Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 10, 2013-Avalanche in Urals kills 2

Recent Natural Disasters 2013: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.
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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Avalanche in Urals, Russia
    An avalanche in the Duvansky district in Bashkortostan area has killed two schoolboys.
    -Following the regional Emergencies Center, two boys aged 10 and 12 died in the disaster. Click for detail report on avalanche in Urals.
  • Forest fire in South Korea
    -Forest fire in Pohang, South Korea has killed one and injured 14 others.
    -Fire has burned five hectares of residential areas. More than 2,000 firefighters, soldiers and rescue employees are struggling to control the blaze.
    Click for detail report on South Korea forest fire.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.5 strong earthquake in New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 44 km ESE of Finschhafen. Strong shaking of MMI VI will have felt by the people of Finschhafen. People of Lae, Kandrian, Bulolo, Wau, Popondetta and Madang will have felt light shaking of MMI IV.
    22:51 UTC (local time Monday, March 11, 2013 at 08:51 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.5 strong earthquake off the coast of Guatemala (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 125 km S of Puerto San Jose. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Iztapa, Puerto San Jose, Acajutla and La Gomera.People of Moyuta, Guaymango, Sonsonate, Ahuachapan, Escuintla, Santa Tecla and Cuilapa.
    10:18 UTC (local time Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 04:18 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).

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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Sandra
    -As of 02:00 UTC, TC Sandra was located 510 nm northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia.
    -A Cyclone warning is issued for Solomon Islands.

Natural Disaster News
  • Around 600 cars have stucked in snow storms along ovosibirsk-Leninsk-Kuznetsk road in Siberia.
  • A huge dust storm has surrounded Tokyo, Japan.

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling natural disaster around the world), Recent Earthquakes  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (erupting volcanoes), Recent Flash Floods (ongoing flood information), Recent Tropical Cyclones (active cyclones) and Natural Disaster News (facts and news about natural/environmental disasters on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.
The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..