Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 12, 2012-Balochistan flood kills 2

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flash floods in Balochistan, Pakistan
    -Two killed and eight others reported to be missing in flash floods in Balochistan region of Pakistan.
    -Recent floods have affected Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Kohlu, Barkhan, Rakhni, Sibi, Qila Saifullah, Zhob, Harnai, Loralai and Musa Khail districts of Balochistan, Pakistan.
    -All the train services suspended in Balochistan after rain water submerged the portion of railway track at Jacobabad-Sibi Junction.
    -Floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains have killed 150 people this year in Pakistan.
    -Monsoon flooding in 2010 killed 2,000 people in Pakistan (Photo Source
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.9 moderate shallow earthquake in Philippine Island Region (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 81 km ENE of San Isidro. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Guiuan, Placer and Surigao.
    14:23 UTC (local time Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:23 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Kyrgyzstan (@ 28 km depth) with epicenter located 84 km SSW from Talas. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Namangan and Andijon (Andizhan).
    05:50 UTC (local time Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 11:50 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.5 moderate earthquake in Crete, Greece (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located 58 km SE of Palaiochora. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Palaiochora, Ayia Galini, Atsipopoulon, Tympakion, Rethymnon, Kalivai and Chania. People of Irakleion, Nea Alikarnassos, Ierapetra and Agios Nikolaos will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    03:27 UTC (local time Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 06:27 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Costa Rica (@ 37 km depth) with epicenter located just 5 km NNE of Nicoya. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Santa Cruz, Canas, Liberia and Samara.
    02:13 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:13 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Madeira and Tocantins), Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Magdelena), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya (Ahero Bridge), Laos (Mekong), Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria (Benue), Paraguay (Parana), Panama, Peru (Ucayali), Senegal, United States (Colorado and Ohio) and Venezuela (Orinoco).
  • Flash floods in Ba, Fiji
    -One killed in flash floods in Ba, Fiji.
    -Ba is a district situation on the North Western part of the island of Viti Levu in Fiji.
    Related post: Severe flooding in Fiji Islands
  • Flooding in Guizhou coal mine, China
    -Eight workers missing in Guba coal mine floods in Guizhou province of China.
    -Hundreds of illegal mines run in China.
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  • Flooding in Los Vegas, Nevada
    - Intense thunderstorms caused flooding in Las Vegas area.
    -Several flights delayed at McCarran International Airport.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, San Cristobal, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Dukono, Semeru, Batu Tara, Manam, Kizimen, Karymsky, Yasur, Ambrym and Kilauea volcano.
  • Japan/Sakurajima recent volcanic activity
    -Mount Sakurajima volcano sent a plume of ash 15,000ft in the air.
    -Mt Sakurajima is located in Kagoshima region of japan.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Nadine
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Nadine was located 1735 km E of the Lesser Antilles.
    -Nadine is forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday. Currently no threat to land.
  • Typhoon Sanba
    -As of 03:00 UTC, Typhoon Sanba was locted 590 nm east of Manila, Philippines.
    -Typhoon Sanba is forecast to strike South Korea at about 12:00 GMT on 17 September.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Eastern Washington
    -Wildfire in eastern Washington injured one firefighter and burned three homes.
    -Fifty four homes were evacuated along Mission Creek Road near Cashmere. Fire is 20% contained.
    Related natural disaster post: Recent Wildfires in the World.

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