Реклама +7(700) 388 81 09

site.news_by_theme disaster

Snowplough driver in Moscow crash says on runway by mistake
Snowplough driver in Moscow crash says on runway by mistake

The driver of the snowplough that blocked the take-off of a private plane at a Moscow airport, said he drove onto the runway after losing his bearings.

Snowplough driver in Moscow crash says on runway by mistake
Russia blames 'negligent' airport bosses for Total CEO's crash
Russia blames 'negligent' airport bosses for Total CEO's crash

Russian investigators accused senior airport officials of criminal negligence over a plane crash at a Moscow airport that killed the head of French oil giant Total.

Russia blames 'negligent' airport bosses for Total CEO's crash
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. © RIA Novosti
Putin calls killed Total CEO 'true friend' of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Total CEO Christophe de Margerie, who died in a plane accident at a Moscow airport, as a "true friend of our country."

Putin calls killed Total CEO 'true friend' of Russia
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport.

CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters

Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda Friday as a strong category two storm, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters
Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo
Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo gained strength in the Atlantic as it barreled toward Bermuda, which was bracing for a hit from the powerful Category Four storm.

Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo
Photo courtesy of kyivpost.com
Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013: Red Cross

Natural disasters claimed over 22,000 lives last year, with Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines the deadliest of all, the Red Cross said.

Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013: Red Cross
Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas
Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas

Hurricane Gonzalo churned in the Atlantic, bringing intense winds and threatening to deluge the Bahamas, US forecasters said.

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas
Gonzalo becomes 'major hurricane' in Atlantic: US forecasters
Gonzalo becomes 'major hurricane' in Atlantic: US forecasters

Gonzalo strengthened to a "major hurricane" over the open Atlantic and was expected to continue gaining force, forecasters said.

Gonzalo becomes 'major hurricane' in Atlantic: US forecasters
©Reuters/Ivan Alvarado
7.3 magnitude earthquake off El Salvador coast: USGS

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Central America, killing at least one person and prompting a brief tsunami warning.

7.3 magnitude earthquake off El Salvador coast: USGS
Workers clean up as deadly Indian cyclone toll hits 17
Workers clean up as deadly Indian cyclone toll hits 17

Workers rushed to restore communication and power links and clear roads after a cyclone battered India's east coast.

Workers clean up as deadly Indian cyclone toll hits 17
Relief effort begins after deadly cyclone hits India
Relief effort begins after deadly cyclone hits India

A major relief operation was under way after a cyclone pounded India's eastern coast, killing at least six people and leaving a trail of destruction.

Relief effort begins after deadly cyclone hits India
Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan
Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan

Powerful typhoon Vongfong barrelled into Japan's main islands, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 500 flights were grounded.

Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
Photo courtesy of menno.ru
Serbia receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan

Serbia has received humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan.

Serbia receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan
US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan

Typhoon Phanfone made landfall in central Japan, slamming into the archipelago with winds of 180 kilometres per hour and making a beeline for Tokyo.

US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan
Simon strengthens as powerful hurricane off Mexico coast
Simon strengthens as powerful hurricane off Mexico coast

Simon grew into a powerful category four hurricane as it swirled off Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening resorts barely recovering from a recent storm.

Simon strengthens as powerful hurricane off Mexico coast
Simon becomes hurricane along Mexico's Pacific coast: forecasters
Simon becomes hurricane along Mexico's Pacific coast: forecasters

Simon strengthened to become the 13th named hurricane of the 2014 eastern North Pacific hurricane season as it swirled off the Mexican coast.

Simon becomes hurricane along Mexico's Pacific coast: forecasters
16 still missing on Japan volcano, typhoon threatens recovery
16 still missing on Japan volcano, typhoon threatens recovery

Sixteen people remain unaccounted for on a still-smouldering Japanese volcano that erupted at the weekend.

16 still missing on Japan volcano, typhoon threatens recovery