Flooding in India. Photo ©AFP
In Indian Kashmir at least 60 people were killed and hundreds more injured due to heavy floods, AFP reports. The blow fell on the Leh (Leh) is the capital of the Buddhist region of Ladakh, which is a favorite place for sports tourists from all over the world.
Heavy rain began at night, when all the inhabitants were asleep. According to official sources, the death toll may increase. Many people were under the rubble. Local television showed footage reminiscent of the situation after the earthquake destroyed houses, torn power lines.
Sudden flood was so strong that Read more [...]
On the days in two districts of Voronezh region Overnight and Gribanovsky - swept hurricane. As warned by the weather, the long-awaited rain in the region has brought a lot of problems.
The village Alekseevka Gribanovsky district has suffered more than others. After a brief rain, the wind grew stronger. The storm felled trees and even lifted the car. Many of the houses and barns lost their roofs. Now in Alekseyevka count the losses.
From hurricanes suffered and overnight in the area.
Squally wind tore off Novotroitsk culture House metal roof with building timber, and knocked design on the ground. Read more [...]
Major flooding in the Indian Himalayas. Rains flooded plateau and caused numerous mudslides. Died, according to various estimates, from 90 to 100 people. For rescue operation in Kashmir watches Mikhail Vishnyakov. A report on NTV.
Torrential rains were not neozhidannostyu for residents of Indian Kashmir. But the potential destructive power showers Indians underestimated and was totally appeared to be unprepared for what happened for the last day. Mountainous region with a total area of 45 thousand square kilometers have been subjected to a powerful earthquake. From heaven poured so much water Read more [...]
In Austria, meanwhile, are struggling with the effects of other weather anomalies.
On the Western parts of the country was struck by a powerful cyclone. Torrential rains accompanied by thunderstorms and hail.
Just a couple of hours fell a record for the last 30 years rainfall.
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August 20, 2013. Strong tropical storm \"investment destinations\" appeared on August 18, from tropical depression located to the East of Taiwan. Initially, the storm moved to the East, South-East, then North, and now turned into a more familiar direction and moves to the West. Specialists of the regional center tracking typhoons speculation that \"investment destinations\" on the morning of August 21, will affect the Northern part of Taiwan, and in the evening will approach the coast of mainland China in the area of the provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang.The minimum pressure in the center Read more [...]
That night, many armed with telescopes and binoculars to better see the rare phenomenon — parade of the planets.
On one side of the Sun lined Venus, Mars and Saturn. To this «three» periodically joined by mercury.
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The earthquake of magnitude 4,8 happened in Chukotka. According to the Geophysical service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the shock was located on the coast of Kolyuchinskaya lips, in the desert areas.
The nearest settlements — the village of Vankarem and enurmino on the Arctic coast, but from them to the epicenter of hundreds of kilometers.
The earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km, underground shock registered on the 6th of August at 23:18 local time.
Data on the effects of natural phenomena have been reported.
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The powerful storm made landfall on Friday evening, 6 August, the capital of Poland: water flooded the Warsaw metro, fallen trees, paralyzed public transport.
Water flooded the streets in many areas of Warsaw, including Rembertow, Wavre, Ursynow and Srodmiescie.
«A few hours into the city's rescue Service received about 500 calls from Warsaw with a request for help», — said a spokesman for the state Fire guard Paul Fronczak.
In Torun railway in Warsaw were flooded three city bus. The passengers climbed on the roof, from where they had been evacuated by rescuers Read more [...]
Heavy rains and hailstorms, which recently took place in Rivne region, has caused the agricultural enterprises damages totaling nearly 5 million UAH
As UNIAN reported in the press service of the Rivne regional state administration, in General, the disaster has struck 11 thousands of hectares of crops. In these areas yield losses are 30%.
According to preliminary estimates, the losses of farmers are estimated within 5 mln. At present, they specify the area of damage and the calculations of the lost amounts.
The most affected crops crops in the North region, as well as in Rivne, Koretsky, Read more [...]
In the night 7 on 8 August due to adverse weather conditions (rain and wind) in four regions of Ukraine were dead 90 settlements, the press service of the emergencies Ministry.
Were left without electricity 41 town in Rivne region, 26 in Ternopil, 13 — in Volyn and 10 — in Ivano-Frankivsk.
In addition, the Ministry of emergency situations informs that as of 7:00 on August 8, continue measures for fire suppression on-site Novomoskovsk forest in Dnipropetrovsk.
Of casualties and threats to human settlements there. Yesterday, the fire was contained by the Ministry of Read more [...]
Rescue service of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is given in full readiness. Before there was a volcanic eruption. Locals and tourists were evacuated from the dangerous area, five people were missing.
Streams of glowing lava destroyed several buildings and a bridge. Lost the only connection with the outside world, cut off from the mainland 20 thousands of inhabitants of the surrounding villages. The eruption was a surprise even for volcanologists. According to them, no signs of life on the eve of the mountain was not filed.
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The Czech Republic began flooding. The cause — struck on Saturday for the Republic of rainfall.
The most difficult situation is observed in the North of the country. Only in the Liberec region in the last hours fell more 80 mm of rainfall.
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Drought threatens Russia is not only a shortage of grain crops, but also the almost total absence of buckwheat, the reserves of which are rapidly depleted. As told by one of the representatives of a major Moscow supermarket chain, recently, it received a letter from the company \"Angstrem\" — a major supplier of cereals on the Russian market.
It management has warned the partners that soon they will not be able to put buckwheat in the previous volumes. However, the authors changed the style of writing with official business. Their lines more readable as some alarming news agencies. Read more [...]
In Austria continued heavy rains. So, in the district of Zellerndorf (lower Austria) declared a state of emergency due to the fact that the river Pulkau overflowed and 90 homes were flooded.
The streets turned into water streams, basements filled with water. With the element currently fighting fire, all the rest of the rescue service is provided in a ready state.
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Rare for the Leningrad region the phenomenon of tornadoes this summer almost settled in the region.
The entire North-West Russia begin to compare with the American state of Texas. Fortunately, we have tornadoes are not very powerful.
On the Internet there is mounting evidence of the appearance of vortices. Here are just a few places: Volkhov, Pine, Kolpino. By the way, in Kolpino tornado watch from the beginning of summer. Whirlwind there's even tossed and turned the car.
Forecasters explain - tornadoes occur when extreme heat and humidity. This weather just ends hurricanes.
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August 20, 2013. Experts from Chile and Japan have begun a joint study examining the impact of strong earthquakes in remote volcanoes. The research topic suggested by nature itself, because after the strongest tremor in northeast Japan a magnitude of 9.0 (2011) discovered the lowering of a ridge volcanoes acting Honshu, located 200 km from the epicenter. Depth omissions amounted to about 15 cm
Thus similar happened in Chile after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Maule (2010). Under the influence of this shake five volcanic areas 220 km from the epicenter dropped approximately to a depth of from Read more [...]
The earthquake of magnitude 4,8 occurred Sunday morning on the Greek island of Crete, told the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological survey (USGS).
The epicenter of the earthquake was located between the towns of Heraklion and Chania.
Earthquakes of such magnitude, as a rule, do not bring material damage in Greece, where the building for decades are being built to meet stringent seismic standards.
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433 settlements have been de-energized due to strong winds in Shchuchyn and Leeds districts of the Grodno region in the night 8 August.
In szczuczyn the power supply was interrupted and resumed at 1.30 to 2.50. In the areas of transmission lines have been restored to 11.00.
According to information received, the Employees of the national weather service in szczuczyn was recorded gust of wind 27 m/S. In this city per night fell 20 mm of rainfall, or 20 liters of water per square metre - 27% monthly rate.
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The number of victims of landslides in northeast China on Sunday had increased to almost a hundred people, hundreds of residents remain under the rubble, according to local media, referring to the rescue.
Torrential rains fell in the night from Saturday to Sunday on County Jocul in the Tibet Autonomous region Gagnant in Gansu province. The disaster has caused numerous landslides, breaks, transmission lines, spills, lakes and rivers.
In currently known about 96 killed over a hundred people injured. According to the leaders of the rescue operation, yet managed to save 680 Read more [...]
In Lithuania the strong wind in the night on Sunday 8 August, four people were killed, thousands of people remained without electricity.
According to radio Liberty, the day before hurricane in Lithuania was recorded temperature record +34-36 degrees, and in the port Klaipeda strongest downpour flooded streets and yards.
Gusty winds from the root of twisted trees, ripping off roofs, power lines. Without electricity left thousands of residents of the Republic. Two were killed when their tents by the lake fell trees, there are wounded.
The greatest damage to Kaunas and Waren, the streets are Read more [...]