Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 30, 2013-Floods in Mauritius

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flash floods in Mauritius
    -Flash flooding in Mauritius has claimed eight lives. Flood in Mauritius injured 82 others.
    -Among them six people died in the flooding in Caudan underground tunnel.
    -Several accidents have been reported across Mauritius. Dozens of vehicles collided each other at Port Louis. Click for detail report on Mauritius flood.
  • Lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh, India
    Lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh, India have claimed eight lives and injured nine others.
    -Lightning claimed three lives in Chandauli and Meerut each, two in Ghazipur and one in Sambhal. Click for detail report on Uttar Pradesh Lightning.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake Off the Coast of Northern Peru (@ 51 km depth) with epicenter located 63 km SW from Chimbote. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Puerto Santa, Chimbote, Puerto Casma, Guadalupito, Santa, Samanco and Trujillo. People of Chocope, Huaraz, Barranca, Lima and Huacho will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    17:30 UTC (local time Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 12:30 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in central California (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter  located 17 km ESE from Mammoth Lakes. It will have well felt by the people of Toms Place, Round Valley, Bishop, Mammoth Lakes, North Fork and Oakhurst. Click for detail report on earthquake in California.
    03:19 UTC (local time Friday, March 29, 2013 at 08:19 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 light earthquake in Gujarat, India with epicenter located 27 km away from Bhuj. It will have widely felt across Kutch district. Click for detail report on Kutch, Gujarat earthquake.
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 90 km depth) with epicenter located 84 km ENE from Surigao. People of Libas, Del Carmen, Pilar, General Luna, Dapa, Union, Butuan and Libertad will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Panalanoy, Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City.
    01:50 UTC (local time Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 09:50 AM @ 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.
  • Batu Tara volcano in Indonesia spewed ash plumes to an altitude of 3 km earlier today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
There is no tropical storm activity for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Avalanche close to the Glencoe Ski Centre, Scotland
    -One person is reported to be missing in an avalanche in the Etive Glades, close to Glencoe Ski Centre.
    -Around 30 people including Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team are involved in the search operation in an avalanche in Scottish Highlands.
  • North Dakota Governor has declared a state wide flood emergency. The worst spring flooding is expected on the Red River in eastern North Dakota. Following Federal Emergency Management Agency officials, the number of flood insurance policies in the Fargo, Dakota area has dropped by 40 % in the past year.

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