The earthquake destroyed more than 20 houses in the central part of Japan, seven people were injured, the agency said Agence France-Presse with reference to the local authorities.
The epicenter of the quake was recorded at 08.45 local time (03.45 MSK) in the vicinity of the Izu Peninsula, about 90 kilometers south-east of Tokyo, the USGS said.
In the city of Ito, located in Shizuoka Prefecture, damaged roads, there were faults on sidewalks and damaged more than 20 buildings, including the destroyed one wall of the building.
«We continue to feel the aftershocks following the earthquake», — Read more [...]
Forecasters promised that on Thursday and Friday on the western Yakutia shestidesyatigradusnye will fall frosts, a spokesman of the Yakut Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. "In Oleneksky and Mirny areas 24 and 25 December, the thermometer drops below 58 degrees below zero," - said the agency interlocutor.
According to him, slightly warmer on Thursday and Friday will be in the Lena, and Olekminsky Vilyuiskaya areas. "There is the air temperature, though down to minus 56 degrees, but the cold will last until Saturday," - said the representative of the government.
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Flooding caused by heavy rains that struck the capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and its surroundings, killed at least 19 people, 12 were injured to varying degrees of severity, according to a Friday news agentstvoAgencia Brasil.
In particular, according to the agency, sixteen people were killed in the municipalities of Belford Roxo, Niteroi, San Juan de Merito, Jacarepaguá, Bass Lobo (Vaz Lobo) and Quintin (Quintino), three - in located near the capital city Duki- Caxias and its surroundings.
According to the agency, more than 600 people in the capital were forced to leave their homes and celebrate Read more [...]
On Wednesday, February 10, in the skies over central Mexico swept the fireball, which fell in the end at the border of the states of Hidalgo and Pachuca. According to the locals, was witnessed by "a bright flash followed by a crash from which shook homes and buildings." What it was - a UFO, a military strike, meteor, space debris?
In the first minutes after the outbreak of the population there was panic. It has been suggested that there was a falling meteorite. The police, who had left the scene, decided that the approximate time of the fall of the celestial body to be considered Feb. 11 15:30 Read more [...]
In the work of the territorial divisions of the Agency have been instances of non-compliance with legal requirements when organizing competitions for the right to conclude agreements on the allocation of fishing areas, the control and oversight, implementation of regulatory roles extraction (catch) aquatic biological resources.
The Federal fisheries Agency has been illegal practice decisions of the regional commissions on granting institutions the right to install a fish counting Weir barrier to spawning rivers with the possibility of withdrawal of bioresources in the absence of the fishermen of Read more [...]
In the north-eastern regions of the United States struck a powerful blizzard. In some areas received more than 60 centimeters of snow.
News agency Associated Press reported that nearly 600 thousand inhabitants of the north-eastern parts of the country - from Pennsylvania to Maine - Saturday morning were left without electricity. Because of the third February blizzard was canceling more than a thousand flights, and on Friday February 26 were closed school.
In Monroe near New York dropped 80 inches of snow. At some points the wind speed reached almost 145 kilometers per hour, and in those states Read more [...]
In August 2012 Verhnedonskom Department of fisheries of the Azov-black sea territorial administration of Federal Agency for fisheries in the Department of cooperative inquiry linear Department of internal Affairs on transport was oriented material about the crime in the sphere of nature on the grounds stipulated by article 256 of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation, in respect of the inhabitant Verhnekamskogo district of Voronezh region, which was made illegal fish on the river Don with the use of electric current.
Citizen knowing that fishing with the use of current Smoking, thoroughly Read more [...]
July 10 at the Lake Ladoga inspectors Fisheries Operations Division of the Northwest Territorial Administration of the Federal Agency for Fisheries conducted a raid in order to detect and prevent violations of fishing rules. In the evening, the waters of Lake Ladoga, there were about two hundred boats and yachts.
3 hours raid from 20 to 23 hours of Fisheries inspectors identified seven violations of fishing regulations on which drawn up under Article 8.37 of Part 2 of the Administrative Code. According to the press service of the Northwest Territorial Administration of Federal Fishery Read more [...]
Increasing the temperature climate in coffee exporting countries compels manufacturers of this product to fight for the cooler mountain areas, which increases the costs of the business, said representatives of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) at a conference in Guatemala, reported by AFP.
"Over the past 25 years, the temperature in the countries where they grow coffee, rose by 0.5 degrees Celsius, which is five times more than in the previous 25 years," - said the head of ICO Nestor Osorio (Nestor Osorio), whose words lead agency.
According to the participants, warming leads to Read more [...]
On the occasion of World Water Day, the agency BDDP Unlimited partner organization "International Solidarity" through an unprecedented event: to capture the attention of passers-by, the agency has developed a new type of poster, using water as a carrier of information. The wall was installed in the heart of Paris and showed during the week passers damage reports, which causes lack of drinking water in the world
Solidarite from La Boite Concept on Vimeo. Read more [...]
In the Astrakhan region in connection with the abnormally hot weather decision of a regional commission on emergency and fire safety regime introduced an emergency.
The regional government agency «Interfax-Yug» reported that in the region moisture reserves in the first meter of soil declined significantly. Topsoil withered almost completely.
In the provincial Ministry of Agriculture agency also said that as a result of drought occurred the death of cereals, vegetables, melons, forage crops, potatoes on a total area of 3.9 thousand. Hectares.
There is a death of natural hayfields Read more [...]
In the south of Moldova, the river Prut continues to rise, three villages in the area Kantemirovsky (Gypsy, Geltosu and Gotesht) are under threat of flooding, reports "New Region". According to information received by the Moldovan news agency, due to re-break the protective dam was flooded more than 180 homes in the villages of the abundance and Sereteny.
It is reported that the day before the dam broke through in the area has been strengthened, but the night before the 300-meter section of the dam again not stand the pressure of the water.
The victims were placed in a college town Read more [...]
The water level in wells in the Samara region due to the hot weather has plummeted, the wells are dry, the water in some localities served in the house for hours, informed the Agency \"Interfax-Volga region\" several districts of the region, experiencing the shortage of drinking water.
\"On the one hand in the wells sharply sat flow rate, and on the other hand - a lot of water is taken for irrigation. That's why we have the shortage of drinking water. In our area the complexity of water directly in the district.
Here we did the graphics for the water supply, according to which water is supplied Read more [...]
Victims of floods caused by heavy rains in North-West Pakistan have become more 90 people, tens of thousands lost their homes, reports on Thursday, the AFP news Agency.
«I can confirm that for the last two days in various places lost 91 people», — said the Agency representative of the administration of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ahmad Bilour (Ahmad Bilour).
Most affected County in Malakand SWAT valley, killing more than 60 people. Due to heavy rains in the Malakand collapsed several bridges and the County was cut off from the outside world. Weather conditions, in addition, 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 [...]
BEIJING, Sep 23rd — RIA Novosti, Mariya Chaplygina. The number of victims of Typhoon «Fanabe» in South China's Guangdong province has reached 33 people, more than 40 are still missing, said on Thursday the Agency «Chzhungo sinvani».
Typhoon «Fnapi» raging in the southern regions of China since the beginning of the week. According to the latest data from the resulting rains and landslides have affected more than 1 million people. Currently, there are about 33 dead, the fate of another 42 people is unknown. Previously reported 13 dead.
In Read more [...]
Toxic industrial waste, spilled after the accident at the aluminum plant in Western Hungary, on Thursday reached Mosoni-Duna (Mosoni-Duna), the Western arm of the river Danube, near the border with Austria and Slovakia, the level of contamination is not yet pose a threat to the population, according to the Agency The Associated Press with reference to the representative of the Hungarian Agency for emergency situations Tibor Dobson (Tibor Dobson).
According to Agence France Presse, the content of alkali in the water a little above normal and now is 8,96 to 9.07 while the norm is 8. Agency staff Read more [...]
Photo courtesy of the press service of the southern regional center of EMERCOM of Russia
We are searching for the missing.
The death toll in the Tuapse district of the Krasnodar territory as a result of flooding has increased to 13 people, passes «Interfax».
About the Agency the night on Sunday said a source in law enforcement bodies of the Tuapse district.
«Have installed two more dead — this is a man who has already been identified, born in 1966, in the village Goat, and a woman, presumably 25-30 years, from locality Red, her identity is determined», — Read more [...]
Snowfall left the city of Karakol, Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan without electricity. About this news Agency \"24.kg\" reported in the municipality of the regional center.
According to them, continuing with the evening snowfall with winds caused a power failure in one third of the city of Karakol. But today, about 5.00 light went off throughout the regional center.
As noted, JSC \"Vostokenergo\" were unprepared for such an emergency. Electricians simply can not cope with breakdowns on the power lines. Sleet, Nalepa on the wires, interrupts them.
According to preliminary data, the supply of Read more [...]
September 13, 2013. President Barack Obama imposed a state of emergency due to a major flood in Colorado, where victims of the disaster became three people, said Friday, DPA reported.
The flood was caused by heavy rains that hit the Central part of the state. One person was killed in the settlement of Jamestown in the collapse of the house, the second in Colorado springs, another man drowned in boulder, trying to save the woman.
The state of emergency will allow local emergency management to receive Federal assistance for flood control. In addition, a separate Federal Agency for emergency Read more [...]