Irkutsk area located in Eastern Siberia. It includes the Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Area. Square area - 767.9 sq. km. The population is 2795.2 thousand people.
The administrative center - the city of Irkutsk. Other major cities - Bratsk, Angarsk, Ust-Ilim, Usolye-Siberian. The urban population - 79.4%. In the 33 administrative districts, 22 towns, 6 townships. The average population density - 3.6 persons. per square meter. km.
The region is located in the south-east of the Central Siberian Plateau, bordered on the south-east of the Sayan Mountains (altitude up to 2875 m) and Baikal ranges Read more [...]
March 11, 2013. Track «Baikal» while open to travel. But at the deteriorating weather conditions, traffic can overlap.
Before there was a snow storm, visibility was almost zero. This was aggravated by movement and even led to the collision of three trucks. The accident occurred in the area between Omsk and Novosibirsk, said in an interview with «WG» the head of operations and safety of roads Rosavtodor Igor Astakhov.
The most serious situation on 9 March, on highway M-51 «Baikal» in Barabinsk the district of Novosibirsk region. On Saturday morning near Read more [...]
Bachat coal mine. Photo: Rvetal/Wikipedia
March 13, 2013. Residents of Kuzbass was faced with an unusual phenomenon: the region is shaken with atypical aftershocks, and from the ground you can hear strange sounds. Last year this anomaly was recorded three times. The problem scientists, they were joined by the best experts of the MOE, but the mystery is not yet solved.
March 5, 2013 in Kuzbass happened quake. His power, according to various sources, ranged from 3.2 to 3.8 points on the Richter scale.
...seismic stations Kuzbass recorded near the village of bachat seysmosovete, which was previously Read more [...]
The rain started on June 18, his first no one noticed, but he persevered, and by the evening of June 19 turned mountain streams in Stavropol, Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia in the powerful raging currents.
According to experts of Hydrometeorology, the reason for such a major flood has served the same cyclone that caused the first precipitation in Moscow. When it moves to the south of the arctic air clashed with local, warm and humid air masses, increasing the contrast of the airflow. Played a role, "the effect of the mountains" (so-called. Vertical currents), and the fact Read more [...]
Primorsky Krai is in the zone of active cyclonic activity and almost every subject from the flooding river floods caused by rainfall of long duration and high for long intervals of time during the passage of the intensity of the southern, south-western and western cyclones and especially tropical cyclones (typhoons).
In 2000 alone, Seaside edge Floods four times - during the passage of rivers flooding from rains caused by: Typhoon "Bolaven" (July 28 - August 1), contributing to heavy precipitation across the province, with the exception of its western regions, the southern cyclone exacerbation Read more [...]
March 15, 2013. Thousands of Hungarians due to heavy snowfall forced to sleep in their cars, locked on the roads.
According to rescue services, the most critical situation is on the main highway linking Budapest and Vienna. Due to snow and strong winds were blocked by dozens of other sections of the national road network.
The cliffs of lines left in the dark about 100 thousand people.
Weather conditions forced the authorities to cancel the numerous outdoor activities that are planned for Friday. As reported by online media, in this day in Hungary is celebrated another anniversary of the 1848 Read more [...]
A series of murders in Ingushetia, as expected, has caused massive unrest in the country. In the center of Nazran, and then held an unauthorized rally. The protesters demanded to identify the persons involved in the abductions that swept the republic against the frequent murders. In particular, one of the causes of unrest was the abduction of Aushev brothers. Although President Ingushetia Murat Zyazikov at a press conference in Moscow, personally confirmed that he considered the two abducted in Chechnya from Ingushetia were found, it did not calm the heated rally. Website «Ingushetiya.ru," Read more [...]
Ukraine in its current form is a product of the collapse of a single geopolitical space - USSR, more - the Eastern Bloc, so its current borders, conducted at the time Stalin is random and does not reflect the ethnic, cultural, or even confessional of land included in its composition. For the citizens of the Soviet Union was a single still, where the boundaries within this imperial education. The borders of the Soviet Eastern Europe were also very conditional. The entire population was a Soviet community.
With the collapse of the USSR accidental Soviet borders, reflecting only a conditional territorial-administrative Read more [...]
March 23, 2013. The delay of spring in many parts of Europe sparked a wave of discussion on the Internet, which is traditionally accompanied by a sharp comments. The most popular was the joke: \"it was the 50th day of February. Still halodule\".
Indeed, when on 22 March in the Moscow region temperature drops to -29, it brings a smile even at the meteorologists. To somehow add \"heat\", they proposed to measure the temperature in degrees Celsius, and go to the Fahrenheit scale.
However, the delay in the spring in many regions of Russia does not mean that it does not exist anywhere. For example, Read more [...]
March 24, 2013. The passage of a cold front to the South of the country was accompanied by a storm wind gusts in some places reached 15-20 m/s In the overlapping wires on high-voltage lines has been a power outage. Because of an accident in the Kuban were left without electricity for about 37 thousand people, in the Rostov region is not less than 12 thousand people According to forecasts, by the end of Sunday in the region will remain windy weather. Winds will begin to subside on Monday, but there is a risk of sleet.
Source: Meteotest Read more [...]
March 25, 2013. Several villages in the Rostov region are evacuating residents. There because of the storm raised the water level in the river don. Flooded more than a thousand houses. On the streets you can only go on the boat.
Their homes have left more than three hundred people. They are placed in hotels. Now they are psychologists. The water level has increased significantly and the sea of Azov. Flooded stretch of road Azov - Eisk. To this hour, and the wind ceased, and the water subsided.
Source: The fifth channel Read more [...]
March 31, 2013. So as not scolded March—2013: and cold, and rainy, and super-winter...But the month has come to an end, and it's time to sum up the results of the first calendar month of spring, because the regions where it is already observed this spring, can be counted on the fingers.
The North-Western district noted the most significant in Russia negative anomaly temperature, the thermometer does not reach the level of climatic norm 3-7 degrees. And in the North-East of the region this value is even higher - up to 8-11 degrees. I must say that anomalies of this order are observed more Read more [...]
April 6, 2013. Spring still comes and quite rapidly. Notice it mostly residents of settlements located along the rivers. In Tula, Saratov and Orel regions from flooding has damaged dozens of homes.
In the Saratov region exacerbated the situation with the flood. Flooded 12 bridges and inter-village road. Due to rise of water in local reservoirs appeared to be impounded 129 houses. In the city now only work boat terminal. Prepare three temporary accommodation of people. Although the residents of the houses that were flooded from the evacuation of refuse.
Began active melting of snow and in Read more [...]
April 10, 2013. Residents two dozen houses in Nizhny Novgorod region evacuated because of a funnel with a diameter of 40 meters and a depth of 14 meters, the resulting next door in the night of Wednesday, according to the regional head of the Ministry.
«02:00 GMT on April 10 at the address: Nizhny Novgorod region, settlement Buturlino, street Railway, the house 26a, occurred subsidence, resulting formed a crater with a diameter of 40 meters, a depth of 14 meters. From next 20 private homes are being evacuated 50 residents»- said in the message.
Source: RIA Novosti
The diameter Read more [...]
April 22, 2013. On Monday, the Ministry of emergency situations reported that in Central and North-Western regions of Russia observed peak flood. In the Siberian, Volga, North-Western and Central Federal districts have been inundated a total of 332 home. Social objects among the flooded buildings.
From flooded homes evacuated 358 people. Most of these people moved to live with relatives, 85 people placed in temporary stay, informs \"RIA Novosti\".
To date, in 15 regions of Russia remain flooded 46 low-water bridges and 29 sections of roads. Over the past few days the situation has stabilized Read more [...]
Within Kazakhstan is only the western part of the range red-squirrel. This zverok distributed in the following administrative regions of Kazakhstan: in northern Kustanai region, in the North-Kazakhstan, Kokchetav-tion in northern Tselinograd, Pavlodar, Semipalatinsk, in the northern part of the EastKazakhstan region. The northern boundary of its distribution is outside the country.
Areas with the largest number of red-squirrel are the areas of the right bank of the Irtysh (Pavlodar area). A large concentration of rodent burrows (40-140 1 ha) noted in Pavlodar and Máximo Gorki-areas (Tolebaev, Read more [...]
may 2, 2013. As reported on 19rus.info, in the Ulug-Hanscom Tuva region, where on the morning of 30 April, an earthquake of 6.5 points in the epicenter, at the direction of the head of the Republic, Sholban Kara-ool introduced a state of emergency municipal character. According to the head of the administration Mergen any-ool, in the emergency area are six settlements - villages Istei-Khem, Arisan, Aryg-Usuu, Tagalag, Choduraa and the city Shagonar.
A state of emergency does not apply to the settlement of Haiyrakan, village Aelig-Khem, S-Tal, Aryg-Bay. In all localities included in the emergency Read more [...]
may 4, 2013. In the North of the Irkutsk region ice jam on the lower Tunguska river led to the flooding of nearly fifty houses.
Because out of the banks of the river, the local authorities decided to introduce a regional state of emergency. As reported in the regional emergencies Department, while the special regime is entered only in one locality - Podvolochisk Katanga district.
On the eve of there by helicopter rescuers evacuated local residents, and today in the morning to the place jam went sappers, who will try to blow up the ice. If necessary to help them will be sent an additional crew Read more [...]
may 4, 2013. A powerful tornado swept through the North of Italy. Funnel suddenly arose, moving with a speed of 250 kilometers per hour - that's a lot even for a tornado that swept away everything in its path. Flipping cars, tearing down walls, ripping off roofs from houses. The elements raged for several hours, which is also unusual for this natural phenomenon. Followed by hail up to two inches in diameter. Suffered almost 120 people, dozens of families without a roof over your head.
Source: The first channel
From a powerful tornado in Italy has suffered more than 100 people
may 4, 2013. On Read more [...]
Emergency department in the Novosibirsk region on Tuesday issued a storm warning due to expected strong frosts."In the Novosibirsk region from 6 to 10 January, most likely on the north, north-east, set the minimum temperature of minus 35-40 degrees," - said in a statement. Today time Novosibirsk around 25 ° Celsius.MOE has warned that due to the cold snap may increase the number of fires, burns and frostbite. People of the region should not leave the premises without the need of warm and motorists as possible, refrain from long distances.Residents of the private sector not to use MOE Read more [...]