Fire spread to the south-western United States

In the 2012 fire season in the United States began early in the mountains of Arizona. May 25, 2012 firefighters were trying to put out a dozen fires in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, California and Utah. Residents of several towns were evacuated. The territory of 440 square kilometers was engulfed in flames. In New Mexico, a fire in the Gila National Park began as a result of a lightning strike. Strong gusts of winds contributed to the rapid spread of fire. More than 10 summer houses were destroyed in Willow Creek, about 290 kilometers of forest mass canyon

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Early onset of fire season in Arizona

Summer fire season in the south-western United States, began surprisingly early. In Arizona, one of the first five to extinguish some fires that have occurred in the north of the state, required the assistance of hundreds of firefighters working from the air. Authorities organized the evacuation of residents of 300 homes from the old mining town of Crown King.   Mountain fires, as in Arizona, is a difficult one in fighting. In one night, the fires, the smoke from which was visible even in Phoenix, 80 km from Crown King, turned to ashes about 23 km2 of land. In fire

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A critical shortage of water in agriculture the U.S. and Mexico

Water scarcity is now relevant for agriculture, housing, commercial use, and what remains of the industrial production in the United States. This is despite the fact that the consumption of water in general in the United States declined in absolute volume, starting with the 1980s.

The use of water for irrigation of agricultural crops in the U.S. has been in decline for several years now and have deteriorated sharply in Texas and elsewhere. U.S. imports a lot of "virtual water" in the form of food and goods.

More than 40 percent of the total U.S. land area and the adjacent

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In China, the raging wind storm and fire

In remote areas of north-west China has the strong winds that caused sandstorms. Reported the destruction of residential buildings and several fires.

In the south of the autonomous region of Xinjiang Yugur, including the city of Turpan, in the central and western provinces of Gansu and Ningxia, in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, a state of emergency. Residents encouraged to carry a respiratory mask and be extremely cautious.

At the moment, reported one killed. 165 homes have some degree of damage. Wind gusts that reached 117 km / h, were mostly damaged roofs. To the east of Turpan

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In the west of Mexico fires

According to BNO NEWS, in the western state of Jalisco in Mexico as a result of fast-spreading fires in less than three days, was burned about 3237 hectares.

The fire started in to the west of the state capital Guadalajara Primavera forest, which is under state protection. Despite the fairly extensive territory spread of fire, the victims of data available.

To extinguish the burning wood was caused 370 fire service personnel. Perhaps firefighters have to work more than one day in a fire. According to preliminary estimates, the residential areas of the fire is not threatening. However, due to

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In the Chelyabinsk region fire destroyed 26 hectares of forest



24.07.12.Chelyabinskaya area in flames. To date, the start of the season in the Southern Urals recorded nearly fifteen hundred fires.

Destroyed 26,000 hectares of forest. Last year at this time, the figure was six times less. Now, however, in only one fire — in the Kartli region. Burns more than a thousand hectares of forest.

Catastrophic records specialists associated primarily with weather records — in the Chelyabinsk region, almost from the beginning of summer is heat waves. Although the flames poured and area residents. Approximately one-third of fires caused by an nezatushennogo butt or fire.


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Drought in Florida has led to fires

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 less than half of normal precipitation. Only Miami

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Nearly a thousand hectares of forest burning in Siberia

Area of forest fires in Siberia over the weekend has more than doubled, and on Monday morning fire engulfed almost 1000 hectares, reports Siberian Center of MOE.

"Action 38 forest fires on an area of 917.3 hectares. Localized Of 13 fires on an area 705.8 hectares," — said in a statement.

Mainly forest burns in East Siberia.

With regional GUMCHS reported a larger area of forest fires.

So, in Buryatia largest recorded fire in the area of 233.8 hectares. According to the Republican GUMCHS, fire in Kyakhtinsky area was counted on April 6, its area increased to the

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Large-scale fires and loss of jellyfish in Odessa

New year is not set immediately. The very first night was over for one of Odessa's death. Then the 22-year-old former police officer severely beat clubber outside the club on Catherine, then the guy died. A week later, at the funeral of the deceased, unknown fired from a traumatic weapons at his friend.

Is closer to the middle of the month the city was thrilled information about the mysterious disappearance of 21-year old student in the catacombs. Also died in mysterious circumstances metropolitan journalist Eugene Wild. His frozen body on the beach in Arcadia tossed waves. First version was launched

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Nearly 6,000 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

Over 5.7 thousand hectares of forest continues to burn in the Siberian regions, the most difficult situation in the Trans-Baikal region, according to Department of Forestry in the Siberian Federal District.

"For the past day by the Forest Service of the Siberian Federal District eliminated 91 forest fires on the area 8.35 hectares. Including liquidated eight major fires on the total area of 6.66 hectares. As of Wednesday morning in Woodland District operates 71 forest fire on the area 5.72 hectares in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Republic of Buryatia, Novosibirsk region, "- said the agency.

In Transbaikalia, according regupravleniya

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