The mass death of dolphins recorded in the west of the island of Tasmania. About 40 mammals jumped in the shallow water, and half of them died, according to ITAR-TASS.
According to the representative of the Ministry of Environment, the rescuers are doing everything possible to save the life of the remaining individuals. Most of the strandings were females and their young. At the moment the rescue boats organized support survivors of dolphins in the ocean.
Scientists still have not figured out the reason that makes marine mammals from time to time to leave their native element. In this regard, Read more [...]
Australian Tasmania has covered anomalous snowfall
On the Australian island of Tasmania due to snowfall, thousands of homes were left without electricity, the main roads are covered with ice. Hundreds of tourists were forced to prematurely terminate the trip around the island.
People can't come to their cars because of the snow. Many cars were stuck on the roads and await the arrival of the Rangers. Rescue service receives many calls asking for help.
To heavy snowfall was added and gusty winds. The weather Bureau reported that wind gusts reach 120 kilometers per hour.
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on 8 June. Snow covered the North-Eastern Tasmania, while the rains continue to go to the South of the state.
This morning downpours and strong winds forced the three flights in Hobart (the capital of the Australian state of Tasmania) to return to Melbourne airport. The representative of airline Jetstar has announced that their aircraft returned to exclude the possible effects of landing in difficult weather conditions. Several flights from the Hobart were also cancelled.Rainy weather continues to run amok in the South of Tasmania. On the site of the East coast from Hobart was flooding in Read more [...]
on March 17. A group of about 30 Blackfish (black dolphins beached on the shore of the island Bruni South of Hobart, Tasmania's capital, according to authorities.
Liz Ren (Liz Wren), the representative of the Management of parks and wildlife, told the newspaper Hobart Mercury, 12 whales were still alive, and people on the beach tried to move them back into the water.
- According to initial reports it is clear that approximately 30 individuals was thrown on the shore, and some of them remained alive at the time of detection.
It is reported that they were whales. Cetaceans periodically thrown Read more [...]
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A surfboarder at Noteworthy Caves in Tasmania Picture: Getty Images/Dayspring AffordThe undermine is alike a uterus. Cocooned in my quiescency bag, I gaze a fundament supra me at whorls of coral and registry that I'm prevarication below thousands of oodles of overhanging tilt. We're bivouacking aboard the Franklin River at the Newlands Cascades rapids, in the shoal caves that shape the groundwork of a limestone rampart 100 feet heights. I can bang a ticklish web on the cap, belike the oeuvre of a Tasmanian spelunk wanderer, and curiosity if a tiger ophidian, the humankind's Read more [...]
Not eve inmate settlers could domesticize this landscape: Tasmania's Southward Mantle coastline. Picture: Yann Arthus-Bertrand/CorbisWild coastline: Wineglass Bay in Freycinet Internal Ballpark Tasmanian daemon, mid-hiss On the rocks of the Freycinet PeninsulaON ONE OF TASMANIA'S remotest beaches, I was awakened by the screams of devils in the dark—a fathom that was, in the baleful speech of Tassie novelist Richard Flanagan, "alike that of a womanhood beingness suppressed." Personally, I intellection they sounded more ilk hushing vampires. Possibly I'd been Read more [...]
Rising water in Avoca, North-Eastern Tasmania, Avoca, Tasmania, Australia - note. the translator). Photo: Jonathan Hum, ABC News (ABC News Australian news service)
9 August. According to the Council Northern Midlands (the local self-government bodies - note. translator over the last 20 years, the historic town in the state of Tasmania has experienced severe flooding.
The Macquarie river in the town of Ross destroyed the embankment, which caused the evacuation and further strengthen with sandbags Parking for trailers. The Council also reported that in areas Morninig that to the West, Campbell Read more [...]
Photograph: Example by Yuko ShimizuTasmaniaI'M Creep ON MY Men AND KNEES done a maze of limbs when it occurs to me that, a c eld ago, this was one of the haunts of the Tasmanian tiger. Alias a thylacine, the stripy, doglike, carnivorous marsupial would elusion done this assorted old-growth afforest, dense for an erect busyness. It would bow static below the 20-foot fronds of corner ferns, eyes pasted to a wallaby. Six feet from intrude to ass, two feet at the shoulders, 65 pounds of brawniness, the Tasmanian tiger was foxiness and shy, with a stabbing smell and noteworthy toughness, Read more [...]
Possibly approximately things are better leftover unexplored.A antecedently unnamed species of monster man-of-war has been observed in southerly Tasmania and, goodness sorrow, is it e'er distasteful. The 1.5-meter man-of-war, which looks alike person unexpended a shake wide-cut of boogers out in the sun for a workweek, was observed by the Lim phratry finis month patch they were aggregation shells on a beach southward of Hobart.The category photographed their get and sent it to the State Scientific and Industrial Inquiry Arrangement (CSIRO), where Lisa-Ann Gershwin took on the pillowcase. "The Read more [...]
Terra satellite, flying over the island of Tasmania January 6, 2013, recorded several large wildfires. During this period, the Australian island state of experienced dramatic times. Extreme heat combined with prolonged drought started on the island of "red rooster".
On the picture, taken at 23:55 GMT, red dots indicate the fire. From them, the wind drag of smoke plumes. Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on January 7 that the two forest fire came very close to the coast.The largest fire was burning in the south-west of the island, in the reserve. National weather bureau Read more [...]
In Australia, as a result of hot and dry weather and high winds, quickly spread uncontrolled fires. Only one state, New South Wales is now registered about one hundred large fires. Residents of some areas were forced to evacuate. Fires also spread across the island state of Tasmania. Firefighters fighting with fire in Victoria. In at least four areas of New South Wales authorities have acknowledged the situation catastrophic. This means that each new ignition lead to uncontrolled and rapidly spreading fire. Residents in these areas are urged to leave. Australian Prime Minister Julia Read more [...]
On the island of Tasmania, which is 240 km from the south-east coast of Australia, swept several strong forest fires, lost more than 100 people, said a British television channel Sky News on Sunday. According to emergency services personnel in the region, more than a dozen large fires completely devastated about 80 large private premises, destroying at least 100 homes. As a result, thousands of residents of towns and villages located in the interior of the island, were forced to indefinitely move to evacuation centers opened in the coastal towns. Hot and dry weather still does not allow the Read more [...]
More than 10 large wildfires are raging in Tasmania 240 kilometers off the southeastern coast of Australia. Hot and dry weather does not allow firefighters to bring the situation under control. No casualties and injuries have been reported yet. However, several thousand residents of towns and villages located in the interior of the island, were forced to leave their homes and spend the previous night in evacuation centers opened in the coastal cities.
The most severe fire raging about 100 kilometers north of the largest city in Tasmania - Hobart. The fire destroyed nearly 10 thousand hectares Read more [...]
In the Southern Hemisphere summer only came to his middle, and air temperatures in the country koalas and kangaroos have already managed to get out for all their climatic limits. For more than three months in Australia is wasting heat, which was added to the drought, which began in the winter months, that is from June to August. In general, prolonged drought and associated wildfires - not so exotic for this continent. After all, most of the territory of Australia - almost lifeless arid zone, that is the desert and semi-desert.© Jarrod Boord | Shutterstock.comMost densely populated Read more [...]
Australian Tasmania covered abnormal snowfall
On the Australian island of Tasmania, because of snow, thousands of homes were left without electricity and the main roads are covered with black ice. Hundreds of tourists were forced to prematurely stop trip around the island.
People can not go to their cars because of the snow. Many cars were stuck on the road and awaiting the arrival of the Rangers. Rescue receives many calls for assistance.
It added another heavy snowfall and heavy wind. In meteorological centers reported that wind gusts reached 120 kilometers per hour.
Of weather conditions Read more [...]
January 5, 2013. On the southern Australian island of Tasmania recorded the hottest day in the history of conducting meteorological observations, i.e. since 1880. In the capital city of Hobart, the air is warmed to +41,8°C, which is ever on the island had not happened. The previous temperature record in +40,8°C was established in January 1976.
So hot surprise of all in the district, as in the history of Tasmania records above +40°C was met only 3-4 times. The current heat associated with the heat wave that swept the South and continental island of Australia. High temperature day and night Read more [...]
Fire January 12, 2013 at 150 km from Sydney. © Handout | Reuters
January 15, 2013. In the southern hemisphere summer only came up to his middle, and the temperature of the air in the land of koalas and kangaroos had already come for all their climatic limits. For more than three months in Australia is exhausting heat, which was added to the drought, which began in the winter months, i.e. from June to August. Generally speaking, a prolonged drought and associated wildfires - not too exotic for this continent. Because a large part of Australia is almost lifeless, arid zone, i.e. deserts Read more [...]
Australian Tasmania covered abnormal snowfallOn the Australian island of Tasmania, because of snow, thousands of homes were left without electricity and the main roads are covered with black ice. Hundreds of tourists were forced to prematurely stop trip around the island.People can not go to their cars because of the snow. Many cars were stuck on the road and awaiting the arrival of the Rangers. Rescue receives many calls for assistance.It added another heavy snowfall and heavy wind. In meteorological centers reported that wind gusts reached 120 kilometers per hour.Of weather conditions on Read more [...]