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Oil prices fell to a minimum today

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Oil prices fell today. Quotes of the oil market on Monday 28 June on the basis of bidding closed with a decrease in price in light of weakening demand for crude oil and refined products amid fears of a mature storm in the Gulf of Mexico. On the New York Stock Exchange New York Mercantile Exchange price of July futures for petroleum of mark Light Sweet fell by 0.61, or 0.8%, and its price was 78.25 dollars per barrel.

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Volcano in Iceland remains very dangerous

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Volcano in Iceland still remains one of the greatest problems in Europe. According to recent University of Iceland, the eruption of the main Icelandic volcano slowed: lava flow has completely stopped, and the volcano emits only a small amount of ash.

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Tornado in Oklahoma

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Yesterday in the evening powerful tornado covered Southern and Central parts of the USA. In result, five people died in Oklahoma and 58 are wounded, nine of them are hospitalized in critical condition.

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Earthquake in Indonesia: there is no threat of tsunami

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The threat of tsunami is cancelled in Indonesia. The alarm was yesterday after the earthquake of 7.4 magnitude occurred near the island of Sumatra. Still there is no data about victims of the disaster. It is, however, known that the earthquake destroyed several houses and electricity connection.

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Volcano in Iceland has sent new portion of ashes and dust

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Volcano continues to make great problems for EU, that can’t be solved anyway. In some European countries once again extend a cloud of volcanic ash – from the volcanic eruption in Iceland. Hundreds of flights canceled in airports in Portugal, Spain and Germany. Disrupted as flights in France, Italy, closed some airports in Austria.

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Powerful earthquake in Indonesia: destruction and danger of tsunami

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Along the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale. According to the USGS earthquake’s epicenter was located 225 kilometers south of Sumatra. It was announced warnings of a possible tsunami, but after half an hour the threat had passed. As it turned out, in the nearest settlement to the epicenter of wave height was only 20 centimeters.

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Volcano Katla: new danger from Iceland

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

In a few days can start another Icelandic eruption of the volcano, which is called Katla. According to them, if this happens, the eruption would be 10 times stronger, resulting in the atmosphere will be thrown on a much larger volume of volcanic ash cloud, than that which caused the closure of air space in most European countries from April 15.

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Volcanic eruption in Iceland: volcanic activity has noticeably decreased

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Volcanic eruption in Iceland drew a wide response in Europe, paralyzing air communication and keeping millions of people trapped in the airports for five days. But now the volcano’s activity seems to decrease, though the scientists warn that it doesn’t mean that Eyjafjallajokull calms down.

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Volcano eruption in Iceland restarted with even greater force

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Vulcan previously virtually ceased to erupt, but now re-eruption of the continuing volcanic ash ejected to a height of from 10 to 15 thousand feet (3 to 4,5 thousand meters) – said in a forecast distribution of volcanic ash, published on the website of British Meteo Office In a previous communication scholars argued that reduced activity of the volcano and threw the ashes to a height of not more than 200 meters.

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Volcano in Iceland and global cataclysms

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Volcano in Iceland is only a speck of dust in the system of global cataclysms. Icelandic volcano, whose name I will not dare say without hesitation, have reached the hackneyed idea of the fragility of civilization, that nature is still far stronger than man, well and the transitory nature of existence in general. With such a melancholy head Europeans should be particularly pleased to enjoy the heavenly glow of the eruption – an unprecedented scarlet and purple sunsets, like the one he saw in his unit Shakhmatovo June 4, 1901:

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