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Natural Disasters List April 2, 2015 – Kashmir flood kills 17


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

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Landslides and flooding in Kashmir, India
    -Heavy floods and landslides have hit Jammu & Kashmir, killing at least 17 people and causing severe damage to several areas.
    -Authorities have shifted 269 families from landslide prone areas to the safer places in Bandipora in North Kashmir. Click for detail report on Kashmir floods.
  • Avalanches in French Alps
    -Five skiers have been killed in two separate avalanches in the French Alps on Wednesday.
    -Three skiers, two Austrian and one Italian, were killed in an avalanche on the Massif des Ecrins in the French Alps, Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported. Click for detail report on French Alps avalanches.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 64 km depth) with epicenter located 59 km SSE of Ofunato. Weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Ishinomaki, Kamaishi and Yamoto.
    19:04 UTC (local time: 04:04; 2015-04-03 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light earthquake in Mexico (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km NNW of Delta, B.C. It will have been well felt by the people of Mexicali, Delta, Guadalupe Victoria and Calexico.
    18:50 UTC (local time: 11:50; 2015-04-02 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.7 light earthquake in California with epicenter located just 1 km N of San Ramon. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord.
    07:06 UTC (local time: 00:06; 2015-04-02 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light earthquake in Missouri (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 4 km S of Steele, United States. It will have been well felt by the people of Hayti, Dyersburg, Gideon, Mason, Arlington and Memphis.
    03:51 UTC (local time: 22:51; 2015-04-01 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in China (@ 63 km depth) with epicenter located 72 km NNE of Chongdui.
    00:56 UTC (local time: 06:41; 2015-04-02@ epicenter)
    Update
    Tremor was well felt in Kodari, Bhaktapur, Banepa, Panauti, Patan and Kathmandu region of Nepal. Click for detail report on this earthquake.

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Kashmir, India
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    Heavy floods and landslides have hit Jammu & Kashmir, killing at least 17 people and causing severe damage to several areas.
    -Authorities have shifted 269 families from landslide prone areas to the safer places in Bandipora in North Kashmir. Click for detail report on Kashmir floods.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activity recorded today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No new tropical cyclone reported today.

Natural Disaster News
  • California has ordered mandatory water use reductions for the first time in its history. Gov. Jerry Brown, in an executive order, imposed restrictions to achieve a statewide 25% reduction in potable urban water usage through February 28, 2016. Click foe detail report on California drought.


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This natural disaster list contains daily list of natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Major Natural Disasters Today (real time update report on rolling major 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 and hazards on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters).
The major natural disasters and catastrophes are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster and also provides early disaster emergency notification if available.
The global natural disaster data and natural calamities statistics are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS and others.