In Peru, three people were killed and two are missing due to the exit from the banks of the river in the department of Huancavelica Huayanay in the south of the country, the cause of which served as heavy rains in the region in the last few weeks. This was reported by the local authorities.
Head of the Department of Federico Salas said that the flood affected a total of more than 150 people. "A few hours after the floods, which began on Tuesday night, was recorded mud flows that destroyed several buildings in the surrounding communities," - he added.
In connection with anomalously high intensity Read more [...]
Forecasters predict the coming days shestidesyatigradusnye frosts in the Yakut village Oymyakon, which is traditionally considered one of the two "poles of cold" in the Northern Hemisphere, said Tuesday RIA Novosti Yakutsk Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.
The second pole of cold in the Northern Hemisphere is located over Greenland and northeastern North America. Here winter temperatures can drop to minus 65-70 °, but because of the cold summer we have noted here and the lowest average annual temperature in the Northern Hemisphere in the center of Greenland below -30 Read more [...]
Hurricane in Poti
In Georgia, the city of Poti in a powerful hurricane wind gusts reached such force that easily tore roofs off houses, felled centuries-old trees and power transmission towers. As a result, no light left more than a thousand families.
Damaged dozens of buildings, including the building of a school. Roads congestion. Disaster relief and rescue teams involved in power engineering.
Source: The first channel Read more [...]
The coldest in the last seven years winter was the cause of death in the northern states of India, more than 400 people, according to Indian media on Wednesday, citing official sources.
Cold hold for a second month. In Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi the capital of the temperature at night drops to 5 - 7 ° Celsius. Thermophilic India, houses in which traditionally are not adapted to the cold weather, do not have central heating and double glazing, even, it was a real disaster.
Among the dead from the cold, most - the homeless and day laborers who flock to the capital for work from remote places Read more [...]
Sinkhole on the territory of the Holy Spirit Monastery opened the researchers to study the pre-revolutionary system of underground utilities Tsaritsyn.
According to the press service of the Volgograd diocese after the holidays in the courtyard of the Holy Spirit Monastery formed a significant sinkhole. The diameter of the failure on the surface is about one and a half meters and a depth of two meters up to five or six meters in diameter. It is assumed that the failure has opened access to the catacombs of the Holy Spirit Monastery, which was built in 1911 under the leadership of priest-monk Heliodorus Read more [...]
The earthquake occurred last night in the Talas region in northern Kyrgyzstan. "According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences, at the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 5 points registered in 23 hours 35 minutes local time (20:35 MSK) on 19 January. The epicenter of the earthquake was located on the slopes of the Talas Range 50 kilometers south-west from the regional center - the city of Talas, "- said the agency interlocutor. The earthquake was felt in the villages of Archytas, Leninpol and Talas.
According to preliminary data the MOE, no victims and destructions.
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The consequences of the earthquake in Haiti, a wave swept over the Earth. Here and there began to be recorded by seismographs of plate motion. Well, it's more than natural - it does move, it means there progressed. Another thing is that the news agencies do not analyze these events and what's more, some of the earthquakes even said a word.
Let's see:All earthquakes that that stands fixed USGS. These are screwed to Google Earth
It is believed that this service underestimates the quantity and quality of earthquakes, well, that's a serious accusation.
It is interesting that in the screenshot Read more [...]
July 19, 2013. At a recent government meeting Marat Akhmetov, Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tajikistan, said the increased to 35 the number of areas where the drought has been fixed. In the republic of all w 43 districts, which means that 80% of the region is suffering from drought, there declared a state of emergency. Harvesting began in almost all areas: the number of namolochennyh grain exceeded 80 thousand tons.
Drought, according minsehozproda Halve predicted earlier harvest of five million tons. If the forecasts are correct, the republic will gather at this year's 20% Read more [...]
The natural disaster that struck the American state of California on Wednesday, triggered a flood. Local authorities plan to evacuate 489 homes, according to the American newspaper Los Angeles Times.
The National Weather Service has registered in California, at least, one tornado, four rainfall and wind storm, gusts that reached 129 km per hour. According to forecasters, the more powerful and cold storm should fall on a Wednesday evening at the city of Los Angeles.
The newspaper notes that the storm will test the old system of flood management in the Los Angeles area, which was established in Read more [...]
Mudflows and floods are the result of three days of torrential rains in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
Victims of raging in the Sinai and southern Egypt three days of heavy rains that caused mudslides and floods have become 12 people, including a British tourist. Another 40 people were injured, and tens - unaccounted for. Such showers that passed the day before, was not here 16 years.Hostage disaster in Egypt were also about 300 rosiyskih tourists. Several coaches have been blocked due to flooding on the road Cairo - Sharm el-Sheikh. Almost daily passengers spent without food and water. Read more [...]
Experts have recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 in the area of the Japanese capital, data on casualties or damage were reported, no tsunami threat. As reported by the national meteorological office, the epicenter of the disaster was near the Izu Peninsula, its center lies below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 10 km.
The strongest quake was recorded in the resort towns of Ito and Atami. Fluctuations smaller force felt in the neighboring prefectures of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, in most Japanese capital and several other prefectures in the southern part of the island Read more [...]
Thick fog and intense cold continued to demoralize moving rail and air transport in the north of India. Bad weather has made changes to the flight schedule at least 170 flights after the night of Tuesday to the capital of India Delhi dropped a thick fog. In addition, the Indian authorities have canceled hundreds of flights around railway lines. Visibility on the streets of Delhi in many areas does not exceed 50 m, making it difficult to car traffic.
In the Philippines, an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 35 kilometers under the seabed at a distance of 140 km south-east of the Philippines, the Pandan.
Also, in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Tonga today, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 344.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a distance of 240 km north-west of the capital city of the Kingdom Read more [...]
At least three people were killed and three others are missing as a result of landslides that have arisen due to the heavy rains in the south of Peru. Currently, archaeologists are in the region of renovation works partially destroyed the ancient buildings of the Incas.
Thanks to our extensive anticyclone, in the center of Russia still extremely high atmospheric pressure.
Today also marks another record. By 11 o'clock the atmospheric pressure in the city (according to the reference weather station ENEA) increased to 1027.4 hPa (770.61 millimeters of mercury). The maximum amount by which the pressure was increased on January 21 was 1027.3 hPa (770.54 mm Hg) and was observed in 1973
Set fourth in the current January record of atmospheric pressure.
Monthly record is in 1972, when under the pressure of anticyclonic weather in Moscow rose to 780.74 millimeters of Read more [...]
As reported in the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS, the flow of lava erupting from a volcano crater Kluchevskoy Kamchatka, down to the level of 3.7 km in the north-western slope of the giant threat to settlements not.
Per night on a volcano 150 registered earthquakes. Above the crater to a height of 700 meters thrown columns of vapor and gas from the ashes. The height of the emission of lava reached a height of 100 meters above the summit. This phenomenon was observed in the dark.
The volcano began to increase activity since August last year.
Source: ITAR-TASS Read more [...]
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