natural disasters

Wind topples trees in Moscow

According to preliminary data, a strong wind toppled more than 10 trees in different parts of Moscow, a source familiar with the situation informed. No one was hurt, Interfax reports with a reference to the source.  The …

Amazon in Brazil is on fire

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil - the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas have been particularly badly affected. The …

Man drowns in Istanbul

Officials in Istanbul discovered the body of a man while clearing floodwaters following heavy downpours and flash flooding on Saturday, Ahval News reports with a reference to independent news site T24. The body was …

Camp Fire burns through California

The Camp Fire in Northern California has claimed 42 lives, becoming the deadliest in the U.S. history. An additional 13 sets of human remains were discovered today in Northern California, bringing the death toll from the Camp Fire …

Moscow eliminates consequences of hurricane   

The employees of the emergency services eliminate the consequences of the hurricane that passed through Moscow, the deputy mayor of the Department of Housing and Public Utilities and Public Works of Moscow, Peter Biryukov said. He …

Some Moscow-Yerevan flights are delayed

Some flights from Yerevan to Moscow and vice versa are delayed most likely of a heavy snow fall in the capital city of Russia, reports. The website of Yerevan's Zavrtnots internatinal airport provides information on …