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Natural Disasters List May 21, 2013-India heat wave claims 3

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
  • Heat wave in Odisha, India
    -Intense heat has claimed lives of at least three people in Odisha, India.
    -Met Office has recorded temperature over 46 degree Celsius in several parts of Odisha.
    -The hottest temperature (48 degree celsius) has been recorded in Churu in Rajasthan. Click for detail report on Odisha heat wave.
  • Hailstorm in Poland
    -Hailstorm in Radom, Poland has damaged more than 50 houses.
    -Heavy storms also hit the Pomeranian region on the Baltic coast. Click for detail report on Poland hailstorm.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.8 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 82 km depth) with epicenter located 45km SW of Anta. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Pucyura, Progreso, Turpay, Cachimayo, Yaurisque, Limatambo, Cusco, Abancay and Santa Ana. People of Sicuani and Ayacucho will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    23:02 UTC (local time 2013-05-21 18:02 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 20km ESE of Gacko. It will have well felt by the people of Bileca, Foca, Niksic and Podgorica (Montenegro).
    22:55 UTC (local time 2013-05-22 00:55 @ epicenter)
  • M 2.7 weak shallow earthquake in Canada (@ 14 km depth) with epicenter located 7km WSW of Hudson. It will have well felt by the people of Saint-Lazare, Les Coteaux and Vaudreuil-Dorion.
    20:43 UTC (local time 2013-05-21 16:43 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate deep earthquake in Mexico (@ 167 km depth) with epicenter located 21km WNW of Chicomuselo. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Frontera Comalapa, Comitan de Dominguez and Venustiano Carranza.
    08:41 UTC (local time 2013-05-21 02:41 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 strong earthquake in Japan (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 113km SSW of Ishigaki. People of Ishigaki, Yonakuni, Hirara, Yilan and Keelung will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    08:25 UTC (local time 2013-05-21 16:25 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Mexico (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 43km ESE of Maneadero. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ensenada, Colonia Vicente Guerrero and Rosarito.
    04:32 UTC (local time 2013-05-20 21:32 @ epicenter)
  • M 6.0 strong earthquake in earthquake in Russia (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 139km ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy. People of Paratunka, Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    01:55 UTC (local time 2013-05-21 12:55 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding along Kawasoti-Narayangarh Road, Nepal
    -Floods have obstructed Kawasoti-Narayangarh road section of the Mahendra Highway of Nepal. -Hundreds of vehicles are stranded in the highway after flood swept away diversion built over Lokaha stream. Click for detail report on Nepal's flooding.
  • Flash flooding in Columbia, South Carolina
    -Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding in Columbia, state of South Carolina.
    -Rainfall also flooded Gervais and Harden Street.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Costa Rica/Turrialba recent volcanic activity
    Following  Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori), Turrialba Volcano spewed gas and ash from two crater openings at 5:00 a.m Tuesday morning.
    -Ash fall was also reported in Cartago, San José, Heredia and Limón.

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

Natural Disaster News
  • Waterspouts off Auckland coast, New Zealand
    Waterspouts and funnel clouds hit Auckland coast.
    -Double waterspouts were spotted in the Manukau Harbour but didn't touch down on ground.
    -Severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Northland and Auckland today.
  • Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office has received 24 bodies of tornado victims. US President Obama has declared major disaster in Oklahoma after devastating tornado. Oklahoma tornado 2013 is expected to be the costliest U.S. natural disaster this year.

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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