may 11, 2013. Snow fell on Saturday to Barnaul after thirty-degree heat in the «sudden winter» without light remained more than 20 thousand people in 72 cities and villages of the region, the official website of the Altai Krai administration.
«Abnormal for the beginning of may, the heat changed the strongest cyclone. Stormy North wind up to 28 meters per second left in the dark 72 villages in 13 districts of the region. The most affected facilities in the area of responsibility of the North-Eastern, Eastern and Central electric networks»- said in the message.
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Hot summer adversely affected the crops of grain in the Volgograd region: drought has destroyed half the crop, the affected areas are given financial assistance."Adverse of agrometeorological conditions in June and July this year in the Volgograd region. There are four of dangerous phenomena, soil and atmospheric drought, dry winds and the complex of these adverse events, "- told the" Caucasian Knot "Acting Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Food Administration of the Volgograd region Georgy Volkolupov.Changeable winters and hot summers stableVolkolupov reported that Read more [...]
According to the press service of the Middle Urals Department of Agriculture, local food grain provides 10-15% of domestic needs. In past years, the Middle Urals covered cereal deficit by donors - the Chelyabinsk and Kurgan regions. But there is a drought destroyed about 2.5 million tons of grain, and the neighbors are unlikely to help, said "Uralinformbyuro."Sverdlovsk region to the federal government request for allocation from the state intervention fund of over 300 thousand tons of food and feed grains. This will close the internal demand by 50%.The rest, according to preliminary Read more [...]
Orenburg region almost finished harvesting, harvested in the region of about 650 million tons of grain - three times less than the previous year, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti, the representative of the Ministry of agriculture and food processing industry in the region.Last summer, in the Orenburg region acted emergency mode due to abnormal weather conditions - dry winds and severe drought."As of September 16 Orenburg area harvested nearly 1.04 million hectares of grain, harvested 1.035 million hectares - is 92% of the total harvested area in the region. Now region harvested 652.3 thousand Read more [...]
Russia has lost about half of the crop "second bread" ...Roast, mashed potatoes, fries, pie, stewed with prunes, boiled with dill. Potato dishes this year risk becoming delicacy. Domestic farmers talk about the catastrophic crop failure and the coming price increases. Russian consumers have volunteered to help out Belarusian potato growers who have born a bulb at glory.According to preliminary estimations of experts, this year in Russia, killing more than half of the potato crop. In total, according to Rosstat, potatoes planted on 2.2 million hectares. So, a million of them this year Read more [...]
Heat waves and drought last summer, will affect crop and next year. In the soil lacks moisture, so winter sown a quarter less than a year ago, the newspaper "Vedomosti".In the Saratov region of winter sown 64% Of the forecast (the data of the regional Ministry of Agriculture), in the Orenburg region - 83% Of the area, although the optimum sowing time has passed. Even worse, the regional authorities characterize shoots on large acreage as weak, while sitting in the Volga Federal District, is almost complete, says "Sovecon" in the research report.Results of winter sowing determine Read more [...]
Desiccation of the Aral Sea may have unpredictable consequences for the world. According to international experts, the socio-economic impacts of the drying up of the Aral Sea is one of the world's biggest disasters of modern times.Preserve the natural biological pool Aral, reduce harmful effects Aral crisis on the environment and, most importantly, the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of living here and millions of people on the most important task today.By the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov said in his speech on September 20 at the plenary session of the UN Summit on the Millennium Read more [...]
Tula Oblast authorities have introduced a state of emergency in the agricultural sector and for governments in the region. "Emergency Mode in the Tula region in the drought this year introduced decree of the head of the region since September 15, a document formally entered into force upon publication in today's regional press," - told "Interfax", the press service of the regional administration.Introduction of emergency adopted in order to reduce the adverse effects of a prolonged drought and the associated loss of crops and shortage of the crop, based on the decision Read more [...]
Canadian "International Management Institute of Development" published a report on the prospects of global warming in the Middle Vostoke.Doklad said: "Rising temperatures, increased tension: The risk of conflict in the Middle East."The report examines the consequences that global warming will result in Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Syria and Lebanon.The report states that Near East now is the region with the greatest water scarcity in the world. In most countries, the demand for water exceeds the available reserves.Rising temperatures and changing (shortening) the rainy Read more [...]
Dry riverbed near the city of Guilin Guangxi-Zhuang Autonomous Region. November 4, 2010. Photo from epochtimes.comStarting in October, much of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China to 70% number rainfall compared to previous years. Starts strong drought. As reported by the Chinese media, drought to varying degrees, has already covered 93 county Guangxi. Forecasters predict that in the next 10 days across the district number precipitation will fall another 70-90%.Source: The Epoch Times Read more [...]
Pervouralsk, Sverdlovsk Region, June 29 - witnessed the unusual natural phenomenon of the previous day were the residents of the village of Magnitogorsk Pervouralsk urban district.Following the frequent storms in the area at settlement hit a real tornado, - the local "channel PTV."According to witnesses, a whirlwind of a few tens of meters in diameter and several hundred meters in height, walked around the edge of the village, picking up clouds of dust.Within a few minutes vortex gaining strength, walking over the ground. At the base of the tornado funnel clearly shown.After a while, Read more [...]
A rare phenomenon in the Leningrad region - a tornado this summer almost spelled out in the region.All North-West of Russia are beginning to compare the U.S. state of Texas. Fortunately, we are not very powerful tornadoes.On the Internet, there is increasing evidence of the appearance of vortices. Here are just a few places: Volkhov, Pine, Kolpino. Incidentally, in Kolpino tornado observed from the beginning of the summer. Whirlwind there even tossed and turned the car.Forecasters explain - tornadoes occur in extreme heat and humidity. This weather is just ends hurricanes.Source: "Gazeta.SPb" Read more [...]
may 18, 2013. In 2010, the drought has led to fires in two dozen regions. Official the damage from the fires was 85.5 billion rubles. The summer of 2013 can beat the record 2010 with the pessimistic scenario, do not exclude in an interview BFM.ru representatives of Greenpeace Russia.
After the may holidays the area affected by forest fires in Russia has increased by 20 times reported on may 16, the head of the Federal forestry Agency Vladimir Lebedev. In Moscow and the Moscow region authorities do not rule out a repeat of the situation in 2010, when the capital was shrouded in smog from forest Read more [...]
In Ukraine, because of the strong wind, sleet and rain left without electricity in 1077 communities in 14 regions, reported Dec. 29 the agency "Ukrainian News".In the Kiev region suffered 185 cities and villages in the Kirovograd region - 138, Cherkassy - 136, de-energized in the other areas were less than a hundred villages. Power Authority crews restoring regional energy operators.According Ukravtodor, on highways because of the weather difficulties with movement are observed. At the same time, the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry said that was sent for cleaning roads of snow around Read more [...]
At least two people were killed and another seriously injured in the Krasnodar region. The southern and central regions of heavy snow hit and squally wind.Azov sea disappeared under snowdrifts. Is rarely the case even during the harsh winters. In the capital region hampered vehicular traffic. Visibility on the roads does not exceed a few meters, the wheels bogged down in the sticky snow.Source: NTV Read more [...]
Odessa, Paris, Volgograd, Kamchatka, Ukraine, Moscow - all in the snow.And the Far East and the United States to Canada. This was not very long ago. OdessaThe consequences of snowfall in Odessa. Due to bad weather in Odessa and the region have irregular supply of bread, reports "Interfax". Snowfall and cold paralyzed traffic and thus violated the delivery schedule of bread in shops and kiosks.Corresponding to "Interfax" reports from the scene that the residential areas of the village and Kotovsky Tairov no bread to December 16. In Iljichovsk Ovidiopol and Belgorod-Dniester Read more [...]
St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region areas today will be in the rear of the cyclone, slowly leaving the north-east to the coast of the Barents Sea. In almost all areas of the region are precipitation - rain, snow. Yes, in Lesogorsk, pine and Novaya Ladoga (north-west, north and center of the region) are real snow at near-zero temperatures. During the day, St.-Petersburg and parts of the region is expected to mainly clear weather, precipitation will be mainly in the form of rain, but in places and wet snow. The maximum temperature in St.-Petersburg than 5 ... 7 °, the region will be 3 to Read more [...]
The southern Urals in mid-April (14.04.2010) again snowed. In the power of snow anomalies were almost all areas of the Chelyabinsk region.While the approaching precipitation forecasters warned the day before, for most South Urals snow in April was a complete surprise. The roads have already dry, many motorists have changed winter tires to summer, and here again - snow pirouettes on highways. Inspector to warn that in any case, follow the speed limit and be courteous on the road.But forecasters are not encouraging: a few days in the South Urals, will host the cyclone. Moreover, it will bring Read more [...]
Breaking News presents us weather. Today, she hinted area residents that summer is over and the time would have to prepare for the autumn or even winter. And hinted seriously. In Murmansk, the morning was a plus 3, and blew the wind continues to blow, declared a storm warning.And in the center of the Kola Peninsula, Khibiny already snowed. What to expect in the near future?Storm warning was announced today throughout the Murmansk region. Wind gusts up to 25 meters per second, on the coast - to 31. In some areas of the region, in Kirovsk and Apatity, even the snow fell, he fell down at night Read more [...]