Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013

Natural Disasters List February 24, 2013-Rains, thundershowers kill 2 in Uttar Pradesh

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Rains and thundershowers in Uttar Pradesh, India
    Rains and thundershowers in Uttar Pradesh have killed two people.
    -Two people each from Jalaun and Etah districts died after lightning hit them.
    -Avalanche warning has been issued in Kashmir region of India.
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  • Avalanche in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    -One Croatian climber died in an avalanche in the mountains on the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
    -Three others climbers were rescued from avalanche in Mount Kameshnitsa.

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Nevada (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km S from Tonopah Junction. It will have well felt by the people of Weepah, Qualeys Camp, Tonopah, San Francisco, Fremont and Pleasanton.
    14:13 UTC (local time Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 06:13 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light earthquake in Luzon, Philippines (@ 74 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km SSW of San Nicolas. People of Morong, Olongapo, San Antonio, Subic and Castillejos will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    10:23 UTC (local time Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 06:23 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 57 km depth) with epicenter located 23 km SE of Ishikawa. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Iwaki, Kitaibaraki, Takahagi, Fukushima, Hitachi, Sendai, Mito and Tsuchiura.
    04:55 UTC (local time Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 01:55 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Rajasthan, India (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km W of Jaipur. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Malpura, Tonk Sub-District, Jaipur, Phulera, Jobner and Sambhar.
    00:57 UTC (local time
    Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 06:27 AM @ 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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Haruna
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Haruna was located 370nm south-southwest of La Reunion.
    -Tropical cyclone Haruna has killed 10 people in Madagascar. Cyclone Haruna landed 50 kilometers from Morombe at around 03:00 GMT on 22 February, 2013.
  • Tropical Cyclone Rusty
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Rusty was located 180nm north-northwest of Port Hedland, Australia.
    -A blue alert is issued for Broome, Whim Creek, Port Hedland and Wallal.
    -Heavy rainfall is forecast in eastern Pilbara and western Kimberley tomorrow (Monday).

Natural Disaster News
  • Forest fire is burning currently in Dome Valley north of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • An avalanche warning is issued for western Lapland, Finland.
  • Asbestos has been found in flood debris on the NSW south coast (Australia). 

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