Far from impulsive off customers, bicycle lanes could further businesses' sales, according to a bailiwick by a scholar at the University of Washington. Kyle Rowe, a pupil in the Community, Surround, and Preparation syllabus, studied ret outlets' sales ahead and afterwards the expression of two new cycle lanes in job districts in Seattle. His findings? Businesses earned more, in roughly cases increasing sales capable 400 percentage, according to Treehugger. Patch it seems potential that cyclists were responsible the sack, leastways in function, Rowe cautions that thither's no way to mold that surely, Read more [...]
July 11, 2013. As the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Fyodorov, according to preliminary estimates by the drought in Russia, killing nearly 2% of the total sown area of crops - 1.45 million hectares.
Due to the abnormally high temperature, which was held in Central Russia in June and early July, several regions of the country were subjected to drought. We are talking about Lipetsk, Voronezh, Ulyanovsk, Saratov, Orenburg, Samara, Kurgan regions and Bashkiria, a number of districts of the Chelyabinsk, Rostov, Volgograd and Astrakhan regions, Kalmykia Read more [...]
Regular relocation. productive forces of prifr. and endangered occupation districts of W. E. beg. since the early days of WWII. Carried out under the hands. Council on E. (prev. N.M.Shvernik, Deputy. Kosygin). In the second floor. 1941 W. was moved 667 enterprises. Among them mosk. zd Caliber, Kiev Bolshevik s-dy and Ukrkabel, zd Elektrostal Izhorsk, Moskov. Automobile, Kharkov Tractor and dr.z-dy. Ch evacuated enterprises were placed on the basis of kinship, enhancing their product. potential: Magnitogorsk met. zd equipment took 34 companies, Nizhny Tagil, Orsk, Chelyaba. 13, Read more [...]
June 13th. Nizhny Novgorod region comes after Saturday's tornado. Rain, thunder and lightning accompanied by a squall which tore the high-voltage wires, poles and trees felled, endured the roofs off houses. Nearly 300,000 people in 12 districts were left without electricity. Stopped rail service with Nizhny Novgorod. Severely damaged dozens of cars.Until now, the regional center everywhere - fallen trees, broken wires. Under the rubble - dozens of mangled cars. Passengers express train Moscow - Kirov hurricane caught on the road. They tell us that they had seen a huge lightning, after which Read more [...]
Broken cars, broken harvest, dangling power lines. The long-awaited after the sweltering heat of the storm the night before was accompanied by wind, rain and hail. The locations of the disaster drove our crew.
Hailstones the size of walnuts. In the photo , you can see how powerful was the impact of the disaster. In Kostroma the larger icicles fell by Davydov and Volga districts. And in Chernorechye hailstone gathered in the whole snowdrifts. But, as eyewitnesses say, this is not the limit. In the village of Karimova near Kostroma hail struck the roof, destroyed the greenhouses. This pumpkin Read more [...]
August 25, 2013. Survivors of a powerful flood of Chelyabinsk are waiting for the next disaster strikes. Ural cyclone is coming. With him will come heavy rains and thunderstorms.
MES Chelyabinsk region issued today emergency warning: region moves powerful cyclone, similar to that in the beginning of the month left dozens of South Ural residents homeless.
The representative of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Chelyabinsk region: \"In some districts of the Chelyabinsk region heavy rains, storms, strong winds of up to 17-22 m / s. The greatest potential for increased weather on 27 August Read more [...]
More than 36 thousand people were left on Saturday without light in the Belgorod region due to squally wind, according to the Central regional emergency center.
Rain, accompanied by heavy wind, reaching 15 — 20 meters per second in Saturday night caused power outages in nine districts of Belgorod region: Belgorod, Shebekino, Yakovlevsky, Gubkinsky, Stary Oskol, Grajvoronskogo, Korochanskiy, Noviy Oskol, Krasnenskoye and the city of Belgorod.
«According to the data 20.50 GMT Saturday corrupted 89 lines de-energized 888 transformer substations. On restoration of power supply Read more [...]
The government of the region on behalf of Alexander Misharin in the Middle Urals is included a special fire mode.
This is due to the increase in the number of natural fires. On the territory of Western and Mining management districts, and some districts, where the situation is most complex, we are introducing a special regime of entry, and the restriction of free movement of cars and people. Municipal leaders should carry out cleaning of settlements from combustible waste and rubbish, and the forces of voluntary fire units must organize patrols settlements and to discontinue fire works. Manual Read more [...]
Early Friday morning a strong hurricane left in the dark ten districts of Belgorod oblast Energy are rebuilding. This was reported by the representative of the regional Directorate of the MES.
The power outage occurred at about 5.00 GMT. As at 10.00 GMT remain unconnected Belgorod, Shebekino, Alexis, Jacob, Korochanskiy, Krasnogvardeisky, Volkanovski, chernyansky, Weglewski areas, RIA «News».
The number of people left without light, TBA. Socially important facilities in the area off not included. Energy plan to complete the restoration work to 15.00 GMT Friday.
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Power outages due to inclement weather conditions occurred on Thursday in seven districts of Belgorod region, told RIA Novosti the representative of the Russian emergencies Ministry.
«Because of the sleet and strong winds occurred a power outage in seven districts 41 the settlement of the Belgorod region. All were left without electricity more 52 thousands of people», — said the Agency interlocutor.
At the scene set up operational headquarters of the Ministry of emergency situations, disaster relief work.
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Abnormally warm weather in excess of about 20 degrees, was established on Friday in several districts of Yakutia, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the representative of the Yakut Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, usually in mid-November temperatures depending on the region of Yakutia ranges from 25 to 35 degrees below zero.
\"Now in the Central and Western districts of Yakutia air temperature ranges from zero to five degrees below zero, on average, above the average temperature at this time was 19.5 degrees\", - said the representative Read more [...]
6 Dec — RIA Novosti. Several districts of Tatarstan were left without electricity as a result of breakages power lines with ice and snow stuck, reports the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic.
«On Sunday there was a partial power outage in Chistopol, floor, Nurlat thousand people, the Saviour, seiscom, Aktanysh, Menzelinsk areas, novosheshminskom area. The cause of the accident were the temperature drops, cold front, gusty wind, sleet», — the message says.
It is noted that on Sunday evening settlements thousand people of the district are connected Read more [...]
The mystery of why in the Northern districts of St. Petersburg, the earth shakes, still not disclosed. Seismologists believe that the forces of nature had nothing to do with. Military answer - it's not their handiwork (just like in Chelyabinsk - approx. edit).
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on 3 may. In the days of Mayday in China in the city of Shaoguan in South China's Guangdong province was hit by torrential rains with thunderstorms and hail, which affected 8 townships and villages of the two districts. It is reported Xinhua citing information Shaoguan headquarters for combating floods, drought and winds.
Hail the size of hen's egg lasted about 10 minutes. Reportedly suffered 53 villages of 7 districts and villages of the County Chisin, 8 villages 1 parish of renhua. In varying degrees, were destroyed more than 6 thousand areas affected about 3 thousand hectares of agricultural Read more [...]
on may 28. In several districts of Kuban today, may 28, declared emergency warning because of the rising level of the river.
For two days in Krasnoarmeysky, Slavic, Kalinin, Moscow, Temryuk areas and Anapa MES predicts a possible emergency situation.
The water level in rivers flooding of farmland and settlements, erosion of banks, breaching dams, undermining the pillars of bridges, earthen embankments of the railway tracks and transmission towers.
Emergency situations on the territory of Slavic, red army, Kalinin, Crimean Temryuk areas may also arise in connection with the planned discharge Read more [...]
on 30 June. A flash flood in the upper reaches of the Prut river caused by heavy rains, continuing in Moldova for almost a week, threatens the Northern districts of the Republic, the press centre The state hydrometeorological service RM.
According to the service, in the area between the settlements crooked and Costesti reservoir in the period from 29 June to 3 July, it is expected that the water level in the river can rise by 2.5-3.0 m.
Places possible exit of the river from the banks on the lower parts of the floodplain in areas Briceni and Edinet.
In the Northern districts of Moldova due Read more [...]
Source: Lead5 people were killed 4000 homeless
on February 27. Extensive landslides in the Bolivian capital of La Paz, caused by heavy rain, left 4 million residents homeless.
Rainy rainy season in the country multiplies sadness and sorrow. The day before yesterday in the South of La Paz landslide pushed the van, in which five people died. According to police reports, the bridge near Huancarani, the community of El Palomar, collapsed, and then the car fell into the river.
A state of emergency continues in the East, Chapa, and Quillacollo, where the number of flood-affected families is Read more [...]
27 yulaw the Central and Northern districts of Moldova passed the storm, during which in some places hail the size of a chicken egg. Told journalists in the press center of the service of civil protection and emergencies, suffered 14 towns and villages in the districts of Riscani, Drochia and Telenesti.
According to ITAR-TASS, in some localities damaged roofs, flooded basements, damage 2,4 thousands of hectares of crops and gardens. Reports of victims have been reported.
Commission on emergency situations on the ground calculate the amount of damages. «The results will be known in a few Read more [...]
VOLGOGRAD, 1 Aug — RIA Novosti, Irina Ilichev. Hurricanes partially left in the dark villages in six districts of the Volgograd region, outages of socially important objects are not allowed, according to the press-service of JSC branch «IDGC of the South» — «Volgogradenergo».
The hurricane, which sometimes was accompanied by rain and thunderstorms that swept across several districts of the region Sunday night.
«In storm front caused a partial loss of power settlements in six districts: elkhovskogo, Danilov, Kamyshin, Kumylzhenskom, Novoaninsky Read more [...]