Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits the Xinjiang-Xizang border, China.

5.6 earthquake hits western Turkey.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

5.0 earthquake hits the Xinjiang-Xizang border, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Golf de Venezuela.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Subtropical Depression Dolly is located about 450 mi…725 km sw of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…ne or 45 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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Turkey – At least one person was killed and eight others injured after severe weather in Istanbul, Turkey on 23 June 2020. Torrential rain caused flash flooding in the city, inundating streets and causing traffic problems. Flooding was reported in several districts, in particular Çatalca and Esenyurt.

Ukraine – Flooding has affected the western regions (oblasts) of Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Zakarpattia and Lviv after heavy rainfall 22 to 23 June. Three people have died in flooding in Verkhovyna district, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, where roads have been blocked and areas cut off. Emergency services are carrying out rescue and relief operations in affected areas. Overflowing rivers have destroyed bridges and roads. Power lines have been damaged, as have hundreds of homes.

Mongolia – Mongolia’s Meteorological and Environmental Research Agency reported rain across western and central areas between 21 and 22 June, with 77 mm recorded in Zuunmod city and 61 mm in Mungunmorit, both in Tuv Province. In Tuv province, disaster authorities reported flooding in Zuunmod, Altanbulag, Sergelen and Bayan on June 21, 2020, causing damage to around 400 properties or homes and killing over 4,000 livestock. Two fatalities were reported in Sergelen. Homes were damaged in Sumber, Govisümber Province, where flooding also destroyed livestock and swept several vehicles off roads.

Serbia – Emergency officials in Serbia have declared an emergency after days of heavy rain caused widespread damage as rivers overflowed. According to reports from the Interior Ministry, evacuations have been carried out in the municipalities of Krupanj, Kosjeric, Lucani and Ljubovija, where the overflowing Ljubovida river caused widespread damage. Earlier the Jadar River broke its banks, flooding homes in Osecina.

Bolivia – Hours of heavy rain from 21 June caused flooding in Santa Cruz City, Bolivia where flooding occurred in 62 neighbourhoods across 7 municipal districts.

Nicaragua – Three people died when heavy rain caused a gold mine to collapse in north west Nicaragua. The heavy rain triggered a landslide onto the Rincón de García mine in Villanueva, Chinandega Department during the afternoon of 17 June. Over the following days search and rescue operations worked to rescue the miners.

Romania – Emergency authorities in Romania report that one person is missing after being swept away by flood waters in Dimitrie Cantemir, Vaslui County on 22 June when heavy downpours caused flooding in 90 locations in 19 counties across the country. The worst affected counties are Alba, Bihor, Caraș-Severin, Botoșani and Vaslui. Areas of Harghita, Mureș, Neamț and Suceava counties were also badly hit. Firefighters were called on to pump water from over 550 properties in total.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Subtropical Depression Four is located about 365 mi…590 km s of Halifax Nova Scotia and about 730 mi…1170 km sw of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…ne or 55 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

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China – Further heavy rain and flooding has struck in Guizhou Province, China. Xinhua news agency reports at least 3 people have died and 10,000 have been displaced after flooding in the mountainous area of Tongzi County on 22 June. Around 10 houses were destroyed and over 1,000 houses damaged, along with 715 hectares of crops. Power supply and telecommunications were interrupted.

Nepal – Local media report that days of rainfall triggered a landslide along a section of road near Tansen in Palpa district, central Nepal, on 22 June, 2020. Four vehicles were swept away. The number of passengers in the vehicles swept by the landslide is unconfirmed. As of 22 June, police reported 3 fatalities.

India – According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 16,549 people had been affected in over 50 villages in the districts of in Barpeta, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nalbari, Jorhat and Sivasagar since 20 June. Over 50 people have evacuated their homes and moved to relief camps in Dhemaji. Almost 3,000 hectares of crops have been damaged. Several rivers in the state are flowing above danger level, including the Brahmaputra in Jorhat, and the Dikhow and Disang in Sivasagar.

Turkey – Flooding struck the Kestel district of Bursa province on 21 June. After initial assessments, the provincial government reported two people had died and four were believed to be missing in the floods. Raging flood water swept through narrow streets of several neighbourhoods in the district, including Dudakli, Narlidere, Aksu and Kayacik.

Malaysia – Over 1,000 people have evacuated their homes in Malaysia‘s Johor State after flooding struck on 21 June. Flooding affected the districts of Pontian, Batu Pahat, Muar, Kluang, and Tangkak. A total of 1,210 people from 288 families were evacuated to 18 relief centres as a result. The worst hit areas was Pontian, where 349 people from 85 families were evacuated. More than 60mm of rain fell in 24 hours in several locations in the state on 20 June. Heavy rain was also reported in the capital, Kuala Lumpur , which recoprded 119.0mm of rain in 24 hours to 20 June.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

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Turkey – Flooding in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey has claimed the lives of one person and damaged more than 250 houses.

Nepal – Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Kusma, the Parbat district headquarters in western Nepal, which has claimed the lives of at least nine people. The landslide occurred on Saturday night. Three bodies were recovered on the same day while six additional bodies have been dug out subsequently.

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

5.8 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.2 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits eastern Kazakhstan.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits north of Svalbard.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Turkey

A forest fire broke out in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ (TRNC) coastal city of Girne on Sunday, as heat waves continued to grip the island. The fire occurred in forestland in the Tepebaşı district. The wildfire has scorched hundreds of acres of forest near the tip of Morphou Bay in the north and has forced the evacuation of dozens of people while some needed medical care.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits western Mongolia.

5.8 earthquake hits western Xizang, China.

5.6 earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Africa.

5.2 earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Gulf of Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.2 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits western Kazakhstan.

5.0 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh, India.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Turkey-Iran border.

5.3 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit the Molucca Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 14s (Damien), located approximately 167 nm east-northeast of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking south-southeastward at 09 knots.

Tropical cyclone (tc) 15p (Fifteen), located approximately 319 nm west-northwest of Port Vila, Vanuatu, is tracking southwestward at 04 knots.

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Turkey – At least 41 people have been killed and 84 others have been injured after two avalanches hit Turkey’s eastern border with Iran.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.2 earthquake hits Cuba.

5.5 earthquake hits the Cayman Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits northwest of the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

5.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits western Turkey.

5.0 earthquake hits the Adriatic Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Iran.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.9 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

Two 5.3 earthquakes hit the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits east of North Island, New Zealand.

5.2 earthquake hits east of North Island, New Zealand.

5.2 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits eastern Turkey,

5.1 earthquake hits Puerto Rico.

5.1 earthquake hits east of North Island, New Zealand.

5.0 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6,8 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

At least 19 people have been killed and more than 600 have been injured in eastern Turkey after an earthquake rattled Elazig on Friday evening at 08:55 pm.

5.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.3 earthquake hits the Xizang-Qinghai border, China.

5.1 earthquake hits the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

5,0 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.