Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 14-15, 2013

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
  • Dust storm in Chhattisgarh, India
    -Dust storm in Chhattisgarh region of India has claimed lives of at least six people.
    -Storm injured around 25 people and damaged more than 150 houses.
    -Trains services were also affected by recent storms in Chhattisgarh.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.3 light shallow earthquake in Morocco (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km ESE of Azrou. It will have well felt by the people of El Hajeb, Sefrou and Meknes.
    21:43 UTC (local time Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 09:43 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 61 km depth) with epicenter located 33 km ENE of Namie. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Marumori, Kakuda, Watari, Chiba, Iwaki, Hitachi, Sendai, Tsukuba, Yokohama and Tokyo.
    13:25 UTC (local time Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 10:25 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.6 strong earthquake in Bougainville Region, Papua New Guinea (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 105 km W of Panguna. People of Arawa, Kokopo and Kimbe will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    01:32 UTC (local time Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 11:32 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 Imelda
    -Imelda continues to approach Mauritius and remains a threat to the islands.
    April 15, 2013
    -Winds of 120Km/h have been recorded at Rodrigues Island.
    -Cyclone Warning for Rodrigues is level four.

Natural Disaster News
  • At least four skiers have died in weekend avalanches in French Alps. Three died in avalanche in Dent Parrachee mountain in the Savoie region and one other died in an avalanche in Champsaur.

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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..