Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 21, 2013-Lightning in Nepal kills 5


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Lightning in Nepal
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    At least five people have died in lightning strikes in Nepal. Lightning claimed lives in Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli, Kaski and Gorkha districts of Nepal.
    -Strong winds and scattered rain were reported across Nepal throughout the day. Click for detail report on lightning strikes in Nepal.
  • Tornadoes in Victoria, Australia
    -Two tornadoes in Victoria, Australia have injured 17 people leaving three in critical stage. Around 11 people are having treatment at Yarrawonga Hospital. Three of them are in critical stage.
    -Tornadoes hit along Murray river and damaged several building in Yarrawonga, Bundalong, Rutherglen, Koonoomoo and Mulwala area. Click for detail report on Victorian tornadoes.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma city, Oklahoma (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located Midwest City, Del City, Choctaw, Normal and Oklahoma City. Click for latest information on Oklahoma earthquake.
    15:56 UTC (local time Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:56 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Pyreness (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km SW of Oltza, Spain. People of Pamplona and Oltza will have felt light shaking of MMI IV.
    14:31 UTC (local time 15:31; 2013/03/21 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake Off the coast of Pakistan (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 185 km S of Pasni. Weak tremor will have felt by the people of Gwadar, Ormara and Jiwani.
    08:31 UTC (local time Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 12:31 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Daigo, Japan (@ 81 km depth) with epicenter located 22 km N of Omiya. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Karasuyama and Hitachi.
    05:34 UTC (local time Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 02:34 PM @epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation):
Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Angola (Cotundo), Australia, Bolivia, Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (Rio Juruena, Araquaia, Purus, Tocantins), China (Mekong, Xi Jiang, Brahmaputra, Yangtze, Indus), Colombia (Rio Negro), Honduras, Iraq (Shatt al Arab), Kenya, Mozambique (Chire), Pakistan (Indus), Peru (Ucayali, Rio Maraon), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), United States (Mississippi, Arkansas), Vietnam, Zambia (Zambezi, Likando).

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Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Etna, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Barren Island, Raung, Paluweh, Gamalama, Sakurajima, Kakar, Tinakula, Yasur, Tolbachik and Kilauea.
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
There are no tropical storm activity for today.


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