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From the point of view of science — Prevent the end of the world watch online

Asteroid , hurricanes, supervolcanoes. At some point, there will be terrible natural disaster that will kill civilization. Great scientists supported by the government seriously got to work on the most indescribable project of salvation. They try to control nature in order to save our planet. How to Kill asteroid , pacify hurricane and predict the eruption of a volcano in a few months? It can be applied to our technological progress and if we can prevent end the world?

Cataclysms of earth from space hazards

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Hurricanes have become more destructive

Hurricanes every year become more dangerous threat. That is the conclusion of the study, which was conducted by the Australian National University in Canberra. In turn, the American experts, assessing the data, warn in half a century the strongest winds, "learn" to destroy almost all buildings in its path. To this joyless for Humanity opening Australian researchers have, based on information obtained from seven satellites from 1985 to 2008. They analyzed the data, using one of five independent statistical evaluation methods, but in all cases the conclusions were the same. It turned out that 23 years of strong winds

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Freshwater strengthens ocean storms, say scientists

Areas of the world's oceans, saturated with fresh water, were huge overclocking settings for hurricanes, the strength of which can increase to 50% at the intersection of these areas, climate scientists say in a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

"Sixty percent of the world's population lives on the land, which are in the range of a tropical cyclone. Hurricane" Nargis "killed more than 138,000 people in Myanmar in 2008. We can predict which path will move cyclones, but we need to better understand then what power they gain, to protect them from their

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In southern Mexico declared extremely dangerous hurricane

The government of the Mexican state of Oaxaca in the south on Friday announced the highest degree of danger due to the hurricane approached the coast, "Carlotta", according to local authorities.

According to the Mexican television, the hurricane has increased to the second category. Tropical storms are named when the speed of an accompanying wind reaches 62 miles per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the Saffir-Simpson scale with winds exceeding 120 kilometers per hour. If the wind speed is more than 150 kilometers per hour, the hurricane category rises to the second, at 180 —

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Two children were killed by the hurricane in Mexico

Two children were killed by the hurricane, "Carlotta", hit the Mexican coast, reports on Saturday channel CNN.

According to local authorities, two minors were killed on Saturday night when the hurricane destroyed their home in Plum Hidalgo in the state of Oaxaca in the south. Killed two girls 13 and 7 years old, mother of the children was injured.

Oaxaca government announced on Friday the highest degree of danger due to the hurricane approached the coast.

At the moment, "Carlotta" loses strength — speed wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour. As expected, the storm suddenly turned into a

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Hurricane in the Donbass

In Donetsk, declared a storm warning.

"In Donetsk, the north-east wind reaches a speed of 15-20 meters per second. This may have something to wind damage, "- said the head of Donetsk Centre for Hydrometeorology Lyudmila Radionova.

According to her, the hurricane is called the collision of the two cyclones. One coming from the south of the city, the second — moving from Kiev.

Besides Donetsk hurricane is expected in Mariupol. There all city services are in full readiness. According to weather forecasts, wind power is to reach 25-30 meters per second.

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New York City declared a disaster

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday signed a declaration of emergency in the state of New York, preparing to face the hurricane "Irene". Formal step Head of Administration will allow local authorities to get help from the federal government. "The President has authorized the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Federal Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all emergency efforts to help the people," — according to a White House statement. In addition, FEMA, according to the order of Obama, entitled "free to use all necessary to mitigate the effects of the emergency resources and equipment," ITAR-TASS. A few hours ago,

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Climatologists want to introduce to hurricanes sixth category

Atmospheric researchers tend to agree that in this century the power of tropical cyclones is extremely high, but the strange thing is that to date there is no consensus on the definition of a five-point scale used to classify the strength of storms. Now there is talk of adding a level 6 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with Category 5 intensity means a sustained wind speed greater than 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour for at least 1 minute.

The absence of an upper limit on the scale results in a stall in a bunch of most powerful tropical cyclones,

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Hurricane Sandy stopped a third reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant

Hurricane "Sandy" that hit on Tuesday night on the U.S. East Coast, forced the power industry to stop one of the reactors at Indian Point in New York, said the U.S. Department of Energy.

As stated by the operator Entergy Nuclear, stop the third unit of the nuclear power plant occurred because of "problems with the external power supply network."

In a statement the company says that the situation at the plant is not harmful to people and the environment.

Earlier it was reported that the State of New Jersey stopped work because of Hurricane reactors at Salem nuclear power

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The consequences of the hurricane in the heart of Moscow

Moscow, Manege Square

June 20 in the afternoon on Moscow suddenly blew a perfect storm — Heavy rain accompanied by squally winds. As a result of the hurricane near Manezh Square were turned tent with drinks and ice cream, as well as the fence that were pushed down by the wind on the ground right next to the subway station, pass Okhotny Ryad.

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