Skip to main content

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.
Familiar with this natural disaster? Kindly write your experience in a few sentence in the comment box below. 
Keep this page open or visit later to get update report.

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 MedellĂ­n, 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

This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling 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 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 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..


Popular posts from this blog

The tremors of the earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds (Answer)

Q: The tremors of earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds. The first tremor was felt at 8:54:57 and last tremor was felt at 10:45:12. How many times were the tremors felt? A: The answer is 441 Difference of times = 10:45:12 - 8:54:57 = 9:104:72 - 8:54:57 = 1:50 :15 = 3600 + 3000 + 15 = 6615 seconds. Now, 6615/15 = 441 Still confused? Kindly, drop your query in the comment section below.

Tornado hits Bombala, Australia

A tornado hit Bombala town of south-eastern New South Wales, Australia on Saturday afternoon, leaving considerable damage in its wake. The storm formed in the direction of the Bombala Golf Club was accompanied by very heavy rain and impressive thunder and lightning, Bombala Times has written.

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. DR: If you are from the Mauritius area or have further news related to flash flooding in Mauritius. Please send any news, photo or video at: disaster-report(at) or use the comment box below to share your thoughts. Thanks Updates below You can also f ollow this event @ F acebook ( Disaster Report ), T witter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster Report ) 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. Related post: Cyclone Imelda in Mauritius Grand Gaube Update 2013/04/01; 02:00 UTC One more body is reported to be found. If the report is true, death toll would be 12. However have to wait for the official message. Below is the photo of six victims of the Mauritius flood (Source

Tibet/Nepal earthquake 2013 injures people

At least two tremors have been felt in Kathmandu, Nepal in interval of about 10 minutes. Updates below Felt reports below in comment section. Feel free to add yours! Update time Nepali (+5:45 UTC) Report prepared by Ashish Khanal from Kathmandu, Nepal Related post: List of earthquakes in Nepal in 2013 Update 09:18 A.M. At least one people died and three others injured in China, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Further 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides in Yunnan Province of China. Update 07:25 A.M. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, another earthquake in the morning (not to be confused with midnight Tibet/Nepal earthquake) had magnitude of 5.9 in the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces. The quake was felt strongly in the county seat of Deqen, Xinhua reported. Earthquake also triggered landslides, which blocked the traffic from Deqen to Benzilan in China.   Update 06:15 A.M. According to t

Mauritius storm "Giovanna" now enters Madagascar

Disaster Report: Cyclone Giovanna Is Predicted To Grow To A CAT III, With Winds Between 178 To 210km/h. Landfall In Madagascar on February 13. Residents Of Madagascar Need To Prepare For Heavy Rainfall And Flooding                                              Want To Share!! Let Others Know                                           Fill this Disaster form or write in comment section below        Follow Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster report )                              Keep This Page Open Or Visit Later To Get Update Report Recent Natural Disasters List Click for Cyclone Giovanna Madagascar tracker Kindly leave your comments below Get updates from Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google + ( Disaster report ) Check Daily list Of Recent Natural Disasters Around The World With Detail Update Report. Click for Today's Natural Disasters List The