Last Updated: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Natural Disasters List August 4, 2014 – Sankhuwasabha landslide kills 5


Recent Natural Disasters 2014: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Sankhuwasabha, Nepal
    -A landslide in Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal has claimed lives of at least five people.
    -The landslide occurred at Fachayang, Syabun-3 of Sankhuwasabha around 1:00 am Tuesday morning. Click for detail report on Sankhuwasabha landslide
  • Storm in Bratislava, Slovakia
    -Heavy rainfall and storm hit Western Slovakia and its capital Bratislava, Xinhua News Agency said.
    -The storm has also caused problems for Bratislava public transport.
  • Lightning strike in Scarborough, Canada
    -Lightning strike at Morningside Park in Scarborough, Toronto, Canada has injured four people.
    -Four patients were all from the same family, the Toronto Police said. They were seeking shelter at a picnic table under an oak tree, The Star reported.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.3weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km ESE of Edmond. It will have well felt by the people of Choctaw, Midwest City, Del City and Oklahoma City.
    18:23 UTC (local time 2014-08-04, 13:23 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Yangon, Myanmar with epicenter located near Kaba-aye seismological observatory. Click for detail report on Yangon earthquake
    09:11 UTC (local time 2014-08-03, 15:41 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 27km ESE of Otsuchi. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kamaishi, Yamada and Miyako.
    05:28 UTC (local time 2014-08-04, 14:58 @ epicenter)  
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Mexico (@ 47 km depth) with epicenter located 26km S of San Francisco del Mar. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Union Hidalgo, Salina Cruz and Juchitan de Zaragoza.
     04:25 UTC (local time 2014-08-03, 23:25 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Mudslides and floods in Southern California
    -Mudslides and floods in Southern California have claimed life of a person and stranded thousands of people.
    -One person was found dead after swift-moving floods swept the car off a Mount Baldy road. Click for detail report on Southern California mudslide

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Volcanic eruption in Kagoshima, Japan
    -A volcano erupted around midday on Aug. 3, marking the first eruption of Mount Shindake in 34 years, The Asahi Simbun reported.
    -The plume of volcanic ash reached a height of more than 800 meters above the mountain's crater. Click for detail report on Shindake volcano eruption

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Hurricane Bertha
    -Bertha has became the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season.
    -At 15:00 UTC, Hurricane Bertha was located about 370 km ENE of Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas.
  • Hurricane Iselle
    -Hurricane Iselle is moving toward the west near 10 mph.
    -At 15:00 UTC, Hurricane Iselle was located 2,005 km E of Hilo, Hawaii.
  • Tropical Storm Julio
    -TS Julio is moving toward the west near 13 mph.
    -At 15:00 UTC, TS Julio was located 1,445 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California.

Natural Disaster News
  • Death toll from landslide in Sidhupalchowk has risen to 23 while over 100 people still missing in the incident.
  • Over 65,000 people have been evacuated in Bihar, India amid a flood alert, following a rise in the water level of Koshi river. Around 123 relief camps have been set up in Supaul, Madhepura, Saharsa, Araria, Purnea, Madhubani and Darbhanga area.
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