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The explosion at the Chevron refinery in Wales


MOSCOW, June 2 — RIA Novosti. The explosion took place on Thursday at one of the refineries of Chevron in Pembroke in south-west Wales, after which the fire started, Reuters reported, citing the local fire service. "We were informed about the explosion and a fire," — leads the agency what the representative Fire and Rescue Service Wales.

To the scene sent five fire brigades.

Other details are not disclosed.

Drought in Florida has led to fires

Drought in Florida caused fires Weather and Climate

Drought in the southeastern United States has reached record levels, which would have many consequences in the future. Of the most obvious are called wildfires, most likely in Florida. The staff at this time, and so takes a period of drought, but the current weather can be fatal after a dry 2011 and high temperatures in 2012.

Driest region declared Jacksonville and Fort Myers, there fell to only 31% of normal rainfall, the deficit is about 20 mm. In other parts of Florida from the beginning of the year also fell to

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In Siberia, the fires are burning

In Siberia, the fires are burning Natural Disasters

Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia reports that in Siberia found 37 locations of fire, covering an area of 917.3 hectares. At the moment, under the control of firefighters are 13 of them, with an area of 705.8 hectares. To extinguish the mobilized 960 officers were firemen and 174 pieces of equipment.


The main heat source is located in Eastern Siberia. Considered to be the most affected of the Republic of Khakassia and Buryatia (22 focus), the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Trans-Baikal region (16 seats). According to experts, the further

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In Kiev burned hypermarket. Video


JSC "New Line" (Kiev), which owns a network of like hypermarkets on sale of building materials, plans in June 2011 to resume its hypermarket in Kiev with a total area of about 22 thousand square meters. m affected by fire on Saturday, February 26, "Interfax-Ukraine".

"From the second half of Saturday has created an operational headquarters to restore the shopping center" New Line ". It included all the relevant professionals — from institutional to technical managers. Within six hours after the fire the CEO and the operating head of the company have been in place and have started

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In northern Spain over fires

In northern Spain over fires Natural Disasters

In the Spanish region of Cantabria by prolonged drought there were 15 outbreaks of fire. To extinguish the fire took so many more than 500 firefighters and eight fire planes and helicopters. The most extensive flames raged around the city Corrales de Buena.

Just to the north of Spain for the last week of more than 150 fires of various sizes. They destroyed a large area of useful land (over 650 acres). When extinguishing one of the fires in Galicia lawyer killed fire brigade.

According to the meteorological services, the forecast for

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Environmental disaster in the Kirov region. Video


29.06.11. — You know, we have a catfish die — says Leonid, a local resident. — Trehkilogrammovye. And guys that always go on a fishing trip, so tell that to the dead fish in the river this year, as long as there was still on their mind.

You know — Leon goes to a whisper — of course, not without that network and sometimes fill up (and this is according to the law poaching because a whisper — Comm. Aut.). So the networks full of dead fish. More than alive, double.

Leonid — little man of forty, lean,

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UK: heat and fires

UK: the heat and the fire weather and climate

Britain continues to break temperature records. For a week the temperature even in London showed +20 ° C, which is 10 degrees above normal. In Five Castle, County of Aberdeen, Scotland, recorded a temperature record in 22,8 °.


Holidaymakers on the beach, drank about. Man, UK. 26/03/2012.

Something similar happened in the country during the second half of March 2005, when the Botanical Garden Kew Gardens in London was 21.8. As then, now reigns over the islands area of high atmospheric pressure, backed by warm air currents from more southern

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Missile cruiser Moskva entered the Mediterranean Sea

Today, completing tasks in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, the guided-missile cruiser (GRKR) "Moscow", headed the Strait of Gibraltar, entered the Mediterranean Sea.

In the period from 12 July to 29 August GRKR the detachment of warships of the Navy of Russia, which included ships and support vessels the Black Sea, the North Sea and Baltic fleets, made a business visit the ports of Portugal, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

Also cruiser performed during this time the main set of rocket fire

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Thailand: Underground fire in the province of Phitsanulok


April 26. Relevant officials went to explore the place in Nakhon, Phitsanulok (Phitsanulok — one of the provinces of Thailand, located in the north central part of the country. — Approx. Ed.) In the Thai area where, reportedly raging underground fire. Also alleged that the fire burned four dogs.

Last Saturday, a resident Chatree Boonyarit also suffered burns while trying to save the dogs in the area.

"Before that, another person injured in the same place. He said that the road surface is slightly collapsed and opened fire blazing under the earth, "- says the village elder NACHA

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In the Orenburg region fire in warehouses with ammunition


MOSCOW, June 11. / ITAR-TASS /. Due to a fire at a military warehouse of ammunition evacuated children's camp, planned evacuation of the village Koltubanovsky. Itar-Tass reported in the power structures of the region.

"Because of the fire forced the evacuation of 65 children from the camp, located in the state of emergency, also completed the evacuation of the military unit," — said the source. According to him, it is planned to evacuate and Koltubanovsky town, located 14 km from the warehouses.


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