Last Updated: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 9, 2013-Tripura cyclonic storms claim 7

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Cyclonic storms in Tripura, India
    -Cyclonic storms with lightning and rains have claimed lives of at least seven people in Tripura, India.
    -Landslide also buried a home at Simna in western Tripura killing a sixty-year-old grandmother and her 17-year-old-son grandson. At least 20 people were injured by lightning strikes. Click for detail report on Tripura storm.
  • Rain-triggered collapse in Pingjiang, China
    -At least three people died in a house collapse due to heavy rain in Hunan Province of China.
    -Tragedy occurred in Jiayi Township in Pingjiang County where woman, her four-year-old granddaughter and 11-year-old nephew buried in the house collapse. Click for detail report on China flood and video footage.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.4 light earthquake in Southern Italy (@ 32 km depth) with epicenter located 22 km SW of Cosenza. People of Catanzaro will have also felt a weak shaking of MMI III.
    20:41 UTC (local time 2013/05/09
    22:41@ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico (@ 40 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km SW of Putla de Guerrero. It will have well felt by the people of Oaxaca de Juárez and Mexico City.
    19:30 UTC (local time 2013/05/09, 14:30 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Iran (@ 26 km depth) with epicenter located 80km ESE of Minab, Iran. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Qeshm, Bandar 'Abbas and Khasab (Oman).
    08:01 UTC (local time 2013-05-09 12:31 @ epicenter) 

Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Nicosia, Cyprus
    -A thunderstorm caused basement flooding, trapped motorists in their cars in capital city of Cyprus Nicosia.
    -Hailstorm and street flooding also reported in Strovolos, Dasoupolis and Lakatamia. Click for detail report on Cyprus flood.

Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • A low pressure system formed roughly 1,200 km off Chennai coast is predicted to become Cyclone Mahasen. It is predicted to bring heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, India next week.

Natural Disaster News
  • Lightning in Dabel, Germany
    -A lightning strike in Germany has injured at least 39 people with eight in serious condition.
    -About 500 people were at the fairground in Dabel east of Schwerin celebrating Father’s Day party when lightning struck. Click for detail report on Germany lightning.
  • Hailstorms in Mizoram, India
    Hailstorms have damaged over 200 houses with tin- roofed and asbestos walls in Mizoram, India.
    -Landslide caused by heavy rainfall has also blocked roads in Kolasib town. Click for detail report on Mizoram hailstorms.

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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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