What are the consequences of bushfires? Melbourne
What are the consequences of bushfires?
Scientists from the University of Melbourne, analyzing the data of the Swedish satellite "One", showed that the column of smoke rose to an altitude of 17-19 kilometers a week after the start of the fires. Combustion products circulated around the planet at the latitude of the tropics for six weeks.
Scientists explain this phenomenon by the fact that forest fires are a hotbed of open fire, from where, like from a fire, a huge mass of smoke rises. There it cools and, rising even higher, forms a cloud - it is called pyrocumulative. It continues to gain height due to internal convective flows and turns into a thundercloud. Rains may not go at the same time, and lightnings cause new fires.
It is possible that soot from forest fires, being in the stratosphere for eight or more months, globally affects the climate. On the one hand, it can cool the air by scattering solar radiation, as is the result of volcanic eruptions. On the other hand, a huge amount of CO2 - the strongest greenhouse gas - enters the atmosphere. Of course, it enters the natural carbon cycle on the planet and will again be absorbed by the biomass from which it is taken. However, there are signs that this natural balance may be shaken, and too many fires, droughts, and the lack of rain all over the world will make forests unable to grow as fast as before. And an excess of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere enhances its heating.
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Attack on police at musical festival
A security guard is set tot face court tonight as he is accused in assaulting three police officers including a female sergeant. The charges are attempt of assault, intentionally causing injures and resisting arrest. Now the 27-year-old security guard was working at one of Melbourne music festivals last night when the incident occured. He was actually supposed working with police to help keep the peace. Witnesses said he was violent. It is not known what caused the quarrel but it led to the policemen's injures. They were observed at the place and, fortunately did not need any medical help. The attacker has been refused bail and is about to be interviewed.
Temperature leap in Melbourne
Last several weeks have been very humid and wet for Melbourne and all the state. That happened because of the tropical cyclone which covered mostly New South Wales and partly Victoria.
Well, this week is to bring more heat. A new cyclone is moving towards Melbourne side. It displaces all the humidity to the South. So, the weather changes might come on Thursday or Friday. Meteorologists say it is not typical for Melbourne to have such long terms of heat. Short periods of high temperature are more common for Victoria.
Next week is expected to bring a new dry season.
A woman crashed her car because of panic
Yesterday at night a shooting took place in Melbourne. A shot got into the car of a 20-year-old woman in the southern part of the city. She became fearful and turned her car not in the right corner and smashed it into the pillar. Emergency services were called by the witnesses, who heard some loud sounds outside. Police came to the place and found the damaged car. They are investigating now. It is unknown why exactly this woman became a gain of the shooting. Fortunately, she avoided injures and needed no medical help.
By the way, it is not the first such a shootng in Melbourne this week. If you have any related information, turn to a police department.
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Severe thunderstorms and winds have been recently forecast for Melbourne and Victoria. They could and still cause large damage as they are called 'violent' by meteorologists. Today the situation is better, especially for the eastern part of the city. Meteorologists say that the danger of severe thunderstorms left off, but they are monitoring and observing the weather conditions as now they are very unpredictable. The North of Melbourne can be more affected by the bad weather. Heavy rain took place there and about 15 mm water fell just in several minutes. The storm warning left off after 4 PM.
St Kevin's College headmaster left
Recently it has become known that a sport trainer in one of the most expensove Melbourne's colleges tried to abuse sexually one of the students. After that the headmaster of the elite college for boys tendered a resignation. The trainer tryed to abuse a teenager under 18, five years ago. After that he had been fired and charged with attempt of sexual abuse. He was sentenced to 8 years of correctiv labour.
The trainer said he was stricken with remorse and he felt guilty. It is known that he had been a trainer in the prestigious school for almost 35 years and both students and their parents had no remarks to him. The student whom the trainer try to abuse said it had been the scariest time of his life.
A blind woman and a bus driver's conflict
The Melbourne resident Louise Pearson travels by the same bus every morning and she has been doing it for several years already. She is not able to see, so she walks together with her guide dog. But one morning, yesterday, she was refused to enter the bus because of her dog. It was a new driver and they started a one hour long conflict. Even the passengers tried to persuade the driver that mrs Pearson is always allowed to enter the bus with her dog. Moreover, the law allow traveling with animals in buses in Victoria.
Later the driver offered her to call police and they would drive her but the woman refused. After all the driver let her in the bus. Mrs Pearson says that it is a problem for blind people to travel as the drivers will rarely take you, if you have a dog with you.
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Water restriction in Sydney to ease from 1st March.
The city of Sydney witnessed a downpour recently. The event is being dubbed as the most significant rain event in 20 years, and it will give enough relief to the citizens of the city. The Water restrictions put on the citizens will be removed in a fortnight. The rain saw the dam level increasing. The current level 2 restrictions in the city will change to level 1 on 1st March. It is expected that the quality of the catchment level of dams will improve by then. The South Wales Water minister, Melinda Pavey, stated that the country recently witnessed the most significant rain event in the past 20 years.
The incident impacted the quality of raw water in greater Sydney’s bush-fire affected catchment. Pavey released her statement on Tuesday. Several initiatives have been put into place to ensure that the water is safe to use, and various techniques such as filtration, extensive testing, and nets have been used to catch debris. However, the officials are taking two extra weeks as a precautionary method.
Indian team agrees to play the Day-Night test in Australia, will visit Brisbane.
The driver of a car ran a red light and hits into two other vehicles. The event left the driver of the car dead, whereas another person was severely hurt. The incident occurred at a major intersection in the North of Brisbane. A spokesperson of the police has reported that the driver who jumped a red light crashed into two different cars. The driver who dropped the signal died on the scene, whereas another driver who was behind the wheels of another vehicle was severely injured. He was taken to the hospital in a difficult situation. Reports suggest that the crash occurred a few minutes before 8:30 pm at the intersection of the Gympie and Rode roads in Chermside.
The reports suggest that the driver who ran the red light was driving a Toyota Corolla of white color, and he hit one Holden Barina and one Pajero. The Corolla flipped several times due to the effect of the accident and rested at a bus stop.
Fashion label took Harvey Norman to court over famous Black Friday trademark.
Fashion brands Gorman and Dangerfield are locked in a court against Gerry Harvey's over the use of the phrase 'Black Friday.' Factory X registered the trademark for Black Friday in 2008 while in 2017, Harvey Norman filed the phrase 'Black Tag Friday,' where products with black tags would be discounted. Factory X opposed the filing to dismiss the trademark, but Harvey Norman filed a removal application. Factory X also won a case against CupoNation in 2017 over the use of phrase while trading in Australia uses it without express license. Factory X has been pressing a license on retailers; need permission and pay fee for 12 months. Some have received infringement letters. They have been monitoring the case after a number of her retail clients received such notices.
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San Francisco Area: 5 New Houses For Sale
On the chase for another house close by, yet becoming weary of glancing through the regular old land postings each time you search on the web? You've gone to the correct spot! To stay up with the latest, we have arranged a new bunch of five new postings close by.
Here's a convenient rundown of the five latest homes to hit the lodging market in the San Francisco territory
1. 261 Chenery St, San Francisco, California 94131
Size: 1,808 sq. ft., 5 beds, and 3 baths
2. 110 Channel St Unit 219, San Francisco, California 94158
Size: 840 sq. ft, 1 bed, and 1 bath
3. 611 Minna St, San Francisco, California 94103
Size: 6,374 sq. ft.
4. 535 7th Ave, San Francisco, California 94118
Size: 2,061 sq. ft., 5 beds, and 3 baths
5. 3 Vulcan Stairway, San Francisco, California 94114
Size: 2 beds, and 1 bath
Административное здание "Газпром-добыча Оренбург".
В 2011 году в г. Оренбурге появилось 100-метровое здание административной направленности, которое принадлежит ООО "Газпром-добыча Оренбург". Само здание является самым высоким зданием в городе. Здание строилось по современным технологиям и архитектурным изысканиям. В своем облике помимо колоссальной высоты, имеет красивые витражные окна, панорамные лифты, необычные своды и смотровые площадки. Еще одной особенностью конструкции в том, что витражные окна выступаю в роли экранов, по которым по праздникам в ночное время происходит необычная иллюминация. Тем самым здание становится ярким акцентом города. На территории прилегающий к зданию и в самом здании ведется пропускной режим.
В Татарстане сотрудники вневедомственной охраны Росгвардии задержали несовершеннолетнего подозреваемого в угоне автомобиля
В поселке Васильево Зеленодольского района Республики Татарстан наряд вневедомственной охраны Росгвардии задержал несовершеннолетнего угонщика.
В 2 часа ночи при патрулировании улицы Октябрьской поселка Васильево правоохранители обратили внимание на группу ребят, толкавших во дворе жилого дома автомобиль ВАЗ-21099. Увидев росгвардейцев, незнакомцы разбежались по сторонам, не успел скрыться от патруля только находившийся за рулем машины молодой человек. Им оказался ранее судимый 17-летний местный житель. В ходе дальнейшего разбирательства выяснилось, что он с приятелями ради забавы угнал отечественную машину от дома по улице Праздничной. Парень проник в салон автомобиля, соединил напрямую провода в замке зажигания и завел двигатель. Проехав несколько сотен метров, автомашина заглохла. Тогда молодые люди вышли из машины и стали ее толкать, пытаясь вновь завести. За этим занятием их и застал наряд вневедомственной охраны.
Задержанного подозреваемого передали полицейским для принятия процессуального решения. Решается вопрос о возбуждении уголовного дела по признакам состава преступления, предусмотренного статьей 166 УК РФ «Угон».