In Uganda, the bridge collapsed

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MOSCOW, March 8 — Reuters. Wooden bridge collapsed under the weight of the truck on the north-western Uganda, killing 23 people, said on Thursday the online newspaper New Kerala citing police.

The tragedy occurred in Zeeuw in the Northern Province. Supporting construction of wooden bridge collapsed when a truck was moving bridge. Truck, in the back of which there were dozens of people, rolled over and fell into the river.

According to preliminary data, the total in the truck were traveling 34 people, people returning from trade in the city market. Three people are still missing.

The police said

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The City of Witches lives up to its reputation

03.03.2004

03.03.2004

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February 29, 1692 in the town of Salem, sixty years after the founding of the first here in the Massachusetts colony, began a witch hunt, which ended the trial, in which the prosecutor acted pastor Samuel Parris. As a result of accusations of witchcraft in the year

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A tornado hit the south of the United States: there are victims

February 11, 2013. To the south of the U.S. state Mississippi tornado blew. Hurricane accompanied by torrential rain. Wind speed from 22 m per second has increased to 45.

The city Pickwick five people were injured in the disaster. At present, a tornado moves towards neighboring Louisiana and Alabama.

As a result of floods destroyed about 50 homes, dozens of mangled cars. The greatest damage was caused to the town in the central part of the Hattiesburg Mississippi. According to media reports, was seriously injured University of Southern Mississippi. Several schools in the state were closed.

Residents of the southern

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Islands in the Caribbean affected by flooding

Islands in the Caribbean affected by flooding Natural Disasters

Heavy rain and storms swept over the Caribbean from Fr. Hispaniola (the island of Haiti) and Fr. Cube to the Bahamas and southern Florida. Unstable wet weather delayed in the region over the weekend. Perhaps the precipitation will fall, and the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula.

Rain fell for Haiti were fatal. Because of the resulting landslides and floods in the south and west of the island killed at least nine people. Among them are a child of six and a resident of the capital, Port-au-Prince. Almost all of them were drowned in

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Top 20 natural disasters in 2012

Top 20 natural disasters in 2012 Natural Disasters

Suppose that in 2012 had not yet come to an end, but in the history of the world will remain as a year in which there was a decent amount of powerful and even record the strength of natural disasters. In 2012, the people faced with super-storms like Hurricane Sandy, and with an epic drought, fires lasting a month. After all this, it is hoped that the end of the year will be smooth and quiet. 1. Storm Derech

June Derech storm was one of the most destructive

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Bangladesh threatens water crisis

Bangladesh Water crisis threatens Facts

Water and sewerage company (PEC) reports that the residents of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the daily required 2.2 billion gallons of water, but the real number is less than 2 billion liters. VIC oversees 600 deep wells extracting water, but apart from them in the capital is located about 2000 private wells. About 87% of people get fresh water from deep wells, and the rest are treated surface water. April Showers in 2012 were able to slightly improve the situation, but the problem persists.

Dhaka is a problem, depending on the water table, while for

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Syria on the brink of starvation due to drought

Syria on the brink of starvation due to drought Weather and Climate

The population of the Middle Eastern states Syria suffers terrible hardships associated with the military conflict in the region and established dry weather. UN aid office has sent hundreds of thousands of Syrians its humanitarian aid in the form of food.

Food bags for the citizens of Syria, received under an international program.

Up to December 2012 at the request of the organization "Red Crescent" in the country planned to deliver food to 250,000 drought-affected people and the war. At the moment, the monthly assistance received about 100,000

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Rosaviaciya: air passengers in Russia for 9 months increased by 15.2%

Air transportation of passengers in Russia in January-September 2012. increased by 15.2% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 56 million 867 thousand 804 people, according to the materials of the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviaciya).

In this international traffic increased by 22.2% — up to 29 million 870 thousand 674 passengers, inland transportation — up to 26 million 997 thousand 130 people (8.3%). Russian airline passenger traffic for the period totaled 149 billion 124 million 048.41 thousand p-km (up 17.1%).

The airline "Aeroflot" for 9 months has transported 13 million 292 thousand 431 passengers (26.1%), "Transaero"

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Colombia has suffered from landslides

Colombia has suffered from landslides Natural Disasters

As a result of a landslide triggered by the prolonged rains in one of the poorer suburbs of southern Colombian city of Florencia killed four people, including two children. In the other provinces of the country boy miraculously managed to get out of a muddy morass engulfing the earth.

This is not the first casualties since the beginning of the rainy season this year. Over the last weekend of the 30 previously announced dead add at least another ten people from across the country, including the residents of the urban area Florencia Malvinas.

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Seasonal rains in Colombia and the victim

Seasonal rains in Colombia and victims Weather and Climate

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

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