Emergencies Ministry warns of the threat of vanishing mudslides in mountainous areas Sochi

Emergency department for the Krasnodar Territory has announced an emergency alert for fear of vanishing floods in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi, where the Olympic mountain cluster, said the agency.

Specifies that the environment in the Krasnaya Polyana mountain cluster because of the active snowmelt in the mountains possible mud flows.

"There is the risk of emergencies and accidents involving impaired in transport, resulting in overlap of roads and railways, damage to transmission towers, bridges and critical infrastructure," — said in a statement.

In recent months, Kuban was seriously damaged by the elements. During the devastating floods in the Crimean region of

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Because of the devastating floods and rains in Colombia killed on

April 3. A few weeks in Colombia seasonal rains caused severe flooding across the country. Only as a result of river flooding and Chico Bogota affected more than two thousand families, forcing most of them to evacuate to higher elevations. Chico strong siltation caused change of flow in the direction of agricultural land and settlements on both sides of the river. Dozens of hectares of rice and grain washed away by floods. The increasing rainfall in the next few weeks may cause flooding in other regions, as well as increase the risk of landslides.

Local authorities report that in

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Another house for victims in Krymsk commissioned

Builders have passed into use yet another nine-to victims of the floods in Krymsk, the settlement will begin on Monday, April 29, the keys of new apartments will receive another 47 families said a spokeswoman for the administration of the Crimean region of Krasnodar Territory.

The new nine-story built in the district of "Hope" in Krymsk. Earlier, in November 2012, there were three nine-storey houses for the victims, they were already inhabited.

Earlier, the regional authorities have explained that this house will move victims that have proven their right to housing through the courts,

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In Thailand, floods have killed 300 people

In Thailand, the number of people killed by heavy floods in a century has exceeded 280. Of the disaster from the end of July, the country suffered about 3 million people, according to ITAR-TASS.

Currently, more than two-thirds of the country flooded. Were under water, agricultural land, rice fields. Because of the disaster closed hundreds of factories, and many roads in the kingdom turned into rivers. On the eve of the production cycles for its branches in Thailand suspended the Japanese car company "Toyota" and the American computer company "Uestern Digital."

To date, under the water are

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Petersburg at risk of flooding

Forecasters predicted Wednesday in St. Petersburg strong winds and rising water in the Neva. As noted in the regional Emergencies Ministry will strengthen the southwest winds up to 18-19 meters per second. Wave height in the Gulf will reach 2-2.5 meters. Rise in water level was more than 88 centimeters.

EMERCOM Russia in St. Petersburg, warns residents and visitors to follow precautions in difficult weather conditions.

Floods in Saint Petersburg are recognized when the water level rises to 160 centimeters above zero Kronstadt tide gauge. The last flood was recorded in St. Petersburg in mid-November last year. Since its base

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Russia collapsed on natural anomalies

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In Europe recorded the highest heat

Unusual for this time of heat prevailed in several European countries. Record temperatures were recorded in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and France.

So, in Frankfurt + temperature reached 29 degrees, in Brussels — + 25. The most popular leisure activities for residents of cities have parks and near the fountains. Meteorologists claim — the heat and continue until Easter.

And here in the South of Europe — on the contrary, is cooler than usual in April — about 18 degrees above zero, writes TSN.

At the same time, Australia is suffering from heavy rains: the water level in the river

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In the shadow of global warming: seven floods in three years

People living on the banks of the colony in the Chilean Patagonia Aysen, are under constant threat of sudden, catastrophic flood.

Since April 2008, the region has experienced seven floods — and this is unprecedented. Whenever lake Kachet-2, which lies on a glacier Colony, within hours emits 200 million cubic meters. water in the lake of the same name and Colony River, which flows into the river Baker, who is the most affluent in Chile.

"The scientific literature shows that such things happen in the world of the Alps to the Himalayas, but this strikes an unusual frequency of catastrophes,"

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La Nina this season works wonders

Southern Oscillation phase of the Pacific Ocean, which is to blame for devastating floods and other weather anomalies, this season has reached a rare sweep and, apparently, will hold two (or even all four) months.

La Niña is characterized by a decrease in the surface temperature of the equatorial east-central Pacific at 3-5? C relative to the normal range. First of all, it leads to floods in Australia and South-East Asia. In addition, the increased humidity in southern Africa, and to the east and west of the Black Continent South America increased drought.

The World Meteorological Organization has

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Spring in Australia marred by snow, hail a chicken egg, floods

The strongest cyclone to hit the east coast of Australia. For the southern hemisphere is a very unusual phenomenon. Now there's the spring.

But to replace the hot sun on the inhabitants of the Green Continent fallen snow. And even in places — the city, and an unusually large — about the size of a hen's egg. Black ice on the roads and as a result — dozens of accidents.

In some areas, snow fell so much that it melted, it led to floods. Damaged power lines: no light left about 5,000 homes. Many people had to

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