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Chasing the Easter t-storms

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Music and mud: Glastonbury Festival 2011 – by

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Rain clouds gather over the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival June 24. Music fans had to brave more rain today at the five-day festival which opened June 22. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Снимки от тазгодишното издание на фестивала Гластънбъри, в Англия тук: Около 175 000 души са присъствали на фестивала през 5-те дена, през които се провежда.

Festival-goers dance to Jarvis Cocker and his band Pulp as the sunsets during the third day of the Glastonbury Festival June 25, 2011. This year's festival featured headline acts U2, Coldplay and Beyonce. Now in its fifth decade, the event has grown from a humble gathering of 1,500 people on Michael Eavis's Worthy dairy farm in 1970, each paying 1 pound and receiving free milk, to a giant five-day celebration of music costing 195 pounds for a basic ticket. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images))

Is weather becoming more extreme? – by

Posted in Новини, The Big Picture with tags , , , , , on юни 23, 2011 by momakat

Flames are seen over homes in Sierra Vista, Ariz. June 16. The biggest wildfire in state history is closing in on a half million acres burned. (Greg Bryan/Arizona Daily Star/AP)

Всички 42 снимки от интересните аномалии на времето по света тук:

Wendi Lehman of Jacksonville headed for cover after visiting the Midtown Beach in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 5 as a strong storm front moved through the area. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post/AP)

Japan: three months after the quake – by

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In this combo of two photos, a ship swept away by tsunami lies among other debris March 12, 2011, left, while a man on a bicycle pedals past a pedestrian on the same road June 4, 2011 in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

Япония три месеца след земетресението. Всички снимки тук:

In this combo of two photos, a shinto torii, or gateway, leading to Kozuchi shrine stands among the debris in Otsuchi, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 14, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the debris almost cleared as photographed on June 3. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

Volcano erupts in Chile – by

Posted in Новини, The Big Picture with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on юни 9, 2011 by momakat

A cloud of ash billowing from Puyehue volcano near Osorno in southern Chile, 870 km south of Santiago June 5. Puyehue volcano erupted for the first time in half a century on June 4 prompting evacuations for 3,500 people as it sent a cloud of ash that reached Argentina. The National Service of Geology and Mining said the explosion that sparked the eruption also produced a column of gas 10 kilometers (six miles) high, hours after warning of strong seismic activity in the area. (Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images)

Уникални снимки от изригването на вулкана Пуйеуе в Чили. Хиляди хора са евакуирани , заради огромната маса пепел изхвърлена в атмосферата на височина от около 10 километра. Всичките 32 снимки тук:

Lightning flashes around the ash plume at above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain near Entrelagos June 5. The volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain, dormant for decades, erupted in south-central Chile on Saturday, belching ash over 6 miles (10 km) into the sky, as winds fanned it toward neighboring Argentina, and prompted the government to evacuate several thousand residents. (Carlos Gutierrez/Reuters)



Another Icelandic eruption: Grimsvotn volcano – by

Posted in Новини, The Big Picture with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on май 27, 2011 by momakat

A plane flies past a smoke plume resulting from the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland, May 21, 2011. Airlines began canceling flights to Britain because of the ash cloud from the volcano reaching its airspace, although experts expected no repeat of travel chaos from the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull a year ago. (Olafur Sigurjonsson/Reuters)

Снимки от изригналия на 21.05.2011 г. вулкан Гримсвьотн в Исландия. Отново отменени полети над европа. Снимки тук:

A cloud of smoke and ash is seen over the Grimsvoetn volcano in Iceland, May 21, 2011. The cloud rising up from Grimsvoetn as a result of the eruption was seen for the first time around 1900 GMT and in less than an hour it had reached an altitude of 11 kilometres (6.8 miles), according to the Icelandic Meteorological Institute. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly tornadoes strike again – by

Posted in Новини, The Big Picture with tags , , , , , , , , on май 26, 2011 by momakat

Rescue workers search for bodies and survivors inside St. John's hospital in Joplin, Mo. May 23. The hospital was damaged by a tornado that destroyed nearly 30 percent of the city on Sunday afternoon. (Adam Wisneski/Tulsa World/AP)

Снимки от убийствените торнада връхлетели Америка:

Storm clouds dwarf a farm near Lamar, Mo. as the sun sets May 22. The storm earlier produced a large tornado that moved through much of Joplin, Mo. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

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