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Natural Disasters List September 2, 2012-Seven killed in Uttarakhand landslide

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Recent Natural Disasters
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  • Landslides in Uttarakhand, India
    -Seven Nepali workers killed in landslide in Uttarakhand, India.
    -Landslide disaster occured when they were digging for road construction in Darma area, 50 kilometers north of Dharchula in Pithoragarh.
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    Flash floods in Uttarakhand, India kills 31
    Recent natural disasters in Nepal.
  • Flooding and mudslides in Saratoga Springs, Utah
    -About 24 homes evacuated due to heavy flooding and mudlsides caused by heavy rains in Jacobs Ranch subdivision.
    -Redwood Road near 20th South reported to be closed.
    -Storms and wind also knock out power for more than 14,000 Utahns.
    -Evacuated residents are taking shelter at the LDS Stake Center at 2947 Swainson Ave, near Village Parkway (Photo, "Flooding in Saratoga Springs" from Jennifer Neyra, fox13now)
    Related natural disaster post: Recent natural disasters in United States.

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 2.7 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km S of Langston. It will have well felt by the people of Guthrie, Edmond, Choctaw and Oklahoma City.
    15:05 UTC (local time Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 10:05 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.7 light earthquake in Haiti Region (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located just 4 km S of Leogane. It will have well felt by the people of Grand Goave, Gressier, Petit Goave, Croix-des-Bouquets, Jacmel, Léogâne and Port-au-Prince.
    12:03 UTC (local time Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 07:03 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate shallow earthquake in Pakistan (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 30 km NW Sibi (Balochistan province). Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Quetta and Sibi.
    05:48 UTC (local time Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 10:48 AM @ epicenter)
    -A child reported to be injured after the roof of a house collapsed.AdTech Ad
    -Tremors were well felt in parts of Quetta city, Khuzdar and Kalat. 
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Eastern Iran (@ 26 km depth) with epicenter located 78 km ESE of Qayen. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Birjand, Gonabad and Taybad.
    00:50 UTC (local time Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 04:20 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina,Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (River Tocantins), Cameroon (River Benue), Chad, China (River Mekong, River Huang He and River Brahmaputra), Colombia (River Japura, River Rio Negro and River Magdelena), Ethiopia, Guinea, Honduras, India 9River Ganges), Laos (River Mekong), Mali (River Niger), Mexico, Nigeria (River Benue and River Niger), Panama, Senegal, Sudan and Venezuela (River Orinoco).
  • Flooding in  St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
    -About 600 people evacuated from the area east of Louisiana 41 between Bush and Hickory because of recent floods.
  • Flash floods in Carbondale, Illinois
    -Spotters report flooding in front of Amtrak Station in Carbondale, IL.
    -Several buildings along with Varsity Theater Building reported to be flooded.
    -Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, in the state of Illinois, within the Southern Illinois region. Click for detail report on Carbondale flooding.
  • Flash floods in  Myagdi, Nepal
    -Flash floods swept away bridge along the border of Majhphant and Dhairing VDCs of Parbat, Nepal.
    -Flooding in the Lungdi rivulet obstructs transport facility to and from Myagdi .
    Related post: Recent natural disasters in Nepal.
  • Flash floods in Sokota, Nigeria
    -Floods destroyed hectares of farmlands in five villages of Kware local government area of Sokoto State.
    Related natural disaster post: At least 19 killed in recent floods in Nigeria

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Grozny, Sakurajima, Dukono, Karangetang, Semeru, batu Tara, Manam, Kizimen, Yasur and Kilauea volcano.
  • Russia/Bezymiannirecent volcanic activity
    -Explosive eruption reported at Bezyianni volcano in Kamchatka, Russia.
    -The explosion produced an ash cloud rising to about 10 km altitude.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Leslie
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Leslie was located 495 km NE of the Leeward Islands.
    -Leslie is moving toward the northwest near 18 mph. Swells generated by Leslie could affect portions of the Leeward Islands through the weekend and begin to affect Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Sunday.
  • Tropical Storm Kirk
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Kirk was located 1090 km ESE of Cape Race Newfoundland.
    -Kirk is weakening and expected to become a Post-tropical cyclone soon.
    -Kirk is moving toward the northeast near 29 mph. No threat to land.
  • Tropical Storm Ileana
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Ilena was located 1075 km W of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Ileana is expected to become a Post-tropical remnant low on Sunday. No threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfires near Yakima, Washington
    -Two wildfires reported near Yakima in central Washington.
    -About 75 firefighters are struggling to control the blaze.
  • Wildfire in Shasta County, California
    -Wildfire burns 125 acres in Shasta County.
    -Evacuation ordered for roads near Ivan Marx Road, north of Highway 299.
    -As of 04:00 UTC, the fire is 70 percent contained.
    Related natural disaster post: Recent Wildfires in the World.
  • Mayan calendar, ‘god’ particle, recent natural disasters inspire ‘God’ Exhibit at Houston’s Art Car Museum
    According to the Mazda website, the car company was named for Ahura Mazda, “a god of the earliest civilizations in West Asia.” Mazda the car company has interpreted Mazda the god of wisdom, intelligence, and harmony, as “the symbol of the origin of both Eastern and Western civilizations, and also as a symbol of automobile culture.”

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