New change of the seabed found in the Kanto region, island of Honshu, Japan. Japanese researchers say that the change may have formed relatively recently in the earthquake that hit the Kanto region, which contains the nation's capital - Tokyo, the residence of the Emperor and the Japanese Government. Reported by House of Japan.
The team, led by Professor Emeritus Takashi Nakata (Takashi Nakata) from Hiroshima University has found a new variation of the seabed during the survey, which was conducted in November 2012, about 20 kilometers from the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanto. Read more [...]
MOE special flight taking off for evacuation of the meteor shower, landed in Chelyabinsk. Cpetsreysom to Moscow will be delivered to the most affected by the fall of the meteorite fragments that need skilled care Moscow doctors.MOE special flight taking off for evacuation of the meteor shower, landed in Chelyabinsk, Russian Emergencies Ministry reported on Saturday.
"At 04.58 MSK February 16, 2013 IL-76 Russian Emergencies Ministry landed in Chelyabinsk for sanitary evacuation aircraft suffered an meteor shower of the citizen of the Russian Federation. Aircraft is equipped medical unit," Read more [...]
on 3 June. On the South of the Far East weather pattern is determined by the influence of the warm sector of a vast cyclone. The atmospheric vortex is located on the Okhotsk coast of the Magadan region. South-West flows are in Khabarovsk, Primorye and Amur oblast hot air China and Mongolia. In the average daily air temperature exceeds the climatic norm at 4-8 degrees.
Day after day, in the Amur region, the temperatures are reaching unprecedented levels. So, last day in the village of Ekimchan the air is warmed up to 30.6 degrees. In the Khabarovsk region including the record — the Read more [...]
In Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk and Tyumen regions tens of people have seen strange luminous bodies. According to them, there was a flash followed by a very strong sound of the explosion and the blast knocked out windows in buildings. At present the evacuation of people from buildings, as well as children from schools. The city lost all cellular connection. MOE has confirmed that this was a large space object - a large meteorite, which upon entering the atmosphere, it split into two parts. There are victims mainly from cuts glass, hospitals delivered more than 20 children. Meanwhile, reports of Read more [...]
In the Trans-Baikal region, where these days are 40 degrees of frost, without power on Wednesday morning left two settlements Olovyanninskogo Byrka area peaceful and with a population of 420 people, including 96 children, ITAR-TASS.
"Search the proposed location of the break power lines are two teams of Power. At the scene also left the task force Olovyanninskogo garrison fire - reported in the main emergency department Trans-Baikal Territory. - Threats to the lives and health of the people there."
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About 2.2 thousand people were left without electricity on Tuesday in six locations Pravdinsky District of the Kaliningrad region, said Tuesday the Emergencies Ministry.
"At 12.15 MSK, Pravdinsk near Kaliningrad power failure occurred six municipalities with a population of about 2200 people. Under got off seven socially important facilities," - said in a statement.
Emergency and recovery operation.
The air temperature in the Kaliningrad region is now 2-5 degrees plus.
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on 5 June. The area of forest fires in the Krasnoyarsk region is growing rapidly. If at 15:30 GMT there was burning 372 hectares of taiga, 19:15 GMT fire was already includes more than 666 hectares of forests.
As reported by the ITAR-TASS news Agency in the provincial forest Fire centre, the main threat is posed by fires that spread in aliasone - in remote taiga arrays, where firefighters can only be reached by aircraft. In the terrestrial zone of fire spread from 31 to 92 ha
On the extinguishing of fire directed more than 400 people.
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on 6 June. The municipalities and the Ministry of emergencies in Kuzbass will deliver water to communities that are located away from water, because of declining water level in the water arteries of the region because of the heat wave, said in the press-service of administration of the Kemerovo region.
«Due to hot weather in the Kuzbass region has experienced a rapid drop in water level in rivers, boreholes and wells. Thus, the level of Tom at the village of Krapivina falls by 10 centimeters per day, at the village Polomoshnoe Ascensao district — 15 centimeters per day», — Read more [...]
In the Altai region today was a power failure in five major areas, home to 8.4 thousand people, Itar-Tass learned at the regional Emergency Ministry.
Power supply interrupted Rodinsky, Trinity, zoning, and Alei Tabunskom areas. In the area off are 23 socially important facilities.
The area energoavarii repairing works are difficult 40-degree cold.
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on 4 June. About 600 000 hectares of farmland were flooded in the aftermath of the floods in the province of Buenos Aires, the leading agricultural and livestock region of Argentina. Flood threatened the soybean crop and the life and health of about half a million head of cattle, according to agricultural producers. Argentina, one of the largest suppliers of food products and the third largest exporter of soybeans this year have already suffered from a reduction of 19% from the total production of soybeans due to the drought caused by climate change due to the Typhoon La niña.
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More than 570 settlements of Ukraine were left without power on Wednesday night because of bad weather, the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations.
"On the night of 11 and 12 December as a result of adverse weather conditions for operation of protection systems of power lines blackout occurred 577 settlements in the five areas," - said in a statement.
Hardest hit Kiev region - here without light left 304 settlements. In the Zhytomyr region deenergized 226 settlements in Vinnytsia - 42, in Kirovograd - two, in Cherkasy - three settlements.
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By the evening of Sunday, there has been a positive trend in the reconstruction efforts in the facilities of the branch of JSC "IDGC of North-West" "Pskovenergo." For the first time in three days could change the situation for the better. Number of disabled 10 kV transmission line, compared with the morning fell by 15 pieces. In addition, technological disturbances were eliminated in 110 kV Bezhanitsky-1 and the line placed under stress. Since then Novorzhev powered by the normal scheme of power supply. As of 18.00 on December 2 without tension remaining 53 of 10 kV and Read more [...]
Strong wind and snowstorm led to the fact that in the Leningrad region has increased the number of places where there have been power outages, told RIA Novosti press officer of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in the region.
Earlier it was reported that, as of 07.00 MSK Friday, power failure in the area is 68 settlements with a population of 6.06 thousand people, four transmission lines, 185 substations. Now, as at 12.00 MSK, power failure in the area is 84 settlements with a population of 6 000 661, 10 transmission lines and 253 substations.
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About 1.4 thousand inhabitants of Novgorod region remain without power because of the storm that hit the region on Friday night, told RIA Novosti "Novgorodenergo."
"As of 13:00 (MSK), normally 58 settlements" - a spokesman said.
At 9.00 there was no light in about three thousand inhabitants living in 154 settlements.
Because of the continuity of power lines were knocked out 208 substations. Major work on the emergency response plan to complete energy during the day. In these works the company has involved 60 repair crews and as many units of special equipment.
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At 09:30 in the Tver region was a power failure in the two areas. The zone off hit 23 settlements, home to 415 people and has three socially significant objects.
Emergency and recovery operation. Expected to eliminate the accident by 15:00 MSK.
Energy work is also in the Pskov region, where in the early morning in the settlements of 13 regions of the Pskov region there was a partial power failure. Under the shutdown were 408 settlements with a population of about 6.5 thousand people.
And because of the accident in the Transbaikal power line outages occurred in communities in two districts. Read more [...]
Due to the complex nature of adverse events in the Leningrad region today, 30 November, there was a power outage in Kingisepp, Luga, and Priozersk Volosovsky areas. According to the press service of the emergency department in the region, as of 12:00 MSK power failure in the area are 84 settlements with a population of 6661 people.Reconstruction work emergency crews "Lenenergo" (136 people, 32 pieces of equipment), from MOE - 12 people, four items of equipment.From the emergency department of the Leningrad region of Russia on established operational headquarters.
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The crew and passengers of the Mi-8, found on Thursday in Almaty region of Kazakhstan, were killed. "The helicopter crashed. All on board were killed," – said the agency "Interfax-Kazakhstan" a police source in the region.
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on October 18. According to the laborious satellite imagery, in the period 2000-2009 Canada has lost 6.7 thousand miles? (1,2%) surface area (only in the country of 1.3 million lakes).
It's weird. It was predicted that the lake will grow, not shrink.
The reduction in Arctic lakes has been seen before, but only in the most southern part of the Arctic, where warming is melting the permafrost and allows water to escape into the soil. A new study Marc Carroll from the University of Maryland (USA), proves the opposite: North lake, apparently, will be dry, and the South is not.
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A documentary film on the 1st channel: How animals, birds, fish and insects warn of future tragedy, what they serve and what signs can transmit deadly diseases to humans? What lesson can be learned from this man?Dolphins, seals, seals, thousands are thrown to the sea and ocean. It looks like a mass suicide. The most striking case was recorded in Sochi. Also experts observe and inappropriate behavior underwater inhabitants. For example, sharks are hunted in the shallows, where had never swam.
Scientists argue that the sensitive inhabitants of the seas and oceans in their own perceived signals Read more [...]