Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Natural Disasters List November 27, 2012-Flood in Wales kills 1

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Denbighshire, Wales
    -One killed in flooding in St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales.
    -Around 500 people evacuated in the Welsh city of St Asaph after the river Elwy burst its banks.
    -Several roads in Worcestershire, County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland are closed.
    -Some schools in Conwy and Denbighshire in Wales are also closed.
    -Almost 500 flood warnings and alerts are in place today in North East England and North Wales.
    -Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west (Photo: Flooded street in St Asaph, north Wales; Reuters).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Albania (@ 19 km depth) with epicenter located just 6 km NNW of Roskovec. It will have well felt by the people of Berat, Fier-Cifci, Patos Fshat and  Fier.
    19:06 UTC (local time Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 08:06:21 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Uttaranchal, India (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 90 km NNE from Dehra Dun. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Chandigarh, Mussoorie, Srinagar and Simla (Himachal Pradesh). Click for list of earthquake in India in 2012.
    12:15 UTC (local time Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 05:45 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake in Seram, Indonesia (@ 25 km depth) with epicenter located 57 km NE of Amahai. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Amahai. People of Ambon will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    02:59 UTC (local time Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:59 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.2 light earthquake in Quebec, Canada with epicenter east of Matane on the Gaspé Peninsula. Mostly earthquake occur in the Western Quebec Seismic Zone, roughly located in the area between Montreal and Ottawa.

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.
  • Kamchatka (Russia)/Tolbachik recent volcanic activity
    -Alert Level for Tolbachik volcano has been raised from Green to Yellow.
    -From starting of this month, several volcanic tremor were detected beneath Tolbachik's summit caldera.
    -Tolbachik volcano has erupted for first time in 36 Years.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Bopha
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TS Bopha was located 270 nm southeast of Chuuk, fsm.
    -Tropical Storm Bopha formed near the Caroline Islands and is the 24th named cyclone by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Natural Disaster News
  • Snowstorm in Hokkaido, Japan
    -Hokkaido snowstorm left about 37,000 houses without electricity.
    -About 90 trains and 10 domestic flights were canceled due to the storm.

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