The capital of Saudi Arabia is covered in dust after sandstorm raged for hours, the AP reported. Cars and houses are covered with sand after the storm, which had closed the international airport "Khaled" and schools in the city. Visibility dropped to zero. Hospitals have sent emergency teams to dozens of citizens who received respiratory problems.
An earthquake of 6. 3 on the Richter scale was registered in Costa Rica on Tuesday. According to the National Institute of Volcanology and Seismology caused no casualties and major property damage. In mid-January Latin American country was rocked by a catastrophic earthquake that killed at least 18 people.
Three children and their mountain guide died in avalanches in the mountains in eastern France, Savoy, AFP reported. According to "France Info" three other students were injured. One of them is hospitalized in critical condition. Does not specify what condition the other two victims. To rescue the victims were sent three helicopters with 13 rescuers.
Passenger aircraft "American Airlines' emergency landing at the airport of New York" JFK ", shortly after being taken off from" Laguardia "for Chicago AFP. "No casualties among the system 93 passengers and crew," spokesman of the Federal Aviation Administration Jim Peters.
Aircraft of the airline "Alitalia" land of forcibly Chicago airport "O'Hara" only minutes after being taken off on a scheduled flight to Rome, AP reported. The plane took off at 5. 30 hours after noon, but fifteen minutes later he asked permission to land again because of technical problems.
Plane of Japanese airlines (JAL), performing flight to Tokyo, has landed in Shanghai emergency shortly after takeoff. The reason is a problem with engine, reported Xinhua. None of the 208 passengers and 14 crew member was injured. The investigation is most likely the accident was caused by a collision with birds.
The highest degree of danger of a volcanic eruption in Alaska was declared. Geologists monitor the volcano since January this year, recalls SITA. Experts still can not predict the exact time of the eruption, but would not be surprised if it gets in soon time. Ash from the explosion could lead to damage in all types of machinery is dangerous primarily for airplanes.
Firefighters put out for ten hours a huge fire occurred yesterday in the City. This was announced by a representative of the fire service in London, quoted by RIA Novosti. The fire burned in 15.