In Almaty region fell SEL, cutting off the village road. According to the press service of the emergency Ministry of Kazakhstan, there were no casualties, informs IA news-Kazakhstan.
\"On Tuesday evening in the pool of the Aksay river in the past intense precipitation occurred a small debris flow discharge\", — the message says.
According to the Ministry, debris mass blocked the road. The height of the descending mass amounted to 20-40 cm.
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For half a century anomaly \"grew up\" twice. Irkutsk scientists conducting research on lake Baikal. This time the object of the study was the magnetic field.
Already had tens of kilometers. And how much is still unknown. Two years ago, Irkutsk scientists measured on the ice of lake Baikal magnetic field of the Earth and suddenly discovered the anomaly. Summer continued research on Olkhon island, and it turned out that the data going through the roof here.
- We conducted an expedition in the winter, made a magnetic survey on the ice. And determined that in the area of the underwater Akademichesky Read more [...]
The earthquake of magnitude 6,0 occurred on Wednesday, August 11, off the coast of the state of Vanuatu in the South Pacific ocean, reports the website of the U.S. Geological survey.
Tremors were registered in 03.35 UTC (coordinated universal time, 07.35 GMT). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 75 kilometres Northwest of the capital, Port Vila.
The earthquake at a depth of 41 km. About the victims, the extent of damage and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.
On Tuesday off the coast of Vanuatu were recorded earthquakes of a magnitude Read more [...]
The current situation in the country on the scale of the disaster was eclipsed by the Indian ocean tsunami in 2004 and the recent earthquake in Haiti. 1600 people died as a result of heavy rains, floods and landslides. Those who managed to survive were left without a roof over your head.
The UN chief ban Ki-moon is calling to collect for victims assistance. Food, according to the latest data, need 4 million people. On the eve of the Holy month of Ramadan humanitarian shipments go from the center of the country. Volunteers collected bags of rice, beans, sugar and salt. But not enough for all. Read more [...]
Photo from the website aquamagia.ru Dolphin killing heat and dirty water
From 5 to 10 August in the Crimean village of Orlovka at Sevastopol on the shore jumped five dolphins.
- Grandchildren ran to look, \" says local 64-year-old Maria Stepanyuk. - Dolphins are thrown ashore, go to the side and die. The neighbor called the marine laboratory. There said, because of the heat. The sea water is heated, hydrogen sulfide rises. Animals do not survive.
34-year-old Alexander Kalugin works in Simferopol laboratory Brama”. There carry out biotechnological developments in ecology, medicine and aquaculture. Read more [...]
The world faces a food crisis if the country, saving the domestic market, will impose a ban on grain exports, declared world Bank. The scale of the crisis can be comparable with 2008, when food prices rose by 40%. Russia embargo will not save you from rising prices.
The world Bank (WB) urged countries - exporters of grain to refrain from imposing an embargo on the export of wheat, as this may lead to a new global crisis in food prices. \"We hope that we will be able to prevent its occurrence, urging countries not to take action, which can lead to an escalation,\" he said in an interview with Read more [...]
Map of anomalous temperatures this summer in Russia. Where redder, the average temperature is stronger differs from the average values plus, more blue plots show deviations in the negative. NASA Earth ObservatoryNASA experts on the basis of images from an orbiting satellite Terra made a map of temperature anomalies of the end of July 2010 on the territory of Russia. On the map are regions where the temperature is 12 degrees above the average for the period 2000 to 2008. But there are regions where the temperature is the same amount of degrees below average.On the basis of data obtained Read more [...]
The movement of Typhoon \"Diana\"
Powerful Typhoon \"Diana\" (Dianmu), followed by heavy rains that fell on the territory of South Korea, three people were killed in the capital Seoul, according to Wednesday's news Agency RenCap with reference to the national emergency management Agency.
More than a hundred homes were flooded, airports canceled dozens of flights. During the day, weather forecasts, rainfall will continue.
Japanese news Agency, Jiji reported that the Typhoon was nearing the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. In the near future in the area of passage of the Typhoon will be the Read more [...]
August 20, 2013. Farmers begin to count the losses caused by the flood in the far East. Figures, of course, while approximate, but inspire economic pessimism. The acreage of various crops, killed in the disaster exceeded 627 thousand hectares, the preliminary damage is estimated at more than 8.5 billion rubles. On the General background of relatively well looks Yakutia — here the flooding has only been natural grazing lands. These are the official data of the Ministry of agriculture.But to many fields it is impossible to even approach, so that the amount of loss can grow many times. Read more [...]
Powerful mudflow is brought in Monday to the collapse of houses in Freetown, the capital of the West African state of Sierra Leone, 16 people were killed, five were severely injured, reports the AFP news Agency, citing a source in the local police.
\"We have cordoned off the area of the derailment of the thread, as the other house also, you might fall,\" said the source.
Victims of the tragedy that occurred early in the morning on the East of the capital, died in his sleep. The reason for gathering debris flow became torrential rains.In Sierra Leone (West Africa) in the landslide killed 13 Read more [...]
The web Bot project was launched in the late 90's and its main objective was to help to predict the emotional situation on the stock markets. This technology uses a system of so-called spiders that roam the Internet among information flows and catch keywords that characterize the emotional state of communicating. In General, everything works like a search engine. As soon as a keyword is specified, the Web Bot immediately removes the copy of the text in which the word was involved. Then this copy of the text sent to the center for processing, which is determined by the meaning of the phrase with Read more [...]
On Khreshchatyk street in Kyiv blooming chestnuts. The last time this happens regularly.
In past years, the chestnuts were in bloom a second time in the autumn, when the temperature was decreased. The reason for this was a large flow of cars, which has spent a lot of gases, warming the air. Chestnuts «thought» that is already spring, and bloom.
«This effect is called „arrow“. This happens from temperature changes, the tree reacts and throws flowers. In spring, they will not bloom. The climate is becoming warmer, and we need to change plants — to plant Read more [...]
Man assesses the damage to his house flooding, Nowhere. (Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak)
Floods are already destroyed the mountainous regions in North-West Pakistan, destroying entire villages, reached the heart of the country. River out of banks, have already caused the deaths of 1500 people, and another 100 thousand victims spread of infections. New showers in the North-West threaten the main dam. Salvation 4 million people suspended due to degraded roads, bridges and broken lines of communication, and survivors complain about the inaction of the government. Many countries have offered their Read more [...]
The jet stream over Canada
Scientists have found an explanation for anomalous heat that hit us this summer.
For example, extreme heat in Russia and the catastrophic floods in Pakistan have a common cause - to change the behavior of the so-called jet stream at high altitude in the atmosphere.
This was told meteorologist Mike Blackburn, from the UK's University of reading, RIA \"Novosti\".
High-altitude jet stream (jet stream) - meandering streams are very strong winds that are at altitudes from 7 to 16 kilometers. Their speed is more than ten times the speed of surface winds. Of course, going Read more [...]
Main astronomical event this week is August meteoric shower the Perseids. There he 17 July 24 August, and the maximum falls in the night 12 on 13 August.
During this period, the Earth passes through the Central part of a meteor shower created by the comet swift-tuttle. This is one of the most intense meteor shower of rain, which brings up 100 meteors per hour.
The Perseids \"fall out\" from the constellation of Perseus, for which he received this name. Watch the Perseids can 22 hours local time.
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In Odessa there is a new hole in the road - this time at the intersection of Chernyshevsky and Gagarin. Small with a mean failure goes down almost 3 meters.
Repair work on this stretch of road has already begun. Public utilities suggest that the cause of another failure on the highway was the increase of the groundwater level.
— 50 meters from the intersection — fenced all. I think that soon the hour will protect stronger, to avoid another failed trucks. Trams do not go, standing on the other side of the intersection, — wrote in \"Live Journal\" one of the residents Read more [...]
On Coolmine Ivano-Frankivsk region has a strong hurricane with hail. Local residents told Gazeta.ua that hurricane damaged homes, damaged cars, felled trees, cut power lines.
\"The hurricane began somewhere in 17 hours. There was a strong wind, hail fell like chicken eggs, - said the resident of district Koseva Oksana Kostyuk. - I have a private house. On the roof struck 12 holes, plastic visor entire pounded. The neighbor in the car cracked the windshield. My parents are from Verbose called and said that the roof like a sieve, poprobyval, the spotlight fell. In Roznov no hail, but there was Read more [...]
on August 11. Experts saw the extent of the damage from the air after the strongest hurricane. As it turned out the extent of damage was initially underestimated. Trees broken, like matches.
A preliminary assessment of loss is made 21 million litas. Now one of the main tasks is to have time to process wood for sawn timber. Lots of wood fit only for burning.
Around fallen trees are private spaces, which suffered even more than state forest.Source: Delfi Read more [...]