Winter drought in the Iberian Peninsula

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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Off the coast of Portugal, a new subduction zone

June 18, 2013. Geologists at Monash University in Melbourne, a study was conducted that showed that the Atlantic coast of Portugal passes the formation of a new active subduction zone. Earlier passive margin south-western outskirts of Iberian lithospheric plate and the bottom of the ocean begin to interact.

As is usually the case with subduction, one lithospheric plate sinks beneath the second and goes deeper into the Earth's mantle. These tectonic changes near to Portugal suggest that over time, the area will decrease the Atlantic Ocean, and Europe will be much closer to North America. So far, geologists say,

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Russian national beach soccer — winner of the Euroleague

The Russian national team in the final match of Euroleague Super Final, held in the Spanish city of Torredembarra, prevailed over the team of Portugal.

 

According to the double in the Russians scored by Egor Yeremeev and Pavel Krasheninnikov.

Note that this victory was the third in the past five draws the tournament. Previously, the Russians became owners of the trophy in 2009 and 2011 godahEvroliga. Super Final

Finale

Russia — Portugal — 8:3 (2:2, 3:1, 3:0)

Goals: Torres 1 (own goal). Yeremeev, 12, 16.

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In Portugal, there was a tornado

In Portugal, there was a tornado Natural Disasters

Tornado sweeping through teriitorii Lagoa Sul in Portugal caused chaos. Throughout the city lay overturned cars, wind tore rooted trees, felled billboards, broke off balconies and roofs of houses. Some houses were destroyed from top to bottom in a matter of minutes. As a result, about a hundred people were left without homes.

As the tornado occurred in the middle of the day, most residents were at work, at school or on the street. After the tornadoes in some areas Lagoa Sul took power outages. This only accelerated the spread

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FT: Portugal emigrate each year more than 100,000 people

The number of immigrants from Portugal rose to 100,000 people annually, writes The Financial Times. "100,000 — a huge wave of emigration to a country of 10 million people," — says sociologist João Peixoto.

A similar level was observed in the country in 1960, but then left the country ill-educated citizens, mostly employees of the agricultural sector. Now emigrate highly skilled professionals from the cities.

Unemployment rate steady at 16.4%, and the percentage of unemployed people under 25 years old is much higher — about 37. The deep economic recession is one of the reasons

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Russian national beach soccer — winner of the Euroleague

The Russian national team in the final match of Euroleague Super Final, held in the Spanish city of Torredembarra, prevailed over the team of Portugal.

According to the double in the Russians scored by Egor Yeremeev and Pavel Krasheninnikov.

Note that this victory was the third in the past five draws the tournament. Previously, the Russians became owners of the trophy in 2009 and 2011 godahEvroliga. Super Final

Finale

Russia — Portugal — 8:3 (2:2, 3:1, 3:0)

Goals: Torres 1 (own goal). Yeremeev, 12, 16. Krasheninnikov, 15, 29.

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The Ka-32 overcomes the boundaries and breaking records

Advances Ka-32 rolled around the globe from America to Europe and reached the most remote corners of South East Asia. News agencies do not have time for news of the Ka-32. To cite just the most recent. Canada. From the distant British Columbia came the news that the next Ka-32A11VS got to maintenance work, 12,500 hours of incident. This is the second helicopter raid which reached 12,500 hours. Together, the two machines have flown more than 33,000 hours — a significant achievement given that the helicopters are exclusively engaged in the hard work (removal of wood on the

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Russia goes to the silver from France

On Monday, April 9, the Russian junior team (players born in 1996) met with Portugal in the final of the tournament, "Montague" in France. Regular time ended in a goalless draw, and our team seemed preferable opponent, and in a penalty shootout football players were more accurate with the homeland of Ferdinand Magellan. For the Russian team at the present performance "Montague" was the best since 1991. Third place in the tournament took England, who beat the hosts 1-0 French.

Russia — Portugal — 0:0 (0:0), 1:3 on penalties

Russia: Mitryushkin, black, snow-storms Grechkin, Makarov, Kausar, Sheydaev,

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Russia caught up with Portugal’s GDP per capita in purchasing power

The irony, exactly 10 years as predicted, the Russian caught up with Portugal's GDP per capita at PPP. It is interesting to notice. And how much laughter and irony heard:

PORTUGAL — $ 24682 RUSSIA — $ 24631

True to liberastov is comfort — it's buying power in today's dollars. It is therefore particularly "alternative-developed" economists prefer to consider in 2005 dollars. There are other data:

Portugal — 20,135 USD Russia — U.S. $ 15,633

Fires on either side of the planet

Fires on both sides of the planet Natural Disasters

High temperatures and dry weather caused hundreds of fires raging in different parts of the world. Thus, the two-day battle with the fire element in the three districts of central U.S. states almost yielded results. Arkansas administration had to make a decision to evacuate the entire population of Ola at 1 300, because the fire was threatening the lives of people and almost crept to the building of a warehouse with fireworks.

Despite the fact that the area occupied by the fire, does not exceed 405 hectares, it was

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