There are times when people across the frozen lake, falls through the ice. Obviously, you should try to avoid unreliable ice or ice on the rivers with a rapid current, which can make the ice scour, even in spite of the bitter cold. We will consider the situation when a person went on the ice and fell through.
When you fail under ice in cold water, you breath. This comes from the sharp temperature drop and shock. You start to suffocate. If time does not take himself in hand, water can enter the lungs and the person drowns.
Second hazard when released into the icy water – it may be a cardiac Read more [...]
Bad weather in Kazakhstan. In the west of the country expect a sharp cooling and strong wind. Declared a storm warning. The temperature is forecast to drop to -25 °. All services are listed on high alert.
"All this time, day and night temperatures do not fall below zero degrees. Now, however, the temperature drops - from -15 to -25 °. For Kazakhstan it will be an unpleasant surprise, "- said the director of the Center for hydrometeorological monitoring Kazakhstan Lyudmila Chuntova.
In Astana continued heavy snowfall. It began in the capital yesterday. "Snow fell from 4 to 8 mm. November was Read more [...]
Struck the roof of the house meteorite. Photo Linda Welzenbach / Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
The roof of a private home in the United States struck a small meteorite, according to SPACE.com. Cosmic body weight of about half a pound (about 230 grams) fell on a house physician Frank Ciampi (Frank Ciampi) in Lorton, Virginia. A rate of about two hundred miles per hour (about 320 kilometers per hour) meteorite crashed into the roof and do the big hole and overcoming a few obstacles, fell to the ground floor where the doctor treats patients.
According to Linda Veltsenbah (Linda Read more [...]
To the Earth in the area of Ireland at a rate of about 160 thousand. Km / h rare meteorite fell, according to MailOnline. It happened in the evening, so a lot of people across the country were able to watch the fall. According to experts, the rock passage through the atmosphere was equivalent to a small nuclear explosion.
According to David Moore (David Moore) of the Astronomical Society of Ireland (Astronomy Ireland), most likely a meteorite fell to the ground and not into the sea, as many have seen as he flies into the land, so that the chances of finding this meteorite large enough. Read more [...]
In the vicinity of the Chinese capital for several days the search continues for a meteorite that fell from the sky in the evening on Wednesday.
For his fall watched by thousands of Beijing residents caught up in the moment on the street. They describe it as a glowing object that quickly moved from the south-east and presumably fell in the highlands Bayhuashan.
After the local observatory has confirmed that this was indeed a meteorite, and even provided video footage of his fall, many Chinese have rushed to find him.
According to scientists, this cosmic body, if the search to a successful Read more [...]
In a small town tone End falling from the sky live fish.
Fish rain twice passed over a small Australian town of Top End. Small white fish alive fell to the ground.
Tried to explain the situation to senior Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Ashley Patterson. "Geological conditions were ideal to generate a small tornado in the area, where, on the one hand, is close seashore, and on the other - Lake Argyle - said Patterson. - However, no natural disasters Us were recorded. "
As one of the witnesses Christine Balmer, hundreds upon hundreds of white fish were falling onto the road, the roofs of Read more [...]
Forecasters recorded in the northern areas of the UK abnormal for this time of the year cooling. Snow filled up with Scotland, rain fell as the cars on the roads just fell asleep.
The release of drivers and passengers, local authorities sent teams of rescuers. Not without accidents - with one of the highway slid and overturned school bus, killing a child, several students were injured.
And in Northern Ireland under the weight of wet snow broke off the wires on the power lines. As a result, more than 40 thousand. Inhabitants of the region were left without electricity.
Source: Russia 24
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China is once again at the mercy of the weather. Blizzard struck the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Just a few hours tens of centimeters of snow fell. Roads covered with ice and the cars lined up in a multi-kilometer traffic jams. According to local residents, this winter was the worst in the last 60 years.
Meanwhile, in the central provinces of China was played sandstorm. Hurricane winds uprooted trees. In one of the settlements fell crane. There were no casualties, although dozens of parked cars were damaged. Was also damaged the facade of the building was next. Visibility on the streets Read more [...]
Bus with 25 passengers today fell into a hole in the center of Novosibirsk. There are no victims. The accident occurred on Gogol Street. Bus traveling along the route number 203, standing in a traffic jam and suddenly hit on a hole and fell. Passengers were evacuated, the bus was sent to stsetsploschadku. According to preliminary version, asphalt dipped under the car in warm weather.
In the center of Novosibirsk, a passenger bus fell through the asphalt.
— PE happened April 27 on Gogol street, — According to a source in the city traffic police. - Passengers only have Read more [...]
Meteorite fell on Thursday night at a house in Jakarta — space object crashed through the roof and the floor two floors of a house on the street Delima-2, after which he fell, and the explosion of a meteorite caused minor damage to two neighboring buildings, wrote in a Friday newspaper Jakarta Globe.
Fortunately, the most affected building was empty at the time, and of the locals no one got even slightly injured.
In connection with the explosion at the scene were caused by the anti-terrorist fighters Indonesian special forces stopped, but their assistance was not required.
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Hillside collapsed on the main highway in Keelung, Taiwan. As a result, three cars were buried under the ground. Authorities blamed the incident long rains, and could not find the drivers. (National Airborne Service Corps / Associated Press)
Some pictures recently occurred natural disasters and their consequences.
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Photos from the past: the eleventh, tenth, ninth, eighth, seventh.
Leslie Wood (left) and her family members assess the damage after a tornado that swept across the state of Mississippi on Sunday. Tornado continued its movement to the northeast, taking Yazoo Read more [...]
Residential building fell into a huge hole
A huge sinkhole in the Canadian province of Quebec, in the town of St. Jude.
May 11 in the ground formed a giant crater, it vanished without a trace a family of four.
A terrible tragedy occurred in Canada. In a small community near Montreal in the ground formed a giant cavity width of 500 m and a depth of 30 meters. Prefontaine family home fell into that hole in the roof.
Dad Richard, mom Lynn, Anais nine-and 11-year-old Emily watched a hockey game when the house began to sink into the ground. As a result of the tragedy of the whole family died. Read more [...]
A storm of hail, suddenly began 29iyunya about 16.00 in Rostov, significantly impeded traffic on several main streets, RIA Novosti reported.
The main highway flooded in four places. On one of the streets even swam bus. The passengers had to get out of the cabin. Due to the downpour fell a tree, there is a power outage.
Information about the victims and the extent of the damage has not yet been reported.
Meanwhile, according to forecasters, storm will last in Rostov region and a few more hours. Due to the sharp deterioration in the weather department for the prevention and elimination Read more [...]
Two people taken to hospital with injuries sustained from the squally wind, which on Thursday night hit Petersburg, told RIA Novosti urban emergency department.
According to him, about six o'clock in the evening on the Petrograd embankment tree fell on a brick fence. "The bricks have fallen upon a passing man," - said the employee management.
The second accident happened in the Haymarket area. Here, from the fifth-floor window shopping center "Peak" fell out of the glass. "Glasses fell by standing next to a shopping center a young man," - said the ministry.
According to him, both suffered injuries Read more [...]
On the Istra district of the Moscow region was hit by hurricane, reports RIA \"Novosti\".
In Istra strong winds knocked a tree. It fell on the bus. The incident occurred at about 18:15 GMT on the bus stop located close to the new Jerusalem monastery.
Information on casualties yet. At the scene officers arrived, the road patrol service. Eyewitnesses reported a traffic jam on the Volokolamsk highway at the entrance to Istra. Several trees fell on the roadway.
Because of the hurricane in the Istra district of damaged power lines, no traffic lights, streets traffic jam.
On Saturday night the storm Read more [...]
Monday - heavy day not only for people, but - in practice - for trees. on July 26 at the intersection of Antonov-Ovseenko and XXII Congress of the Communist party was formed tube: huge branch fell right on the roadway. Fortunately, no injuries - no one was hurt. However, the owner of the car parked directly under the ill-fated tree, will soon have to part with a certain amount: broken windshield, hour - and it is only obvious damage. According to the owner of the car, no mechanical damage to the tree was not provided. The branch fell on the car directly in front of its owner. Apparently, the Read more [...]
On the South of the island due to heavy rains declared a state of emergency. Rains in the region did not stop for three days. Only for the last day fell more than half of the monthly precipitation.
Sakhalin rains wash away the roads and fill the house
cholodny front brought torrential rains to the island. Only for the last day there fell more than half of the monthly precipitation. The water in the rivers in the South island rose on the meter. According to forecasts, another day the rain just will not stop.
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August 15, 2013. August snowfall. That night the residents of Karaganda witnessed unusual precipitation. According to witnesses, from the sky fell the snow, however, the pink color.
MICHAEL PRIVALOV, journalist: \" I've been photographed. Here the highlights are. It's snow, snow. When the rain, glare there are none. I put on \"Facebook\" time, temperature. Here was 12 degrees.
Eyewitnesses said that the snowfall in Karaganda started after 10 PM. Deposits covered rooftops. However, meteorologists snow is not recorded. On this day, forecasters predicted rain, and the news was skeptical. However, Read more [...]
Due to heavy rains the previous night 10 August inundated some areas of Lviv and Lviv region.
Regional Department of the Ministry of emergency situations reports that have been flooded the territory on the streets of Peat and Willow, as well as in city Dublyany Zhovkva district. As at three o'clock in Lviv fell 57 millimeters of precipitation — 75 percent of the monthly rate. In the city flooded some basements flooded roofs covered with silt storm-water inlets. In the Shevchenko district, which is most strongly affected by the passage of a storm front, fell to 20 - cm layer Read more [...]
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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