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Indonesia's Mount Lokon spews volcanic ash around 1,500 m high

Mount Lokon erupted 11:48 p.m. local time Saturday, spewing volcanic ash around 1,500 meters high, The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) said. PVMBG has maintained Mount Lokon’s status at siaga (…

At least two tremors rattle Nepal Sunday morning

At least two tremors rattled Nepal Sunday morning, Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. According to the NSC, magnitude 4.3 aftershock at 03:09 am had its epicenter in Dhading. Another aftershock of magnitude 4.1 rat…

North Korea flooding kills 40, affects thousands

Flooding triggered by heavy downpour has claimed lives of at least 40 people in North Korea, the International Federation of the Red Cross and North Korean media said. More than 11,000 people have been affected by the floods…

Second earthquake in a month hits Humla, Nepal

Magnitude 4.1 light earthquake hit Humla Wednesday afternoon at 01:32 pm, Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. According to NSC, the quake's epicenter was located near Muchu. This is the second light earthquake i…

Tornado in Dubbo, Australia damages house, uproots trees

Tornado captured in Dubbo (Mel Sharkey/Stuff) A tornado in New South Wales town of Dubbo has damaged at least seven houses, scattered debris and uprooted trees. Roads were flooded across Sydney and the Illawarra, with th…

Typhoon Swan keeps Eastern China on high alert

Eastern China provinces have been kept on high alert for approaching typhoon Swan that may bring gales and rainstorms on Sunday night. The Fujian Provincial Meteorological Station has issued a yellow alert for the typhoon. Swa…

Landslide in China's Yunnan Province kills 3, leaves 8 missing

At least three people died and eight people remained missing in a landslide in Yunnan Province of China.  According to the Xinhua News Agency , landslide disaster hit at about 7 p.m. on Saturday evening which buried a …

Magnitude 5.1 tremor in Dolakha shakes Kathmandu valley

Magnitude 5.1 tremor rattled Kathmandu valley at 02:47 pm Sunday afternoon, the Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located in Gaurishankar Cons…

Mammoth Lakes earthquake today measured 4.0 in magnitude

Magnitude 4.0 light earthquake hit near Mammoth Lakes today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 17 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California. It w…

Typhoon Goni kills 4 in Philippines' Luzon Island

Typhoon Goni (Typhoon Ineng in Philippines) has claimed lives of at least four people in Luzon Island of Philippines on Friday. Three people died of landslide and another man died after being pinned by a tree, The Associated…

Earthquake triggered landslide kills 1 in Nuwakot, Nepal

Earthquake triggered landslide has claimed life of a person in Kahule, Nuwakot on Thursday afternoon. According to the Annapurna Post , landslide hit Kushav Tamang, 83 years old person of Salme VDC-9.

Landslide in Manikaran Saheb, Himachal Pradesh kills 8

Massive landslide in Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara of Himachal Pradesh , India has claimed lives of at least 8 people and injured 10 others. Injured people are having treatment in a zonal hospital at Kullu. "Eight bodies which…

Four tremors felt in Dolakha in last five days

At least four tremors of magnitude greater than 4 have been recorded in Dolakha in last five days, the Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. According to the NSC, the latest aftershock of magnitude 4.8 was recorded in…

Magnitude 4.0 Bay Area earthquake rattles Oakland, Berkeley

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit Bay Area, California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 5 km SE of Berkeley, California. It was 3.3 miles…

Cotopaxi volcano eruption in Ecuador evacuates 400 people

At least 400 people have been evacuated amid increasing activity in Cotopaxi volcano, near the capital Quito. Two minor explosions on Friday at Cotopaxi led to a precautionary evacuation. The volcanic eruptions have shot as…

Tremor rattles Kuleshwor, Kathmandu Sunday afternoon

Magnitude 3.8 tremor rattled Kuleshwor, Kathmandu Sunday afternoon, Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. According to NSC, the tremor was recorded at 03:40 pm. It was well felt in Kathmandu valley and surrounding areas…

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles Eastern Nepal

Magnitude 4.5 moderate earthquake rattled Taplejung, the Eastern part of Nepal at 11:27 am Saturday afternoon. According to Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near Tellok. The area is nea…

Third tremor in three days rattles Kathmandu

A third tremor in last three days rattled Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday morning. The Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported that a 4.0 aftershock hit near Chisapani at 01:49 am.

Recent flooding in North Korea kills 21, leaves 9 missing

Recent flooding in Democratic People's Republic of Korea has claimed lives of at least 21 people and left nine others missing, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said. Torrential rainfall between…

Landslides kill 9 in Doti and Gulmi districts of Nepal

At least nine people died due to landslides in Doti and Gulmi districts, Nepal Police confirmed. Six people including five members of a single family died as landslide hit Daud VDC of Doti district on Monday night. One person…

At least two tremors rattle Kathmandu as aftershocks count 375

At least two tremors rattled Kathmandu on Tuesday August 11, 2015, Nepal Seismological Center (NSC) reported. At 04:20 am, magnitude 3.7 aftershock hit Kirtipur-Panga area. Another aftershock of magnitude 4.3 was recorded in…

Typhoon Soudelor kills 28 in China and Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor has claimed lives of at least 28 people and left several more missing as it battered Taiwan and China over the weekend. According to China National Commission for Disaster Reduction, atleast 21 people died by…

New fresh earthquake hits Humla, Nepal

Magnitude 4.0 light earthquake hit Humla at 18:36 UTC, Nepal Seismological Center reported. The epicenter was located near Hepka along Karnali River. This is the first fresh earthquake in Nepal in last two weeks.

Super Typhoon Soudelor hammers Saipan; Leaves widespread damage

Super Typhoon Soudelor hammered the island of Saipan in the Western Pacific ocean leaving trails of widespread damage. According to AccuWeather , Typhoon Soudelor hit Saipan with the intensity of a Category 2 hurricane on Sun…

Magnitude 4.4 tremor rattles Kavre, Nepal

Kavre earthquake epicenter map Magnitude 4.4 light aftershock has been recorded in Kavre at 11:57 am, Nepal Seismological Center reported. The epicenter was located near Dunkharka. The tremor was even felt in Kathmandu v…

Strong earthquake in DR Congo kills two children

Update 13:20 UTC Two children are reported to be killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The two children died after the house they live in collapsed in Katana, near the airport in Bukavu.

Flash floods and mudslides in Macedonia kill 4

Flash floods and mudslides in western Macedonia have claimed lives of at least four people including a seven-year-old child. Natural disasters have damaged at least a dozen houses in Tetovo. The extent of the damage have bee…

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