August 29, 2010 volcano eruption, Cinnabun on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The volcano had not been active for 400 years, RIA \"Novosti\".
Over the mountain up a column of smoke height of 1.5 km, rescue services began to evacuate the inhabitants of the surrounding villages.
Experts declared \"red\", the most dangerous level of volcanic predopredelennostj the Ministry of health established posts assistance in the vicinity of the volcano, doctors give residents gauze masks.
on August 29, in connection with the eruption were cancelled a few domestic flights passing through areas with Read more [...]
More than 250 thousands of Ethiopians threatened by the flood. With such warning was made on Tuesday, the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
«More than a quarter of a million people may be homeless in the near future in the region Amara due to floods caused by heavy rains», — noted in the organization. In OCHA reported that only last week there 19 people were killed, about 12 thousand were made homeless as a result of gathering of landslides caused by the floods.
Flooding of a large area — a typical phenomenon in the lowland Read more [...]
China. Another failure on the road was formed in Beijing's Chaoyang district on June 19. Fortunately, no one was hurt.
According to Chinese media, the long failure of about three meters, a depth of about two meters.
Shortly after the incident to inspection pits arrived the staff of various departments: heat, water, sewer and roads, in order to determine who to repair.
However, after inspection they said that the reason for the failure is not related to their offices and refused to repair this section of road.
In the end, the repair has agreed to make the Beijing Electronic power Read more [...]
September 1, 2013. Because of the cold weather and heavy snowfall in Peru, a state of emergency extended for another nine regions of the country, reported in Sunday, September 1, on the BBC News website.
The emergency mode will last for 20 days. It clarifies Peru21.pe, this week the temperature in the province known in the South can drop to minus 20 degrees Celsius. In the mountainous regions of the provinces of Arequipa, Moquegua, Puno will remain cold to minus 15 degrees. In addition, it is expected a strong wind.
Weather conditions have affected about 33 thousand people, at least two died. Read more [...]
From the pond was left only a small hole. Photo epochtimes.com
The owner of a small pond in Sichuan province, where he was suckled by a few hundred pounds of fish in the morning, to his great astonishment found that all the water along with the fish disappeared. And on the site of the pond was a small hole.
It happened in the night of 23 August in the village of Centuria, according to the newspaper \"huaxi, Toshiba\".
How to tell the owner of the pond Han, Unigo, in the morning he usually went to feed the fish and found that from the pond, which existed there for more than 10 years, there was Read more [...]
On the part of the track in Sichuan province was formed about 80 failures. Photo epochtimes.com
In one day, June 13, highway city Chengdu Sichuan province was formed, at least 80 nm diameter of about one meter and a depth of 30 see
According to the publication \"Sichuan online, dips formed on the road segment length of about two kilometers, around holes diverge long cracks.
Fellow road company, supervising route, said that the failures were formed from what is softened by the rains the track go too heavy trucks.
Possibly named the reason is true, but in recent dips in the earth were formed Read more [...]
As noted in the press service of Sredneuralskaya the Ministry of agriculture, local food grain provides 10-15% of domestic needs. In past years, the Average Urals covered the deficit at the expense of grain donors - Chelyabinsk and Kurgan regions. But the drought has destroyed there about 2.5 million tons of grain, and neighbors will hardly be able to help, according to Uralinformburo\".
Sverdlovsk authorities sent the Federal government a request for allocation from the state intervention Fund more than 300 thousand tons of food and fodder grain. This will close the internal need another 50%.
The Read more [...]
Hurricane «Earl» formed in the Atlantic ocean has increased to the fourth category of risk on a scale the Saffir-Simpson said Tuesday The national hurricane centre in the USA (NHC) in Miami.
The fourth category receives a hurricane with wind speeds of over 210 kilometers per hour — hurricane this category can cause complete destruction of small houses.
Now «Earl» located 180 kilometres North-East from the capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan. The speed of the wind reaches 215 kilometers per hour. Storm brings heavy rains and winds, he already caused flooding Read more [...]
In the Czech Republic the first snow fell. Thin shag carpet covered the last summer day of the peak of the Ore mountains and the krkonoše mountains in the West and North of the Republic.
The mercury thermometer was down to zero degrees. In the greater part of the Czech territory, the air temperature varies from four to fourteen degrees, ITAR-TASS reported.
In the Czech Republic this past summer, as emphasized by meteorologists, was «non-standard for local climate». The heat, when the temperature rose in the shadows until the level is above 35 degrees, followed by rains caused Read more [...]
After the abnormally hot summer in Moscow region, Krasnogorsk 1 September bloomed cherry.
As the correspondent «Interfax» flowering he found a Bush cherry, which grows in the courtyard under his Windows. In early August, the leaves of this Bush because of the heat dried and circled.
The summer of 2010 was the hottest ever in the history of meteorological observations of Moscow and Moscow region, which has led to various environmental anomalies. So, in the Moscow river because of the heat wound up tropical jellyfish. And in the district of Strogino floodplain due to abnormal weather Read more [...]
45 settlements were left without electricity due to bad weather on the night of August 31 to September 1 in 4 areas, the press service of the emergencies Ministry.
In particular, due to adverse weather conditions (rain, wind) and actuation of automatic protection systems power lines were de-energized 16 settlements in Volyn region, 14 — in Chernihiv, 10 — in Kiev and 5 — in Rivne.
To restore electricity settlements attracted teams in the company.
Source: podrobnosti.ua Read more [...]
Because of the long and intense heat of the trees on Donechchina began to prematurely drop their leaves. Already \"showered\" Lombardy poplar, and yellow leaves already falling asleep alley Mariupol.
Biologists say that for trees such shock is not dangerous.
— The heat broke a physiological process, but Listopad — this is a natural phenomenon, just the trees ahead of time go to rest, — talk at the Department of plant physiology Donetsk state University, passes ilich.in.ua.
And another Donechchina turned yellow and has oblately\" chestnuts, but there's a reason Read more [...]
The highest active volcano of Eurasia Klyuchevskaya volcano erupting in Kamchatka.
Eve threw a column of ash to a height of up to five kilometers. As scientists say, the ash plume from the eruption stretches nearly 200 miles South-East from the volcano. In this case, the slope of the giant, to the level of 2.5 km, down lava flow.
The height of the volcano - 4750 meters. He began to erupt in the past year.
Now Klyuchevskoy only dangerous for tourists who decide to climb the giant. In addition, ash emissions may threaten and aviation, but in General, the eruption does not threaten human Read more [...]
About five million cubic metres of timber felled in the Novgorod region storm on July 29, the greatest part of the damage occurred in the Lyubytinsk district, said Wednesday, RIA Novosti the representative of the regional administration.
Previously, the administration reported that the storm knocked approximately one million cubic meters of wood.
«As a result of field surveys and processing of information obtained by remote sensing instruments, it was found that the forest has suffered on an area of about 57 thousand hectares», — said the Agency interlocutor.
The Read more [...]
September 1, 2013. Harvesting crops in Tatarstan is almost finished — stayed clean only 2% of planted acreage (35 thousand hectares out of 1.75 million), said at the national meeting of the Minister of agriculture and foodstuff Marat Akhmetov. The gross yield was 2.8 million tons of grain, while in the beginning, all planted acreage was planned to collect up to 5 million tons. Thus, half of Tatarstan summer harvest was destroyed by the drought and the subsequent rains prevented harvesting, says RBC.
\"We have completed the cleaning, unfortunately, with the result that we would like. Read more [...]
Last summer in Georgia was the hottest since 2006, said the correspondent. «News-Georgia» head of Department short-term forecasting of the National Agency of environment Dodo Gvazava.
On the territory of the country the temperature of the last two months ranged from 35 to 40 degrees.
On the first day of autumn in most parts of the country remains high temperature — to +40 degrees caused to flow from the South and warm air masses. In Western Georgia is expected a strong wind. On the second of September forecasters predict the flow of relatively cool air masses from Read more [...]
Last summer the average temperature in Japan was the highest over the last 113 years since 1898
This was reported today by the national meteorological administration, ITAR-TASS reported.
This conclusion was made based on the analysis of data collected on 17 major stations across the country, from the city of Abashiri in the Northern part of Hokkaido to the southern archipelago of Okinawa.
The absolute excess of the previous temperature records recorded at 84 of 154 stations.
The number of victims of the heat wave this summer has reached a record high of 160 people. In the hospital with Read more [...]
The Sola river in Slenska Voivodeship, Poland was demolished on Wednesday two bridges; the last day for the country was again struck the strongest rains, which led to a sharp rise in water level in rivers and massive flooding, reported the Polish press Agency.
The water level in the river Sola on the border with Slovakia increased significantly within 24 hours. Two bridges were demolished in the communes Rajcza and Wisely. Cut off from the world was 150 farms located in the flooded areas.
According to meteorologists, in the next few days the weather is still — heavy rains. Precipitation Read more [...]
Almost up to 50 centimeters of snow fell in late August in some areas of Tyrol, the Federal land in the West of Austria.
Several cities were literally cut off from each other drifts. To prevent a large number of car crashes all drivers in the region were obliged «Shoe» wheels of their cars in a special snow proof chain.
Unexpectedly coming winter has already led to the first victim. In the mountains from hypothermia and exhaustion were killed German climber. The night before the group of six men climbed one of the peaks in the area of the city Ötztal. During the descent began Read more [...]
At least three people were killed, the fate of 57 remains unknown in the landslide in Yunnan province in southern China on the night of Thursday, according to Chinese media.
The incident occurred in the area of the settlement BAM 120 kilometers from the town of Baoshan district in the province of Yunnan.
According to rescuers, the affected area is cut off from the world, at least 20 families. Now managed to save 11 people.
Weather catastrophes such as floods and landslides wreak havoc in various parts of China since the beginning of summer. According to the Ministry of civil administration, Read more [...]