Last Updated: Sunday, September 9, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 9, 2012-Pakistan floods kill 17

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flash floods in Punjab, Pakistan
    -Seventeen killed and 20 others injured in flash floods in eastern province of Punjab, Pakistan.
    -Fatalities are from Faisalabad, Lahore, Muzzafargarh, Sindh, Karachi and Balochistan area.
    -Faisalabad and its adjoining area Kamalia reported to be worst hit by flood disaster (Image Xinhua: Vehicles move through a flooded street in southern Pakistan's Hyderabad on Sept. 9, 2012).
    Balochistan: Five killed after a house collapsed in Qila Saifullah area of the province.
    : Three killed and 12 others injured.
    Lahore: Two killed. Several injured in roof collapse in western city of Multan.
    Muzzafargarh: Two killed and two others injured in roof collapse.
    Sindh: At least four people electrocuted in Hyderabad city.
    Karachi: Heavy rainfall and flooding in Karachi.
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 6.0 strong sea quake in Kuril Islands (@ 59 km depth) with epicenter located 141 km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (Russia). Just a weak shaking of MMI II will have felt by the people of Severo-Kuril'sk and Vilyuchinsk.
    05:39 UTC (local time Sunday, September 09, 2012 at 05:39 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Mexico (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 21 km WSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ometepec, Santa Maria Asuncion Tlaxiaco and Puerto Escondido.
    05:14 UTC (local time Sunday, September 09, 2012 at 12:14 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 weak earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km SSW of Boley. It will have well felt by the people of Shawnee, Okmulgee, Choctaw, Tulsa, Seminole, Prague and Oklahoma city.
    01:58 UTC (local time Saturday, September 08, 2012 at 08:58 PM @ epicenter)
    Related natural disaster post: Recent earthquakes in Oklahoma

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (River Darling), Brazil (River Rio Paranaiba, River Madeira and River Tocantins), Cameroon (River Benue), Chad, China (River Mekong and River Huang He), Colombia (River Magdelena), Democratic Republic of the Congo (River Ubangi), Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya (Ahero Bridge), Laos (River Mekong), Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria (River Benue), Paraguay (River parana), Panama, Peru (River Ucayali), Senegal, United States (River Colorado and River Ohio) and Venezuela (River Orinoco).

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.
  • Japan/Mount Fuji recent volcanic activity
    - Increase of pressure in the magma chamber observed beneath Mount Fuji volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Leslie
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Leslie was located 320 km se of Bermuda.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bermuda. Leslie is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches on Bermuda.
    -Swells generated by Leslie will continue to affect Bermuda the U.S. East Coast from central Florida northward, the Canadian Maritimes, the northern Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands for the next several days.
  • Hurricane Michael
    -As of 03:00 UTC, hurricane Michael was located 1480 km WSW of the Azores.
    -Michael is moving toward the north-northwest near 6 mph.
    -Michael is a category two hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. No threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Heavy storms in Oklahoma
    -Four killed in powerful storms in Oklahoma.
    -Two tornadoes reported in Queens and  Brooklyn area of New York.


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