In many parts of the Earth, for example, in Australia and Europe have updated temperature records. In some regions of the United States, however, was much colder than usual.
The world meteorological organization has identified a number of record-breaking weather events for 2014.
– In September in some regions of the Balkans had double the monthly rainfall. In some areas of Turkey, the amount of precipitation exceeded the average monthly rate 4 times.
– The city of Guelmim in Morocco was flooded because of annual precipitation that fell in just 4 days.
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In August in the West, Japan was the heavy rain since the beginning of the official meteorological observations.
– Western United States, some regions of China and Central and South America have experienced a long drought.
In 2014 appeared only 72 tropical storm, which is less than the average. In the North Atlantic, North Pacific and North Indian ocean cyclone activity was slightly below average.
A new record global temperatures, according to experts, completely debunks the myth of the termination of the process of global warming. The main wine in the temperature rise of the planet lies on the person. If immediate action – reducing greenhouse gas emissions – it is possible to limit the rise in global average temperature to 2 degrees Celsius, experts say.
Researchers from the University of Surrey, came to the conclusion, that with closed eyes at the person much better activates memory.
So, scientists conducted an experiment, which was attended by 178 people. Subjects were allowed to view a short film.
After watching the video, all participants were asked the same questions about what they saw. In this part of the subjects answered the questions with his eyes closed, some open. It appeared that those who had closed his eyes, gave about 71% of correct answers. The other group, whose members tried to remember the details of the film with open eyes, correctly answered 48% of the questions.
Scientists believe that blindfolded people can focus and not be distracted by external factors. It helps to remember important details.