Last Updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014

Natural Disasters List October 30, 2014 – Koslanda, Sri Lanka landslide

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 Koslanda, Sri Lanka
    -Landslide in Koslanda, Sri Lanka has claimed lives of at least ten people. More than two hundred fifty people are reported to be missing, Disaster Management Center (DMC) said.
    -President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed the authorities to provide immediate disaster relief to the people affected by the Koslanda landslide.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 64 km depth) with epicenter located 112 km WNW of Camana. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Puquio, Minas de Marcona and Mollendo.
    22:37 UTC (local time 2014-10-30; 17:37 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma with epicenter located 11 km N of Langston. It will have well felt by the people of Stillwater, Guthrie and Edmond.
    18:57 UTC (local time 2014-10-30; 13:57 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.7 strong deep earthquake in Indonesia (@ 546 km depth) with epicenter located 130 km N of Labuhankananga. People of Songkar, Lopokloka, Gontar, Labuhankuris, Naebugis, Penyaring Bawah, Makassar, Galesong, Mataram, Sumbawar Besar and Bima will have felt weak shaking.
    12:11 UTC (local time 2014-10-30; 20:11 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Indonesia (@ 53 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km WSW of Onan Ganjang. Kualalumpur, the capital of Malaysia is 446 km far from the epicenter.
    00:02 UTC (local time 07:02;
    2014-10-30 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Heavy storms and strong winds have caused severe flooding in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    -More than 1,000 people are forced to evacuated over floods in BA City, Buenos Aires Herald reported.
    -A red laert has been issued in Luján due to the dangerous 4-meter growth of the Luján River.
    -Around 5,000 policemen have been sent to the 17 damaged areas with disaster relief materials.
    -A weather alert remains in place throughout Buenos Aires province.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Kilauea volcano eruption, Hawaii
    -Molten lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has destroyed the residential properties.
    -Residents in Pahoa village, Hawaii have begun evacuating their homes.
  • Mayon Volcano in Philippines
    -At least two volcanic quakes have been recorded at Mayon Volcano in the last 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
    -Mayon's alert level remains at 3.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical cyclone Nilofar
    -At 20:00 UTC, Tropical cyclone Nilofar was located approximately 408 nm southwest of Karachi, Pakistan.
    -Nilofar is the first Tropical cyclone to form in the Arabian Sea since 2010.

Natural Disaster News
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Early County in Georgia as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. The counties are eligible for low interest emergency (EM) loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).

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