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Fires in the popular European vacation spots continue to rage

Fires in the popular European vacation spots Natural disasters continue to rage

August 18, 2012 Croatian firefighters struggled with several large pockets of fire along the Adriatic coast. According to official data, the widest flames swept 600 hectares near the medieval town of Trogir, popular with tourists. The fire started in the dump on the evening of August 17, extending further the pine forest and steppe, drained for a period of heat. Water bombers helped firefighters put out the flames at night. But earlier in the day on August 18 in the prevention and suppression of fire 100 firefighters were

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Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people

Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people Natural Disasters

Since the beginning of the fire at the two Canary Islands La Gomera and Tenerife evacuation exposed 5000 people. Many roads are blocked for security reasons. Fire swept the smallest island of the archipelago more than a week ago, but so far the operation to extinguish not yielded results. The flames threatened the safety of local national parks. In one of them, called Garajonay destroyed almost 810 hectares of forest. This is a huge loss, as many of the species of flora have an age of more

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Death Valley

27.01.2004

27.01.2004

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In the thirties, a group of collective farmers surpassed herd from Bratsk to lie in wait, which is not far from the Angara. At the next check missed two cows. Two teams of mushers, after loading a gun, went in search of animals. After some time the

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Fires in southern Greece

Fires in southern Greece Natural Disasters

On the Greek island of Kos, located in the Aegean Sea, in the new wave of fires forced the evacuation of three tourist hotel. All visitors had to be expected on the beach near the water, while firefighters tried to control the fire. Among the people there were no injuries, although their health deteriorated somewhat because of thick acrid smoke from the burning wood.

As it turned out, there was originally a fire in the forests of Arcadia and spread rapidly through the wind with a speed of 50 km / h

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The submachine gun made in Italy «Spectre M4»

Manufacturer of PP «Spectre M4» — the Italian company «SITES». Main purpose — tool a close battle for the police or the armed forces. First time PP «Spectre M4» presented at the exhibition in Washington in 1983. Some structural and technical solutions used in the development of sub-machine gun, caused a wide enthusiasm, because they were revolutionary at the time.The main claims made for the creation of a sub-machine gun — the highest technological readiness, the subconscious aiming and firing with a high density without reloading. PP «Spectre M4» — virtually the only gun-gun which has a self-cocking mechanism.

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Impacts of forest fires in Oklahoma

Impacts of forest fires in Oklahoma Natural Disasters

Some fires in Oklahoma, USA, is still continuing to spread, threatening homes and roads. In some places there are new lesions, which is not surprising, because in the state for 18 days hold abnormal temperatures and drought of the highest category. As a result, around the state, there are 11 separate outbreaks of fire, and at least 65 houses burned down.

1. Fires to the east of Dramrayt between highways 48 and 38.

2. Firefighters fighting a fire near Turner Turnpayk.

3. House covered with fire,

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Without Barabashka you — a little bug!

29.01.2004

29.01.2004

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WEATHER twenty-first century. Humanity develops high-tech and seriously thinking about the settlement of the moon and nearby planets. It would seem that the inhabitants of the metropolis, as Moscow does not surprise or "flying saucers" or other anomalschinoy: people live here pragmatic and sensible. However, this does

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Web-based application for fire fighting

Web-based application for fire Facts

For firefighters, as no one in the world, it is vital to get the information about what is happening. Therefore, the young company FireWhat Inc., Founded by two firefighters and MIT graduate, has developed a free mobile platform for innovative fire service. On the Web site also contains information on current fires, information is updated constantly, to prevent delay in 12-24 hours, and helps save the lives of people and the flora and fauna.

The development was named FireWhat. Its main advantage is the speed of update of the burning areas and public

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In Cuba reduced the number of forest fires

In Cuba reduced the number of forest fires Facts

According to the Cuban firefighters early rainy season and effective government measures have helped reduce the number of forest fires in Cuba in the first half of the year by almost 50%. In the first half of 2012 there were about 376 forest fires, which is 46% less than the same period last year, when local firefighters had to fight with 695 fires.

Typically, in the period from January to May in Cuba last dry season, at which time the probability of forest fires is high. But this year,

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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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