Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012

Natural Disasters List May 26, 2012

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Tornadoes in north central Kansas
    -One person (from Russell) injured when several tornadoes touched down in north central Kansas.
    Russell: One person injured. Several houses destroyed.
    Rush: Five tornadoes reported with severe damage in LaCrosse. However no injury reported.
  • Tornado in North Port, State of Florida, USA
    -About 17 houses reported to be damaged by tornado in North Port.
    -A tornado with winds of 80 mph, about 150 yards wide, touched down in Holiday Park.
    -Roofs of several houses in Holiday Park damaged.
    -According to the National Weather Service in Ruskin, near Tampa, damage from this North Port tornado is estimated at $50,000.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 6.0 strong harmless sea quake in Bonin Isands, Japan region (@ 473 km depth) with epicenter located 201 km W of Chichi-shima. It is same area around the epicenter of 2010 Bonin Islands earthquake. 
  • M 3.4 weak shallow earthquake in Island of Hawaii, Hawaii (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km W from Pahala. Weak shaking  of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Captain Cook, Holualoa, Waikoloa, Kailua Kona, Kealakekua, Naalehu, Hawaiian Ocean View and Hilo.
    12:10 UTC (local time Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 02:10 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Crete, Greece (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located  44 km SW Pómbia. People of Réthimnon, Chania and Iráklion felt a weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    08:52 UTC (local time 11:52; 2012/05/26 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 light earthquake in Northern Italy (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km N San felice sul panaro. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Modena and Cento.
    05:51 UTC (local time 07:51; 2012/05/26 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake in Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan (@ 117 km depth) with epicenter located  60 km S Jurm. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Chitral (Pakistan) and Faizabad (Afghanistan).
    03:59 UTC (local time Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 08:29 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Romania (@ 120 km depth) today with epicenter 4 km SW Paltin. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the epeople of Focsani and Covasna.
    02:30 UTC (local time 05:30; 2012/0

Volcanic Activity List
  • Guatemala/Fuego recent volcanic activity
    -Orange Alert due to the high range of activity in Fuego.
    -Ash fall reported on the Sangre de Cristo and San Pedro Yepocapa, Chimaltenango.

Flooding List
  • 16 districts at high risk of flooding across Punjab
    16 districts are at high risk of flooding in Punjab, said Punjab Flood Emergency Manager (Operations) Dr Islam Zafar at a workshop on ‘Provincial Health Preparedness and Response Mechanism for 2012 Monsoon/Floods.

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Hurricane Bud
    -RED ALERT For The South Coast Of Jalisco.
    -69 shelters made in 11 municipalities in North and South Coastal region of the state.
    -The government of Mexico has changed the Hurricane Warning for the coast of Mexico from Manzanillo to Cabo Corrientes to a Tropical Storm Warning. Click for Continuous Exclusive Updates on Hurricane Bud.
  • Tropical Storm Beryl
    -TS Beryl is located 315 km ESE of Cape Fear North Carolina and 460 km E of Charleston South Carolina.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Volusia/Brevard County line Florida to Edisto Beach and Edisto Beach to South Santee River, South Carolina.
    -Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the coast within the warning area from northeast Florida to South Carolina on Sunday.
    -Beryl is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2 to 4 inches along the southeastern coast of the United States from northeastern Florida through southeastern North Carolina.
  • Typhoon Sanvu
    -Typhoon 03w (Sanvu) is located approximately 155 nm south-southwest of chichi jima, Japan.
    -Islands of Iwo To and Chichi Jima being affected. Iwo To and Chichi Jima will experience rough surf, showers, thunderstorms and gusty winds today too(May 26).

Natural Disaster News
  • Landslide alerts in Sri Lanka
    -Following heavy rainfall, Sri Lanka has issued landslide alerts to six districts. Kegalle, Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya, Kalutara, Galle and Matara are the districts that should cautioned over earth slips.
  • Tornado warning for Montreal area of Canada
    -Environment Canada issued a tornado warning in Montreal area.
    -Montreal, Laval, Longueuil, Varennes, Chateauguay and La Prairie are at high risk.

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling natural disaster around the world), Recent earthquake List  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (active volcanoes), Recent Flooding (ongoing flood event), Tropical Cyclones (active cyclones) and Natural Disaster News (natural disaster news on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster. The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, also called GMT).
The natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..
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