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U.S. threatens sea-level rise

U.S. threatens rising sea levels Danger Zone

The lives of 5 million Americans are living at a height of a few meters above sea level, is really threatened by the consequences of global warming. Basically, it refers to coastal populations from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico and the west coast, where the water levels in the ocean of the risk of flooding has doubled.

Only one South Florida is under attack taxable property value of 30 billion U.S. dollars. In California, because of the changing climate in the next two decades will be exposed to the danger of flooding

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Typhoon Vutip attacks East Asian countries

October 1, 2013. Typhoon Vutip sent their full potential on the coast of China, Thailand and Vietnam. Since the beginning of the week in Vietnam in the struggle with the elements of three people died, 35 were injured, several villages are preparing for serious flooding. In China, the search services are searching 74 sailors from Guangdong province, disappeared in the waters of the South China Sea.

In several central Vietnamese provinces damaged more than 95,000 houses and administrative buildings badly damaged infrastructure in the region and tens of hectares of cultivated fields. From Vietnam received reports of damage

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In South Louisiana, downpours and flooding

In South Louisiana, downpours and flooding Natural Disasters

In the south of Louisiana declared a state of emergency after dozens of settlements districts Lafayette, Acadia, St. Landry, and St. Martin were flooded constantly coming from the heavy rain water.

As a result of a severe thunderstorm in the streets of some cities gathered from 30 to 45 cm of water, which created a difficult environment movement. Therefore, 16 students had to be evacuated by boat to the department of health care stalled bus directly from the motorway. Of deaths and injuries were reported. However, 77 residents of the commune Karenkro

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Flooding in northern Chile

Flooding in northern Chile Natural Disasters

As a result of uncontrolled rains in northern areas of the South American nation of Chile rivers burst their banks, coastal homes inundated with water. Some river bridges could not stand the pressure of the water and were damaged. Affected railway lines nearby Peru.

In Chilean military fears that the flow of water can wash landmines from their default location, which is a great threat to civilians. Thus, on 19 February during a similar flood 300 anti-tank mines were carried water to the side of the main transport hub of the region, which has

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The location of nuclear power plants in the UK are under threat of flooding

The location of nuclear power plants in the UK are under threat of flooding Facts

From unpublished government data, sea level rise caused by climate change threatens 12-of-19 nuclear power stations in Britain.

Photo: NPP in Sizewell, Suffolk.

According to the Ministry of the environment are considered to be the most vulnerable locations of nine nuclear power plants, while the rest will be at risk of flooding and storms in the coming decades. These include the planning and construction of new nuclear power station sites along the coast, as well as radioactive waste storage, operating reactors and frozen nuclear facilities.

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Homes can not be saved: flood showed all his might at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur

September 3, 2013. In the area of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a breach in the dam water flooded one of the suburbs, in danger of flooding was another locality. Rescuers urgently evacuated from the danger zone of hundreds of people.

Around the Komsomolsk-on-Amur continue to build the dam. They are becoming higher as the water level in the river. The village is named after Mendeleev, is one of the areas of the city, directly on the beach. Some of the houses here are not saved, the people were evacuated. The mound — the only thing that protects against flooding of those

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Flooding in the Maldives

May 15, 2013. A powerful storm suddenly flown to the Maldives, has caused flooding in one of the groups of islands and small atoll Fuvahmulah neighboring atolls. The water in some parts of the coast has risen by 6 meters and above. Other Maldives also suffered from Surges waves caused by storm wind with a speed of 70 km / h There were flooded agricultural crops.

Typically, these severe storms and flooding caused by the wave of small islands extensive property damage, food shortages and other inconveniences. The Maldives atoll Thinadhoo and Gaafu Dhaalu-exactly what happened. Valuable for the local

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River floods in the northern U.S.

May 18, 2013. Heavy rains returned to the northern plains and become a threat for flooding of the Red River of the North and its tributaries. Spreading the storm in the northern plains this weekend will also be accompanied by heavy rains in the area from the Dakotas to Minnesota.

Meteorologists predict some places up to 10 inches of rain through Monday in Fargo, Symposium and other cities in North Dakota.

The heaviest rains will pass along the Red River and its tributaries, so that floods the local people can not be avoided.

Data about the time when

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Eric hurricane caused flooding in the western Mexican state

July 10, 2013. Despite the fact that Pacific hurricane Eric the first category of danger after approaching the land was going down and lost its hurricane status, he could cause flooding in the western Mexican state of Nayarit. Flood victim was 44-year-old Mexican, who washed the flow of rainwater into the river flowed near Indio.

The police have information that during the movement of the hurricane on the Mexican coast, in the region of Jalisco lost three travelers. In their quest sent a group of rescuers, the task of verifying the banks of the Indio, where water rose

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Torrential rains caused flooding and deadly landslides in Indonesia

Torrential rains caused flooding and deadly landslides in Indonesia Natural Disasters

After three days of downpours deadly mudslides inundated about 37 homes in the village of Moze, district Mayo Kampung barium on the island of Nias. Landslides, which promotes relief with steep slopes, traditional in the rainy season, especially in mountainous areas without forests.

Organization for search and rescue of the island of Nias (SAR) received no precise data on the number of victims. There are suggestions that many of the residents were killed in a landslide. According to the Jakarta Post, search and evacuation of bodies was complicated by

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