Natural Disasters in Russia

August "dried" most of Russian regions, Vilfand says

August "dried" most of Russian regions, Vilfand says

The last summer month was arid in most regions of Russia, in some areas there was no precipitation for the whole August, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand said. "In the …

New Year avalanches expected in Sochi

New Year avalanches expected in Sochi

According to the warning of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for the Krasnodar Territory, during the first three days of 2022, the avalanche danger is extremely high in Sochi. ”On January 1-3, …

Traffic allowed on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

Traffic allowed on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

The movement of motor transport on the federal highway Novorossiysk - Kerch, previously limited due to flooding caused by rainfalls, was restored, the traffic police department of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the …

Thunderstorm, downpour and wind to cover Moscow

Thunderstorm, downpour and wind to cover Moscow

The storm is expected tonight in Moscow, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry reports. According to rescuers, from 18.00 to the end of the day, a thunderstorm with rain is expected in the capital. The wind during a …

Movement restored on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

Movement restored on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

In Anapa, traffic in both directions on the temporary section of the federal highway A-290 has been restored, the press service of the Uprdor Chernomorye informed. Earlier, this section of the Novorossiysk - Kerch highway was closed due …

Ladybugs attack Anapa beaches

Ladybugs attack Anapa beaches

People shared photos of Anapa beaches attacked by ladybugs on social networks. Vacationers filmed insects sticking around things, beach umbrellas and fences, Yuga.ru informs. Insects attacked several city beaches, but there is …

More than 160 people in Crimea evacuated from flood-hit areas

More than 160 people in Crimea evacuated from flood-hit areas

More than 160 people were evacuated from flood-hit areas in Crimea after heavy rains and the subsequent overflow of River Belbek, a spokesperson for the Russian emergencies ministry said. The spokesperson added that they were …

Heavy rain floods several streets and metro station in Moscow

Heavy rain floods several streets and metro station in Moscow

Heavy rain that hit Moscow Monday left a number of streets and one metro station flooded. The strong wind fell several trees and billboards and damaged several storefronts, a source in the emergency services said. "It is known …

Rains cause another flooding in Yalta (VIDEO)

Rains cause another flooding in Yalta (VIDEO)

Today’s rains in Yalta have led to the increasing of the water level in the rivers, the head of the city administration Yanina Pavlenko wrote on her Facebook page. "The water level in the rivers rose again, while …

Natural fire brakes out in Kuban

Natural fire brakes out in Kuban

Rescue services are trying to extinguish the forest litter, which caught fire near Gelendzhik, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reports. According to the department, an emergency call was received …

Tornado warning issued for Sochi

Tornado warning issued for Sochi

Today, residents and guests of Sochi were warned about the threat of tornadoes over the Black Sea from Magri to Vesely, the Krasnodar Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring informed. The press service of the Main …

Anapa bans use of rubber mattresses in the sea

Anapa bans use of rubber mattresses in the sea

Today, the resorts of Anapa introduced ban on using inflatable rings and mattresses, the press service of the city administration informed. The reason for the ban is increasing north-east wind. Because of the wind, it is banned to enter …

Russia's Kuril Islands hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake

Russia's Kuril Islands hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck near Russia’s far eastern Kuril Islands and prompted a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 217km south-southeast of Severo on the Kuril chain north of Japan. …

Another storm approaches Crimea

Another storm approaches Crimea

A storm with heavy rains turning into snow are expected in Crimea, the regional department of the Ministry of Emergencies reports. "A storm warning due to dangerous hydrometeorological phenomena is issued in the Republic of Crimea …

Heavy rain and hail expected in Sochi

Heavy rain and hail expected in Sochi

Starting tomorrow, on Sunday, October 6, the residents and guests of the Kuban resort city of Sochi will witness the weather deterioration, the Sochi administration press service reports. On the evening on October 6 and at night on …

Caucasus protects its forests

Caucasus protects its forests

Residents of Kuban and North Caucasus act with a greater sense of responsibility towards protecting their forests during fire seasons, which is why the region traditionally has extremely low fire statistics compared to other Russian …