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Beijing goes underground

BeijingThe terrible environmental problem of Beijing lies underground: sinking metropolis. Excessive pumping of groundwater causes the ground beneath the city to collapse, according to a new study. Scientists have studied satellite images, which show that Beijing, and in particular the central business district of the capital, sags every year by 11 cm.

The study warns that subsidence is a threat to the security of the city with a population of over 20 million people, and it can also disrupt the movement of trains. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 25, 2016 in miracles, Mysterious

 

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Beijing felt the force of typhoon “Sunbeam”

Vladivostok was in the midst of typhoon “Sunbeam.” Here one day fell almost monthly rainfall. On this day, it was reported to journalists at a press conference held in the regional weather center.

According to forecasters, the seaside capital of day effects of Typhoon “Sunbeam” dropped 107 mm of precipitation, of which 87 mm – at night. According to experts this is the most highest rainfall this year.

According to their forecast, today the influence of typhoon in the southern Primorye region weakened and heavy rainfall will shift to the north of the region. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Mysterious, Nature

 

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