Rostov-Groundhog longevity will not wake up for the prediction of spring

Rostov zoo staff will not wake a groundhog to predict the timing of the spring, so as not to disturb its biological rhythms, told RIA Novosti deputy director Irina Gribanova zoo.

Until the mid-80s of the XIX century, Groundhog Day was just a sign of, but since 1887 it has become a tradition for the U.S. holiday. Legend of the holiday has it that if a cloudy day, the groundhog sees its shadow, and leaves a hole, which means — winter will soon end. On a sunny day sitting in a groundhog hole, and so there will be six more

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Bees in Mogilev, Belarus mixed winter and spring

Beekeepers Mogilev surprised the behavior of their subordinates. Were selected from the hives bees. They crawl on the notch and meet the false spring. Even experienced beekeepers recognized that in January, they did not have to watch anything like that. Witnessed such an early "awakening" of bees have become residents and Bykhov flagships Mogilev region.

What to expect from the hectic winter for bees? On this question, amateur beekeepers shrug. Some say that it will not affect the status of bees. Others fear that an early start laying brood. This is highly undesirable because it runs the risk of

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Accident at the mine Trebsa complete winter

Final disposition of the oil spill on the field Trebs in the Nenets Autonomous District will be made in the winter of 2012, the governor told reporters Nenets Igor Fyodorov during SPIEF 2012.

"I agreed with the president" Bashneft "Alexander Corsica go to the field at the end of the summer and see what the result of the elimination of the accident. Complete removal of petroleum products will be carried out only this winter they will be collected, stored and transported in the winter," — said Fedorov.

He stressed that the geography of the well where the spill occurred, allowed

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By 67% in the United States to establish a permanent snow cover

U.S. can boast that in the first days of the new year, the prevalence of snow across the country has reached the highest in 10 years. Currently, permanent snow cover was formed by 67% of U.S. 48-states out of 51.

2012-2013 winter snowfall could surpass the record year 2010, when the snow was covered with 61% of the area related to the United States. Media townsfolk this winter has been dubbed "Snegmaggedon" because it has brought many local record for the most snowfall in the day, the thickness of the snow cover in many communities, particularly in Philadelphia,

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Japanese cities hit winter temperature records

As the cold front that came to Japan before Christmas, is in no hurry to leave the island, the Japanese towns and villages continued to set fresh temperature records. To date, 44 points, mainly in the northern regions of the country. Hokkaido, winter beaten old records.

Thus, in the northern city of Furano the thermometer dropped to -28,4 ° C, which is an absolute record in the history of December of weather observations. In Tokyo, it was also surprisingly cold (-6 ° C) for this season of the year, as in Tottori Prefecture and Saitama (-8 ° C). Let's

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Strangeness and climate records in 2011

Notice how we are now planning to leave? Here flood — are deleted. Here eruption — the next time … Oh, and here's a tornado in the U.S.! .. For three and a half months time to mess things nature has so many natural disasters, and for the whole year would be enough. That's only the most serious anomalies.

Frosts from Siberia to India

Last winter in Russia, and in the Northern Hemisphere was surprisingly cold. It seems everything is reconciled: global warming, nowhere to go. 2010 was the hottest on the average temperature on Earth

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Mosgortransa drivers began to prepare the gym

Moscow on Channel 24 story out of driver training "Mosgortrans" to driving in the winter season, using technology developed by "Logos — agent-based technology." Training takes place in modern simulators using multi-agent simulation of traffic on the streets of Moscow.

Drivers "Mosgortransa" prepared for extreme situations on the roads. Those who are for the first time this winter transports passengers must undergo special training. On virtual simulators students learn how the bus is in the winter when the ice on the roads and snow drifts.

Weather and climatic features of February 2008 in the Northern Hemisphere

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Weather anomalies have become the norm

On what continent would not we were talking — all abnormal weather: Spain filled up with snow after heavy rains the water level in the canals of Venice exceeded ordinariness mark by almost 1.5 meters, snow in England led to traffic jams

Following last summer, winter has decided to also show that long-term meteorological forecasts — employment is generally useless. The weather can only speak in the present tense. And what kind of a continent it is not gone — all abnormal weather. Which confirms meteoobzor prepared Boris Butkova. If it were not geotitr country name in the lower right

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Forecasters Latvia: we must prepare for the worst

Although, during the XX century, the average annual temperature in Latvia increased by about 1 degree, past and present have been very frosty winter and snow. Therefore Latvian hydrometeorological warning: this spring is expected severe floods and residents should be prepared for the worst scenario.

As told in an interview with the head of department tvnet hydrometeorological forecast Latvian Centre Environment, Geology and Meteorology Laura Krumins, expected in February 2011 will be warmer and less snow than the previous months. December with its heavy snowfall, according to her, can be called "a little abnormal". In Latvia, the rare cases where,

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