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Natural Disasters List November 24, 2012-Jakarta Indonesia is flooding

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia
    -Torrential rain caused flooding in 16 urban villages in 5 sub-districts in East Jakarta. Among those 16 urban villages are Kampungmelayu and Bidaracina (Jatinegara Sub-District), Cililitan, Dukuh and Kramatjati (Kramatjati Sub-District), and Kalisari, Gedong, Cijantung, Baru and Pekayon (Pasarrebo Sub-District).
    -Jakarta traffic police have prepared a traffic task force with 100 officers to assist each flood-prone area.
    -Cipinang River in Makasar Urban Village overflowed and flooded around 600 homes. Evacuated people are living in Ciracas Sports Hall (GOR) and mosques.
    -Following The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), heavy rains with strong winds is forecast for Greater Jakarta for the next three days. Tornadoes are even expected.
    -The combination of the increased loss of vegetation in the upper catchments of rivers and the lack of adequate flood prevention causes frequent flooding tragedy in Jakarta.
    -The 2007 Jakarta flood was a major flood in Jakarta. Jakarta floods killed 54 people and caused damage of $400 million in Jakarta, West Java and Banten area (Photo: An old man eats his lunch while children play in flood waters in South Kedoya, West Jakarta; The Jakarta Post).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.4 light shallow earthquake in Dodecanese Islands, Greece (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km SSE of Symi. Light to weak shking will have felt by the people of Trianta, Rodos and  Datca, Turkey.
    21:04 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM @ epicenter)
    More than 25 earthquakes have occured in the same region in last three hours. Click for detail report on recent multiple earthquakes in Greece
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Central California (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km NW from Pinnacles. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Tres Pinos, Soledad, Hollister, Paicines, Lompoc, Venice and Los Angeles.
    15:44 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 07:44 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Eastern Tennessee, North Carolina (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km NE from Sevierville. It will have well felt by the people of Dandridge, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Jefferson City, Sevierville and Kodak.
    11:03 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 06:03 AM @ epicenter)
    Tremor was felt as far south as Vonore, as far north as Morristown, as far west as Alcoa and as far east as Black Mountain, N.C. 
  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake near the South Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 66 km depth) with epicenter located just 10 km WNW of Ichihara. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Chiba-shi, Funabashi, Narashino, Chiba, Ichihara-shi and Tokyo. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Yokosuka, Yokohama-shi, Sagamihara and Atsugi.
    08:59 UTC (Local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 05:59 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate deep earthquake in Antofagasta, Chile (@ 122 km depth) with epicenter located 105 km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Calama, Antofagasta and San Salvador de Jujuy.
    01:19 UTC (local time Friday, November 23, 2012 at 10:19 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Juruena, Purus and Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Putamayo and Rio Negro), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Guatemala, Indonesia, Iraq (Euphrates and Tigris), Kenya (Bohoni and Turo), Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), Taiwan, Tanzania (Mwanza Shinyango road), Uganda (White Nile) and United States (Rio Grande, North America).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Propocatepetl, Fuego, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Marapi, Semeru, Paluweh, Gamalama, Lokon-Empung, Sakurajima, Ulawun, Yasur, Ambrym, Kizimen, Shiveluch and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Boldwin
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Boldwin was located 435 nm south-southeast of Diego Garcia.

Natural Disaster News
  • Thunderstorm rumor in UAE
    -The social networking sites was flooded with the severe thunderstorm and heavy rainfall news in parts of UAE.
    -UAE Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) denied the rumor that worst weather will hit Alsala and will pass in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, the rest of the United Arab Emirates to Oman.
    -Similar rumor that earthquake and cyclone will hit Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) panicked people in February 2012.

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