In the south of France, there were several water tornado

June 11, 2013. Residents and tourists on a warm French Riviera French Southern witnessed both by the Mediterranean Sea to the famous beaches began to hang around a group of real tornadoes.

Vortices of air captured inside the sea water and turned into a water tornado that floated on the surface of the lagoon a few hours. They could be seen near Nice, in the resort towns of Antibes, St. Paul du Vence, Cagnes-sur-Mer in Cannes. The most colorful episodes have found next to Cagnes-sur-Mer, located east and west of Nice, Cannes.

As vacationers and locals having fun

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Floods in Europe: forecasts are disappointing

June 8, 2013. Central Europe tries in vain to curb the elements of water. Flooding is already being called the largest in recent history. Victims of natural disasters have killed at least 18 people, mostly — in the Czech Republic. Hardest hit areas on the banks of the Danube and the Elbe River, the water level has reached record levels in some places is almost four times higher than normal.

In Germany, the only place this Saturday evacuated thousands of people. Particularly affected Magdeburg. Flooded businesses, residential neighborhoods, as well — a nursing home. People placed in temporary

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Terrorism in the United States today

Complaints about the quality of the water — it is an "act of terrorism".

At least, according to officials of Tennessee, as he said during a meeting with the local people when they said that their children are sick because of the "muddy water with a weird taste."

The representative of the Ministry of Environment of Tennessee told a group of concerned citizens that complaints about the quality of the water can be seen as an "act of terrorism" — says The Tennessean.  

Sherwin Smith (Sherwin Smith), deputy director

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Flood ravaged Alaska

May 30, 2013. Alaska is experiencing the consequences of a major flood that occurred due to ice jam on the Yukon River. Hardest hit town of Galen, most of the 470 inhabitants of which have already been evacuated. Some of them stayed in shelters, and other sheltered friends and relatives.

As long as the water keeps coming. Under the water there was a large part of the city.

The probable cause was the late ice jam break the ice. At some point, low temperature changed dramatically warming. As a result, piles of ice stuck on the bend of the

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Europe under water. Photos from the

June 3, 2013. Central Europe is in the water — Floods swept Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland. Strong went to the German Passau, where the water level in the Danube could reach a record 12.55 meters of emergency declared in 50 Czech cities, including Prague. In the affected areas did not work underground, stopped the movement of high-speed trains in a number of ways. Under the water almost half of German farmland. People with lifeguards erect dams and strengthening. To help them to be sent to military units.

Element raged because of incessant rains a week ago in

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The most extensive groundwater contamination by arsenic in human history

The most extensive groundwater contamination by arsenic in human history Danger Zone

Source of groundwater contamination by arsenic in the Indian part of Bengal basin, discovered a few decades ago, is still not installed. This area is home to about 60 million people who are experiencing an acute shortage of water even for washing or bathing. This concentration of arsenic in drinking water causes skin lesions, respiratory failure and cancer.

It has been suggested that the source of pollution are artificial reservoirs, which accumulates large amounts of organic substances, including arsenic. From there, arsenic and into the groundwater. However, Kansas

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Shops and zhildoma in Norway were under water

June 3, 2013. Due to the heavy rains that are now coming in many regions of Europe, and Norway also suffered. Thus, the main street of Oslo, Karl Johans Gate blocked due to flooding. On some sections of the road water height was 30-40 cm, and all because of the fact that rain water system is unable to cope with the load due to the large amount of water.

Yesterday, on Sunday evening, the water flooded located near the central railway station metro station and tram links. Also completely flooded basements of several homes and first floors of the local

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From the banks of the swollen Mississippi River to evacuate people

June 5, 2013. In the Mississippi River due to continuing rains the water level started to rise sharply. This has caused a dam break in the U.S. state of Missouri and forced the few villages in 29 km north of the city of St. Louis to resort to evacuate 43 homes.

At the same time, the second dam, located 14 km upstream from the town of West Alton near a nuclear power plant, to send experts to check the integrity of the structure. Delete the next breakthrough is necessary, because it can have very serious consequences for both the

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In the Arctic Sea found the under-ice phytoplankton meadow

Alaska and the Bering Sea, on a non-covered ice surface of the sea can be seen green accumulation of phytoplankton. (Photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video.)

June 8. Phytoplankton of the Chukchi Sea began to multiply rapidly before the spring has come. Thinning ice algae has provided the necessary sunlight for photosynthesis earlier than it should.

To assess the discovery of scientists from the American Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, to understand the lives of the Arctic Sea, adjacent to the North Pole. These seas, including the Bering and Chukchi seas, rich in nutrients, and the only thing

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In Europe, recognized the flood disaster, count the dead

June 2, 2013. Torrential rains caused catastrophic situation in Europe. Reported dead and three missing in the Czech Republic, who died and the two disappeared in Austria and two men, whose fate is unknown in Germany.

In Prague, closed eight metro stations. Total flood has damaged 51 Prague subway station.

The river Vltava arrives faster than expected Czech rescue services. In 40 cities across the country have already declared a state of emergency.

A special meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Czech Republic will begin at 20:00 MSK. Will discuss with the army to the civilian population. In

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