Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013


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
  • Hurricane Barbara in Mexico
    -Hurricane Barbara which made landfall Wednesday on southern Pacific coast of Mexico has claimed lives of at least two people.
    -At least 14 fisherman in Tapanatepec, Oaxaca are still reported to be missing.
    -Oaxaca officials have prepared emergency shelters and suspended schools in coastal areas following Hurricane Barbara in Mexico. Click for detail report on Hurricane Barbara.
  • Flooding in Xinjiang, China
    -Flood in Xinjiang, China has claimed lives of two people and affected over 16,400.
    -Flooding has damaged around 700 houses and destroyed 2,100 hectares of farmland in Kashgar. Click for detail report on flood in Xinjiang.
  • Tornadoes in Oklahoma and Arkansas
    -At least four tornadoes touched down in
    Oklahoma and Arkansas.
    -Tornado touched the ground near the town of Perkins in northeast Oklahoma whereas a second tornado touched near Ripley. Click for detail report on
    Oklahoma and Arkansas tornadoes.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in California (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km WNW of Greenville. It will have well felt by the people of Susanville, Magalia and Paradise.
    21:08 UTC (local time 2013-05-30 14:08 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Canada (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km NNE of Shawville. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Pembroke, Gatineau, Ottawa and Petawawa.
    05:35 UTC (local time 2013-05-30 01:35 @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake in Philippines (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km N of Licuan. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Bangued, Batac City and Pasil.
    02:24 UTC (local time 2013-05-30 10:24 @ epicenter)



Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Portland, Jamaica
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    Heavy rainfall has caused flooding in eastern Portland, northeast coastal region of Jamaica.
    -Classes have been suspended at several schools in Portland due to flooding. Port Antonio Primary school is reported to be worst affected.
    -Following Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management officials, no damage or injuries have been reported.


Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Guatemala/Pacaya recent volcanic activity
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    Pacaya volcano has been sending volcanic material more than 400 metres in the air.
    -Ashes are expected to spread over Guatemala City due to the direction of the wind.


Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Depression Barbara
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TD Barbara was located 60 km NW of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.
    -Barbara made landfall Wednesday on southern Pacific coast of Mexico as category 1 hurricane.


Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado near Milan, Italy
    -A rare tornado hit near Milan, Italy today, The Voice Of Russia reported.
    -Tornado damage is reported heavy throughout the Brianza region.
    -At least two people have been injured by flying debris nearby A4 highway. Click for detail report on Milan tornado.

  • Hailstorm and Cyclone in Vietnam
    -Hailstorm and cyclone in Cao Lanh city in Dong Thap province of Vietnam have caused huge damage.
    -One hour disaster has blown away roofs of houses and knock down electric poles. Detail natural disaster damage report is yet to come. Click for detail report on Vietnam cyclonic storm.
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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)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.
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