest of Sharm el-Sheikh. In the midst of a push force left 5.6 points. Echo earthquake felt and residents of the capital of Egypt.

Data on victims and material damage from the earthquake has been reported.

Donetsk airport does not take flight

This morning the Donetsk airport due to heavy fog does not accept and does not send flights

It is reported with reference to UNIAN information Flight information.

"The airport is not closed, but due to heavy fog delayed flights so far," — said the airport, adding that as of 9:00 delayed the arrival and departure of flights to Kiev, Moscow, Istanbul and Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) .

According to the schedule, today, during the day the airport should take and send flights to Kiev, Moscow, Tbilisi, Vienna, Munich, Istanbul and Sharm el-Sheikh, according to "focus."

Oil spill in the Red Sea resort threatens beaches of Sharm el-Sheikh

Oil slick, stretching for 300 meters along the Red Sea coast, environmentalists found on Monday near the town of El-Tor in the south of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, according to a news web site Youm7.

Oil may fall into a unique national marine reserve of Ras Mohammed, and close to the beaches of Sharm el-Sheikh, according to RIA Novosti.

According to the director of crisis management and special operations province of South Sinai Adil Kassab, experts have begun to localize and eliminate the discharge of oil.

The governor of the province of South Sinai Khaled Foda has created a

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Near the beaches of Sharm el-Sheikh shark reappeared

Off the coast of the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh shark spotted. National Ministry of Environment acted as the evening of 22 April, warning of the potential danger of a predator attacking bathers.

According to the department, a 2.5-meter shark was found in shallow water near the beaches of Naama Bay (Naama Bay). Tourists repeatedly noted the appearance of a predator, eating the dead fish in the immediate vicinity of the beach. Such a situation, experts say, is unnatural and potentially dangerous. However, until the appearance of the shark did not cause panic among tourists at the resort, according

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