Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 28, 2013-Bangladesh storm claims 5


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
  • Storms in Bangladesh
    -Recent storms in Bangladesh have claimed lives of five people including two children.
    -At least 30 villages have been affected in Sadar and Kamarkhand Upazila in Nor’wester. Click for detail report on Bangladesh Nor’wester.
  • Forest fire in Israel
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    Around 200 people have been evacuated due to wildfire near Beit Shemesh, Israel.
    -At least two hikers got injured in the forest fire in Ben Shemen, near Modiin. Click for detail report on Israel forest fire.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Pyrenees (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 4 km W of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (France). Weak tremor will have felt as far as Pamplona (Spain).
    06:31 UTC (local time 08:31; 2013/04/28 @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Greece (@ 61 km depth) with epicenter located 39 km E from Patras. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kalamata and Athens.
    04:49 UTC (local time Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 07:49 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).

  • Flash floods in Singapore
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    Heavy rainfalls have caused flash floods in Singapore.
    -Flooding has affected Arumugam Road,  Bedok South Road and Siglap Road. Click for detail report on Singapore floods.
  • Flash floods in Yemen
    -Heavy rainfall has caused flooding in Sana'a, Yemen.
    -About 30 to 50mm rainfall has been recorded over a 24 hour period in Yemen's capital Sana'a.


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
  • Low pressure system is expected to form into Cyclone Zane off far north Queensland tomorrow.


Natural Disaster News
  • China has launched natural disaster predicting satellite.
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