Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013

Natural Disasters List January 31, 2013-Hailstorm in India kills 9

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Hailstorm in Andhra Pradesh, India
    -Hailstorm killed at least 9 people in Chevella, Moinabad and Shankarpally area of India.
    -Hailstorm also damaged several houses and crops across Andhra Pradesh.
    An intense thunderstorm caused hailstorm in southern India. Rain and hailstorms are predicted to hit Delhi in the beginning of the first week of February.
    -The world's deadliest hailstorms and also the largest hailstones occurred on the Deccan Plateau of northern India and in Bangladesh.
    April 30, 1888 hailstorm in the Moradabad and Beheri districts of India killed 246 people (Photo: Women sweeping large boulders of hailstorm in Andhra Pradesh, India).
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    Hailstorm disaster in Uganda kills 7
    Hailstorms in Darjeeling, India kills 1
  • Cyclone Felleng in Madagascar
    Cyclone Felleng in Madagascar has killed five people. Out of five, four people died in a house collapse in Antananarivo and one person drowned in Maroantsetra.
    -Floods displaced more than 700 people in Antananarivo.
    -Cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina killed hundreds of people in 2012.

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 6.0 very strong aftershocks in Southeastern Alaska (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 101 km W of Craig. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Petersburg, Craig, Juneau, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Sitka.
    09:53 UTC (local time Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:53 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Kerkira Region, Greece (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 15 km NNE of Agios Georgis. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kerkyra, Sarande and Gjirokaster (Albania).
    08:04 UTC (local time Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:04 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.2 very strong but harmless sea quake in Santa Cruz Islands (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 60 km E of Lata, Solomon Islands. Yesterday magnitude 6.0 hit the same area of Santa Cruz Islands.
    03:33 UTC (local time Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 02:33 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in Washington (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km ENE from Amboy. It will have well felt by the people of Yacolt, Lewisville, Vancouver, Beaverton, Gladstone, Gresham, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, Troutdale, West Linn, Happy Valley, Portland, Amboy, Ariel, Battle Ground, Brush Prairie, Camas, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, Woodland and Yacolt.
    01:03 UTC (local time Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 05:03 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Bolivia (Madre de Dios), Brazil (Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq (Shatt al Arab and Tigris), Kenya (Tana), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile, White Nile), Syria (Euphrates), Tanzania.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Santiago, Poas, Reventador, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Raung, Erta Ale, Paluweh, Gamalama, Batu Tara, Sakurajima, Manam, Ulawun, Tolbachik and Kilauea volcano.
  • Mount Lokon in Sulawesi erupted today spewing ash by up to 800 meters to the sky.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Felleng
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Felleng was located 300 nm west-northwest of La Reunion.
    -Cyclone Felleng in Madagascar has killed five people. Out of five, four people died in a house collapse in Antananarivo and one person drowned in Maroantsetra.

Natural Disaster News
  • The National Disaster Management Authority will conduct earthquake drill in Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula and Shimla of India on February 13, 2013.

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