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Lightning struck in Homel skyscraper

Nature

Knocked out of the house bricks that fell on the car and shop signs. Photo: Paul Mickiewicz

07/05/11. — This noise and bright flash so I have not seen! — Says "Komsomolskaya Pravda" Gomel resident Dmitry Karpenko.

Tuesday afternoon when a heavy rain and storm, he came home in between work. — The cat was sitting by the open window, and suddenly the shock wave shook the whole house, and my Marusia rolled head over heels from the windowsill. I was like a fireball, but it turned out that the discharge is struck in the house next door

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Bolivia: The Burning Earth in Cochabamba. Video

Anomaly

15.06.11. Unusual phenomenon occurred in the area of the municipality Villa Nueva Felicidad Rivero (Villa Rivero). Fire breaks out of the ground covering an area of about 50 square meters, casting fear the locals as this event is accompanied by other strange phenomena.

The fire occurred in a period of three weeks, according to the Bolivian press. On Saturday (June 11) to show the motion of the earth, causing alarm among the people who fled in terror, thinking that everything will collapse.

In the five years dried up the flow of water, and now at this point

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UK: heat and fires

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

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 °.

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 regions.

Almost cloudless sky over the UK. 26/03/2012.

However, such

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7.0 earthquake in the Pacific Ocean near Vanuatu

Earthquake

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MOSCOW, September 4 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred on Sunday night off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on possible casualties damage were reported.

According to the service, the earthquake was recorded at 09.55 on Sunday local time (02.55 MSK). Hearth lies at a depth 132.4 km, the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 122 kilometers to the south-east of the city Isangel.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami (Florida, USA) reports that there is

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In Belogorsk burned alive over a hundred pigeons

Animals

Belogorsk, November 08 (New Region — Crimea, Anna Savitskaya) — In ponedelnki Belogorsk evening due to a short in the wiring lit loft in a private household. As a result, more than a hundred domestic birds burned alive.

As the press service of the Crimean emergency department, wooden bird house take from sparks electric heater that pigeon found in the house, so that the birds do not freeze. Aviculturist himself went into the house, he lay on the bed watching TV, but after a while he saw that his charges home on fire. The owner immediately called firefighters, but

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The Philippine Malabon city suffered a major fire

Factors

Homeless were 800 families

8.04.11.Po local media, burned nearly 700 homes. The fire started at about half two in the morning, local time.

The flames enveloped blocks very quickly as some simple home residents were built of flammable materials. Firefighters arrived on the scene, with great difficulty getting to the source, since the house is almost clung to each other.

Defeat a raging fire was only five o'clock in the morning, while in combat with a flame participated as professional firefighters and volunteers. Fortunately, as reported by local newspapers, was not affected. Now, however, residents of

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Forest fires in Spain

Forest fires rage in northern Spain on Friday in the provinces of Lleida (Lleida) and Huesca (Huesca); due to rampant disaster that destroyed nearly a thousand acres of forest from neighboring settlements evacuated about 200 people, the newspaper El Pais.

The newspaper said the night before in the province, located on the border of France and Spain, independently erupted as five fires. Now put out only one of them.

Fighting the fire are 320 employees of fire protection.

As the Spanish agency EFE, on Friday morning to help the fire brigade and five helicopters are already engaged in extinguishing

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France in anticipation of the 40-degree heat

The six departments of France announced an increased — orange — the level of anxiety in response to the severe heat, which the French weather forecasters predict the country.

"Friday will be still relatively fresh, but then the temperature will rise. Heat will last for at least the weekend," — said the National Weather Service "Meteo-France."

The most intense climatic conditions will be in the departments in the south-west of France, where the temperature rises to the level of 36-40 degrees Celsius. According to ITAR-TASS, in the Gironde department has a strong forest fire rages. The fire destroyed about

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In the north-east of Spain raging wildfires strongest

In the north-east of Spain raging strongest forest fires, TV channel "Russia 24". The fire spread very rapidly. According to the agency, for the day had been destroyed over thousands of hectares of forest in Catalonia. Authorities began a mass evacuation of residents of the surrounding communities. Already shipped more than five hundred people.

Only four of the epicenters for the moment only one of them managed to take control. The others are in remote areas, the way to have it run with bulldozers. On the ground, working one hundred firemen, and they

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On the French nuclear power transformer caught fire. Video

Factors

2.07.11.Vo Trikasten France near the city, located in the southeast of the country, there was a fire at the plant Transformers. During the fire, which was quickly put out, were visible large clouds of black smoke.

The corporation "Electricite de France", which is the main operator of the French nuclear power plants, assure that no environmental damage was inflicted, areas of radiation contamination has not occurred. Also, according to their data, "there is no danger for the population."

Tanned transformer was part of the equipment supply system of electricity produced by nuclear power plants, high-voltage lines. The first

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