Center "Antistikhiya" at MOE Russia promises increased number of emergency situations caused by mudflows, landslides and landslide-scree processes in 2013 compared with a year earlier.
The main reason for increase in the number of such complex situations rescuers called growing number of severe weather events, such as increased glacier melting, heavy rainfall in autumn and winter, deep freezing of soils, as well as the imposition of rain on melting snow.The highest risk of landslides and debris flows in April - October 2013, on the Kamchatka Peninsula, in North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Read more [...]
14/07 08:20, Bishkek
In the district of Maidan ayylnom Kadamjai Batken region of Kyrgyzstan in the result of a descent of mudflows destroyed part of the highway. The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
According to her, rural destroyed the gardens of some citizens, as well as 500 meters of ditches filled with sand and stones. "Currently, special equipment MOE cleared 350 meters of irrigation ditches. Rescuers help local people, "- said in a statement.
Source: IA «24.kg»
Fighting mudflows can be active or passive. Active fight comes down to the implementation of a diverse, complex administrative activities agroforestry and engineering works on the entire area mudflows pools. These activities are carried out within the centers of active mudflow: the erosion bumping heavily eroded, landslide and landslide slopes in the upper beds of mud flows.
Administrative activities is to control and regulation of logging in the mountainous areas in order to preserve the soil and litter at logging sites. They also provide for strict regulation or a complete ban grazing on the Read more [...]
It should be remembered, however, that for mountain and foothill locations, especially in the Crimea and the Caucasus, characterized by such natural hazards as strong rising of water in the rivers in the afternoon, and sat down. Needed for the formation of debris flow gryazekamenny material (and in large quantities), and a powerful stream of water. Hence, due to the occurrence of weather conditions. Large water rises in the mountains are rough or when melting glaciers (at very high solar radiation on cloudless days), or in time strong and long showers. Contribute to the formation of mudflows Read more [...]