Tornado in the Vitebsk region of Belarus

Tornado in the Vitebsk region of Belarus

Yesterday, July 11, the residents of Vitebsk region of Belarus witnessed an unusual natural phenomenon for the region – a tornado. After heavy hailstrom, the clouds were very low and formed a vortex that swept away everything in its path. The tornado ripped the roofs off 20 houses and 3 farms, knocked down two cranes, left 8 settlements without power and made many other smaller “dirty tricks.” 120 EMERCOM officers and 2 brigades of electricians were sent to eliminate the effects of the forces of nature.

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Belarus man lives in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Belarus man lives in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Chernobyl exclusion zone is the place where because of radiation population was evacuated. Abandoned villages stretch from Pripyat itself to as long as Belarus. All those territories are dangerous to live for any human and will be so for at least 200 years more. Some say, only after 2,000 years people can return here. However for every rule, there is an exclusion (pun intended). Meet this old man who lives inside the exclusion zone of Chernobyl together with only two other solitary people living around.

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