Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 13, 2013-Cyclone Mahasen claims 8


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Cyclone Mahasen in the Bay of Bengal
    -Eight killed and four others injured due to heavy rainfall caused by cyclone Mahasen in Andhra Pradesh, India.
    -Fatalities are from Guntur, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram of the coastal area of Andhra Pradesh.
    -Cyclone Mahasen is predicted to cross between Northern Rakhine (Myanmar)and Bangladesh Coasts on evening of 16th may, 2013. Click for detail report on cyclone Mahasen.
  • Tornado in Hungary-A rare tornado in Hungary has injured at least two persons.
    -The north-eastern regions of Hungary bordering on Romania is reported to be hadest hit by the tornado.
    -Tornado damaged dozens of homes and knocked down power lines and trees. Click for detail report on Hungary tornado.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 13km E of Daigo. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Takahagi, Kitaibaraki, Hitachi and Tokyo.
    13:59 UTC (local time 2013-05-13 22:59 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 56 km depth) with epicenter located 71km SSW of Pacasmayo. People of Paijan, San Pedro de Lloc and Santiago de Cao will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    13:54 UTC (local time 2013-05-13 08:54 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 light shallow earthquake in Pyreness (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km NW of Lourdes. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Tarbes, France.
    12:40 UTC (local time 14:40; 2013/05/13 @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.2 weak shallow earthquake in Southern Italy (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 62 km SW of Metaponto. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Potenza.
    06:28 UTC (local time 08:28; 2013/05/13 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Khost, Afghanistan
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    Recent flooding in southeast Khost province of Afghanistan has claimed lives of two people.
    -Following the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), flooding claimed lives of a 10 years old girl and an elder man.
    -Floods damaged thousands of acres of farmland too. Click for detail report on Afghanistan floods.
  • Flooding in Fuvahmulah, Maldives
    -Heavy storm has caused flooding in Fuvahmulah Islands of Maldives.
    -Severe storms and flooding have caused damage to islands throughout the Maldives with worse in Fuvahmulah Islands, official of National Disaster Management Center (NDMC) says. Click for detail report on Maldives flood.


Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical cyclone Mahasen
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    The Cyclonic Storm (MAHASEN) over Southeast Bay is centered at about 430 miles southwest of Coco-Island, 570 miles southwest of Pathein, Myanmar and 380 miles southeast of Chennai, India.
    -Eight killed and four others injured due to heavy rainfall caused by cyclone Mahasen in Andhra Pradesh, India. Click for detail report on cyclone Mahasen.


Natural Disaster News
  • Heavy storm in Ghana
    -Storm which is currently at the Ghana-Togo border is expected to hit Greater Accra, other parts of Ghana today.
    -Following Ghana Meteorological Agency, thunderstorm worst affet is predicted in most parts of the Volta region. 
  • According to watchdog group the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, natural disasters in 2012 displaced 32.4 million people. India and Nigeria were hardest hit country in 2012.
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