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Natural disasters in 2015

disasters 2015A new report on disasters, UN says that the natural disasters in the last 10 years occurred almost daily about 2 times higher than 20 years ago. In a report published on Monday, it is reported that over the past 20 years, 90% of disasters were related to floods, storms, heat and other weather phenomena. Another 10% falls in the share of geophysical disasters earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Although the study said that the findings on the relationship of these events to global climate change is to do early, many climate scientists agree that the warming of the atmosphere exacerbates the effects of some natural disasters. What natural disasters have become the deadliest in 2015? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2015 in Global warming

 

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Natural disasters in history-The Great Flood – 1931, China

FloodYear during the monsoon season in 1931 was unusually rapid. Torrential rains and tropical cyclones rampage in river basins. Dam weeks resisted heavy downpours and strong storms, but they eventually could not stand the load and collapsed in hundreds of places.

Were flooded about 333 000 hectares of land, at least 40 million people lost their House, were huge crop losses. Large areas of water did not descend from three to six months. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2014 in Nature

 

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