Last Updated: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Natural Disasters List June 5, 2013-India lightning claims 27


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Lightning strikes in Bihar, India
    -Lightning strikes in Bihar, India have claimed lives of at least 27 people including women and children, Disaster Management Department said.
    -A total of 27 including six children and three women died in last 24 hours by bolts of lightning across Bihar.
    Click for detail report on Bihar lightning.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.1 strong sea quake in Solomon Islands (@ 65 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km SSE of Lata. People of Sola will have weak shaking of MMI III.
    04:47 UTC (local time 2013-06-05; 15:47 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.5 moderate earthquake in China (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located 35km NE of Xitieshan. People of Xitieshan, Hoit Taria, Keluke, Hexi and Barun will have felt light to weak shaking.
    00:43 UTC (local time 2013-06-05; 08:43 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Hawaii (@ 40 km depth) with epicenter located 54km SE of Pahala. Click for detail report on Hawaii earthquake.
    00:12 UTC (local time 2013-06-04; 14:12 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Slovakia
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    A flood emergency has been declared in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia.
    -The rising water level in the Danube River has reached 9.71 meters.
    -Slovaki floods are expected to peak on Thursday as the flood waters from Austria reach Slovakia. Click for detail report on Slovakian floods.


Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Alaska/Pavlof recent volcanic activity
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    An ash emission has been reported from Pavolof volcano.
    -The Alaska Volcano Observatory has raised the advisory level for Pavlof volcano from yellow to Orange.


Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • According to the latest National Hurricane Center Forecast, there is now a 50 % chance that a LPA over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico will develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.
  • Philippines weather forecasters are tracking a low-pressure area (LPA) that may enter the Philippine area between Visayas and Mindanao this weekend. If it enters as a cyclone, it will be named 'Dante'.


Natural Disaster News
  • The tornado that struck El Reno, Oklahoma some days ago is believed to be the widest on record in the United States. A 2.5-mile wide storm claimed at least 18 lives including six children.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared Eureka County in Nevada as a primary natural disaster area due to damages caused by recent drought.
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