Natural Disasters List November 23, 2012-Somerset flood kills 1

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Somerset, England
    -A man died following torrential rain in Somerset. His vehicle submerged in flood water.
    -Stormy weather also caused travel disruption across Somerset and Bristol.
    -Train services between Taunton and Exeter were cancelled because of flooding.
    -Houses below Upper Camden Place in Bath were evacuated because of landslip. However no injury reported.
    -Galashiels (Scottish Border) also suffers flash flooding.
    -Severe weather warning amber alert has been issued for Somerset tomorrow. The warning is in place from 10 am tomorrow morning until midnight (Photo: The Cross Keys near Taunton; ThisisSomerset).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.2 weak shallow earthquake in Southern Greece (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 2 km S Messíni. People of Kalamata will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    22:25 UTC (local time 00:25; 2012/11/24 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Eastern Honshu, Japan (@ 58 km depth) with epicenter located just 5 km WSW of Iwai. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Sakai, Kasukabe, Noda, Kashiwa, Saitama, Tsuchiura, Utsunomiya, Tsukuba and Tokyo.
    15:51 UTC (local time Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 12:51 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light shallow aftershocks in Myanmar (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 33 km E of Shwebo. Weak tremor will have felt by the people of Mogok, Mandalay and Maymyo.
    10:24 UTC (local time Friday, November 23, 2012 at 04:54 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate deep earthquake in Luzon, Philippines (@ 200 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km S of Toong. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Balayan, Nasugbu and Calaca.
    04:52 UTC (local time Friday, November 23, 2012 at 12:52 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Juruena, Purus and Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Putamayo and Rio Negro), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Guatemala, Indonesia, Iraq (Euphrates and Tigris), Kenya (Bohoni and Turo), Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), Taiwan, Tanzania (Mwanza Shinyango road), Uganda (White Nile) and United States (Rio Grande, North America).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Propocatepetl, Fuego, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Marapi, Semeru, Paluweh, Gamalama, Lokon-Empung, Sakurajima, Ulawun, Yasur, Ambrym, Kizimen, Shiveluch and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
There are no tropical storm activity today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfires in East Tennessee, U.S.
    -Multiples wildfires reported on Thanksgiving Day in East Tennessee.
    -Recent wildfires are burning along Interstate 75 in Campbell and Scott counties, north of Knoxville. Yesterday fires were reported in Grainger County and near the Sevier County/Cocke County line.
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