"As the spring rainy season approaches, Louisiana homeowners, renters and business owners are urged to purchase a policy through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)," Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mentioned in its news release issued on March 7, 2017.
No official earthquake information has been reported. However, people of Karachi clearly heard a loud explosion like sound with rumbling of ground. We will update the news as the official information comes out.
Tremor was well felt in Karachi's Defence and Clifton areas.
March 14, 2016: A mysterious tremor has been recorded in Karachi, Pakistan. A boom was heard and felt around Karachi at around 08:00 pm Tuesday.
Did you feel the tremor in or around Karachi? Updates to follow.
March 4, 2017: Floods in Zimbabwe which started in December last year have claimed lives of 246 people, injured 128 people and made 2000 others homeless.
The state-owned Herald newspaper reported that the Zimbabwean government has launched an international humanitarian appeal and seeking in excess of $100m to ease the burden the floods have brought. A national disaster has been declared.
According to the Minister for local government Saviour Kasukuwere, floods have damaged 74 schools and burst 70 dams.