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Natural Disasters List May 28, 2012-Flooding in Thunder Bay, Canada

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  • Heavy flooding in Thunder Bay, Canada
    -A state of emergency declared in Thunder Bay region following heavy flooding.
    -Flood emergency declared for Conmee Township and the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge.
    -Heavy rainfall recorded in Thunder Bay and in Oliver Paipoonge. About 108 millimeters of rainfall recorded over the last 24 to 36 hours.
    Related Post: Duluth flooding: Flash-flood emergency declared
    -People of Conmee Township and the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge are said to be on high alert.
    -Several sections of Highway 11 and 17, Oliver Road, Twin City Crossroads, Fraser Road, Boulter Road, Poleline Road, Veley Lane, Maki Road and Mud Lake Road flooded.
    -Thunder Bay is a city in and the seat of Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario. Click for detail update report on thunder bay flooding
  • Flooding in Nicaragua
    -Death toll by Nicaragua flood has risen to 8.
    -Six bodies were found in northern part of the country and two in the capital Managua.
    -Two more bodies found yesterday. Both reported to be local fishermen.
    -According to a report by the Civil Defense, more than 4,400 people have been affected by the rains. Several houses reported to be destroyed.

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  • M 5.8 strong deep earthquake in Pacific nation of Tonga (@ 227 km depth) with epicenter located 158 km north of the capital Nuku'alofa. No immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued. Tonga lies on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire", where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic activity.
    21:47 UTC (local time Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 10:47 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake in Malaysia with epicenter located 11km West of Kunak, Sabah. Weak tremors will have felt by the people of  Kunak, Tawau and Sandakan. Sandakan is the second-largest city in Sabah, East Malaysia, on the north-eastern coast of Borneo. Click here if you felt this tremor
    16:44 UTC (local time 00:44; 2012/05/29 @ epicenter)
    After long (3 hours), EMSC has mentioned about this Malaysian quake. It mentions M 4.9 @ 10 km depth with epicenter located 31 km S Lahad datu and 42 km NW Semporna. Above data (M 4.4) is by MET Malaysia.
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Honshu Japan (@ 62 km depth) with epicenter located just 30 km E of Tokyo. Moderate to light earthquake will have felt by the people of Sakae, Narita, Yokohama, Mito and Utsunomiya of Honshu, Japan. Japan Meteorological Center (JMA) mentions M 5.2 @ 80 km depth in Chiba-ken Hokuseibu region. Max. JMA intensity 4 for parts of Kanagawa and Tokyo.
    16:36 UTC (local time Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 01:36 AM @ epicenter)
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    shizuko s from Fussa, Tokyo: I was watching tv on the couch and felt the couch start to shake and saw the blinds shake. Glad it was nothing stronger.
  • M 4.4 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Greece (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter 13 km SW Káto mazarákion. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Amaliás, Pátrai. Weak shaking will have felt as far as capital Athens.
    15:44 UTC (local time 18:44; 2012/05/28 @ epicenter)
  • M 6.4 moderate shallow earthquake in Atacama, Chile (@ 26 km depth) with epicenter located 77 km NW Vallenar. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Copiapó and Coquimbo.
    08:22 UTC (local time Monday, May 28, 2012 at 04:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.4 strong deep earthquake in Santiago del Estero, Argentina (@ 589 km depth) with epicenter located 52 km NNW of Anatuya. Epicenter was located 302 km SW Presidencia roque sáenz peña and 380 km N Córdoba. Click for detail report on this quake
    05:07 UTC (local time Monday, May 28, 2012 at 02:07 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Hebei, China (@ 39 km depth) with epicenter located 30 km W Changli. Modearte to light shaking will have felt by the people of Tangshan, Linxi , Qinhuangdao and Tianjin. Weak shaking will have felt as far as capital Beijing. click for detail report on this quake
    02:22 UTC (local time Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Southern Italy (@ 28 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km W Morano calabro and 9 km W Castrovillari. Light to weak shaking will have by the people of Cosenza, Taranto and Salerno. Slight tremor will have also felt in capital Rome.
    01:06 UTC (local time Monday, May 28, 2012 at 03:06 AM @ epicenter)

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Flooding List
  • Flooding in Metro Manila
    -Flooding caused after heavy rainfall hit parts of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).
    -Traffic jams reported from Magallanes to Tramo in southern Metro Manila.
    -PAGASA already forecast about a low-pressure area off Bicol which may bring rain showers and thunderstorms to parts of Luzon. Potential cyclone is also expected in first week of this June.
  • Mud flood in Pendang, Malaysia
    -Heavy rainfall caused mud flood in Kampung Kilang Kechil of Pendang, Malaysia.
    -Several houses flooded. However on injury reported.
    Update 18:01 UTC
    Thunderstorms and heavy rain occurring over states of Penang (Northern Seberang Perai, and Southern Seberang Perai Districts), Perak (Kerian, Larut,Matang&Selama, Hulu Perak, Kinta and Batang Padang Districts), Selangor (Sabak Bernam, Kuala Selangor and Hulu Selangor Districts), Pahang (Kuantan and Jerantut Districts), Terengganu (Kemaman District), Sabah : Divisions of Interior (Kuala Penyu, Beaufort and Tenom Districts) and West Coast (Kota Kinabalu, Penampang and Papar Districts); and Sarawak : Division of Limbang is expected to persist until Tuesday, 29 May 2012 dawn.

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Tropical storm Beryl
    -Beryl is located 30 km E of Jacksonville Florida1 and 00 km S of Brunswick Georgia.
    -Beryl made landfall along the coast of Florida near Jacksonville Beach.
    -Huguenot Park near Jacksonville Beach recently reported sustained winds of 53 mph (85 km/h) with a gust of 68 mph (109 km/h
    -The Jacksonville Aviation Authority has announced that all airlines, except JetBlue and Delta, have cancelled.
    -The Mathews Bridge remains closed. Click for continuous report on tropical storm Beryl

Natural Disaster News 
  • Landslide in Nantou, Taiwan
    -Several landslides reported in central county of Nantou, Taiwan
    -Heavy rainfall from several days caused landslides.
    -More than 120 mm rainfall recorded in Renai Township, Aowanda Mountain, and the Sun Moon Lake area in Yuchih Township.
    -Nantou County is the second largest county of Taiwan. It is also the only landlocked county in Taiwan.
  • Flooding in parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin
    -Weather Service in Duluth warned about flooding in parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin, and flooding in some Minnesota rivers.
    -Heavy rain expected Sunday night till late Monday.

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