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Recent Natural Disasters List October 4, 2015 — France flood kills 16


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
  • Lightning, thunderstorm in Maharashtra
    -Lightning and thunderstorm across Maharashtra, India have claimed lives of at least 26 people in the past 24 hours.
    -Heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning have been lashing various parts of the state for the past three days. Click for detail report on Maharashtra thunderstorm
  • Heavy flooding in France
    -Violent storms and flooding in south-eastern France have claimed lives of at least 16 people and left three others missing prompting the official to announce a state of natural disaster in the region.
    -Heavy rain hit the French Riviera which caused the river Brague to burst its banks, sending water coursing into nearby towns and cities. Click for detail report on France flood

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Indonesia (@ 313 km depth) with epicenter located 81 km NNE of Obelobel. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Sumbawa Besar, Mataram and Praya.
    17:45 UTC (local time: 01:45; 2015-10-05 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light earthquake in Montana (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km NNE of Helena Valley Northwest. It will have been well felt by the people of Helena, Great Falls and Butte.
    03:52 UTC (local time: 21:52; 2015-10-03 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Chile (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 85 km WSW of Coquimbo. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of La Serena, Ovalle and Monte Patria.
    03:49 UTC (local time: 00:49; 2015-10-04 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Heavy flooding in France
    -Violent storms and flooding in south-eastern France have claimed lives of at least 16 people and left three others missing prompting the official to announce a state of natural disaster in the region.
    -Heavy rain hit the French Riviera which caused the river Brague to burst its banks, sending water coursing into nearby towns and cities. Click for detail report on France flood

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Status of Kilauea volcanic activity
    -Eruptions at Kilauea Volcano's summit and in its east rift zone at Puʻu ʻŌʻō continue without significant change.
    -Current volcano alert level is watch and aviation colour code is Orange.
    -According to the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), there is no lava flow threat to nearby communities. 

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Hurricane Joaquin prompts emergency in South Carolina
    -US President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina, as the weather system connected to Hurricane Joaquin in the Caribbean is expected to make the situation worse.
    -Hurricane Joaquin is regaining strength and has been reclassified as a category 4 storm. Click for detail report on Hurricane Joaquin

Natural Disaster News
  • Massive hailstorm hit Las Cruces with golf ball-sized hail, for about five-minute intervals between 1:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Las Cruces International Airport, the weather service's official reporting station, recorded 0.37 inches of rain as of 6 p.m. Saturday. Click for detail report on Las Cruces hailstorm

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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.