Last Updated: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Recent Natural Disasters List May 4, 2017


Recent Natural Disasters 2017: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Flooding in Montreal, Canada
    -States of emergency declared in Montreal and Laval.
    -At least 179 people have been evacuated from their homes in Montreal.

Recent Earthquakes
  • Magnitude 4.9 moderate earthquake in China (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 105 km N of Bijie.
    05:40 UTC (local time: 13:40; 2017-05-04 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.1 weak earthquake in Croatia (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km W of Gospić.
    00:43 UTC ( local time: 02:43; 2017-05-04 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Montreal, Canada
    -States of emergency declared in Montreal and Laval.
    -At least 179 people have been evacuated from their homes in Montreal.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • More than 2,000 families were moved away from Mount Sinabung volcano eruption in Indonesia.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Donna
    -Tropical Cyclone Donna became Category 5 storm.
    -TC Donna had sustained winds of 215km/h gusting up to a ferocious 260km/h, making it the strongest May cyclone ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere.

Natural Disaster News
  • The World Bank has approved 66.1 million euro ($72.2 million) loan to Serbia to help the country meet emergency and recovery needs in the wake of a natural disaster. The loan will provide the government with immediate access to financial resources to meet emergency and recovery needs once an emergency is declared, ensuring that budget resources are not diverted from ongoing programs, The World Bank mentioned in a press release issued on May 3, 2017.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List May 4, 2017

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.