Last Updated: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Natural Disasters List March 4, 2015 – Tanzania flooding kills 50


Recent Natural Disasters 2015: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Tanzania
    -Floods in Tanzania today have claimed lives of at least 50 people. -Torrential rains, hail and high winds hit Kahama district in Shinyanga region late on Tuesday, injuring at least 82 people. Click for detail report on Tanzania floods.
  • Avalanche in Austria
    -An avalanche in Austria today has claimed life of a 27-year-old Australian woman and critically injured a 30-year-old man.
    -According to the Tyrol Police, two helicopters were involved in the rescue operation. Injured person is having treatment at an Innsbruck hospital, 80 km to the east. Click for detail report on Austria avalanche.

  • Avalanche in Pithoragarh, India
    -An avalanche in Chhiyalakh on the border with Nepal in Pithorgarh district of India has claimed lives of two soldiers and left one missing.
    -Heavy snowstorm has affected the rescue operation in the area, The Times of India reported.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 2.9 weak earthquake in Idaho (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km E of Challis.
    2015-03-04 10:23 UTC
  • M 2.8 weak earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km S of Medford. It will have been well felt by the people of Enid.
    2015-03-04 09:03 UTC
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Alaska (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 35 km SE of Valdez. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Cordova, Valdez and Sutton-Alpine
    2015-03-04 03:39 UTC
  • M 3.7 light earthquake in Italy (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 4km N of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Scandicci, Florence, Montelupo Fiorentino and Capannoli, Toscana
    2015-03-04 00:00 UTC 

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Brazil
    -Recent flooding in Brazil has affected total of 75,000 people, emergency services said.
    -Classes were cancelled at Rio Branco schools.

    -A state of emergency has been declared in the area.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activity today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No new tropical cyclones have been observed today.

Natural Disaster News
  • About  56% of 100 cities most exposed to natural disasters are found in four Asian nations, a study published on Wednesday by risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft has shown. Philippine cities are most at risk from natural disasters as eight out of 10 world cities most exposed to natural disasters are located there followed by China, Japan and Bangladesh. Click for detail report.
  •  The global economic losses from natural disasters in the world have continued rising to reach an average of $250 billion to $300 billion annually, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR15), prepared by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) estimates that an investment of US$6 billion annually in disaster risk management would result in avoided losses of US$360 billion over the next 15 years. Click for detail report.
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