Floods in the U.S. state of Georgia claimed the lives of seven people, including two year old child, local authorities said on Tuesday. Gov. Sonny Rerdyu ask President Obama to declare an emergency.
One person died and 54 were injured in the explosion and subsequent fires in fireworks warehouse in the Russian city of Voronezh, Itar-Tass. Among the victims were five soldiers from nearby military base, wounded by broken glass and debris. At least two of the 19 people hospitalized in serious condition.
Fire broke out in a 20-storey private hospital in the Turkish city of Adana in the south of the country, said the Turkish television channel NTV. Patients are evacuated, firefighters fight the fire broke out on the 15th floor, where the administration of the hospital. It is not known what caused the fire.
The number of people killed in floods in the Philippines reached 140 forward CNN. The water level has started to decline after the weekend Manila was hit by torrential rains most in 40 years. More than 80% of the city was under water.
Italian authorities investigating the signal boat sunk, which were discovered nuclear traces. The small boat was sunk about 30 kilometers from the southwest coast of Italy and the trail is assumed that the cargo was nuclear.
Polish President Lech Kaczynski today announced a two-day national mourning in memory of miners who died on September 18, news agency ITAR-TASS. Thirteen people died in a fire in the mine "Vuek" in voivodship Shlyonsk. Another 40 were wounded. Assumed that the incident was caused by a methane explosion at a depth of 1000 meters.
An earthquake of magnitude 3, 3 on the Richter scale was registered in the Chinese province Syandzyan. According to Chinese seismologists quake occurred at 6:28 local time. No information on damage. The most powerful earthquake in 30 years with a magnitude 8. 0 on the Richter scale was registered on 12 May last year.
A series of earthquakes were recorded west of Debar, about 110 km from Skopje, the Macedonian television A1 reported. Earthquakes have caused damage, no information about casualties. According to Skopje seismological observatory magnitude of earthquakes was between 3 and 5 degrees in the European macroseismic scale, the strongest registered in 23:49.
For the first successful fire against fire element in California reported the BBC. Commander of the massive operation against the flames expressed optimism for the first time since the outbreak of fire. Today I definitely feel more optimistic, in contrast to yesterday. Teams are making a big effort and fight for every inch of land, said Mike Dietrich.
57 reached the number of earthquake victims in Indonesia, reported BBC. Rescuers continue to search out survivors under collapsed buildings. According to the authorities is quite likely the death toll to rise.
Swine flu took its first victim in Italy, reports news agency. In Naples, died 51-year-old man infected with the virus A/H1N1, who had other chronic health problems.
One of the largest fires in California history was limited e tonight to 49%. Firefighters have put under control the west wing of the fire, which threatened settlements AP. Meanwhile, investigators continue to search for the culprit for the fire.