At least 12 people were killed and dozens more were injured in a powerful rainstorm that hit on Monday evening at the Indian capital Delhi, said on Tuesday the Indian media quoted city officials.
Powerful monsoon rain, accompanied by gusts of wind speed reaches 90 miles per hour, struck Delhi on Monday evening. Wind felled trees, tore roofs off houses in poor neighborhoods. Just a few hours in the city fell 51.4 millimeters of precipitation.
According to the newspaper "Times of India", at least six people were killed as a result of electric shock due to a broken wind wiring. Another six people Read more [...]
More than 50,000 people from 45 villages administratively subordinate city Chizhou (Anhui Province, eastern China), have been cut off from the outside world on Tuesday as a result of continuous heavy rains, according to Xinhua news agency.
Information about the victims and the injured have been reported yet.
Early in the morning on Tuesday, townships and towns hit torrential rains. Within six hours of rainfall in 21 settlements exceeded 100 millimeters in eight points - 200 millimeters, fell in some places up to 245 millimeters of rain. The floods in the affected villages were destroyed by Read more [...]
In Bashkortostan, as a result of a lightning strike killed two local residents. About RBC informed in the press service of the republican Ministry of Emergency Situations. According to the source, the tragedy occurred in the area Gafuriysky Bashkiria.
Lightning hit the two men were returning from the hay during a thunderstorm. The press service noted that the storm caught the men in the field, so they had nowhere to hide. Obtained from a powerful electric shock, they died on the spot.
Currently, this fact is checked.
· In India, lightning killed 32 people
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Because of the danger of river flooding after heavy rains over the last few days of the evacuation warning is given 85 thousand inhabitants of the northern districts of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. This was reported by Kyodo news agency.
In Kitakyushu City in connection with the flood Murasaki an evacuation order received 1,200. Recommendation on evacuation given another 27 thousand residents.
Because of the risk of river flooding evacuation recommendation is also given a number of 59 thousand inhabitants of the city of Fukuoka, where in just one hour fell to 68 mm of rain.
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August 11, 2013. At the border with Russia in Heilongjiang Province / Northeast China / expect strong over the last twenty years a flood. This was announced today Xinhua News Agency reported.
According to the agency, the current level of water in the river Nenjiang exceeded the norm by 1.62 meters. For this reason, the authorities announced «Orange» level of anxiety. In the PRC adopted a four-warning system for natural disasters, in which the level of danger is indicated by blue, yellow, orange and red colors.
According to the National Meteorological Center of China, for the next Read more [...]
Hurricane winds felled poles and trees in Adygea
Hurricane winds on Wednesday threw poles and trees in the capital of Adygea — the city of Maikop, hit three cars, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, the official representative of the republican administration Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Sergeev.
«About 17.00 MSK Maikop was a hurricane for ten minutes. Due to the wind dropped two pillars of power lines and a tree, they crushed three cars, people have not suffered», — Sergeyev said.
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Recently, in the Crimea, there are many snakes. As «Komsomolskaya» the chief of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Crimea Mazilin Alexander, now in the soil contribute less chemicals and more food was — mice, gophers.
« Many signals coming from Saki region, — says Alexander, — Although experts in snakes we have, but people still refer to the MOE. Have to travel. Put on high boots and canvas pants. With the help of sticks trying to get kite from home. One deputy even stood up for us in this regard and tried to write Read more [...]
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Seismologists, hiding behind a ban on open projections hide their failure in predicting earthquakes. This in an interview with "Echo" said seismologist known Russian Viktor Bokov.
"In the case here as some of them, when the accuracy of their forecasts is about 90%, then to hide from the public the expected earthquake is a crime," - said the scientist.
Meanwhile B. Bokova also said that he fully agrees with John. Nazarov, the author of articles on the subject, published in an issue of "Echo".
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Natural anomaly in the Kazakh Kostanai. In the middle of summer in suburban areas re-flowered gardens. Again dismissed buds of apple and rowan.
And the flowers were covered with trees, which have already begun to bear fruit. According to growers, this phenomenon is associated with the vagaries of nature.
Drought in the region has been replaced by rain, and the plants can take the lack of moisture in winter conditions.
It is noteworthy that spring primroses also blossomed for the second time.
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Wednesday off the coast of Chile, according to the United States Geological studies.
Tremors were reported in 8.32 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 12.32 MSK). The epicenter was located 55 kilometers south-east of the port city of Lebu in the central region of the state of the Latin American Bio-Bio, and its center lies at a depth of 28.4 kilometers.
Reports of casualties or damage, as well as the threat of a tsunami, have been reported. However, experts Pacific Tsunami Warning Center noted that the tremors of such forces may provoke the Read more [...]
The number of victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines has risen to 20, 60 people remain unaccounted for, according to Agence France-Presse on Wednesday with reference to representatives of the local authorities.
Typhoon "Conson" struck Tuesday night on the main island of the archipelago of Luzon. Previously reported eight dead and 11 missing.
At least 12 people were killed by falling trees and walls, most of the rest were drowned. Among the 57 missing fishermen, according to the National Center disaster. The army said that three people were missing after water flooded their home Read more [...]
Heavy showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday marked the near to the Atlantic side of France. Temporarily were flooded the streets of many cities, including Paris.
Rampant disaster resulted in the death of one person in the department of Côte d'# 39, OP (center of the country) - it has fallen tree. In the departments of the north and west of France, as reported by the rescue services, "affected a large number of citizens." In the department of Ardennes (the northern part of the country), three women were injured by falling tree in their tent. The condition of one of them - hard.
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The lowest temperature recorded in the year on Wednesday in the south of Brazil, according to the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet).
According to the ministry, in Urupema, located in the mountains of the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, the thermometer dropped to a mark? 7.8 degrees Celsius. Negative temperature marked 20 more cities. In rural areas marked on the frozen soil and the formation of ice on the roads in the early morning hours.
Meteorologists attributed lowest temperatru with the advent of the mass of cold polar air from Antarctica. This phenomenon is characteristic Read more [...]
Karymsky Kamchatka on Wednesday threw out a cloud of ash to a height of more than three kilometers, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences.
Karimsky considered one of the most active among the 29 active volcanoes of Kamchatka.
«Seismic stations in the past day, registered in the area of the volcano about 300 local earthquakes. Video surveillance Karimskaya difficult, however, seismic data suggest that some local earthquakes accompanied ash plumes. The height of the most powerful release was up more than three kilometers», — Read more [...]
The drought, which began in Kalmykia over a month ago, has already destroyed nearly 25 thousand hectares of crops, in the territory of the republic introduced a state of emergency, said the spokesman of the Southern Regional Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
According to authorities, the drought began in the territory and Sarpinsky Maloderbet districts of the country since June 9. Within a month, the maximum air temperature was raised to 35-40 degrees, the humidity in the daytime was lowered to 20%.
«As a result of the unfavorable agro-meteorological conditions occurred destruction Read more [...]
While Europe, the USA and Russia languishing from the heatwave in South America cold air currents brought frost in the southern regions of Brazil. There have been recorded temperatures below minus five degrees Celsius.
The lowest temperatures were recorded in the state of Parana in southern Brazil. Here in generals Carneiro thermometers showed minus 5.7 degrees Celsius. According to the National Meteorological Institute of Brazil (Inmet) is the lowest this year, daytime temperatures in the state.
In the neighboring state of Santa Catarina in the city of Sao Joachim was recorded temperature Read more [...]
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In ayylnom District Kadamjay Maidan district of Batken region of Kyrgyzstan as a result of mudslides destroyed part of the highway. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
According to her, mudflow destroyed the gardens of some citizens, as well as 500 meters of irrigation ditches filled with sand and stones. "Currently, special equipment MOE cleared 350 meters of irrigation canals. Rescuers help the local population " — said in a statement.
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On the border of the United States and Mexico were stuck about 22 thousand trucks. Travel on the road has been closed for more than five days because of flooding of the roadway. Flooding in the region has caused more hurricane «Alex» a few weeks ago, a new tropical storm only worsened the situation.
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Earthquake of magnitude 2.5 occurred on July 13 at 8 km south-west of the town of Sevan, Gegharkunik region of Armenia. Information about casualties were reported.
«The earthquake force of 3 points in the epicenter was recorded in 15.19 local time (14.19 MSK.)», — said dispatcher National Seismic Protection Service of the Republic.
Near the town of Lake Sevan is, which is one of the most popular holiday destinations of the Armenian population in the summer, according to «Novosti-Armenia».
As reported by «Caucasian Knot», An earthquake Read more [...]