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Winter drought in the Iberian Peninsula Weather and Climate
For the Iberian Peninsula winter of 2011-2012 was one of the driest in the last 70-80 years. In Spain, for the three winter months the average rainfall of 55 liters per km ², while the rate for the winter of 200 liters. Such a drought in Spain has not happened since 1940, and Portugal in the 1980s. Forecasts at the beginning of spring in both countries are not encouraging — dry weather will continue until the end of March.
A terrible consequence of this early spring weather were fires that destroy
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Dust storm in Saudi Arabia Natural Disasters
Severe dust storm covered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, stopping traffic and causing several car accidents. Classes in schools were suspended until the end of the school day, in some institutions and training canceled on February 7. In the streets of felled trees. For safety reasons, many people decided to stay home.
This unstable weather with strong winds customary for the country at this time of year. Usually in February over the peninsula dominated growing front compressed air with a deep low pressure area, where the part of the Gulf blow called Shamal, powerful
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June 7, 2013. After Tropical Storm Andrea on a well-drained. Cuba, forcing local authorities to declare a flood warning, his new goal became peninsula and Florida in the U.S.. Heavy downpours have become a real threat to the local resorts and the southern and central regions according to preliminary forecasts could be seen tornadoes and hail.
Wind speed, storm leading to the mainland reached 95 km / h, and the system was moving to the northeast at a speed of 22 km / h State expected heavy and prolonged rainfall, as in Cuba, the rain came about a
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Hurricane Paul will not pass by Mexico's Danger Zone
The hurricane has formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is going to bring a huge portion of precipitation on the peninsula of Baja California, which is a part of Mexico. For some time the hurricane stayed on the third category of risk, and then his strength has decreased to Category 2 under the influence of cold ocean water and wind. Wind speed in a hurricane reaches 195 km / h
Showers and wind will have time to touch the ground of the peninsula before the hurricane will come
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In the department of nickel carbonyl nickel electrolysis shop of the Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company (a subsidiary of MMC "Norilsk Nickel") mounted an experimental high-pressure compressor system used in the production of nickel carbonyl, which is the feedstock for the production of pure nickel.
In the production of nickel carbonyl, which is based on the reversible reaction between the nickel-containing raw materials and carbon monoxide compressor system is an indispensable element of the production chain. With the help of the carbon monoxide is injected into the high pressure receivers, then this gas is
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24.01.12. For the period from 13 to 20 January in the Crimea there were one small earthquake. As the press service of the Crimean Republican Committee for Construction and Architecture, the seismic situation in the peninsula remained in the normal range. At the same time, during this period there were three imperceptible earthquake in eastern Turkey, the Caucasus and Romania.
At the moment, the anomalies in the deformation fields, pointing to the preparation of a strong earthquake in the Crimea, have been identified. According to the agency e-Crimea, a month ago seismic situation in the peninsula was considered calm.
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Exchange of Hong Kong and the school did not open on Thursday due to the typhoon Nisat, approached the southern coast of China, reports AFP.Winds and heavy rain hit the Hong Kong at night. According to the Meteorological Service of the peninsula, the strength of the typhoon is estimated at eight points on a scale.
In the case where the force element reaches 8 points, the financial markets, courts, government agencies and schools in Hong Kong to stop working. Many companies have turned to their staff to stay home from work.
Also disrupted public transport — no buses and
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Thursday in the Gulf of Kamchatka in the east coast of the peninsula of the same name, according to the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.
The epicenter was registered in 20.17 local time (12.17 MSK), located 15 kilometers from the eastern tip of the peninsula Kronotsky — stony promontory at a depth of 41 kilometers under the seabed.
Territory Kronotsky Peninsula belongs to Kronotsky State Biosphere Reserve, settlements in the area do not.
Information on casualties or damage in other locations, the closest of which is the regional center of Ust-Kamchatsky, far
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In the 20-ies of the last century to the Kola Peninsula an expedition led by Academician Barchenko. Its purpose — to find out the cause of a strange disease indigenous people, the so-called "meryacheniya" or polar psychosis. For no apparent reason people suddenly abandoned their homes and
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Simferopol, October 25 (New Region, Evgeny Andreev) — tremors that occurred the other day about 800 kilometers off the coast of the Crimean peninsula, in the south-east of Turkey, wrote the seven seismic Crimea.
Seismologists do not exclude, writes in this connection the newspaper "Crimean time" that this earthquake can cause tremors and on the peninsula.
"Turkey is very close, and the like earthquakes can cause tremors in the peninsula — told reporters a leading researcher at the Department of Seismology Institute of Geophysics NASU Bell Pustovitenko. — Two days ago, our institute experts gathered for a
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