Part 3: Reef residents. At a time when the very developed tourism, intending to distant seas are not out of place to know a little about marine life, as well as what can come from these dangers. Swordfish (Xiphias gladius Linnaeus). A large, aggressive fish up to 4,5 m. Large items have a weight up to 350 kg, usually 150-200 kg. The upper jaw in the form of xiphoid appendage. Pelvic fins are absent. In warm weather, stick to the surface of the water. In bad weather go into the depths. They live in tropical and subtropical waters of the oceans, it goes to higher latitudes. There Read more [...]
Survival on a desert island largely depends on the characteristics of the islands; its size; saturation of resources; natural area, which is an island; the time of year. From all of these factors depends on how long you can survive while waiting for rescue.
The larger island – all the better. On the big island will certainly be sources of water. Big Island, with a variety of terrain and conditions, represents an abundance of a variety of resources: food; materials for the raft and shelter, weapons and household appliances; firewood. In a large, resource-rich island can live independently Read more [...]
The most effective in the jungle eating tropical fruits. They are tasty, nutritious. They can quickly eat and collecting them is not difficult. Fruits in the jungle – the most effective nutritional power ratio – energy consumption for the taking. In today's article we will look at the most popular fruit of the tropical forests, which are mostly in the diet of the traveler on the region of the planet.
Coconuts. Coconut palms grow in abundance in the tropics. Especially a lot of them off the coast of the seas. Coconut milk (liquid inside the coconut) is rich in vitamins, nutritious and Read more [...]
July 28, 2013. This tropical heat had to go through the night on Sunday, residents of the Czech Republic. As ITAR-TASS, in most areas of Prague temperature exceeded 20 degrees, that, according to the norms of meteorologists, is the boundary of «tropical night».
For the Czech Republic is a very rare phenomenon. Meteorologists record such high night temperatures no more frequently than once every five years, usually in July and August.
On the eve of the day in central Bohemia air temperature ranged from 37 degrees. Sweltering people bathing in the fountains and on the streets doused Read more [...]
Diagram of the shift of the tropical storm "Flossie". © Gismeteo
July 29, 2013. Tropical storm "Flossie", which became the sixth season of tropical storms in the northeast Pacific, was born on July 24 near the Mexican coast. Monday morning local time, it will be released on the Big Island of Hawaii, and then continue to move westward over the rest of the archipelago.
Despite signs of weakening in the last hours, the storm will bring dangerous surf on the island, damaging winds, heavy rain and flooding. Center of the storm will pass in close proximity to the city of Hilo? the second largest in Read more [...]
The frequency of destructive typhoons, wind speed at the center of more than 200 km / h, by the end of 2010 increased by 10 times. This is the scientific forecast of the Japan Meteorological Agency. The cause of the damaging winds will be the global climate change and the rise in water temperature of the oceans.
A team led by Ouchi Katsuoshi created supercomputer model that takes into account all the modern climate trends, laid the forecast data and information about the atmospheric state of the Earth. The whole planet was conditionally divided into sectors by 14? kilometers.
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August 3, 2013. Last week, the American forecasters noted a decrease in the activity of a tropical system, "Dorian" with the level of a tropical storm to a less dangerous tropical wave. Now, however, the cyclone re-gaining strength, going to the east coast of Florida.
This weekend in the Bahamas and the coast of Florida are expected heavy rains with thunderstorms and gusty winds. Although forecasters say that the cyclone is unlikely to again reach the level of a tropical storm, residents of coastal cities, including fishermen and owners of cruise ships, warned of possible floods.
"Dorian" has Read more [...]
August 5, 2013. Early August - high season of tropical storms in the north-eastern Pacific Ocean. GOES-15 satellite from orbit constellation NOAA August 2 hurricane watch "Gil" flanked by two companions -Tropical depression - lower organized weather systems.
A day after the photo made, depression 91, which was in the most unfavorable conditions for intensification, ceased to exist, and depression 90 was transformed into the eighth tropical storm "Henrietta."
Whirlwind should be almost in the wake of "Gila" and means as well as he become a hurricane. The most likely scenario, such an event will Read more [...]
Tropical storm Bonnie hit the coast of Florida. It brought heavy rains and strong winds with gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Currently the storm \"Bonnie\" is moving in the direction of the Gulf of Mexico, where tornadoes were stopped work on the purification of waters from oil.Source: Lead
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August 20, 2013. Strong tropical storm \"investment destinations\" appeared on August 18, from tropical depression located to the East of Taiwan. Initially, the storm moved to the East, South-East, then North, and now turned into a more familiar direction and moves to the West. Specialists of the regional center tracking typhoons speculation that \"investment destinations\" on the morning of August 21, will affect the Northern part of Taiwan, and in the evening will approach the coast of mainland China in the area of the provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang.The minimum pressure in the center Read more [...]
A tropical downpour that hit on Monday early morning in Vladivostok, resulted in flooding of some areas of the city.
Under the water there was lots of busy highways.
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September 3, 2013. Come September, the second month of maximum activity of tropical cyclogenesis in the Northern hemisphere. In the Atlantic, he continues sluggish trend in August. Only one area of the accumulation of storm clouds near the leeward island with a probability of 40 % can become the next tropical storm.
In the Pacific season is represented by three tropical storms. In the North-East operates the storm \"Kiko\", which slowly fades to the West of the Peninsula of Baja. The vortex is poorly developed and, according to the Read more [...]
Slow start to the season tropical uranov Atlantic turned conveyor in August-September. The next tropical cyclone in the Atlantic reached a strength of the storm and was given the name \"Igor\". Its cradle was the Eastern sector of the Atlantic near the Cape Verde Islands. Over the next two days the storm will shift in trade flows in the West, its intensity will increase and by Friday may reach hurricane status.
\"Igor\" has already become the ninth tropical storm that originated in the Atlantic this season. In the list of names drawn up on 6 years, it replaced the name \"Ivan\". Read more [...]
A truly sensational news came today from Shymkent. While swimming in one of the suburban lakes fifth-grade student had fished out of the water these tropical jellyfish. Scientists have named this phenomenon as a natural anomaly and are now trying to figure out how in the South Kazakhstan pond got these exotic creatures. In turn, the schoolboy who has become at home celebrity, gathered his finding all the information and knows that the homeland of his pupils - South America.
In Shymkent waters live tropical jellyfish. First learned of this fifth grader mark Lee. Swimming Read more [...]
Experts from the world wildlife Fund (WWF) announced in Berlin recent results of studies on the condition of forests on our planet. According to them, every year on Earth disappear forests with a total area of about 13 million hectares, which is comparable in area to the territory of such state as Greece, according to AMI-TASS.
More than 90% of all disappearing from the face of the Earth's forests are tropical deforestation. The main cause of tropical deforestation — the development of agricultural activities and the release of land for agriculture.
For example, in Brazil, are exempt Read more [...]
Hurricane Igor struck on the night of Monday to Bermuda, moving towards the island of Newfoundland in the canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador). Meteorologists already announced about the threat of the parish in the district of Newfoundland strong winds, heavy rains and storms. This the greatest danger element can represent the energy of Newfoundland, as there are offshore implemented three projects for oil. Some companies have already decided to move to the land of their employees working on the platforms, although oil production to suspend until collected.
Currently, the hurricane, Read more [...]
September 6, 2013. The Atlantic hurricane season of 2013, which was initially predicted to be active, has a chance to put the record in the absence of hurricanes on the intermediate finish in mid-September. According to data as of 5 September, the assets of the season is seven tropical storms, but not a single hurricane.
see also: Activity of tropical storms corresponds to the peak of the season
In the history of satellite observations first the most recent hurricane was Gustav, who scored the force of a hurricane on September 11, 2002 off the coast of New England. When this whirlwind began his Read more [...]
Tropical storm Nicole, which was formed in the beginning of the week in the Atlantic, passed over Jamaica (leaving behind destruction, 12 missing and two dead), Cuba (information about the victims and destructions) and yesterday reached the North-Eastern coast of the US. In the state of North Carolina has five killed in Pennsylvania - six. The rain lasted all day the 1st of October, many airports were temporarily closed.
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