South China was under 2 feet of water

May 20, 2013. South China was under 2 feet of water. Flooding in southern China. Many cities were under two meters of water. Carried out the evacuation of the population.

The southern Chinese province of Fujian plunged into the water. A region hit by flooding, caused by torrential rains. At least 55 people were killed. All in all, the element affected more than 1.5 million people.

According to local media, on Saturday in the county Upin trapped water elements were 500 people.

A local woman told me that the house beginning to flood early Sunday. Very quickly, the

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Tales of the American atom

David Lokbaum, a former engineer of the first block of U.S. nuclear power plants, "Browns Ferry," and now the employee of "the Union of Concerned Scientists" — an organization known for its criticism of nuclear energy — has a blog, which publishes stories about incidents and other non-standard cases, and with whom he his comrades had to face over the years in the nuclear industry.

Moon crash — 1982

The morning of February 27, 1982 almost 30 minutes for the block number 1 nuclear power plant, "San Onofre" in California remained without cooling for HVAC systems and other containment systems

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The negative effects of water level control in Mississippi

The negative effects of water level control in Mississippi to save the planet

Fig. 1. Gullies in the field pitted O'Brien Ridge.

When in May 2011, the water level in the Mississippi River rose to almost two meters, a plan 80 years ago to open dams began to become reality, which angered local landowners. Indeed, since the last major flood in 1937 to absorb the excess water was sufficient Madrid bypass channel. Against him had been a lot of land holders, but then the water level is almost 1.5 meters higher than expected, and the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the

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Scientists have found traces of flooding, 6,500 years ago, have flooded Siberia

February 21. Siberian scientists have shown that about 6.5 thousand years ago in Western Siberia was a catastrophic outburst floods lakes in the Pamirs, and found evidence for a possible recurrence of such incidents in the future, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG) CO RAS Sergei Guskov.

According to him, the study of the bottom sediments of lakes Chany system in the Novosibirsk region were found shell of one of the simplest types of marine organisms — foraminifera, which can not live in fresh water and it quickly dies. Radiocarbon dating is made by

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By the end of the century, scientists expect the redistribution of mass on the planet Earth

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As a result, the water level will rise in the world's oceans. A team of scientists from the University of Urbino (Italy) and Bristol (UK), with the help of computer modeling to forecast how the year 2100 will decrease the mass of continental ice and raise the level of the oceans on Earth. Found out that the rise of the water level will be uneven. The melting of ice in the north and south of the planet in the most

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Lake of hydrogen sulfide in Sernovodsk

New geographical feature on the outskirts of the village of Sernovodsk Sergius district. Right in the open field just a few days there was a lake. Moreover, the water is not simple, and hydrogen sulfide. Key scored 28 May. First it was the fountain height of 5 centimeters.

Today, the lake continues to grow in size. The water is almost came close to homes. There is a possibility of collapse of the soil and the formation of karst funnel. Locals joke that they now make a fortune by selling hydrogen sulfide water and mud, but in fact, here is

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In northern Kashmir announced a warning about floods

May 28, 2013. Baramulla district in north Kashmir announced the danger of flooding of residential areas after a few days of incessant rain. The educational process in all schools in the district interrupted for a few days, all the children sent home. Leaders of the region does not exclude the possibility of declaring a state of emergency.

In the district of Kupwara in the storm killed one child. Rainwater washed away four bridges, making transport links in the area a lot more complicated. Traffic on national highways linking the city with the city of Srinagar, the Jammu and Leh stopped.

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In dehydrated Texas adopted the Water Act

June 2, 2013. Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a bill on the state of water supply. The document provides for the implementation of a wide range of measures to combat the drought. In the coming years, the state government will give favorable loans for all projects related to the production and preservation of water, be it construction of reservoirs, digging wells, and so on. A particular point of law is to create 2-billion state fund for a "rainy day."

At the signing ceremony, the governor of the law, said: "We are making history. We protect the future of our state,

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Will global warming cause more rain?

Will global warming cause more rain? Weather and Climate

It would seem that if the climate gets warmer, the rains should increase. Frank Uents, Academic Director of the Institute of Remote Sensing at the Santa Rosa, Calif., says that it is very difficult to predict how much the distribution of precipitation in a warming world. To study used satellite data measuring the water content in the atmosphere over the past decades.

If there were no changes in the movement of air and atmospheric circulation, the amount of rainfall would grow in proportion to the changing amount of water in the

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Powerful cyclone Frederick German streets turned into canals

June 3, 2013. Central Europe goes under the water. Torrential rains in several countries have caused severe flooding. It is already known about the 3 dead, 8 people are reported missing.

In Prague, closed the central metro station, is the evacuation of residents. Almost throughout the Czech Republic declared a state of emergency. In Austria, fled their homes, hundreds of people have closed railway stations and highways were deserted.

But the brunt of the disaster has had on Germany. There downpours do not cease for the third week.

Television viewers in a prosperous German province used to see

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