Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.2 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

5.2 earthquake hits Portuguese, Venezuela.

5.0 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post Tropical cyclone 05e (Cristina), located approximately 865 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking westward at 09 knots over the past six hours.

NewsBytes:

Indonesia – The first 8 days of July have at least 5 major incidents of flooding in Indonesia following heavy rain unusual for this time of year. The most recent of the flooding occurred in Sanggau District, West Kalimantan on 08 July. Authorities report that 2,690 people were affected, after flood water up to 1.5 metres deep inundated around 700 homes. On 06 July flooding struck in Wajo Regency in South Sulawesi Province. 719 homes were damaged, affecting 2,938 people. Kendari in Southeast Sulawesi Province recorded 89mm of rain in 24 hours to 06 July. Two days earlier flooding affected 1,190 people in the Sula Islands Regency, North Maluku Province. Damage to homes forced 240 people to evacuate. On 03 July heavy rain triggered flooding and landslides in two regencies of Gorontalo Province. AHA Centre reported 2,991 people affected by flooding in 4 districts of Boalemo Regency. Around 90 homes were damaged. Meanwhile in Bone Bolango regency, flooding and landslides on 03 July displaced 1,321 people. Lalos in Toli-Toli Regency recorded 70mm of rain in 24 hours to 04 July and Djalaludin 42mm.

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Brazil – Several rivers have broken their banks in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil, after days of heavy rain. Authorities report 2 people have died and over 7,000 people displaced. The flooding comes just days after areas of southern Brazil were hit by a deadly cyclone.

India – At least 8 people have died after more flooding and landslides in the eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Incessant rains for the last five days have triggered landslides and floods, leaving a trail of devastation in the state, damaging roads and houses and inundating low-lying areas.

Nepal – Forty-seven people have now died and almost 50 are missing after heavy monsoon rainfall triggered flooding and landslides in Nepal. According to Nepal’s National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Authority (NDRRMA), there were over 100 incidents of major flooding or landslides across the country between 09 and early 13 July. A total of 109 homes have been destroyed and around 30 others severely damaged. According to Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), 412 families have been displaced in various districts.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits the Java Sea.

6.3 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan..

5.5 earthquake hits the Maug Islands in the North Mariana Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits near the coast of southeastern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of northern Peru.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Nigeria – At least three people have been killed or are missing due to flash floods in Kwara, Nigeria. A bridge embankment collapsed in Oko-Erin leaving one person dead and two others missing. Heavy downpours destroyed 100 houses and displaced at least 300 people in Eket Local Government Area.

Ivory Coast – Heavy rains and floods in parts of southern Ivory Coast have damaged buildings, blocked roads, disrupted transport and caused landslides. The districts of Andre Chateau d’Eau, Abobo-Belleville and Riviera Palmeraie were the worst affected.

Indonesia – Flooding has once again hit parts of Aceh Province in Indonesia after heavy rain caused several rivers to overflow on 16 June.

Guatemala & Honduras – Heavy rain has triggered flooding and landslides in parts of Guatemala and Honduras over the last few days. Two people have died after heavy rain triggered a landslide in western Honduras. The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred) in Guatemala reports that landslides and flooding have affected over 4,000 people from 16 June. A landslide in San Pedro Necta, Huehuetenango, has blocked parts of the CA-1 road, preventing the passage of hundreds of vehicles. Landslides were also reported in Nentón, about 35km to the north, where Conred has distributed relief supplies to affected families.

Thailand – The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) in Thailand reports that severe weather including wind storms, high waves and heavy rain has affected several provinces over the last few days.

England – Heavy rain has caused flash floods in the Bournemouth and Poole areas. The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Bournemouth, stating there was a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.5 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.4 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.3 earthquake hits Gujarat, India.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits east of the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits northeast of Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia,

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.9 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.8 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits Crete.

5.0 earthquake hits the Iran-Iraq border.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.