Earthquake in the Philippines, 43 people died and more than 30 — were missing

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At least 43 people were killed and more than 30 remain missing as a result of the earthquake, which occurred on February 6 on the east bank of Philippine island of Negros.

More than a hundred people received injuries of varying severity, destroyed dozens of homes. At the moment we are search-and-rescue operations, ITAR-TASS reported.

As reported by the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was a magnitude 6.8, 74 km north-east of Tagbilaran City — the administrative center of the province of Bohol, and focus lies at a depth 46 km. Previously been declared

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Seven people were killed in Italy in the day because of the abnormal cold

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At least seven people were killed on Saturday as a result of snow and cold weather arrived in the central and southern part of Italy, according to Italian media.

Across the Apennines in the past few days have been established abnormally cold temperatures, which led to a number of victims in the north. On Friday, the cold cyclone reached Rome and other cities in central Italy, where experienced heavy snowfalls, triggering chaos on the roads, and that has caused the cancellation of dozens of flights and many train delays. In the Eternal City on Saturday,

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VEvrope the cold killed more than 80 people, Italy, were covered with snow

Gondoliers in Venice carries passengers across the channel, February 1, 2012WARSAW-Europe on Wednesday froze — the continent's lowest temperatures in decades. The death toll from the cold than 80 people in various countries try to clear the snow from roads and railways. Last night in central and eastern Europe was frozen for at least 28 people, and in its south and west of the country began to feel the effects of the cold front that came from Siberia. Snow has fallen in Italy, where he tried to clear the road after a heavy snowfall, and the French island of Corsica

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Year in the U.S. began with a record number of tornadoes

January for the U.S. was marked by an unusually high number of tornadoes. This month there were

70 destructive vortices. According to the Center forecasts storms located in Norman, Oklahoma, was the third month in the history of regular observations of tornadoes that began in 1950. Only in January 1999, and in 2008 there were more tornadoes — 288 and 84, respectively.

In Alabama for tornado killed 2 people. In recent years, more victims (7) was in January 2008. The largest number of deaths caused by tornadoes in January 1969 — 32.

American meteorologists believe that the

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Rose to 150 the number of injured in an earthquake in Peru

January 31. Rose to 150 the number of injured in an earthquake in Peru magnitude 6.2. It happened Monday night in the southern Andean region of the country near the city of Ica. Then become aware of one killed and 17 wounded. According to the latest figures released today, the Minister of Defense of Peru Luis Alberto Otarola, from under the debris of buildings collapsed in Ica recovered 150 people with various injuries. Destroyed or damaged 732 houses, shopping centers and public spaces.

The tragedy is unstable in terms of seismology Ica occurred five years after the earthquake,

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Victims of cold weather in Europe were more than 160 people

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Victims of severe frosts in Europe from Ukraine to Italy have been at least 163 people in some areas of snow lead to the termination of traffic, passes on Friday night at the Agence France-Presse.

Representatives of the international humanitarian organization, the Red Cross warned that thousands of mostly homeless people are at risk due to the strong over the past few years by frost.

Last day in Poland, in the southwest where the thermometer stood at minus 32 degrees Celsius, nine people died. According to police, just a week in the

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The flood killed 28 people in central Nigeria

Flooding caused by heavy rains that killed 28 people in central Nigeria, said on Tuesday AFP referring to the representative of the local authorities Kemi Nshe (Kemi Nshe).

Element came to the territory of the district Shandy (Shendam) Plateau State on Sunday.

"According to my information, 28 people were killed and two are still missing," — said Nshe reporters. According to him, the flood also caused serious material damage. Authorities evacuated some 1.5 thousand inhabitants.

Source: eco.ria.ru

Of midges in Tambov killed livestock

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2.06.12.V late April and early May in Tambov in smallholdings was registered mass death of livestock.

Total killed 79 goals. Most of all fallen animals Pichaevskom area — 20 goals. Head of the Department of Veterinary E. Prilepsky believes that it is caused by the attack on the cows midges, which is bound into the eyes, nostrils and ears of animals. It emits toxic saliva that causes the deadly infectious disease.

This year, more than ever, it is noted the rapid proliferation of mosquitoes. This is due to turbulent and abnormally hot spring. In the lowlands still

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In Honduras, a private plane crashed

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14.02.11.V Honduras, near the capital of Tegucigalpa private plane crashed, according to Agence France-Presse. On board were 20 passengers and crew. According to preliminary data, the crash killed at least ten people. Information on the state of the other passengers do not. Associated Press said that 13 people were killed.

We know that among the dead was a former economy minister Carlos Chahin Honduras and the head of a local trade union Israel Salinas, reports "Interfax". Also killed both pilots airplane.

The plane took off from the city of San Pedro Sula in the morning of Monday, February 14,

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Six people killed in Fiji because of flooding caused by rainfall

Element caused heavy rains, with flooding accompanied by landslides. The newspaper said all six victims, including a family of four people killed on the country's largest island of Viti Levu.

Six people were killed in floods in the Fiji Islands, New Zealand said on Thursday the New Zealand Herald newspaper citing rescue workers and volunteers.

As Mark James told the newspaper involved in the rescue operation difficult situation at the moment on the island of Denerau. Local residents were cut off from basic life support in their home water penetrates.According to forecasters, tropical storms are expected in Fiji for at

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