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Natural Disasters List May 5, 2012-14 Killed In Flooding In Seti River, Nepal (Videos)


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  • Massive flooding in Seti river of Kaski, Nepal (Report prepared with the help of Bivek Bhattarai from Nepal)
    -Eight people reported to be killed after major avalanche in Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in Seti River.
    -More than 50 people are reported to be missing including three Russian tourists.
    -Worst affected is Kharapani village where a number of people swept away along with their houses and livestock.
    -Combination of an avalanche and landslide caused flooding in Seti river.
    -Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal which is also the world's most dangerous mountains to climb. It is one of the world's 14 highest peaks.
    Related Post: Recent Natural Disasters In Nepal
    Update
    -Death toll has risen to 14.
    -Two buses carrying students for a picnic at Khaarapani have also been swept away by the flood. Two students are also missing in the flood.



    Update

    -Nepal Army, Armed Police Force and the Nepal Police personnel are involved in rescue works at different places.
    -There is rumor of outburst of glacial lake.
    Update
    -Death toll has risen to eight. More bodies were found at the bank of Seti River.
    -At least two dozen people are still missing.
    -Most of the victims are reported to be shopkeepers in Kharapani. People of Machhapuchre are also reported to affected.
    -Several people are reported to be injured. The injured people are taken to Manipal hospital in Pokhara.
    -Prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has ordered the authorities to conduct the rescue operation without any delay.
    -An army helicopter is working for rescue operation.
    -Below is video by Nepalnews about the avalanche in Annapurna mountain range which triggered massive flood in Seti River.


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  • M 4.1 light deep earthquake in Romania (@ 130 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km E Comandau. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Covasna and Focsani.
    17:07 UTC (local time 20:07; 2012/05/05 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate very shallow earthquake in Albania (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km NW Himarë.Light shaking will have felt by the people of Tepelenë. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Elbasan.
    15:55 UTC (local time 17:55; 2012/05/05 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico (@ 26 km depth) today with epicenter located 25 km W Ayoquezco. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Zimatlán and Oaxaca of Mexico.
    09:48 UTC (local time Saturday, May 05, 2012 at 04:48 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light very shallow earthquake in Northern California (@ 3 km depth) today with epicenter located 4 km E from The Geysers. People of Cobb will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. Weak shaking will have felt in Middletown, Hidden Valley Lake, Kelseyville, Lower Lake, Clearlake, Santa Rosa, Concord, Vallejo, Antioch and Fairfield city of California.
    09:23 UTC (local time Saturday, May 05, 2012 at 02:23 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light shallow earthquake in Southern Qinghai, China (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 134 km W of Gyegu (Yushu). Weak shaking will have felt as far as Qamdo, Xizang (Tibet), China.
    05:58 UTC (local time Saturday, May 05, 2012 at 01:58 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light shallow earthquake in Iraq (@ 14 km depth) with epicenter located 55 km ENE of Tikrit. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kirkuk and Samarra.
    01:57 UTC (local time Saturday, May 05, 2012 at 05:57 AM @ epicenter)

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