The Ministry of Environment has warned that tomorrow, March 9, Israel will cover dust storm and haze. It is reported by the radio station "Kol Yisrael".
Cause of bad weather and dirty air will be the storm that is coming to Israel from North Africa. Haze begin at noon and will last until the end of the day.
Ministry for the Environment advises pregnant women, children and people with asthma and other respiratory diseases to try not to go out in the evening.
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When the museum staff went to the next exit to collect artifacts, and they had no idea that they are waiting for these interesting findings. In a way called name - Ushkov.
As you know, it wore a talented Tagil land Hydraulic Clement K. Ushkov - author of the project and the construction of the canal, which linked Taghilsky Chernoistochinsk and ponds. Now we call this channel -
In our city, and many still live the descendants of Clement Roerich.
In the home of Galina Petrovna Isarevoy whose husband Evgeny Ushkov was a direct descendant of the serf-hydraulic engineering, preparing to move. Read more [...]
Dust storm struck on Saturday at Beijing, bringing strong winds and tons of fine sand. City shrouded in a yellow veil, through which passes almost sunlight. Dust covers the streets, parked cars, enters the room.
Before reaching the Beijing dust storm has created havoc in the north-western provinces of Gansu and Qinghai, Xinjiang ygurskom and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Inner Mongolia, where the complicated traffic movement and operation of the airport.
Most Beijingers prefer to stay at home, those who still go out on business, wear gauze bandages.
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Sandstorm has covered Japan
Over the areas between the islands of Kyushu and Hokkaido raged cyclone. Strong winds, sometimes reaching more than 36 meters per second, rip off billboards and breaks trees, people get hurt. Authorities are asking the locals as much as possible not to leave their homes.
Victim of sand-dust storm has already become one person, injured 46.
Because of the dusty veil and squally wind in Japan canceled more than 100 domestic flights stopped traffic on some highways, suspended train ... In the cities of Osaka, Fukuoka and Takamatsu giant cloud of sand dust shrouded streets Read more [...]
Sand storms raging in China, got to Hong Kong and Taiwan. In Beijing and other cities, residents and tourists are forced to cover their faces with scarves, going outside. Graceful bridges tourist Hangzhou covered with sand and dust. Over the southern part of China hung sand clouds.
Sand storms that struck China on Saturday, covered with sand, most cities in the country and got to the island of Hong Kong and Taiwan, reports Associated Press.
Overgrazing, deforestation, urban sprawl and drought have led to the expansion of deserts in the north and west of the country. Now quicksand switched to Read more [...]
China's capital once again covered the dust front. In the yellow haze of the house and drowned trees, visibility dropped sharply. Beijing weather bureau warned residents about the deterioration of the atmosphere, without the need for recommending not to go out.
New dust storm that came from the northwest, the strength is not inferior to the previous one, which raged on Saturday and then shifted to Japan, South Korea and Eastern China. This past weekend the dust moving at speeds up to 100 kilometers per hour, covered 16 Chinese provinces over an area of 2 million square kilometers with Read more [...]
Red flags, orange sky.
"The sandstorm from Mongolia reached Beijing on Monday morning. It is expected to weaken in the evening, "- said the representative of the capital's meteorological station. Raised by a strong wind clubs fine sand and dust, he said, went over the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Shanxi and Hebei (North China). Meanwhile, the streets of Beijing and already covered with a yellowish layer gives the whole town "deserted" tone. The sky over the capital today, and not as orange as it was on Saturday, the smell of dust in the air is felt even more strongly, saying citizens. Few Read more [...]
Another Atlantic cyclone hit the country in Western Europe. In Norway, the wind increased to 24 m / s, in Ireland to 23 m / s, in the UK up to 26 m / s. Received good rains. Their number is in Ireland for the night was 39 mm, 33 mm in the UK.
Bad weather is associated with cyclones that approached from the mid-Atlantic to England. During the day, the cyclone deepened to 20 MB; Now the pressure at its center is 975 mb. Dell cyclone spread far to the west, so there was an increase in wind and in Germany to 19 m / s, in France, up to 24 m / s, in the Czech Republic up to 22 m / s, in Austria Read more [...]
Western part of China covered powerful sandstorms. Many villages were plunged into darkness — the solar light is not making its way through a thick layer of sand. In the province of Gansu visibility on the roads does not exceed a few meters. Residents of cities covered by the element chosen not to go well, the street. According to experts, this is the strongest sandstorm in the region over the past 17 years.
Chinese scientists have repeatedly stated that due to deforestation, urbanization and frequent droughts desert spread to 16 percent of the country. As a result, over the past half-century Read more [...]
June 1, 2010. Like a scene from a Hollywood movie disaster, amid a huge cloud of sand, facing rows of houses in a small town in central China seem tiny. Residents of closed doors and windows in their homes when the dust storm at a rate of 21 meters per minute (70 ft / min) swept through the region.
Day instantly turned into night, tons of dust temporarily closed sun and visibility dropped to 180 meters (600 feet). But when the storm has calmed down, the clouds of sand dust hit the Earth, causing residents to begin a major clean-up operation. The population of the town of Golmud 200,000 people, Read more [...]
Negev Desert, a small dust storm raised khamsin.
Tons of sand and dust rise up into the air and carried for hundreds and sometimes thousands of miles away. Fine particles of dry soil fly from rising gusts up to several kilometers. Depending on the strength of the storm falls visibility, density of dust can reduce visibility to a few meters. Yes, and those you can see if you have the goggles. Length storms may vary from several hours to several days.
Perhaps the loss of visibility and is one of the hazards to which I would like to tell. With the loss of sight in the desert in which everything Read more [...]
In several areas in the west of Iran declared a state of emergency in response to the severe sandstorm that started the night before.
According to the Iranian news IRNA particularly difficult situation in the province of Kermanshah, in particular, in the cities of Qasr Shirin Gilyangarb, Sarpol Dhahabi, the total population of that - more than 200 thousand people.
Visibility in the area of these settlements do not exceed 100 meters. The air is filled with sand and dust storm led to water pollution. In government offices and educational institutions declared a holiday, according to ITAR-TASS.
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Over Saratov swept dust storm. Wind gusts reached 20 meters per second, up in the air particles of dust and sand, visibility did not exceed a couple of hundred meters. Eyewitness elements revelry uploaded video footage from the scene with the heading "Mobile reporter."
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A rare natural phenomenon - dust storm - struck today at Omsk. Buildings and streets disappeared into the murky shroud (almost the same was recently Moscow, only due to peat fires).
Residents of Omsk urgently wear jackets with hoods, to somehow defend sand, flying right in the face. The dust on the roads literally is a pillar, poor visibility seriously impede the flow of cars, according to NTV.
As explained by meteorologists, the dust from the steppes of Kazakhstan in Russia now puts in a strong wind. Forecasters predict not yet taken, how long will sandstorm in Siberia.
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On Thursday there was another eruption of the volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The surrounding settlements covers volcanic dust, and the plume of ash stretches for hundreds of miles. It would seem, Tomsk region far away from volcanic activity, and in our climate, volcanoes are not affected. Is this true?
Today on our planet, there are about six hundred active volcanoes. At any time, each of them can make itself felt. During eruptions on the earth's surface are ejected incandescent fragments, ash and magma. This process can take from several hours to many years. And it's not always noticeable, Read more [...]
Lots of pictures!
Due to the nature of the "object" most of the pictures are not made by me, taken in the public domain. However, the author makes sure that all the images he had seen them with my own eyes, touched hands, stomped their feet, etc. etc.
First visit to the base, I probably will not forget ever. Excitement and anxiety do their dirty work and sleepless night the roads were. Five-hour flight from Bishkek, twelve-flight waiting in Dubai airport could not knock me all the way up to 4:00 Kandahar I was staring out the window. Began to decline on the approach to Read more [...]
October 30, 2013. Dust storm that recently occurred in the South-Central part of the U.S. state of Arizona, has caused the deaths of at least three people; after meeting with the element on the track a little to the North, the semi-stretched fabric-Peak and South of Casa Grande for over ten residents were injured, getting in a serious accident.
During the climax of dust storms wind speed rose to 48 km/h and visibility dropped so low that in that moment on the road 19 cars were not able to continue safe driving and collided, creating long traffic jam. It later emerged that the maximum visibility Read more [...]
on may 16.Dust storm hit the city. Winds reach 23 feet per second.
The wind picks banners, posters, breaks down the trees. The editors call our viewers. According to them, in the neighbourhoods Green, solar and Sverdlovsk district tore off the roofs of houses. In most areas of the city had shut off the light. Now the rehabilitation works are emergency team «Southern electric networks». According to forecasters, the evening possible thunderstorm and rain. At night the temperature drops to zero degrees.
— This morning a cold front passed through the Western areas of the region. Read more [...]
on may 16. This week in Norway was established exceptionally warm weather. One of these fine days in the picturesque valley of L?rdal there was an unusual phenomenon.
The thermometer in the shade 25 °C, this mark is 10 °C higher than the usual temperature in may.
In one of the Sunny days in the picturesque valley of L?rdal there was an unusual phenomenon - a cloud of dust, the vortex has reached several tens of meters in height.
Pillars of dirt in English are called \"dust devil\". In hot weather the earth's surface is heated to such an extent, that it becomes hotter than the air because Read more [...]
on may 30. In different parts of the city residents see on the street accretion of unknown origin. Dust caustic yellow settled on cars, benches and homes. The pollen she doesn't like. Suspicious precipitation fell in the city during the night rain. Dust causes respiratory problems in humans. But what is it to say yet, no one can.
Recall that previously have been fixed yellow rain in the United States, Japan and India. And after a while Yerevan sky also was painted in yellow color.
Mass flowering pine caused yellow attacks Read more [...]