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Natural Disasters List October 6, 2012-Tropical storm Gaemi kills 1

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Tropical storm Gaemi
    -Tropical storm Gaemi (local name Marce) is forecast to strike Cambodia at about 06:00 GMT on 7 October.
    -Gaemi is forecast to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani, Si Sa Ket, Suri, Buri Ram and Nakhon Ratchasima provinces of Thailand.
    -Meteorological Department has also predicted precipitation in 60% of Bangkok area from later today to Monday.
    -A man found dead along the shore of Wawa village, Nasugbu town in northern province of Batangas, Philippines.
    -Two other fisherman are still reported to be missing.
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Southern Xinjiang, China (@ 36 km depth) with epicenter located 179 km SE of Yanqi. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Korla, Turpan and Urunchi.
    09:27 UTC (local time Saturday, October 06, 2012 at 05:27 PM @ epicenter)   
  • M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Gulf of California (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 135 km WSW of El Dorado. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Navolato, San Jose del Cabo and Campo Gobierno.
    08:49 UTC (local time Saturday, October 06, 2012 at 02:49 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake Offshore Valparaiso, Chile with epicenter located 91 km WNW of La Ligua. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Santiago and Illapel.
    03:18 UTC (local time Friday, October 05, 2012 at 11:18 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina (Parana), Australia (Murray), Bolivia (Guapore and Madre de Dios), Brazil (Purus, Rio Juruena, Rio Teles Pires, Rio Paranaiba, Rio Negro and Tocantins), Cambodia, Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong, Brahmaputra and Huang He), Colombia (Japura and Magdelena), Ethiopia (Blue Nile), Ghana, India (Brahmaputra), Kenya (Nyando and Muhoroni), Mali, Myanmar (Irrawaddy), New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria (Niger and Benue), Pakistan (indus), Peru (Purus), Senegal, Sudan (Nile) and United States (Mississippi).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Marapi, Gamalama, Bagana, Dukono, Semeru, Batu Tara, Yasur, Ulawun, Kizimen and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Gaemi
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Gaemi was located  180 nm northeast of Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
    -Gaemi is forecast to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani, Si Sa Ket, Suri, Buri Ram and Nakhon Ratchasima provinces of Thailand.
  • Tropical Depression Fifteen-E
    -As of 15:00 UTC, depression was located 1355 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -New tropical depression has formed in the eastern Pacific however no threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in New South Wales, Australia
    -Wildfires reported near Pretty Beach and Gosford on the coast of New South Wales.
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