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Recent Natural Disasters List April 19, 2015 – Bangladesh storm kills 7


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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Powerful storm in Bangladesh
    -A powerful storm in seven Upazilas of Mymensingh and Kishoreganj districts of Bangladesh has claimed lives of at least eight people and left hundreds of houses damaged.
    -Five people died in four Upazilas of Kishoreganj and another three were killed in Mymensingh's Fulbarhia, Muktagachha and Trishal Upazilas, bdnews24 reported. Click for detail report on Bangladesh storm.
  • Landslide in Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh
    -A landslide on the bank of the Padma River in Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh has claimed lives of two people.
    -Landslide disaster occurred after parts of an embankment caved in and buried them. Click for detail report on Bangladesh landslide.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Indonesia (@ 78 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km NE of Sibolga. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of Padangsidempuan, Bandar and Rantauprapat.
    18:40 UTC (local time: 01:40; 2015-04-20 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 7 km W of Langston. Light shaking of MMI IV will have been felt by the people of Guthrie, Langston, Crescent and Stillwater. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Edmond, Perkins, Midwest City, Oklahoma City, Moore, Tulsa and Norman.
    05:27 UTC ( local time: 00:27; 2015-04-19 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Bolivia (@ 231 km depth) with epicenter located 103 km SW of Atocha. It will have been well felt by the people of Tupiza, Uyuni and Villazon.
    02:03 UTC ( local time: 22:03; 2015-04-18 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding risk in Perth-Andover, Canada
    -About 200 people have been evacuated due to flooding risk in Perth-Andover region.
    -A state of local emergency has also been declared until further notice, CBC News reported.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano alert
    -The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes.
    -The risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, BBC reported.

Recent Tropical Cyclones

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