January 24, 2010 at 00:21 inhabitants of the capital of Uzbekistan were woken up by a strong vertical push resembling an underground explosion. According to the seismic station "Tashkent", the epicenter of the earthquake was located directly under the city, the magnitude of the shock was 3.5 on the Richter scale. According to preliminary data, death and destruction on the territory of Tashkent is not.
Recall that this is the second in recent years, an earthquake with its epicenter in the capital of Uzbekistan. The previous magnitude 6 on the Richter scale happened August 22, 2008. According Read more [...]
Rainbow over the flooded area of the city in the same state of Arizona January 22, 2010. (David Kadlubowski / Arizona Republic via AP)
We already told you about the bad weather here in California (video) and here (photo), and yet here, but the rampant disaster affected not only the "Sunny" state, and walked around the south-west of the country. Arizona desert covered with a blanket of snow in Las Vegas fell to 4 cm. Precipitation. Floods, snow drifts and icy roads have caused the death of about a dozen Americans.
Left the car at the railway station on Friday, 22 January 2010 in Arizona. Read more [...]
July 18, 2013. While climate change is the responsibility of such an exact science as fundamental physics, this is largely the result of a complex interaction of factors that are not entirely clear. For example, it is obvious that in terms of global warming sea level rise as a warmer water in the oceans expand and glaciers and ice sheets melt. But the rate of sea-level rise and its endpoint remain the subject of heated debate.
This week, some clarity to the issue have two new articles. One devoted to where to stop the sea level, the climate once again come into balance (a few centuries). The Read more [...]
More than 2 thousand tourists from Europe and North and South America, who were trapped in floods and landslides in the territory of the historic reserve of Machu Picchu in Peru, will be evacuated from the disaster zone on six military helicopters. This was stated by the representative of the company PeruRail - the operator of the railway linking the reserve to the outside world. His words led AFP.
Tourists trapped in hotels and at the railway station of the town of Aguascalientes - the final station of the railway connecting historical park with the city of Cusco - once on Saturday, January 23, Read more [...]
Soufriere Hills volcano erupted on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. (AP Photo / Wayne Fenton)
In this photo review pictures from different parts of the world where fixed abnormal weather conditions. Many of them have received the attention of the press, some mentioned in the slides, either intentionally or by accident we do not know. After seeing the post integrity can imagine what is happening on the planet. The main thing is that the fact remains - it happened and it goes on.
Photos are clickable.
Man and dog sitting on the steps of the historic monument, surrounded by morning fog, Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Monday near the Pacific coast of the peninsula in the south Osumi Kyushu, according to the Bureau of Meteorology website Japan.
The epicenter of the earthquake recorded at 16.15 local time (10.15 MSK), located at a depth of 50 kilometers, is located 75 kilometers from the city of Kagoshima.
According to the Bureau, significant tremors felt urban residents Nitinan, Kagoshima and Miyazaki.
Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet, there is no tsunami threat.
Source: RIA Novosti. Read more [...]
In Zaporozhye lowering the temperature to -20 ° causes congestion and blackouts.
According to the press service of the energy supplying company of Zaporozhye region of "Zaporizhiaoblenergo" (EPZ), a sharp decrease in temperature resulted in a massive increase in consumer use of electric heaters.
"In this regard, in Zaporozhye load on the network has increased significantly, leading to congestion and disconnection and damage electrical equipment. Every day is fixed for 10-15 mass lesions in substations - fuses blow. In addition, over the weekend of action came 11 cable lines 6-10 kV ", - the Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Thursday, 28 January, in the north-western Argentina.
On the USGS site reported that tremors were recorded at 08:04 (11:04 MSK) at a depth of 106 kilometers. Their epicenter was located 170 kilometers north-west of the city of San Salvador de Jujuy. Information about victims or damage were reported.
In the western part of Nicaragua earthquake. Tremors force 4.8 on the Richter scale have been recorded by local institute of Geophysical Survey. Information about the devastation and victims yet.
The earthquake was located at a depth of 50 kilometers, in the resort area of Masachapa. Experts believe that the movement of the earth caused by the nonstandard tectonic cataclysms, which are fixed now in the Caribbean. In the affected area is the area from Haiti to the north-east of Venezuela.
Climate scientists from the University of East Anglia refused to provide the raw data observations on request opponents of the theory of human influence on the growth temperature. Direct instructions not to share this data was found in the e-mails stolen by hackers from the servers of the University, which is one of the most active organizations involved in the study of global warming. New details leading British newspaper The Times.
Thousands of documents relating to climate research, were laid out by unknown hackers (although there were suggestions that hackers working from Siberia) in the Read more [...]
Atlantic cyclone brought on Thursday in the capital of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude record warm temperatures for this day - minus 3 degrees, it is almost one degree above the previous high, recorded January 28, 2002. "Warmed far eastern Atlantic territory of Russia - it still sends its heat through the basin of the Arctic seas to the east," - says the weatherman.
Cyclone brought to Lake Baikal is not only warm, but also a hurricane, the report said. In the near future temperature in Buryatia decreases by about 10 degrees, but the wind is still strong, according to the website.
Source: Eye of the world Read more [...]
The Nile Delta, Egypt's breadbasket since ancient times, gives the onslaught of global warming (read geo-climatic changes).
Over the last century the level of the Mediterranean Sea in the Nile Delta region rose by 20 centimeters, which led to an increase in the concentration of salt water in the river and the soil. According to the official forecast that by 2025 the sea level will rise by 30 cm. Would be flooded about 200 square meters. km. Over half a million people will lose their homes and livelihoods. Disappear about 70 thousand. Workplaces. By the end of the century the number of "climate Read more [...]
July 19, 2013. Rainfall reached 190 mm, flooding severely disrupted traffic movement. Under the water was a lot of cars, taxis, in water are more than 200 buses. Urban drainage system has failed, say municipal services.
Source: TCH.ua Read more [...]
Movement of intercity buses in the Rostov region in all directions is closed due to heavy ice, the cause of which served as rain.
“The movement of passenger vehicles in the Rostov region is closed in all directions due to the fact that sub-zero temperatures – it ranges from -5 … -6 ° – the rain, and the roads are covered with ice, “- said on Friday the agency” Interfax “Minister of Roads, Transport and Communications of the Rostov region Vasily Holla.
Berlin covered with snow
Small Photocross Europe.
That picture is, you need to look holistically.
Berlin covered with snow
Snow in Madrid
Snow in Amsterdam
Germany, children are skating on the frozen lake.
Snowfall in Kiev
Frosts in Bucharest
Snow in Istanbul
Man feeding seagulls in Istanbul Park
Snow in England
Frosts in Poland
Source: Inosmi Read more [...]
In these days of January frosty anticyclone put everything upside down. In the south of the European part of severe frosts, and to the north of anomalously warm. The reason cyclones moving through the water areas of the Arctic seas, do not miss the cold air, and the mean daily temperature on the eve of the north-east of European Russia was above normal by 12-16 degrees.
In addition to heat, cyclones are snowfall, wind increase, raising the snowstorm. And in the area of inclement weather, first of all, are the extreme northern regions of the Republic of Komi Vorkuta, Inta, Pechora, Usinsk.
Today, Read more [...]
Black Sea coast of Russia on Tuesday night was attacked cold anticyclone, the temperature in the subtropical zone of the resort dropped to 17-19 degrees below zero, only lucky Sochi, where the temperature was slightly, but higher than zero.
"In the Krasnodar Territory in the morning on January 26 seats frost firmed to minus -20 ... -22 °, on the Black Sea coast to -17 ... -19 °, only in the Greater Sochi air temperature remained weakly positive
Forecasters promised "stormy weather" in the last week of January in the Southern and North Caucasus federal districts - "with ice, complex deposits, Read more [...]
Galapagos Islands - an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, consisting of 19 islands and 107 rocks and alluvial areas.
Earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and 5.1 occurred on Friday, a thousand kilometers to the west of the coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean located in the Galapagos Islands, information on casualties or damage were reported, according to the USGS site.
Tremors were recorded at 20:47 on UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 23:47 MSK). Their epicenter was located 300 kilometers north of Port Villamil on Isabela Island at a depth of 30 kilometers.
Source: RIA Novosti, USGS
1.979 ° N, 90.303 Read more [...]
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