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Natural Disasters List April 2, 2013-Tanzania mudslide claims 13

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
  • Mudslide in Arusha, Tanzania
    Mudslide in Arusha region of Kenya has claimed 13 lives.
    -Still four people are reported to be missing in landslide in Tanzania.
    -Mudslide occurred at a gravel mine in the Moshono area of Arusha Region of northern Tanzania. Click for detail report on Tanzania mudslide.
  • Flash flood in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    -Flash Flood in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina has claimed lives of at least five people.
    -Around 6.1 inches (155 millimeters) of rainfall has been recoded in just two hours in Buenos Aires. Click for detail report on flooding in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Taiwan (@ 14 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km NE of Yujing. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Tainan and Yujing.
    15:16 UTC (local time 23:16; 2013/04/02 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.5 moderate deep earthquake in Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (@ 154 km depth) with epicenter located 313 km WNW of Saumlaki. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Lospalos, Ambon, Atambua and Dili (East Timor).
    15:13 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 12:13 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate shallow earthquake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 110 km E of Miyako. People of Misawa, Yamada, Otsuchi and Kamaishi will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    02:08 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 02, 2013 at 12:08 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Iceland region (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km NNE from Akureyri. It will have well felt by the people of Husavik, and Akureyri. Click for detail report on Iceland earthquake today.
    00:59 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 02, 2013 at 12:59 AM @ 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).

  • Flooding in central Spain
    -Flooding caused by torrential rainfall has claimed at least two lives in Spain.
    -A bridge in Ciudad Real collapsed due to over flowing of Yeguas river
    -At least 125 people have been evacuated.
    -Castille and Leon are currently on red alert due to flooding caused by overflowing of Duero River.

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.
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
There is no tropical storm activity for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Avalanche in Italian alps
    Avalanche in Italian alps has claimed lives of three skiers.
    -Avalanche tragedy occurred in the Ortles region of the alps. Click for Italy avalanche news.
  • Storm in Torda, Serbia
    -Storm in Torda area of Serbia has damaged more than 100 buildings.
    -Tornado damage is estimated in the millions of dollars. Click for detail report on Serbia storm.

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..


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Flooding in Mauritius capital Port Louis: 11 killed

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-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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Grand Gaube
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