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Natural Disasters List May 20, 2013-Oklahoma tornado

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
  • Deadly tornado in Oklahoma
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    Oklahoma tornado has claimed lives of 51 people including 20 children.
    -Tornado heavily damaged Briarwood Elementary School, 14901 Hudson Ave. off of SW 149. Several people were evacuated from Moore Medical Center.
    -Tornado injured 145 people others including 70 children. Several children were pulled out of rubble alive at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla.
    -US President Obama has declared major disaster in Oklahoma after devastating tornado, AP reports. The declaration means federal emergency aid will supplement local recovery efforts. Click for detail report on Oklahoma tornado.
  • Landslide in Nepal
    -Betsy Palmer, an associate professor of education at Montana State University, passed away in a landslide tragedy in Nepal.
    -Betsy Palmer was hit by landslide during trek to a remote village in the Arun River Valley. Click for detail report on Nepal's landslide.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.5 strong harmless earthquake Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 590km WSW of Puerto Quellon. It will have faintly felt by the people of Chonchi, Castro and Puerto Aisen. No Tsunami alert issued.
    09:49 UTC (local time 2013-05-20 04:49 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 light shallow earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km N of Tomislavgrad. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Sarajevo and Split (Croatia).
    09:24 UTC (local time 2013-05-20;
    11:24 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

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Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Alaska/Pavlof recent volcanic activity
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    Alaska's Pavlof Volcano has spewed ash and steam at 19,500 feet into the air.
    -The aviation warning level remained at code orange.
    -People of Sand Point on Popof Island have reported traces of ash on their vehicles overnight.
    -Pavlof's latest eruption began May 13 combined with a strong thermal anomaly.
  • Mexico/Popocatepetl recent volcanic activity
    -Popocatepetl volcano continues to emit smoke and rocks. At least 24 low-intensity eruptions were registered on Sunday.
    -The alarm level remains at Yellow.
    -A strong eruption was recorded at Popocatepetl volcano a month before. Steam and ash column from Popocatepetl volcano reached a maximum height of 400 m.


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


Natural Disaster News
  • Forest fires in Siberia
    -At least 27 forest fires in Serbia have burned 2,591.7 hectares
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    -Huge forest fire in the Republics of Tuva and Buryatia have been extinguished by fire fighters.
    -An emergency situation remains in place throughout Tuva since May 8.
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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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