Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 30, 2013-Oman Lightning claims 2

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Lightning strikes in Oman
    ightning strikes in Saham and Ibri region of Oman claimed two lives.
    -Rock slide has blocked mountain road between Bausher and Amerat.
    -Floods have halted the traffic between Saham and Sohar. Click for detail report on Oman lightning.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Region Metropolitana, Chile (@ 82 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km SE of Santiago. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Colina, Puente Alto, San Bernardo, Santiago and La Pintana.
    10:57 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 06:57:07 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Antigua And Barbuda Reg, Leeward Islands (@ 46 km deth) with epicenter located 37 km WSW of Codrington. It will have well felt by the people of Basseterre, Bolands, Cedar Grove, Cole Bay, Cotton Ground, English Harbour, Monkey Hill, Phillipsburg, Saint Johnʿs and Saint-Barthélemy.
    06:56 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 02:56 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.9 strong shallow earthquake in Azores Islands, Portugal (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km ESE of Furnas. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Furnas, Ponta Delgada, Vila Franca do Campo, Arrifes, Rosto de Cao, Faja de Baixo and Rabo de Peixe.
    06:25 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 06:25 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).

  • Flooding in Saskatchewan, Canada
    States of emergency have been declared in Maidstone, Radisson and Borden area of Saskatchewan.
    -At least 29 people have been evacuated from Paul Dojack Youth Centre.
    -More floods are expected due to very high spring run-off.

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 Zane
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Zane was located 135 nm north-northwest of Willis Island, Australia.
    -Tropical Cyclone Zane has been upgraded to a category two cyclone.
    Zane is expected to make landfall between Orford Ness and Lockhart River late Wednesday.
    -A cyclone warning has been issued for coastal areas from Cape Grenville to Cape Tribulation.

Natural Disaster News
  • Landslide on Dorset coast, England
    -Massive landslide on Dorset coast path near Durdle Door has been reported.

    -South West Coast Path has been closed by Dorset County Council. Click for detail report on Dorest beach landslide.
  • The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service says that rumors circulating about a tropical storm approaching Trinidad and Tobago are not true. The Met Office has also urged to ignore bbm/text messages that may be circulating. Click for detail report on Trinidad and Tobago tropical storm.
  • NASA has recently released a photo of Saturn hurricane which is 20 times larger than an average hurricane on the Earth.

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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)
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