Storm surge combined with hurricane winds on Monday morning damaged part of the dam in Stanley Park in Vancouver and in the walking promenade Marine Park in West Vancouver. Suffered greatly as beach area, completely lost their pebbles and partly? infrastructure.
Part of the embankments and coastal urban area was flooded. Authorities said they were warned in advance by meteorologists and blocked access to the dam and embankments. Therefore, the victims have been avoided.
By Monday evening the storm subsided, the water began to recede. However, people are asked to refrain from Read more [...]
12/08/2012 More than 25,000 people have been evacuated in Japan after the earthquake happened yesterday to the east of the island nation.
7.3 magnitude earthquake recorded on Friday at 17:18 local time (12:18 Moscow time) to 240 miles from the Miyagi prefecture. Hearth lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Greater number of evacuees were in northeastern Iwate Prefecture and Miyagi, which hit meter tsunami wave. Were forced to temporarily leave their homes residents of coastal areas in the prefectures of Fukushima, Aomori and Ibaraki.
The data on the victims of the wave have been received. However, Read more [...]
People have been known to unconsciously adjust their movements under the people nearby - go for a walk in the foot or clap in rhythm during the concert.Monkeys as well as humans, tend to synchronize their movements with their neighbors and move them at the same pace, scientists have found out of the Institute for Brain Research Center of Japanese RIKEN.
People have been known to unconsciously adjust their movements under the people nearby - go for a walk in the foot or clap in rhythm during the concert. The group, led by Dr. Naotaka Fujii (Naotaka Fujii) in experiments with Japanese macaques found Read more [...]
12/12/2012 In the area of the archipelago of Vanuatu (Melanesia) magnitude earthquake 5.2. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremors have been recorded at a depth of 28.2 km. The epicenter was located at 167 km from the capital, Port Vila. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. The threat of a tsunami in coastal areas is not declared.RBC
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If in 1901, it is not found, no one would have believed in the possibility of the existence of such a complex mechanism. He would have been a genius, whether it is even easier than it is. This is a story about one of the greatest finds in istorii.Etot corroded bronze object - a device for predicting the future. It was created 2000 years ago in ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks created an amazing device, which was essentially a mechanical computer. Reconstruction device showed that it was an astrological calculator, calculations that produced by a complex mechanism. On the outside of the Read more [...]
16/12/2012 The oldest traces of ancient Egyptian rulers of economic activity - the pharaohs were found near the Nile Valley in southern Egypt. First mention of the inscriptions on steles in the area date back to the 1890s.
Images and inscriptions have been re-discovered only in 2008, and just recently started studying. Figure on the stele, topped with white hat like a crown, leads the ceremonial procession and laden boat, maybe this image of the first expeditions of tax collectors in Egypt.
Egyptologists to determine the age of images, the period from 3200 to 3100 BC. It was during this period Read more [...]
More than three thousand people have been affected by the drought in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, seven cities have declared a state of emergency, said local civil defense service.This year was the Amazon one of the driest on record. According to meteorologists, for ten months, rainfall is significantly below normal.The water level in the upper tributaries of the Amazon falls by an average of 26 centimeters per day, threatening drought one of the large rivers of the world. Local authorities have restricted traffic on the small rivers due to the risk run aground.It is expected that normal shipping Read more [...]
LIMA - 26 June 2010. At least four people, including two children, have been a victim of a landslide came down about 100 kilometers (62 miles) east of Lima. All four members of one family."There was a tragedy near Curcuya between 103-104 km of the main road that connects Lima with the mountain" - said waywarden Bruno de Benedetti.Just a few houses have been destroyed, but it is not known whether they were at the time people. Landslide down to the river Blanco River parallel to the main road leading to the aquaculture area, forcing the patrol to close the road near Corcona nasluchay Read more [...]
Today, January 22, in the central part of Poland was earthquake force of 4.42 points. According to local media reports, the tremors have been recorded in 5.5 (06:05 on Kiev) local time in the area and Bełchatów Paenchno, near Lodz.According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions. "The emergency services have no information from residents about damage or static buildings associated with the earthquake," - said the spokesman of the local fire guards Arkadiusz Makovsky.According to geophysicists, in a region where there earthquake, earthquakes are not unusual, but experts Read more [...]
433 settlements have been powered down due to hurricane winds in Shchuchyn and Lida region Grodno region night on 8 August.In Shchuchyn electricity supply was interrupted and resumed at 1.30 to 2.50. In areas where power lines have been restored to 11.00.According to information BelaPAN at the National Weather Service, in Shchuchyn was recorded a gust of wind 27 m / s. In this city of night Dropped 20 mm of rain or 20 liters of water per square meter of area - 27% Monthly norm.Source: BelaPAN Read more [...]
Number of cases of cholera in the Dominican Republic has reached 105 people, deaths have been recorded. ITAR-TASS referring to the Dominican newspaper "Listin Diario."
According to the Minister of Health Bautista Rojas Gomez, 11 man, have been diagnosed cholera, are located in different settings DR.
Earlier last week, the country started a second national education and prevention campaign aimed at preventing the spread of cholera. It was attended by thousands of volunteers and health workers.
In the neighboring republic of Haiti, victims of the disease were more than 2.6 Read more [...]
But the bigger picture. In 2001, the land was more than 22 wars and swept a powerful wave of terrorism. There have been many others, is not as widely covered by media and conflicts. Besides well-known hot spots, some areas may be a complete surprise. Tourists can plunge into shock when arriving in a foreign country, he would see on the streets of its armed forces Security or police outfits. The danger is not limited to remote areas of conflict. Terrorist attacks were London, Oklahoma, Madrid, Paris, Athens and Tokyo.Terrorist campaigns cross international borders without warning spoil journey. Read more [...]
During the fighting, Russian federal forces in Chechnya carried out a psychological impact on the formation of the armed opposition. However, materials of the details of the then psychological operations are still inaccessible to the public. For this reason, we turn to an interview entitled "The word is stronger than bombs." February 14, 1995 he gave a correspondent of the newspaper "Red Star" Vadim Markushina officer of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Colonel Andrei Yurin.
- Andrei, we all understand that fighting the Russian army in Chechnya - a special Read more [...]
June 15. Some 720 houses have been destroyed in the earthquake of magnitude 5.4, which occurred on Friday night in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local seismological service.
Despite the considerable damage, information about the victims and the victims have not yet been reported.
The earthquake lies at a depth of 20 kilometers. The epicenter of earthquake was in a mountainous region.
Source: RIA Novosti
July 9. Record rainy summer continues in Sweden. June was the absolute champion, four times higher than normal rainfall for all years since 1786, when he launched regular monitoring of the weather. Now it is time for the moisture usually meager July.
Last weekend in several areas of the kingdom have been heavy rains, which have been paralyzed due to life and movement in a number of cities and towns. In Mariannelunde in the province of Småland, flooded about 15 homes. Under the water were many roads.
On the highway connecting Karstorp Byuskebu and were washed away 20 meters of pavement. In Read more [...]
More than three thousand people have been affected by the drought in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, seven cities have declared a state of emergency, said local civil defense service.
This year was the Amazon one of the driest on record. According to meteorologists, for ten months, rainfall is significantly below normal.
The water level in the upper tributaries of the Amazon falls by an average of 26 centimeters per day, threatening drought one of the large rivers of the world. Local authorities have restricted traffic on the small rivers due to the risk run aground.
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433 settlements have been powered down due to hurricane winds in Shchuchyn and Lida, Grodno region on the night of 8 August.
In Shchuchyn electricity supply was interrupted and resumed at 1.30 to 2.50. In areas where power lines have been restored to 11.00.
According to information in the National Weather Service BelaPAN in Shchuchyn was recorded a gust of wind 27 m / s. In this city for the night fell 20 mm of rain or 20 liters of water per square meter of area - 27% Monthly norm.
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Over the past hundred years, the temperature of our planet has risen by about 0.8 degrees. Scientists believe as for the man, it is a sign of illness.
- Let's normal body temperature is 36.6 degrees for us, and when we have 37, are already feeling a headache or weakness. So it is for the planet. It would seem insignificant at first glance, an increase of 0.8 degrees causes these effects, which have not been - said yesterday at a news conference coordinator for Climate Change of the National Ecological Centre of Ukraine Kristina Rudnytska.
According to experts, a manifestation of the "disease" Read more [...]