Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic Ocean: Invest 90L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that may have potential for further tropical development.

In the South Pacific Ocean: Tropical Cyclone Debbie located approximately 108 nm southeast of Townsville, Australia, is tracking southwestward at 05 knots.

Monster cyclone Debbie smashed into northeast Australia Tuesday, cutting power, damaging buildings and uprooting trees, with coastal residents battling lashing rain and howling winds. Great Barrier Reef islands popular with foreign tourists were battered by the category four storm which slammed into the coast of Queensland state with destructive wind gusts of up to 270 kph (167 miles) near its broad core. By late evening it had been downgraded to category two and was expected to weaken further.

NewsBytes:

Indonesia – Floods claimed four lives and rendered one missing in Padang Sidimpuan, North Sumatra, on Sunday evening. Five residents were swept away by the flooding, of which four were found dead, while another is still missing. Several homes were flooded in the sub-districts of Padang Sidimpuan Angkola Julu, Padang Sidimpuan Batunadua, South Padang Sidimpuan, and North Padang Sidimpuan. Also at least 2,500 people in five sub-districts in Bima, East Nusa Tenggara, have fled their homes to escape flash floods, following heavy rain on Sunday.

Kenya – Floods cause traffic jam on Kampala roads. Floods caused heavy traffic jams on all major city roads following a heavy Monday afternoon downpour. Along the Kampala-Jinja Road, floods cut off the road at Kyambogo junction.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits the Near Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits Maule, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.1 Earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Yunnan, China.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 Earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the west coast of Colombia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.4 Earthquake hits south of Bali, Indonesia.

5.3 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits Colombia.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits east of North island, New Zealand.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 Earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 Earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.6 Earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.4 Earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Java Sea.

5.1 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.0 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits the Rota region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizhou region, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.3 Earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Rat Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the South Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone (tc) 09s (Enawo), located approximately 402 nm north of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking west-southwestward at 02 knots.

Newsbytes:

Indonesia – Floods and landslides have killed four people in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province. Heavy rain that had pounded Lima Puluh Kota district since Thursday caused many areas to be under water as deep as 1.5 metres. At least 13 landslides were reported.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.5 Earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the northern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits Vancouver Island, Canada.

5.1 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.9 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Manipur, India.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia.