Last Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Natural Disasters List February 7, 2013-Winter storm Nemo

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Winter storm Nemo in New England
    -Winter Storm Nemo will hit Northeast United States Friday into Saturday. 
    -A Blizzard Watch has been issued for Boston, Eastern New England by
    the National Weather Service.
    -A coastal flooding watch is also in effect for communities in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Long Island.

    -All Boston Public Schools will be closed on Friday. This is expected to be top 10 snowstorm all-time in Boston!
    Nemo is name of a Greek boy which means "from the valley" (In Latin: Nobody).
    Snowfall forecast:
    One foot plus snowfall forecast in Boston, Hartford, Providence, Burlington, and Portland, Maine.
    Six inches plus in New York, Syracuse, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Less than six inches snowfall prediction is done in Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee (Photo:
    Winter Storm Nemo, snowfall forecast through Saturday;
    -Death toll has risen to 10.
    Connecticut: Five deaths reported. About 38,000 customers are still without power in Connecticut. All CT Transit buses have suspended service.
    New York:
    Two deaths reported. One in Germantown and the other in Poughkeepsie. About 10,000 customers are still without power in New York State. Also the trains between New York and Boston were suspended.
    Massachusetts: Two deaths reported. Around 40 people evacuated in Salisbury. The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth. About 4,10,000 customers are still without power in Massachusetts.
    New Hampshire: Second-biggest snowfall record in Concord. One killed.
    Boston: Around 24.9 inches of snowfall, Boston's fifth-highest snowstorm on record. Acela Express train services between NYC and Boston cancelled.
    Maine: Biggest snowfall (31.9 inches) in Maine. Earlier 27.1 inches in January 1979. Emergency declared in Maine. About 12,000 customers are still without power in Maine.
    New Jersey: About 3,000 customers are still without power in Maine.
    Vermont: The ferry between Charlotte and Essex, N.Y. closed due to high winds.
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.6 light deep earthquake in The Netherlands (@ 100 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km SE Eemsmond. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Groningen.
    23:19 UTC (local time 00:19; 2013/02/08 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Utah (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km NNW from Cedar City. It will have well felt by the people of Enoch, Parowan and Cedar City.
    20:02 UTC (local time Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 01:02 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 deep earthquake in Northern Peru (@ 163 km depth) with epicenter located 113 km NE of Contamana. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Pucallpa.
    09:36 UTC (local time
    Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 04:36:54 AM at 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.
  • Alaska/Cleveland recent volcanic activity
    -Following Alaska Volcano Observatory, dome of the Cleveland Volcano has been continuously swelling.
    -The dome is about 328 feet in diameter. Volcano alert level has been raised to Orange.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
No tropical cyclone activity today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Around 1800 firefighters have been struggling to control the forest fire in Dali city in Yunnan province of China.

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