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Britain prepares for new floods

Britain prepares for new flood danger zone

Last day in the UK fell rainfall in excess of the usual rate for June. Business owners and citizens are warned that the rains do not fall away in the next few days, particularly in the west of England and Wales. There exists a danger of flooding, as in the next day to dominate the islands reduced pressure zone will add one more.

Spectators leave the stadium because of the cancellation of a tennis match in London because of the worsening weather. Most precipitation fell in Vigonholte, West Sussex. There, with

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Russian scientists have discovered water vapor in the atmosphere of Mars

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Employees of the Institute of Space Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences have found water vapor in the middle atmosphere of Mars. The opening of Russian scientists refute, according to the press service of the institution, "the generally accepted hypothesis that an extremely thin atmosphere of the planet at such heights, water can not exist in a supersaturated state."

As a result of further analysis of the data ICI staff clarified that while observing water vapor in a state of saturation was observed in almost all of the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere

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On the Florida peninsula was a flood

On the Florida peninsula was a flood Natural Disasters

Downpours and flooding led to the closure of roads and flooded hundreds of homes in the north-west of the U.S. state of Florida. About a hundred residents of the state were forced to evacuate to safer areas, and the local prison with a 600-mi prisoners remained without electricity. In the basement of the building has accumulated up to 1.5 meters of water.

The road around Eskambiya after a downpour. In addition to the continuing rainfall in this part of Florida looked and tornadoes left behind inverted rooted trees and

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By 2011, 50 percent of the territory of Moscow will go under water?

18.02.2004

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Explanation of the origin of the word "Moscow" from the ancient Russian expression "wet spot" is beginning to justify itself in the 21st century

Moscow is not included in the zone of natural risk, but the capital is fraught with

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Severe flooding in the UK

Severe flooding in the UK Natural Disasters

Hundreds of residents and holidaymakers on the west Wales were affected by severe flooding. About 1,000 people were promptly moved to a safe place on Saturday, and from recreation areas evacuated about 150 people. A few received minor injuries.

Cause floods of heavy rains, which lasted for several days. As a result, during the day fell to about 12 cm of Snow. In some places the water rose to four feet in a matter of hours, dozens of homes were virtually under water. Cycled for emergency evacuation helicopters RAF. Rescue operation

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Russian supercomputers water cooling will be in 2013

"T-Platforms' started to develop supercomputing blade platform to fully water-cooler. The company estimates that the works will take two years and $ 10 million As told CNews chief systems architect Russian manufacturer of supercomputers "T-Platforms" Andrew Slepuhin the end of 2012, the company plans to develop a prototype, and in 2013 — to bring to market a computing platform to create a supercomputer capacity from 1 Pflops to be completely cool water.

"T-Platforms" intend to create a system that can be completed with only a CPU or a hybrid solution CPU + GPU. In the first

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East Australia again "sink"

East Australia again "sinks" Natural Disasters

In the eastern part of the Australian state of Victoria announced the threat of flooding. Hazards include floods in Gippsland, whose level rose to an impressive height of the last few decades. Victoria liable to flooding, as there are already night torrential rains brought to 200 mm in 24 hours. In the next day the staff waiting for about 50-60 mm.

Several dozen residents of low-lying parts of the city Traralgon were forced to leave their homes after diving areas around the city by the bay water. Reported damage to 45 homes

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The Japanese company has developed a refuge from the tsunami

March 15, 2013. Japanese company Taisei drafted a temporary shelter in the event of tsunami, reports Nikkei. Asylum protect people from the flow of the water and swimming in dangerous objects. Construction will be made of reinforced concrete. On the perimeter columns seekers will be placed at intervals of 2 m for extra protection from the waves. Unlike many defenses new shelter can withstand even strong tsunami. The people in it can be quite a long time in asylum You can store water supplies, food and blankets. Shelter can hold up to 150 people.

It is reported that construction

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Geothermal water as an alternative source of heating in the UK

Geothermal water as an alternative source of heating in the UK It is interesting

Renewable Energy Association conducted a study on the state of geothermal sources in Britain. At the conclusion of the Association, up to 20% of the electricity that goes to domestic heating, can be replaced by energy from the warm waters of the underground.

Germany already uses heat groundwater for heating. This kind of energy can be implemented throughout the country, and the main "basking spots" will be in Cornwall, East Yorkshire, Hampshire, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Deep-seated geothermal systems can pair with a spin

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In the south and east of England drought. Video

Drought

21.02.12.Na much of eastern and southern England officially declared state of drought. According to BBC, the decision took the Ministry of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in connection with the fact that the water table in these areas is now lower than in the drought in 1976. Associate it with a small amount of rain that has fallen in recent months.

Population urged to save water, and water-supply companies were allowed from the start of spring to introduce a ban on watering. Also has an agreement with them that they will take measures to reduce water consumption,

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