Karelian Republican Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring forecasts for this week of abnormally hot weather in Karelia - the thermometer on some days will rise to 35 degrees Celsius, according to a report released Monday by forecasters.
"In the period from July 12 to 17 in the territory of the Republic of Karelia in Petrozavodsk will establish abnormally hot weather with average daily temperature deviation from the norm in the city of Petrozavodsk at 7 degrees. Maximum heating air in the republic in the afternoon - plus 35 degrees, "- said in a statement.
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Cuban authorities urged people to saving and rational use of drinking water due to a severe drought and depletion of reservoirs, said on Monday the local media.
"The low availability of water resources (2 billion cubic meters less than in the same period last year), entails very strict control of water resources, their management and the optimal use of strict control over the technical condition of water conservancy facilities," - said newspaper "Granma".
According to the publication, in the month of June in the country fell to 135 millimeters of rain, which is only 69% of the average historical Read more [...]
August 11, 2013. While officials determine the damage caused by floods, which are raging in several regions of Russia, a devastating cyclone capture new territories and shifts toward the Kurgan region.In Russia started to count the damage from the summer floods. Only in the Far East, it is a billion rubles. This was on a conference in the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin reported regional governors who podtopilo hardest. According to officials, the figures are not final.
The President gave the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Emergency Situations Ministry of Regional Development and the task of determining Read more [...]
In Crimea, due to bad weather hit five areas of autonomy. Strong winds and rain led to the fall of trees, flooding farmlands, destruction of roofs off of electricity and gas. Of lightning killed a 57-year-old woman.
According to the press service of the Crimean cupola MOE, as a result of falling tree branches and trees in Dzhankojsky, Nizhnegorskiy, Pervomay, Razdolnensky and Krasnogvardejskiy, areas caused the disconnection of power supply 18 towns and 2 partially. Damaged 11 high-voltage networks 6-10 kV, 164 transformer substations.
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Nefteyugansk witnesses managed to shoot a video for the rare natural phenomenon of these places - the tornado. Destructive whirlwind walked across the parking lot and technical buildings on the outskirts of the city.
Tornado tall with 8-storey house with a roof and broke easily braided metal sheets, like paper. According to forecasters, the crater was formed due to the contrast of warm and cold air along with the storm.
And in Lipetsk almost the entire city center was flooded due to heavy rains. Roads stalled dozens of cars. In the midst of huge puddles stuck taxis and trolleys. The movement Read more [...]
Tornado passed on Monday over the sand dunes of the German island of Heligoland, is affected, the agency DPA.
Helgoland - island in the North Sea as part of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, the area of the island - just 1.7 square kilometers.
As reported by camping on the island is completely drifted sand, witnesses also report fallen on takeoff field on the island of the airplane.
As the director of Island Tourism Claus Furtmayer injured eight people, including two - hard.
At the scene of the island's own rescue services until further assistance from the mainland is Read more [...]
Over the Netherlands today hurricane with showers and thunderstorms. According to the National Bureau of Meteorology, the wind speed reached 100 kilometers per hour.
Particularly affected eastern provinces Groningen, Drenthe, Gelderland and Limburg.
Here uprooted dozens of trees, many of which fell on the car and the railway line, making it difficult to move.
In some settlements were broken power lines, ripped off roofs. Destroyed as part of the roof rail station in the city of Hengelo.
Fortunately, the human victims managed to escape, but several people were seriously injured and Read more [...]
July 13 inhabitants of Tomsk could see 4 rainbow unusual shape. Unique natural phenomenon appeared over Tomsk at 7 am.
In Tomsk the Hydrometeorological Center reported that rainbow for our latitude - a normal phenomenon, especially during the cyclone, which is above the Tomsk region, however, explain the appearance of an inverted rainbow could not.
"Sami rainbow - it is the refraction of light. On one side - the clouds, the rain, on the other hand - the sun. The sun hits the droplet clouds and refraction of light begins. Rainbows can be several, depending on how things are areas of Read more [...]
Goodbye to South Africa FIFA World Cup and met a new wave of frosty winter. In the Southern Hemisphere temperature inexorably committed to the historical record.
According to the National Weather Service of South Africa, on Tuesday, when the country will leave the majority of fans and organizers of the World Cup, the territory will lay ice storms from Antarctica.
In the Northern Cape, in the town of Williston frost made a mark minus 6 degrees Celsius. To the east of South Africa blew winds of up to 60 kilometers per hour.
Nelson Mandela, who appeared on the final match in the Russian Read more [...]
In Germany, which, like Russia, is suffering from the heat wave, and walked more rare for these latitudes tornado. Hardest-hit district of Westphalia and the resort island of Helgoland in the North Sea. There's even introduced a state of emergency.
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Pollution of the Black Sea near Odessa caused by algal blooms, according to the press service of the Ministry of Environment with reference to the results of studies of Ukrainian Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas.
Spots of gray-yellow color on the surface of sea water - a length of four kilometers and a width of two to three kilometers - 11 July found the Environmental Inspectorate for Environmental Protection northwestern Black Sea region during the test the waters of the Gulf of Odessa. Selected for chemical analysis for contaminants water samples from areas of contamination were Read more [...]
August 11, 2013. At least 22 people, including six children, were killed in the floods in the north of the Afghan capital. This was reported today by representatives of the Kabul police. According to them, the cause of the disaster became prolonged heavy rains accompanied by hail.
The number of victims is specified. Farmland suffered significant damage. Destroyed a number of houses: water flows easily demolish these buildings, since many of them are made from low-quality materials, such as clay.
Earlier this month, more than 60 people were killed in floods also caused by downpours in the region Read more [...]
The heat is not only in the central regions of Russia. Weather surprises even our southern neighbors, for whom the summer heat - it is a usual thing.
In Georgia, the temperature breaks all records: during the week in the afternoon the thermometer rises above the level where 40 degrees Celsius.
One of the residents of Tbilisi said on the eve of "anomalous heat is already more than a week. It now had a record temperature display - more than 40 degrees.
Breathe, people do not know where to hide from the heat. For more than two weeks, not precipitation. Even at night the temperature drops below Read more [...]
A bolt of lightning on Tuesday hit the transformer station (TS) in Kasli district of Chelyabinsk region, resulting in more than 3 thousand people, including City Hospital, were left without electricity, said on Tuesday the press center of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.
"On Tuesday at 09:10 (7:10 MSK) in operational duty shift Crisis Management Centre region was reported in part without electricity in the city of Castle. Reason for the disconnection was hit lightning in the TA-61, resulting in a collapsed post insulators transformer, "says the report.
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Flocks of sharks katranov come into coastal waters of southern Primorye, on the beaches in the summer resting thousands Far East, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a senior fellow at the Institute of Biology lab ichthyology and Far East Branch, Ph.D., Alexander Sokolov.
"Katrana - quite common form of shark that lives in the Black Sea, and in the Sea of Japan. The length of an adult can reach 1.5 meters, but the Katrana do not attack people. The only threat to humans may be two of her stud located on the front fins. When negligence they can be scratched and even pierce the rubber boat, "- Read more [...]
According to preliminary reports, the landslide in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan Three people were killed, 57 unaccounted for.
According to reports, the tragedy occurred at about 04:00 local time (00:00 MSK) on Tuesday. Selle covered a number of houses in the village of Xiaohe. In the village broken power supply, there are serious communication failure.
Local authorities organized rescue teams to the village to assist in the rescue effort came to the local government, reports "Interfax".
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