Last Updated: Monday, April 9, 2012

Natural Disasters List April 9, 2012-Flooding In Turner Falls, Oklahoma

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  • Flooding in Turner Falls, Oklahoma
    -More than 500 people evacuated from Turner Falls area after flooding caused by heavy rainfall.
    -Evacuated people are taking shelter in Murray County Expo Center.
    -Many flood affected people are from Texas.
    -Power outage reported in several places.
    -The National Weather Service hadn't issued any weather watches or warnings in this area.
    -Turner Falls is currently closed and expected to reopen when water levels are safe.
    -No fatalities or injuries reported.
    -In March, Norman and Oklahoma City were affected by Flash floods
    -About 600 people are living in evacuation centers.
    -The American Red Cross is supporting the shelter in the evacuation center.
    -Following officials, more storms are expected in Oklahoma this week.
  • Strong winds and sandstorm in Northern part of China
    -National Meteorological Center (NMC) of China has issued a BLUE ALERT for different areas of Northern China.
    -Strong winds and sandstorms are forecast over the next 24 hours in parts of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Ningxia Hui autonomous region and the provinces of Gansu, Shaanxi and Shanxi.
    -Last week Gansu province of China was hit by the biggest sandstorm in 2012
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  • M 3.4 weak shallow earthquake in Islands of Hawaii (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located just 4 km NNE from Waikoloa Village. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have experienced by the people of Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kapaau, Honoka'a, Kailua-Kona and Kalaoa.
    22:24 UTC (local time Monday, April 09, 2012 at 12:24 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.2 moderate shallow earthquake in Gulf of  California (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 75 km NE Mulegé. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Santa rosalía, Mulegé and Guaymas.
    21:37 UTC (Local time Monday, April 09, 2012 at 02:37 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Central Kazakhstan (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located 73 km W Arys. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Shaulder and Arys.
    00:15 UTC (local time 06:15; 2012/04/09 @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
  • Colombia/Nevado del Ruiz recent volcanic activity
    -The Nevado del Ruiz volcano is at ORANGE activity level (Level II) which means eruption may occur within days or weeks. Yesterday Colombia's meteorological institute IDEAM raised the alert level to red.
    -M 2.6 minor earthquake recorded northeast of the township of Neira (Caldas) which was felt even in the municipalities of Neira and Manizales (Caldas).
    -ORANGE alert was issued to Nevado del Ruiz volcano four days ago.
    -The most tragic eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz took place in 1985 when 25,000 were killed.

Flooding List
  • Flooding in Fiji Islands
    -Schools in Western Division will resume classes from Tomorrow.
    -Flood victims are currently living in 60 different evacuation centers. Click for detail report on Fiji floods
  • Flooding in Indonesia
    -More than 900 people affected by flood last week are suffering from influenza and skin rashes.
    -About 7,000 people were affected by flood which caused due to torrential rainfall.
    -Following Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), rainfall last week was a normal phenomenon during the transition period from the rainy to dry season

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Natural Disaster News
  • Extreme weather in Sydney, Australia
    -Heavy storm and rainfall in Australia damaged roofs of several houses.
    -Power outage in several areas of Ryde, Lindfield, Killara, St Ives, Frenchs Forest and Turramurra.
    -Australian Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Sydney, the Hunter region, the Mid North Coast, North West Slopes and Plains districts.
  • Massive Wildfire in Harford County, Maryland, USA
    -Evacuation order issued to several houses across Harford county.
    -100 firefighters controlled the fire which spread to more than 50 acres.
    -People were allowed to return their homes after three hours.

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