Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 10, 2013-Kenya flash flood claims 10


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flash flood in Migori, Kenya
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    Flash floods in Kenya's Migori county have killed at least 10 people.
    -Following Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), flash floods in Kenya since March have claimed 90 lives and displaced more than 100,000 others. Click for detail report on Kenyan flood.
  • Flash floods in Somalia
    -Recent flash floods in Somalia have killed seven children and displaced 50,000 others.
    -Flash foods have also made thousands homeless in Middle Shebelle areas of southern Somalia. Click for detail report on Somalia flood.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Northeastern Iran (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km E of Bojnūrd. Weak shaking will have felt a far as Ashgabat (Turkmenistan).
    15:55 UTC (local time 2013-05-10
    20:25 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in East Foothills, California (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 8km E of Alum Rock. It will have well felt by the people of San Jose and Milpitas.
    05:12 UTC (local time 2013-05-09 22:12 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Grindavik, Iceland (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 40km WSW of Grindavik. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Hafnarfjordur, Kopavogur and Reykjavik.
    01:06 UTC (local time 2013-05-09 23:06 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

  • Hail, flooding in Temple, Texas
    -Storms caused heavy rain, hail and street flooding in Temple area of Texas.
    -The storm produced one-inch hail in eastern Temple and 1.75-inch hail on the northeast side of Temple.
    -Wind gust of 72-mile-per-hour was recorded in southwest Temple. Click for detail report on Texas flood.


Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical cyclone in Burma
    -A tropical cyclone is expected to hit Arakan State in west Burma.
    -Cyclone is expected to make landfall on Tuesday night
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    -Tropical Cyclone 01B is predicted to affect Bangladesh, India and Burma.


Natural Disaster News
  • Ice storm in Manitoba, Canada-Extensive ice storm at Ochre Beach on Dauphin Lake in Manitoba, Canada has damaged at least 20 houses.
    -A state of emergency has been declared in the Rural Municipality of Ochre River, Canada based CTV reports. Click for detail report on Canada Ice storm.
  • Tornado in Massachusetts, United States
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    An EF0 tornado touched down in the area of Washington Street in Stoughton.
    -There were no reports of injuries.
  • A Meteorite has hit mahangu field in the village of Oshika, Namibia. Meteorite was the size of a small ball.
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