Famine in Somalia: UN warns of 750,000 deaths in the coming months

As many as 750,000 people could die in Somalia due to the worsening drought in the coming months, the UN has warned that the famine broke out in the new area. The UN says that tens of thousands of people died after the most severe drought in East Africa in 60 years. Bay is the sixth region and was officially declared a famine zone — mostly in the southern part of Somalia controlled by the Islamists' Al-Shabab. Around 12 million people in the region need food aid. Situation in the Bay Area has become worse than it was before, said

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The expert recommends not to self-medicate after snake bite

Man bitten by a poisonous snake, it is best to hand specialists, not to harm self, says a leading herpetologist Moscow Zoo, Doctor of Veterinary Science Dmitry Vasilyev.

In the Moscow region is found only two species of snakes — grass snake and adder, of which only a viper is dangerous to humans. According to the expert, the bite of a poisonous snake can be easily distinguished from all other bites — with them instantly, edema, there is severe pain and burning sensation that spreads along the bitten limb.

Symptoms

The bite causes three main groups of symptoms that doctors

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American preacher moved to the end of the world October 21

California preacher Harold Camping, predicted the end of the world on May 21, said that he made another mistake and named a new date for the destruction of mankind — 21 October. 89-year-old Camping promised that this time, the error should not be.

Camping accurately stated his prophecy, who listened and believed thousands, if not more than the inhabitants of the planet. Disasters, ending absorption Earth fireball, should begin at six o'clock on May 21 in each time zone. According to the Motor Home, heaven prepared for 200 million people, and the inevitable death — 6.5 billion people

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Forecasters predicted a brutal winter in the UK 2011-2012 year, and maybe the Ice Age!

James Madden from weather organization Exacta Weather correctly predicted the harsh weather conditions in the last two years, and again expects record snowfall and frost in November, December and January. The basic method of analysis of long range weather — it is his analysis of the solar activity cycle. Last week "Irish Weather Online"Written from the National Solar Observatory (NSO) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) stated that the absence of currents, the disappearance of spots, and slower activity near the poles, there are signs that our Sun is moving to a period of rest and it works

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In Russia, only three natural fire unquenched

MOSCOW, September 4 — RIA Novosti. Three wildfires remain unquenched throughout Russia, for a day, the number fell to one source, said on Sunday Russian Emergencies Ministry.

For the last day on the territory of Russia 17 fires on the area of over 48 hectares. Was extinguished 18 centers with a total area of more than 47 hectares.

"In view of the previously arisen fire continues to operate three hearth area of active burning is 2.95 hectares, 135 hectares of localized" — said in a statement.

Threats settlements and no economy, emphasizes emergency department.

For days before in

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Second giant ice broke away from Greenland

  New photos of a massive glacier in northern Greenland have revealed a surprising rate of decay. In August 2010, part of a glacier broke off Petermann is about four times more of the island of Manhattan. Researcher Alan Hubbard, a glaciologist at the University Center for the UK, said by phone that the other part is approximately twice as large in New York, was close to the fault. In 2009, scientists discovered GPS-mast on the glacier to track its movement. Channel about ten miles wide. But when they returned in July this year, they found that the ice

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Ministry of Natural Resources has allocated 8 million rubles at seeing the cranes to the wintering grounds

Ministry of Natural Resources has allocated 8 million rubles for the project, in which this year scientists using the glider's youth red-white cranes wintering to the new place on the border between Uzbekistan and Iran, according to RIA Novosti director Oka State Biosphere Reserve Yuri Markin.

West Siberian population of white cranes, cranes for the past half century was reduced to ten-fold — from 200 to 20 individuals. Ornithologists believe that cranes shoot locals during passage through Afghanistan and Pakistan, when the birds are sent to the wintering grounds in Iran and India. Change the location for wintering, and, consequently,

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Record heat and anomalous rainfall recorded in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Record heat beaten Sunday in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk: temperature here has risen to 30.8 degrees, the same day the city was a downpour, during which time one hour has dropped nearly 30 millimeters of rain, told RIA Novosti on Monday, an employee of the Sakhalin Hydrometeorological.

"Day of August 28 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk witnessed a rare phenomenon. Storm with heavy rain and hail in some places and took many by surprise. In one hour, fell nearly 30 millimeters, which is one third of the monthly norm, "- said the agency interlocutor.

According to her, the reason for such a rare phenomenon in Sakhalin

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The number of victims of Hurricane Sandy rose to 111 people

The number of victims of the hurricane, "Sandy" has risen to 111 people. At the moment, most of the victims in New York — 48. In New Jersey, 24 people died in Pennsylvania — 13, Maryland — 11, West Virginia — six, four — in Connecticut, two — in Virginia, one by one — in New Hampshire and North Carolina. Another victim of the elements became a member of the crew sank in a hurricane off the east coast of the U.S. ship "Bounty" peredaetITAR-TASS.

Authorities, meanwhile, look for temporary housing for those who are at risk of flooding had

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In Marupov killed all the fish. Video

Ecology

5.07.11.Iz-severe consequences for chemical pollution in Marupe killed almost all of the fish, said the executive director of the portal DELFI Riga Juris Radzevich.

"The flow of chemicals left severe consequences Marupov, lost almost all of the fish," — said Radzevich.

But, he said, the Daugava, given the volume of water in the river, the chemicals will not cause much harm.

"At the same time, to swim downstream estuary Marupov, for example, cable-stayed bridge is not recommended. In turn, the official Riga beaches and Vecaki Bullyusale as confirmed Health Inspectorate, no danger for swimmers not, "- said the

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