Last Updated: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Recent Natural Disasters List February 3, 2016 — Siachen Glacier avalanche


Recent Natural Disasters 2016: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Avalanche at Siachen Glacier, Jammu and Kashmir
    -Aleast 10 soldiers have been missing after an avalanche struck the Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The avalanche occurred near the de facto border with Pakistan.
    -Soldiers from the Madras Regiment were buried under the snow deluge triggered on the northern side of the glacier early Wednesday morning. Click for detail report on Siachen avalanche
  • Multiple tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama
    -Atleast nine tornadoes ripped across parts of eastern Mississippi and western Alabama Tuesday.
    -A tornado damaged homes, church and community college in Mississippi.
    -More than 14,000 Alabama Power customers were without power, mostly in Birmingham.
  • Wildfire in Texas, USA
    -Fire fighters have been responding to a blaze near the town of Martha.
    -No structural damage or injuries have been reported.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 5.2 moderate earthquake in Indonesia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km N of Kupang. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Kupang, Soe and Kefamenanu.
    20:27 UTC (local time: 04:27; 2016-02-04 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Russia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 40 km WSW of Turka. Slight tremor will have been felt by the people of Onokhoy and Ulan-Ude.
    18:27 UTC ( local time: 02:27; 2016-02-04 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 30 km SE of Iwaki. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Kitaibaraki, Takahagi and Hitachi.
    17:59 UTC (local time: 02:59; 2016-02-04 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 light earthquake in British Virgin Island (@ 42 km depth) with epicenter located 65 km NE of Road Town. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Road Town, Tortola.
    07:24 UTC (local time: 03:24; 2016-02-03 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Asheville, North Carolina
    -A dozen of roads in Asheville have been closed due to high water during the storm.
    -A flash flood warning has been issued for areas south of Vein Mountain Road and Polly Spout Road.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activity reported today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No new cyclone formed today.

Natural Disaster News
  • The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference is scheduled to start from April 19, 2016. The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference is the largest and most successful regional emergency preparedness conference in the Pacific Northwest. Partners in Emergency Preparedness annually hosts nearly 700 people.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List February 3, 2016

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.