Last Updated: Friday, March 8, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 8, 2013-Forest fire in Beijing

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
  • Forest fire in Beijing, China
    -China has issued a red alert  for the forest fire. Beijing authorities have warned the North China residents to prepare for forest fire in coming two days.
    -China weather officials expect less precipitation in Beijing for coming two days.
    Click for information on China forest fire.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.9 light earthquake in Tokyo, Japan @ 10:53 UTC.
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Tarapaca, Chile (@ 82 km depth) with epicenter located 91 km E of Iquique. It will have felt as far as La Paz (Bolivia).
    01:12 UTC (local time 22:12; 2013/03/07 @ 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 Nineteen
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TC Nineteen was located 660 nm northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia.

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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 event), 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)
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