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Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

13 earthquakes rock Bajhang in three hours; damages houses

Earthquake epicenter map of Bajhang, Nepal
Earthquake epicenter map of Bajhang, Nepal (Source: NSC)
Update June 30, 2016

At least 13 tremors were recorded by 5:51 pm in less than three hours, My Republica has mentioned quoting the National Seismological Centre in Kathmandu.

A hostel of Dashrath Higher Secondary School in Aatichaur area of Bajhang has been collapsed by the earthquake, Nagarik, the national newspaper of Nepal reported. No causalities have been reported.

The earthquakes developed cracks in multiple government buildings  including those of Survey Department, Agriculture Office, District Administration Office and others. Earthquake also developed cracks in Parvati Secondary School of Kailashmadau-9 of Paima.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Rain related incidents in Quetta, Pakistan kills 4

Rain related incidents in Quetta, Pakistan has claimed lives of at least four people including two children and injured more than 20 others on Monday.

The flash flood collapsed the boundary walls of Sandeman Civil Hospital.

Last Updated: Monday, June 27, 2016

Jiangsu, China Tornado 2016: At least 99 dead, 846 injured

Tornado damage in Jiangsu, China
Tornado damage in China's Jiangsu Province (Xinhua/Cai Yang)
A violent tornado in Jiangsu province of China has claimed lives of at least 99 people and injured 846 others.

The China Meteorological Administration ranked the tornado as an EF4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale with maximum sustained winds greater than 266 km/h which hit along the outskirts of Yancheng around 2:30 p.m. local time on June 23, 2016. EF-4 is the second strongest rating for tornadoes.

Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Natural Disaster: Lightning strikes in india kill 120

Lightning strikes have claimed lives of at least 120 people in four Indian states. Fatalities are from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.

Lightning disaster killed 57 people in Bihar, 41 in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Madhya Pradesh and 10 in Jharkhand. 

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Torrential rainfall in Niger desert kills 3

Torrential rainfall has claimed lives of at least three people in the desert in northern Niger. Fatalities are from Bazagor locality.

Heavy rainfall also killed more than 8,000 goats, sheep and cows, Africa News reported.

Landslides, floods in Japan kill 3

Landslides and floods in southern Japan have claimed lives of three people and left three others missing.

A 92-year-old man died after a landslide hit his house in Kamiamakusa city, Yahoo News reported quoting a local disaster management official. Another 79-year-old man drowned in a flooded ditch in the town of Kosa.

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

M4.4 aftershock near Khanigaun, Nuwakot

June 21, 2016: Magnitude 4.4 aftershock has been recorded in Nuwakot district at 11:34 am local time Tuesday morning.

According to Nepal's National Seismological Center, the quake's epicenter was located near Khanigaun.