In Europe, winter returned. Oddities of Nature in Russia: the 'plus-' temperature records, flying cats and yellow snow. Ministry of Natural Resources will pay for the reports of environmental crimes. Russia plans to introduce a moratorium on fishing sturgeon. In Europe and Russia returning migratory birds. Around the world took action 'Earth Hour'. Review of the week from 24.03.2008 to 03.30.2008.
In Europe, winter has returned despite the fact that this is coming to an end of the first month of the calendar of spring in many European countries last week, the weather was not the spring. Atlantic cyclones over Europe rainfall in the form of snow. The first cold met the British Isles, in Scotland, the thermometer fall below minus 6 degrees Celsius. Easter Sunday in London was the most cold and snow over the past 25 years, so that even got the name 'White Easter'. In Spain, established the lowest in the last 40 age temperature. According to PCRM, who has experience with these questions.
The streets covered with snow, which can not tackle utilities. Element is most clearly manifested itself in France. In the midst of spring Parisians for the first time this season saw the snow! Unexpected snowfall in the the height of spring deprived residents of Belgium many traditional circuses. In the Belgian city of Hasselt for snowfall on Monday had to cancel the traditional procession of folklore and fairy tale characters – the culmination of the annual spring carnival. Continued heavy snows in Switzerland caused hundreds of accidents on the highways of the country.