Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 22, 2013-North Dakota flood

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in North Dakota
    -Heavy rainfall has caused flooding in North Dakota forcing evacuations of 1,300 people.
    -North Dakota flooding has also closed state Highway 18 at Neche and near Cavalier.
    -A flood evacuation shelter has been set up in Cavalier. Click for detail report on North Dakota flooding.
  • Flooding in Hong Kong
    -Heavy rainstorm has caused landslide and flooding in Hong Kong.
    -The Hong Kong Observatory issued the Black rainstorm warning signal at around 4 a.m. local time which lasted for more than five hours.
    -A total of 24 flooding reports and seven landslides incidents were reported in Hong Kong. Click for detail report on Hong Kong flooding.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Arkansas (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located 16km N of Morrilton. It will have well felt by the people of Conway, Russellville, Maumelle and Little Rock.
    17:19 UTC (local time 2013-05-22 12:19 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light earthquake in Japan (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 30km E of Shibata. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Murakami, Nagai and Yonezawa.
    11:00 UTC (local time 2013-05-22 20:00 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Washington County, Virginia
    Heavy rains caused flooding in Washington County, Va.
    -Flooding was reported on Rush Creek Road, National Weather Service said.

Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • There is no tropical storm activity for today.

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