Mexican capital and the surrounding villages, located in the Valley of Mexico, sink into the ground at a speed of 44 centimeters per year. Reported by the Director of the National Commission on Water Jose Tamargo, indicating that this process becomes one of national security issues, ITAR-TASS reported.
The main reason is happening Tamargo called groundwater use to meet the needs of the residents of the Federal District. In particular, Mexico already exists more than 2.7 thousand. Wells daily pumped through which significant amounts of fluid.
Groundwater more than 60% of the moisture consumed Read more [...]
Sanepidsluzhby in the Argentine city of Mendoza, in a thousand kilometers to the west of the capital, Buenos Aires, found mercury in drinking water, according to local news agency Saturday Infobae.
Mercury was found Friday night in the sources of the origin of the water intake for most of the city and suburbs.
Water supply of the population was terminated immediately after the analysis.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
Spontaneous phenomenon began shortly after midnight, and led to the cessation of movement on a number of roads and disrupted flights in aviation. According to the Civil Protection of nearby houses were evacuated about 500 people. Their life is not in danger. The volcano, located 200 km east of Reykjavik near the glacier Eyjafjallajökull, was inactive the past 200 years. "We believe that none of the inhabitants of the area of the eruption is not in danger, but are making the evacuation of 500 to 600 people from the region", - told the AFP news agency the head of the Office of Civil Defence Read more [...]
The Arabian Peninsula, with its deserts — hot and arid place on our planet. However, in recent days, residents of the town of El-Baha and Bisha, which are located in the south-western Saudi Arabia, had to hide not from the heat and rain.
So, on Friday for one day in Al Bahah dropped 19 mm of rain, and in Bisha 9 mm. Even more showers were on Thursday, when the Al Bahah dropped 23 mm and 26 mm in Bisha. And it's very, very much, because of the climate norm in April in these areas falls no more than 10 mm of moisture. And the rains accompanied by thunderstorms and a decrease in temperature. Read more [...]
The volcanic ash cloud heading towards Siberia. A few hours ago it covers Europe, and now is coming to Omsk, bypassing the Samara region and the south Urals.
Deputy Head of the Russian Federation Valery Hydromet Dyadyuchenko said that cloud covers the North-Western Federal District, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, north of the Central district, Samara region, south of the Urals and north of the Rostov region. Dangers of the cloud is, as its concentration is minimal.
However, this does not mean that the ash does not affect the operation of aircraft engines - said Dyadyuchenko "Interfax".
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Unusually cold weather for mid-April to almost the entire territory of Japan, said Friday mmo country.
The strongest cooling due to the extension of the low pressure is observed on the Pacific coast of Japan. In most areas, the temperature does not exceed 10 ?. In Osaka, the thermometer dropped to the level of 7.9 ?. In the capital of Japan, the temperature was only 5.5 degrees. In neighboring Tokyo, Chiba Prefecture temperature did not exceed 4.2 degrees. The average is 4 ... 8 degrees below average standards. This temperature is characteristic for the middle of winter. In the north and in the Read more [...]
Torrential rains that fell in the last two days on the mountain province of Asir in the south-western Saudi Arabia, and caused floods and debris flows have led to the deaths of 14 people, reported Saturday the Saudi media.
On Thursday, representatives of the Civil Defence Forces declared the four victims.
In some areas of the province declared a state of emergency. Dozens of people are still locked in tight spaces as a result of flooding and erosion of roads. According to a representative of the Civil Defence Forces Major General Mohammed al-Asami, rescue work in the province conducted 24 hours Read more [...]
Volcanic ash cloud, which stood in the way of foreign delegations, only grows. According to recent reports, fully enclosed air space more than 20 states of the Old World.
Is the second attempt to get home, Angela Merkel fails. Her first plane from the United States made an emergency landing in Portugal. Now the flight from Lisbon broke in the Roman airport. Continue the journey to the Chancellor will have to land.
In Russia, delayed or canceled nearly three hundred flights to Europe. More than half - of the capital Sheremetyeva. Meanwhile, the volcano continues to exhale all the new portions Read more [...]
Volcano calms down for a long time
Volcanic activity in Iceland is activated at intervals of about 50-80 years. And now is the new cycle.
Flying over the North Atlantic and the surrounding areas may be virtually discontinued in the next few years, experts predict. And explosions Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland and the ash cloud - to become a familiar sight. Volcano woke up quietly over the last ten years. And remind yourself about the tremors. The last earthquake that triggered Eyjafjallajökull occurred in late May 2008. The epicenter of the magnitude 6.2 earthquake was 50 kilometers Read more [...]
July 30, 2013. Tornado swept over the region Gretstsago west of Milan, where the production of a number of Italian companies. The tornado lasted only 10 minutes, but during that time he managed to destroy several buildings, tear out of the earth pillars of power lines, to turn a lot of cars and wounding more than a dozen people.
«We were inside at the time when the truck hit the wall and he kicked her. Then burst the windows, and we all could not understand what was happening. Just look: the roof blown off and the door everything is destroyed»- Quoted Reuters local residents, Read more [...]
Glaciers are a clear indicator that the ongoing climate change. Yahoo! Green leads regular photos of disappearing glaciers of the world.
Glacial National Park in 1938 and 2005 in Montana (Photo: United States Geological Survey). During the founding of the National Park of the Ice (1912), there were 100 glaciers, now there are 26 According to Lonnie Thompson, a professor at Ohio State University, all of Glacier National Park will disappear in the next 30 years.
Muir Glacier national park "Glacier Bay" in Alaska in August 1941 and 2004 (Photo: United States Geological Survey).
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Reconstruction of the spread of the dust cloud made by the European synoptics. Click to enlarge.
The ash cloud over Europe caused by the volcanic eruption in Iceland will continue until the middle of next week, meteorologists say.
Most European countries on Sunday extended the ban on air travel, air carriers themselves find it difficult to say when flights will resume. Losses due to the volcano can reach billions of euros.
Aggravation of the situation with the air traffic in Europe was caused by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano (Eyjafjallajokull) in Iceland, which began on Wednesday Read more [...]
Because of record high temperatures in the last month in India killed at least 80 people. The temperature in the northern, north-western and central parts of the country is around + 44 °. This heat wave has come for the first time in the last 52 year. According to forecasters, the weather will last for at least two days.
The unprecedented heat was established in the north and east of India. Thermometer through the roof of the forty-degree mark. This is an extremely high figure for April.
In some cities set new temperature records. So, in Dzharsuguda, located in the state of Orissa in Read more [...]
The northernmost active volcano in Kamchatka Shiveluch on Monday threw out a column of ash to a height of 7.5 kilometers, according to RIA Novosti, the representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences.
"Intense plumes from the crater of the giant watch specialists Kluchevskoy vulkanostantsii located 40 kilometers from the volcano," - said the agency interlocutor.
He explained that the plumes of ash emissions extend to a distance of 10 kilometers.
During the day in the vicinity of the volcano seismic record of more than 40 local earthquakes. Read more [...]
It seems that the weather forecast and the authorities of the partial flooding of Kiev justified. At the weekend flooded the Peoples' Friendship Park near Moscow bridge, stairs and benches on the embankment of the Dnieper, and in Gidropark temporarily closed one of the restaurants
But the people of the elite Concha Zaspa in complete tranquility. "Every morning swim in Kozynka. No sign of the flood is not yet ", - told the" Today "a local resident, former deputy mayor of the capital Yevgeny Chervonenko.
The current government also remain calm. "The level that we have now, Read more [...]
Salvation is of the apocalypse, which must come, according to the Mayan calendar, December 31, 2012, will cost $ 10 million. That's how much will it cost each company created Vivos underground bunkers that will make their owners happy to survive. On sale shelter capable of withstanding blow the asteroid, nuclear explosion, chemical or biological attack, and various natural disasters.
The company has developed the concept of a network of 20 bins, which will be located in the vicinity of major American cities. In each of them can accommodate up to 200 people. Spacious underground structures Read more [...]
geological hazard map of Moscow
Muscovites face a much greater threat than the global financial crisis, and even World War III. Russian authorities are aware of this danger, but hide it from the people of Moscow. Many people know about the so-called "underground Moscow Sea." Its existence was made by Academician Gubkin that proizvodilgeologicheskuyu exploration to detect oil directly at Moscow and its suburbs. Instead of oil, Academician Gubkin discovered a huge water tank, suggesting that this part of the sea, which at one time blanket Central Russian plain.
For some reason, this part of the Read more [...]
In northern Italy, April 12, 2010, there was a train accident. Passenger train derailed. It is already known about the six victims.
The train belonged to the regional companies Sad. He left at 08:20 (10:20) and was due to arrive in Merano, according to the schedule, at 09:43 (11:43). According to preliminary reports, the accident occurred at 09:05 local time (11:05) in the railway section between stations Kastelbello and Laces near Merano.
The primary cause of PE is called a sinkhole on a section of the path. Earlier it was reported that injured 20 people. However, rescuers have already removed Read more [...]
The island nation of Vanuatu prepares evacuation of about 3 thousand people in the country due to the increased activity of the volcano Gaoua (Gaua), said on Monday, AFP reported citing local authorities.
"He (the volcano) is gaining momentum. A few days ago it was clear that the atmosphere was emitted large amounts of volcanic ash. Active volcano unstable, it is growing, "- was quoted as saying the representative of local government to combat and prevent the effects of natural disasters Coris Peter (Peter Korisa).
According to authorities, Gaoua already started spewing into the atmosphere Read more [...]