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Ecuadoran almost died from the cold during a severe thunderstorm

Flood

18.01.12.Silnaya storm, accompanied by hail, collapsed today at about 15:00 in the capital of Ecuador, especially in the northern part of the city. Downpour nearly caused the death of a man stuck in his car in the area between 10 August and avenues Orellana.

Rain accompanied by a sharp drop in air temperature and when rescuers got to the vehicle, the driver has demonstrated symptoms of hypothermia, he was hospitalized. The streets of Quito became a full-flowing wild rivers, several ramps were flooded, most of the traffic lights stopped working.

Employees of the National Water Supply and Sanitation

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In the capital of Ecuador, it is snowing again. Photo

Weather

Snow in Quito

27.11.11.Grad sleep yesterday streets and green lawns in the north of Quito, causing concern merchant capital of Ecuador. City met dawn Saturday with cloudless skies during the whole morning bright sun promised that this day will be good for a variety of outdoor activities, in anticipation of the capital holidays.

However, in the afternoon the sky clouded over and the storm broke around 15:00, followed by an intensive and large hail. While in the south of Quito rain or hail were reported.

According to a report of fire, just a few minutes began to receive

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The Government of Ecuador has declared an alarm due to the eruption of the volcano Tungurahua.

Volcanoes

17/12/2012, 5:20:30 Quito in the Ecuadorian provinces of Tungurahua and Chimborazo declared high — "orange" level of volcanic hazard. In the management of civil defense began preparation for action in the event of a large-scale early Tungurahua volcano, reports France 24. The height of the volcano Tungurahua (translated from the Quechua language — "throat of fire") is a little over five thousand meters It is located 135 km south of the capital, Quito, and is part of the most active volcanoes in the region. The last eruption took place six years ago, when his victims were six people —

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Rain paralyzed the airport in Ecuador

Flood

2.08.11.Prodolzhitelny heavy rain, accompanied by lightning, which erupted over Quito yesterday evening until late at night, triggered flooding in several areas of the city.

Residents of the capital of Ecuador also complained about the cold penetrating to the bone — the last weeks or even months in the mountainous part of the country a similar phenomenon in the evenings and at night has become a routine. Capital International Airport Mariscal Sucre for an hour (18:00 to 19:00) to suspend its operations, eliminating the booms and landing. Airline Aerogal premises were flooded — the water level rose by 40 cm

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Sinkhole depth of 22 meters in Ecuador

Karst holes

3.11.11.Pozavchera at 23:19 Emergency Service Central Office Quito Fire Department received a call about the failure, formed in connection with damage to the main water pipe in the street Eloy Alfaro in Carolina Park, north of the capital of Ecuador.

The accident was caused, most likely, the construction of a 12-storey building in the street Francisco Andrade Marin. Collapsed wall containment and pipeline damage as a result of a failure in the soil formed deep 22 meters under the ground was nearly all roadway. Three people — a woman, a man and three children — were hospitalized with

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Snow and rain in the capital of Ecuador. Video

Element

18.08.11.Silnaya storm, accompanied by hail and snow, broke out in the late afternoon today, the capital of Ecuador, which is next to the line of the equator.

At the height of summer snow and rain, which went for about an hour, was recorded in the whole city, located in the heart of the Andes at an average altitude of 2600 — 2800 meters above sea level. Quito residents reported that they observed intense flashes of lightning and rainfall accompanied by strong gusts of wind.

Several lightning damaged power lines, and of thunder shook the glass in homes. Bad weather

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Natural disaster in the capital of Ecuador

Overpass at about 15:00 in the metropolitan area of Y, in the north of Quito, was almost completely flooded by heavy rain that hit the city today. Hail and rain, which lasted about an hour, destroyed the sewage system in the streets of Brasil, Shyris, 10 de Agosto, Amazonas, Rio Coca, 6 de Diciembre, Naciones Unidas. The water level reached about two meters in height, so that the water trapped passengers were two trolleys, taxis and pick-up — only about 150 people.

Desperate people who have realized that they can not escape, and their life is in danger, is

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Natural disaster in the capital of Ecuador

April 16. Overpass at about 15:00 in the metropolitan area of Y, in the north of Quito, was almost completely flooded by heavy rain that hit the city today. Hail and rain, which lasted about an hour, destroyed the sewage system in the streets of Brasil, Shyris, 10 de Agosto, Amazonas, Rio Coca, 6 de Diciembre, Naciones Unidas. The water level reached about two meters in height, so that the water trapped passengers were two trolleys, taxis and pick-up — only about 150 people.

Desperate people who have realized that they can not escape, and their life

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Ecuadoran almost died from the cold during a severe thunderstorm

Severe storm, accompanied by hail, collapsed at about 15:00 today in the capital of Ecuador, especially in the northern part of the city. Downpour nearly caused the death of a man stuck in his car in the area between 10 August and avenues Orellana.

Rain accompanied by a sharp drop in air temperature and when rescuers got to the vehicle, the driver has demonstrated symptoms of hypothermia, he was hospitalized. The streets of Quito became a full-flowing wild rivers, several ramps were flooded, most of the traffic lights stopped working.

Employees of the National Water Supply and Sanitation (EPMAPS)

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Sinkhole on one of the main streets of Quito became the evacuation of dozens of families

The day before yesterday at 23:19 Emergency Service Central Office Fire Department received a report of Quito failure, formed in connection with damage to the main water pipe in the street Eloy Alfaro in Carolina Park, north of the capital of Ecuador. The accident was caused, most likely, the construction of a 12-storey building in the street Francisco Andrade Marin. Collapsed wall containment and pipeline damage, resulting in soil formed failure depth of 22 meters under the ground was almost the entire roadway. Three people — a woman, a man and three children — were hospitalized with injuries in hospital

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