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Natural Disasters List March 9, 2013-Flooding in France kills 1

Recent Natural Disasters 2013: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.
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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in southwestern France
    -Flooding in France has killed least one person and destroyed hundreds of homes. Government has declared state of natural catastrophe.

    -Agly River burst its bank and caused flooding in Perpignan, France. Flood displaced around 700 people. Click for detail report on flooding in France
  • Forest fire in Baldwin County of Alabama
    Forest fire in Baldwin County of Alabama has burned 40 acres.
    -The fire is currently burning near the Wilcox Road area.
    Update 01:05 UTC
    -Following Alabama Forestry Officials, fire hasn't damaged any structure and is fully contained now.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan Region (@ 45 km depth) with epicenter located 58 km SE of Kushiro. People of  Misawa-shi,  Nemuro, Shibetsu and Obihiro will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    20:11 UTC (local time Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 05:11 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.8 strong harmless earthquake in Kuril Islands (@ 41 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km E of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia. People of Ozernovskiy and Severo-Kuril'sk (pop. around 3,000) will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    14:56 UTC (local time Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 01:56 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Eastern Sichuan, China (@ 22 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km SE of Weizhou. People of Chengdu, Tianpeng and Deyang will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    12:23 UTC (local time Saturday, March 09, 2013 at 08:23 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake Offshore Northern California (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 36 km S from Point Reyes. It will have well felt by the people of Fairfax, Forest Knolls, Inverness, Daly city, San Francisco City Hall, Novato and San Anselmo.
    10:13 UTC (local time Saturday, March 09, 2013 at 02:13 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Northern Colombia (@ 77 km depth) with epicenter located 35 km SE of El Bagre. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Medellín, Zaragoza, Segovia and San Carlos.
    04:38 UTC (local time Friday, March 08, 2013 at 11:38 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 74 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km SSE of Pondaguitan. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Malita, Lupon and Mati.
    01:57 UTC (local time Saturday, March 09, 2013 at 09:57:15 AM at epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation):
Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Angola (Cotundo), Australia, Bolivia, Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (Rio Juruena, Araquaia, Purus, Tocantins), China (Mekong, Xi Jiang, Brahmaputra, Yangtze, Indus), Colombia (Rio Negro), Honduras, Iraq (Shatt al Arab), Kenya, Mozambique (Chire), Pakistan (Indus), Peru (Ucayali, Rio Maraon), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), United States (Mississippi, Arkansas), Vietnam, Zambia (Zambezi, Likando).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Etna, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Barren Island, Raung, Paluweh, Gamalama, Sakurajima, Kakar, Tinakula, Yasur, Tolbachik and Kilauea.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Sandra
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TC Sandra was located 645 nm northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia.
    -Sandra is expected to become category 4 cyclone on Monday.

Natural Disaster News
  • Avalanche in Glencoe, Scotland
    Avalanche in the Bidean Nam Bian peak in Glencoe, Scotland has killed one people.
    -Glencoe Mountain Rescue team immediately reached the disaster zone.

Useful information to read this daily natural disaster list

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The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.
The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..


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Flooding in Mauritius capital Port Louis: 11 killed

Recent flash flooding in Mauritius has claimed at least eleven lives. About 152 mm rainfall has been recorded in Port Louis within three hours.
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Update 04:45 UTC

-Water supply is currently disrupted in the Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius.
-Still one person from Grand Gaube, northern Mauritius is reported to be missing.

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