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Landslide in Kathmandu, Nepal kills 1, injures 2

Landslide in Kathmandu's Maharajgunj area has killed one and injured two others, Nepal based The Himalayan Times reported.

Landslide caused by heavy rainfall hit Khadapakhi located behind the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).

Injured people are having treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Kathmandu has been battered by heavy rainstorm from last 10 days. Earlier flash flooding in Kathmandu swept away at least two houses in Baneshwar area.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 31, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 31, 2013-OKC tornado emergency

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Tornadoes in Oklahoma
-At least three tornadoes hit Oklahoma City area causing tornado emergency, National Weather Service confirmed.
-A mother and a child died when storm overturned a car on an interstate highway, USA Today reported. Click for detail report on OKC tornado.
Landslide in Kathmandu, Nepal
-Landslide in Kathmandu's Maharajgunj area has killed one and injured two others.
-Landslide caused by heavy rainfall hit Khadapakhi located behind the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). Click for detail report on Kathmandu landslide.

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M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Dominican Republic (@ …

Moderate earthquake hits Dominican Republic

M 4.6 moderate earthquake hits Dominican Republic today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 32 km SE of Boca de Yuma. It was 55.8 miles deep.

Light to weak shaking was experienced by the people in the coastal areas.

The 1946 Dominican Republic earthquake claimed lives of around 100. Magnitude 8.1 near Samaná, Dominican Republic also generated Tsunami causing widespread damage across Hispaniola.

06:05 UTC (local time 2013-05-31 02:05 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
32 km (20mi) SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic
41 km (25mi) S of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
57 km (35mi) SE of Salvaleon de Higuey, Dominican Republic
69 km (43mi) ESE of La Romana, Dominican Republic
175 km (109mi) E of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 31, 2013

New round of tornadoes in Oklahoma and Arkansas injure 9

Update
Tornado emergency has been in Oklahoma City. Two, a mother and a child died when storm overturned a car on an interstate highway, USA Today reported. Click here for detail report on OKC tornado.

At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma Thursday, Meteorologists in Oklahoma confirmed.

Tornado touched the ground near the town of Perkins in northeast Oklahoma whereas a second tornado touched near Ripley.

Following Oklahoman Emergency Management officials, no injuries were reported in Oklahoma.

Two more tornadoes hit Arkansas on Thursday injuring nine people. At least two were injured by lightning strike in Rogers.

Following National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center, tornado warnings were issued in parts of northern Oklahoma including oil hub Cushing which is home to over 65 million barrels of crude oil storage.

Two weeks ago, EF-5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma claimed several lives.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013

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Hurricane Barbara in Mexico
-Hurricane Barbara which made landfall Wednesday on southern Pacific coast of Mexico has claimed lives of at least two people.
-At least 14 fisherman in Tapanatepec, Oaxaca are still reported to be missing.
-Oaxaca officials have prepared emergency shelters and suspended schools in coastal areas following Hurricane Barbara in Mexico. Click for detail report on Hurricane Barbara.
Flooding in Xinjiang, China
-Flood in Xinjiang, China has claimed lives of two people and affected over 16,400.
-Flooding has damaged around 700 houses and destroyed 2,100 hectares of farmland in Kashgar. Click for …

Flood in Xinjiang, China claims 2

Flood in Xinjiang, China has claimed lives of two people and affected over 16,400, Xinhua news reported.

Flooding has damaged around 700 houses and destroyed 2,100 hectares of farmland in Kashgar.

China's central government has allocated 507 million yuan (82.04 million U.S. dollars) for emergency response measures for flooding and water conservancy repair projects.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013

Hailstorm, Cyclone hits Vietnam

Hailstorm and cyclone in Cao Lanh city in Dong Thap province of Vietnam have caused huge damage, Xinhua reported.

One hour disaster has blown away roofs of houses and knock down electric poles. Detail natural disaster damage report is yet to come.

Hailstorm in Lao Cai, Vietnam damaged 10,000 houses in March 2013.

Below is a photo of display booth destroyed by cyclone and hailstorm in Cao Lanh city of Vietnam (Xinhua/VNA).


Original post: Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013

Tornado near Milan, Italy injures 2 (video)

A rare tornado hit near Milan, Italy today, The Voice Of Russia reported.

Tornado damage is reported heavy throughout the Brianza region.

At least two people have been injured by flying debris nearby A4 highway.

Earlier on 3rd May 2013, a tornado hit Modena, southeast of Milan and injured several people.

According to the European Severe Weather Database, twelve tornadoes hit Italy in 2012.

Below is a tornado video from Cavenago, around 27km from Milan. Italy.



Original post: Natural Disasters List May 30, 2013

Hurricane Barbara claims 6

Update June 2, 2013
Hurricane Barbara caused heavy rainfall in Southwestern Mexico and Central America. Death toll has risen to six with four still missing. Hurricane damage is expected between $750,000 to $1 million.

Hurricane Barbara which made landfall Wednesday on southern Pacific coast of Mexico has claimed lives of at least two people.

An old man from Colorado died near Puerto Escondido when Hurricane Barbara made landfall at mid afternoon as a Category 1. The 61-year-old man was surfing at Playa Azul.

Another 26-year-old Mexican man drowned in Pinotepa Nacional, Reuters reported quoting  local emergency management officials.

At least 14 fisherman in Tapanatepec, Oaxaca are still reported to be missing.

Oaxaca officials have prepared emergency shelters and suspended schools in coastal areas following Hurricane Barbara in Mexico.

According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, Barbara has already weakened to a tropical storm by evening.

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Natural Disasters List May 28, 2013-Mexico landslide claims 7

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Landslide in Hidalgo, Mexico
-Landslide in Hidalgo state of Mexico has claimed lives of at least seven people.
-Hailstorm in Tepeji, Mexico also injured four people and damaged 300 houses.
-Heavy rainfall and hailstorm in Tepeji del Rio caused landslide in the area. Click for detail report on Mexico landslide.Tornadoes in northeast Kansas
-At least four tornadoes hit northeast Kansas today, emergency management officials said.
-The most significant tornado damage was reported in and around Marysville.
-According to Emergency Management, tornado damaged 20-25 homes and businesses in Marysville. Click for detail report …

4 tornadoes hit northeast Kansas, damage houses

At least four tornadoes hit northeast Kansas today, emergency management officials said.

The most significant tornado damage was reported in and around Marysville.

According to Emergency Management, tornado damaged 20-25 homes and businesses in Marysville. Emergency crews and police are working in Marysville. Marysville is about 150 miles northwest of Kansas City near the Nebraska border.

Other tornadoes touched down in Smith, Jewell County and Clay counties, Kansas City reported quoting Kansas Division of Emergency Management. Tornado destroyed at least two houses in Smith and one house near Esbon.

Hailstorms have also been reported in the town of Mankato, Kansas in Jewell County.

Oklahoma tornado, rated EF-5 some days ago claimed lives of several people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 28, 2013

Wildfire in Southern California today: 4,000 evacuated

Around 4,000 people have been evacuated following wildfire in Southern California today.

According to The U.S. Forest Service, the so-called White fire first broke out in the Los Padres National Forest on May 27th, 2013. Los Padres National Forest is located 15 miles north of Santa Barbara.

Evacuation orders have been issued for all of Paradise Rd. And Boy Scout camp in the area following the wildfire in Southern California today.

The White Fire covers 1,200 acres and is 10% contained.

Fire after causing minor damage to a ranger station moved away from the homes and entered deeper into Los Padres National Forest.

Related post: List of wildfires in 2013

Around 700 fire fighters including from US Forest Service, Santa Barbara County, San Marcos Volunteer Fire Department, American Red Cross are struggling to control the wildfire in Southern California today.

This Southern California wildfire is predicted to be fully contained by Monday June 03 rd, 2013

No injuries or fatalities have b…

Landslide in Hidalgo, Mexico claims 7

Landslide in Hidalgo state of Mexico has claimed lives of at least seven people, Federal Police said.

Landslide occurred on  the road and buried several vehicles and people when part of hill fall down.

People of Tepeji del Rio had earlier mentioned about the unstable land in the area via twitter.

Hailstorm in Tepeji, Mexico also injured four people and damaged 300 houses.

Heavy rainfall and hailstorm in Tepeji del Rio caused landslide in the area.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 28, 2013

Moderate earthquake hits Georgia

M 5.2 moderate earthquake hits Georgia, The Seismic Monitoring Centre of Georgia (SMC) reported.

According to The Seismic Monitoring Centre of Georgia, the quake's epicenter was located 53 km NE of Sokhumi, Georgia. It was 6.1 miles deep.

Tremor was well felt by the people of Tqvarch'eli, Sokhumi and Och'amch'ire.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

09:51 UTC (local time 2013-05-28 04:09 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
27 km (17mi) SSW of Teberda, Russia
42 km (26mi) N of Tqvarch'eli, Georgia
55 km (34mi) ENE of Sokhumi, Georgia
57 km (35mi) NNE of Och'amch'ire, Georgia
315 km (196mi) NW of Tbilisi, Georgia

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 28, 2013

Chile, Argentina finally order evacuation around Copahue volcano, red alert issued

A red alert has been declared by Chilean and Argentine authorities and ordered the mandatory evacuation of a 25-km (15.5-mile) radius around the Copahue volcano.

Around 2,240 people are expected to be evacuated in Chile alone. Note that the evacuation is obligatory, not voluntary.

The evacuation could last about 48 hours, Emergency Office in Chile said.

Similarly in Neuquen province of Argentina, some 900 people are ordered to evacuate the area. All schools are closed in the municipality.

According to Chilean authorities, Copahue volcano has seen showing increase in seismic activity from several days but has not erupted.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 27, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 27, 2013-Copahue volcano

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Red alert for Copahue volcano
-A red alert has been declared by Chilean and Argentine authorities and ordered the mandatory evacuation of a 25-km (15.5-mile) radius around the Copahue volcano.
-Around 2,240 people are expected to be evacuated in Chile alone.
-Similarly in Neuquen province of Argentina, some 900 people are ordered to evacuate the area. All schools are closed in the municipality. Click for detail report on Copahue volcano.Flooding in the Yukon River community, Alaska
-At least 100 people have been evacuated due to  flooding in the Yukon River community, Alaska.
-Two emergency shelters have been set up …

Kashmir flood: 1 killed, Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, 4 bridges washed away

Update 2013/05/27
A flood alert has been issued in Baramulla district in northern Kashmir. All schools in the district are remain closed today.

Flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Kupwara district of northern Kashmir has killed one child and washed away four bridges.

Landslide triggered by heavy rain closed Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Leh national highway. Landslide hit Seeri area of Ramban district along the national highway.

MET office has warned more thunderstorms in Zojilla Pass area of Srinagar-Leh highway and Ramban area in next 48 hours.

Kupwara District is located in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 26, 2013

Strong earthquake in Panama-Costa Rica border shakes San Jose

Update 10:05 UTC
USGS estimates maximum shaking intensity of VII (very strong) in the epicenter area. People are reporting weak tremor as far as from Naranjo and Palmar. Both places are 200+ km far from epicenter area. How was the shaking in your area? Kindly share in the comment section below. 

M 5.6 strong earthquake shakes Panama-Costa Rica border region today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 12km SSW of Guabito. It was 7.0 miles deep.

Earthquake occurred  in Panama-Costa Rica border region and the tremor was felt as far as San Jose.

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09:41 UTC (local time 2013-05-27 04:41@ epicenter)

Shaking intensity (MMI)
VI (Strong): Guabito, Changuinola and Sixaola
V (Moderate): Barranco and Almirante
IV (Light): Bocas del Toro, Puerto Limon and David.
III (Weak): San Jose, Alajuela and Santiago de Veraguas

Epicenter Location
12km (7mi) SSW of Guabito, Panama
1…

Natural Disasters List May 26, 2013-Kashmir landslide

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Landslide in Kashmir, India
-Heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslide in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir valley.
-Landslide also closed Jammu-Srinagar highway. Landslide hit Seeri area of Ramban district.
-MET office has warned more thunderstorms in Zojilla Pass area of Srinagar-Leh highway and Ramban area in next 48 hours. Click for detail report on Kashmir flood and landslide.

Recent Earthquakes
M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Northern Algeria (@ 12 km depth) with epcenter located 10 km SE of Bejaïa. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Algiers.
16:00 UC (local time 17:00; 2013-05-26  @ epicenter)M 3.4 light ea…

San Antonio flooding kills 3, emergency declared

Update 2013/05/26
-Death toll from San Antonio flood has risen to 3.
-The body of 18-year-old was found Sunday near Cibolo Creek.
-Earlier bodies of  two women were recovered.

Update
20:30 UTC
-At least 200 people are believed to be rescued from their homes and cars in San Antonio.
-The San Antonio River reached record levels of over 10.5 metres on Saturday. Earlier in October 1998 the level was just 9.75 metres, the US National Weather Service said.
-Texas flood 1998 claimed 14 lives in San Antonio. Flood damage was around US$750 million.

Flooding in San Antonio, Texas killed one and left another missing, Fire department spokesman Christian Bove told CNN.

A flash flood emergency has been declared in San Antonio.

Heavy rainfall also delayed several flights at San Antonio International Airport. San Antonio International Airport received about 9.57 inches of rain during Saturday morning.

Below is a photo of a man stranded on roof in Olmos Park area in San Antonio, TX due to major flooding…

Natural Disasters List May 25, 2013-Coal mine flooding in China

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Coal mine flooding in China
-At least nine dead and one reported missing in coal mine flooding in Zhangqiu in Shandong Province of China.
-Colliery owner and others involved in the accident have been taken in custody. Click for detail report on China coal mine flood.Avalanche on Mt Kanchenjunga, Nepal
-At least five mountaineers killed in an avalanche while returning from the peak of Mt Kanchenjunga in Nepal.
-Two Hungarian, two Nepalese and one South Korean climber were missing from Monday. Click for detail report on Kanchenjunga avalanche.

Recent Earthquakes
M 5.6 moderate deep earthquake in East Timor (@ 110 km dep…

King tides to cause flooding in Auckland today

Strong winds, king tides and flooding are predicted to occur Saturday night and Sunday morning in Auckland, New Zealand .

A flood warning has been issued by the New Zealand Transport Agency, Radio New Zealand reports. Flood warning has been issued for drivers in Thames, Auckland travelling on low-lying roads close to the Waitemata Harbour.

Heavy rainfall, strong winds with king tides peaking at 3.5 metres are expected. King tides may cause motorway flooding in Auckland.

MetService has also issued a severe weather warning for Bay of Plenty, also Fiordland and Westland south of Otira. Heavy rainfall is expected in these regions.

Around 70 to 100 mm rainfall is forecast in 18 hours period.

Waterspouts and funnel clouds hit Auckland coast some days ago. Double waterspouts were spotted in the Manukau Harbour but didn't touch down on ground.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 25, 2013

5 dead in Nepal's Kanchenjunga avalanche

At least five mountaineers killed in an avalanche while returning from the peak of Mt Kanchenjunga in Nepal, Online medias from Nepal reported.

Two Hungarian, two Nepalese and one South Korean climber were missing from Monday.

The deceased were identified as:
Hungarians: Zsolt Eross (45) and Peter Kiss (27)
Nepalese:  Bibash Gurung (24) and Pho Dorchi (23).
South Korean: Namsoo Park (47)

Rescue helicopters have failed to locate them due to bad weather.

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world located in Nepal. Manaslu avalanche disaster in September 2012 claimed lives of 12 climbers. In early May 2013, one climber died in an avalanche above the second base camp of the Mount Everest, World' highest peak located in Nepal.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 25, 2013

Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines affects 33 families

Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines has affected 33 families, causing P500,000 damage, The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

Tornado occurred about 1:00 PM, 24 May 2013 in Purok Peoples Village, in Barangay Cannery in Polomolok, South Catobato.

South Catobato tornado destroyed eight houses and affected 33 families. Tornado damage is estimated P500,000.

No injuries have been reported.

Disaster risk reduction and management teams have extended food and non food items to the families affected.

Tornado in South Cotabato Province of Philippines in 2009 destroyed 18 hectares of farmland with total of eight million pesos (166,000 USD) damage.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 24, 2013

Strong earthquake shakes Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent

M 5.5 strong earthquake shakes Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 9 km NNW of Buka and 41 km S of Tashkent. It was 9.8 miles deep.

Earthquake was felt for several seconds in Tashkent. Light to weak shaking were reported in Tashkent, Olmaliq and Samarqand.

Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara region in Uzbekistan are located in active tectonic area.

Uzbekistan earthquake 1996 measured 7.5 on the Richter scale.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

22:18 UTC (local time 2013-05-25 03:18 @ epicenter)

Felt intensity (MMI)
VI (Strong): Buka and Piskent.
V (Moderate): Tuytepa, Amir Timur, Zafar and Yangiyul.
IV (Light): Tashkent, Guliston and Khujand.
III (Weak): Jizzax and Shymkent.

Epicenter Location
9 km (6mi) NNW of Buka, Uzbekistan
14 km (9mi) W of Piskent, Uzbekistan
22 km (14mi) SW of Tuytepa, Uzbekistan
25 km (16mi) ESE of Zafar, Uzbekistan
41 km (25mi) S of Tas…

Natural Disasters List May 24, 2013

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Storm in Bucharest, Romania
-Heavy rain and strong storms in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania have injured at least 18 people.
-Following the National Weather Institute, storm in Bucharest  reached 80 kilometres per hour.
-Storms have left 17,000 residents without power supply. Click for detail report on Bucharest storm.Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines
-Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines has affected 33 families, causing P500,000 damage, The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.
-South Catobato tornado destroyed eight houses and affected 33 families. Tornado damage is …

Moscow earthquake: First tremor in 35 years!

Russia's capital Moscow experienced its first tremor from an earthquake in 35 years today March 24, 2013.

Tremor in Moscow was generated from magnitude 8.3 earthquake in Sea of Okhotsk.

Russian emergency authorities had issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and the Kurile islands but was lifted several minutes later.

At least 850 people were evacuated from buildings in Moscow. The Agency of Hydrometeorological and Environmental monitoring said very weak tremor with MMI I was felt in Moscow.

Tremors in Moscow are rare. Last earthquake in Moscow was on March 4, 1977 of 4.0-magnitude quake centered in the Carpathian Mountains.

Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has opened a hotline number +7(495) 637-2222 regarding the earthquake in Moscow.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 24, 2013

M8.3 earthquake hits Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

Update
-Russian emergency authorities issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and the Kurile islands but was lifted several minutes later.
-Following Russian news agencies, tremors lasted for about five minutes in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the Kamchatka peninsula. Several residential buildings and schools were evacuated.
-Tremors were also felt in Moscow. At least 850 people were evacuated from buildings in Moscow. The Agency of Hydrometeorological and Environmental monitoring said very weak tremor with MMI I was felt in Moscow. Tremors are rare in Moscow. Last earthquake in Moscow was on March 4, 1977 of 4.0-magnitude quake centered in the Carpathian Mountains.
-Following RT.Com quoting seismic forecasters writes, another quake with the magnitude greater than 7 is expected to hit the Sakhalin region in the coming week.

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CA earthquake today 2013

Update 06:30 UTC
-Tremors were felt as far away as the San Francisco Bay area.
-Dozens of aftershocks followed ranging from 2.6 to 3.5 magnitude.
-This is the largest earthquake to hit California since 2008. Earlier magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Southern California in July 2008.
-Follow Pacific Gas & Electric, about 660 customers were without power on the southwestern edge of Lake Almanor.
-Earthquake caused moderate damage. Earthquake alsodamaged a water system in Plumas County affecting around 300 people, Huffington Post reported.
-Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) expects 36 %  chance of strong (M 5 +) and possibly damaging aftershock in the next 7 days.

M 5.7 strong earthquake shakes California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 11km (7mi) WNW of Greenville and 43km (27mi) SW of Susanville. It was 1 km deep.

03:47 UTC (local time 2013-05-23 20:47 @ epicenter)

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Storm in Bucharest, Romania injures 18

Heavy rain and strong storms in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania have injured atleast 18 people including one in critical stage, The Weather Network reported.

Following the National Weather Institute, storm in Bucharest  reached 80 kilometres per hour.

Storms have left 17,000 residents without power supply.

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At least four flights to Henri Coanda Airport were also diverted to the Black Sea port of Constanta due to bad weather in Bucharest.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 24, 2013

Tornado in Russia injures 200, emergency declared

At least 200 people have been injured due to tornado in Efremov, near Tula, central Russia,The Moscow Times reported.

Tula Governor Vladimir Gruzdev declared a state of emergency during his participation in storm clean up.

Following Emergency Situations Ministry, Russian tornado damaged 179 houses, five schools and two kindergartens.

Tornado in Russia has also left about 1,500 people without electricity.

Around 3,500 Armies were deployed in the disaster area.

Government has promised compensation as much as 50,000 rubles ($1,500) to those affected by the tornado.

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The June 29, 1904 Moscow tornado was rated at F2–F3 in the Fujita scale. However, tornadoes are rare.

Below is a Russian tornado video.



Original post: Natural Disasters List May 23, 2013

Moderate earthquake shakes Algiers

M 4.6 moderate earthquake shakes Algiers, the capital and largest city of Algeria, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported.

According to the EMSC, the quake's epicenter was located just 1 km N of L’Arba and 21 km SE of Algiers. It was 60 km deep.

Light to weak tremor were reported by the people of  El Harrach, Bab Ezzouar, Bir Mourad Raïs, Chéraga, Aïn Benian, Boumerdes, Lakhdaria, Médéa and Algiers.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

Northern Algeria lies at the boundary between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate.

Earthquake in Algiers in 2003 (called Boumerdès earthquake) claimed lives of 2,278 people. Magnitude 6.8 earthquake had its epicenter located in Thénia in Boumerdès Province, approximately 60 km east of the capital Algiers.

Earthquakes, floods and mudslides are three major hazards in Northern Algeria.

20:03 UTC (local time 21:03; 2013-05-23 @ epicenter)


Epicenter Location
1 km N of L’Arba, Algeria
21 km SE of Algiers, Algeria

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Natural Disasters List May 23, 2013-Minnesota landslide claims 1

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Landslide in Lilydale Park, Minnesota
-One fourth grade student of Hobart Elementary School died and another went missing following a landslide in Lilydale Park.
-Firefighters and police officers rescued two other student from gravel slide. However one student is still reported missing and is presumed dead.
-Landslide occurred during a Peter Hobart Elementary School 4th grade field trip to Lilydale Park. Click for detail report on Minnesota's Lilydale Park landslide.
Tornado in Russia-At least 200 people have been injured due to tornado in Efremov, near Tula, central Russia.
-Tula Governor Vladimir Gruzdev declar…

Flooding in Kathmandu, Nepal

Flash flooding in Kathmandu has swept away at least two houses, Nepal based EKantipur reported.

Nepal Armies were mobilized in Kalikasthan and Baneshwor areas after two houses swept away by floods in Baneshwor.

Around 71 Army personnel were deployed to control the situation.

Heavy rainfall also closed Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal's only one international airport, for an hour. At least three international flights were diverted due to poor visibility.

Following Nepal Meteorological Forecasting Division, around 41.6 mm of rainfall was recorded within three hours in Kathmandu.

Below are some photos of flooding in Kathmandu valley on March 23, 2013; Avishek Khanal/Disaster Report. 





Beside Kathmandu several other eastern and central region of Nepal also received rainfall including Taplejung, Dhankuta and Dharan.

More rainfalls are forecast in eastern and central Nepal tomorrow.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 23, 2013