Underground sources can double the area floods

Underground sources can double the area floods Scientists prove

Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa have found that in addition to the usual threat of flooding low-lying places, coming from the oceans and rivers, with the increase in global sea level increases the likelihood that flooding will be challenged by underground springs. On the example of Honolulu, you can see that the flooding of the city from the ground is twice stronger than by sea water.

If the sea level continues to rise and will increase to 1 meter, 10% of the densely populated coastal areas

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China has increased the risk of snow storms

China has increased the risk of snow storms Weather and Climate

In northern China's growing threat of severe snowstorms, and therefore the risk of code for potential risk areas was raised from "blue" to "orange", the second force. Home snowstorms predicted one to two days.

The fifth and sixth of November will be thick snowstorm in the central and eastern districts of the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in the north and west of the province of Hebei and around Beijing. In some areas of snowfall may reach 30 mm. Snow storms will be preceded by sleet and

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The unprecedented earthquake threaten Europe

August 19, 2013. The French newspaper Le Monde published the latest results of a study to assess the risk of earthquakes in the next 50 years.

New European study confirms that Romania is among the countries with the highest seismic risk in the continent, according to an article published by the French newspaper Le Monde.

"The unprecedented earthquakes are possible in Europe" was the title of an article by Pierre Le Hir, the French newspaper, which refers to a study conducted by an international team of 50 specialists. He first used the same criteria and mathematical models to

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In Russia today has opened 695 health centers

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Opening health centers in Russia — a relatively young project. The first centers appeared in 2010, and today in our country has been running 695 such institutions However, not everyone knows why you need to go to a health center and what help you can expect. To verify this from personal experience, I went to one of Moscow’s health centers.

Available to everyone Contact the health center can any citizen, you need only a passport and a policy of compulsory health insurance. Standing in line is not necessary — to the doctor can be booked

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Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe

Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe Facts

European Environment Agency unveiled its project to create an interactive map, which presents the risk of the zone of heat waves in cities of Europe. Projections are for the next six decades and consider the most likely trends in climate conditions based on the known facts of the present climate.

According to agency staff, most heat waves should be afraid of the southern part of Spain, parts of southern France, Italy, Greece, Serbia and western regions of Turkey. In these territories over the next decade is

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Flood risk for England to quadruple

Flood risk for England to quadruple Facts

By 2035, the risk of flooding in England will be meeting throughout the country, will increase four-fold. This is the conclusion a special state commission to analyze the data on the amount of precipitation, especially in view of the situation in June 2012.

Preventive measures to strengthen buildings, better planning of new housing and training of the population should be conducted immediately, according to representatives of the authorities and meteospetsialisty. Provision is also special subsidies from the state budget for the costs associated with the planned protective measures, so you do

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There is a risk of a volcanic eruption in Turkey

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20.12.12.V near Marmaris Turkish province of Mugla risk volcanic eruption, said on Thursday the broadcaster CNN Turk.

This is the conclusion reached by scientists Maltepe University. 12 scientists, who for several months carried out research on the coastal Mediterranean area, found that as a result of the many earthquakes here, there is a risk of the eruption of an underwater volcano.

Was also found on the crater depth of 25 meters under water.

Turkey is located in a seismically active zone, and earthquakes, which often lead to loss of life, there is a common scenario. The most powerful oscillations

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Scientists named the first countries to die because of their own climate

In the near future North America, Europe and Asia, the expected period of unbearable heat and drought, which will be accompanied by strong hurricanes and floods, says Michael Wehner, a climate scientist Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California. In this case, according to the scientist, the periods of cooling in these regions are not as stringent.

But in other parts of the world will be a more radical change, reports techno.bigmir.net.

"In Central America, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean regions of drought will become the norm. And it will have disastrous consequences for agriculture, especially in poor countries, "- said

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Increasing the risk of flooding for the Americans, but only 7% are ready for the event

Flooding is the biggest natural threat to homes in the U.S., but only 7% of U.S. adults say they have prepared their homes for flooding, the poll shows. Water resources survey from HNTB Corp., Infrastructure company, said that 68 percent of U.S. adults do not recognize the floods as the biggest natural threat to their home or property. "After Hurricane Katrina, I thought America had collectively woke up to a flood risk we face, but instead we went to press the snooze button," Rob Vining, national director of water resources, practice at HNTB, said in a statement. Fifty-five percent

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Flood risk for England to quadruple

By 2035, the risk of flooding in England will be meeting throughout the country, will increase four-fold. This is the conclusion a special state commission to analyze the data on the amount of precipitation, especially in view of the situation in June 2012.

Preventive measures to strengthen buildings, better planning of new housing and training of the population should be conducted immediately, according to representatives of the authorities and meteospetsialisty. Provision is also special subsidies from the state budget for the costs associated with the planned protective measures, so you do not have to pay for the damage element of

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