Last Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2012

Natural Disasters List April 22, 2012


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Severe Drought in Thailand
    -The Department of Disaster Mitigation and Prevention of Thailand announced 42 provinces as a drought disaster zone today.
    -More than 100,000 households worse affected by drought.
    -Rainfall is expected by end of this month.
    -The water storage at Queen Sirikit Dam is enough in parts of north east areas.
    -Summer storms likely to hit Thailand's South soon.
    -In beginning of April, eleven districts in the northern province of Chiang Mai was declared disaster zones due to severe drought.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 3.5 weak shallow earthquake in Southern California (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 10 km NNW from Borrego Springs. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Borrego Springs, Salton City, Mecca, Ramona, Poway and La Quinta
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Solomon Islands (@ 39 km depth) with epicenter located 141 km SSW of Dadali. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt as far as Honiara.
    11:43 UTC (local time Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 10:44 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.2 moderate shallow earthquake in South Island of New Zealand (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km  ENE of Christchurch. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Christchurch.
    10:08 UTC (local time Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 10:08:53 PM at epicenter) 
  • M 4.2 moderate shallow earthquake in Western Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 42 km ENE of Dezful. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Masjed-e Soleyman, Iran.
    00:22 UTC (local time Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 03:52 AM @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
  • Mexico/Popocatepetl recent volcanic activity
    -Looking latest report (@ 12:00 GMT), Popocatepetl is relatively calm.
    -No ash fall reported.
    -Yesterday, rocks and lava were spewed by Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano.

Flooding List

  • Flooding in Bucks and Montgomery, USA
    -Flood watch issued for Bucks and Montgomery counties.
    -Heavy rain is expected to fall across the region.
    -Flooding threat of Neshaminy Creek in Bucks County.
    -During severe storms (Hurricane Floyd) on September 16, 1999, water level of Creek rose more than 3 metres.

Tropical Cyclone List
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Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Alberta province, Canada
    -Wildfire reported near Symons Valley road in northwest Calgary.
    -Minor injury reported to one firefighter.

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