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Natural Disasters List November 25, 2012-Sri Lanka flood toll rises to 5

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Recent Natural Disasters
Flooding _in_England_and_Wales
  • Flooding across England and Wales
    -One killed and two others injured in recent disasters in Exeter City Centre. Flooding in Somerset, England also killed one person two days ago.
    -More than 800 homes flooded by storms in England and Wales.
    -Several flood warnings were issued by the Environment Agency in Lostwithiel, Helston, Polperro and Perranporth area.
    -Because of a landslip at Honiton and flooding near Axminster in Devon, today trains between Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction were cancelled.
    -Following Malmesbury Mayor Ray Sanderson, the flooding in Malmesbury is the worst that he has seen in a lifetime in the town.
    -Around 271 flood alerts and more than 220 flood warnings remained in place across England and Wales.
    -Heavy rainfall is expected to continue in the north of England and Scotland today (Sunday).
    -The landslide reported off Church Lane in Old Sodbury, near Bristol. Six homes were evacuated.
    -The Met Office today issued a yellow weather warning for Greater Manchester.
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  • Flooding in Ratnapura and Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka
    -The number of people killed in flooding in Ratnapura and Kamburupitiya area of Sri Lanka has risen to 5.
    -Flood affected Sri Lankan district of Anuradapura, Badulla, Moneragala, Ratnapura Hambantota and Galle and Matara.
    -The Hambantota district was reported to be worst affected area. More than 300 families are affected by recent floods. More than 25 houses were damaged in Suriyawewa in the Hambantota district.
    -Flood displaced more than 190 families in Moneragala.
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Rondonia, Brazil (@ 19 km depth) with epicenter located 50 km N of Ariquemes. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Porto Velho, Jaru and Ouro Preto do Oeste.
    22:57 UTC (local time Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 06:57:42 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.7 light very shallow earthquake in Fyr of Macedonia (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km S Capari. It will have well felt by the people of Resen and Elbasan.
    20:18 UTC (local time 21:18; 2012/11/25 @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Tripura, India (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km S of Tripura. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Agartala. Click for India earthquake 2012.
    06:01 UTC (local time 11:31; 2012/11/25 @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.9 light shallow earthquake in Hawaii region, Hawaii (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 41 km SE from Pahala. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Naalehu, Volcano, Hilo, Honomu, Keaau, Kurtistown, Mountain View, Pahoa and Kamuela.
    03:59 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 05:59 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Southern California (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 22 km ESE from Anza. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Borrego Springs, La Quinta, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio, Indian Wells, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage and Idyllwild.
    02:07 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 06:07 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 455 nm south of Diego Garcia.

Natural Disaster News
  • A new pool by Reuters has shown that nearly 15 percent of people worldwide believe the world will end during their lifetime and 10 percent think the Mayan calendar could signify it will happen in 2012. It was asked to the people in China, Turkey, Russia, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, the United States, Argentina, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, France, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Australia, Italy, South Africa, Great Britain, Indonesia, Germany.

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