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Recent Natural Disasters List January 25, 2016 — Taiwan snow kills 85

Recent Natural Disasters 2016: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Snowstorm in Taiwan
    -Severe weather in Taiwan has claimed lives of at least 85 people, mostly from hypothermia and the onset of cardiovascular diseases.
    -Snowstorm killed 66 people in Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan, further 16 died in Kaohsiung and three in Pingtung.
    -Taipei recorded the lowest temperature in 44 years at 4°C. Click for detail report on Taiwan snowstorm

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 6.1 strong earthquake in Morocco (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 62 km NNE of Al Hoceima. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Tirhanimine, Imzourene (Morocco), Melilla (Spain) and Gibraltar.
    04:22 UTC (local time: 04:22; 2016-01-25 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Palau (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km SSE of Kayangel. Weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Koror Town, Palau.
    02:05 UTC (local time: 11:05; 2016-01-25 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.7 strong earthquake in Tonga (@ 40 km depth) with epicenter located 102 km ENE of Pangai. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Pangai, Neiafu, Vaini, Nuku alofa, Havelu and Ohonua.
    00:00 UTC (local time: 13:00; 2016-01-25 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • No major flooding events reported today.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico
    -Popocatepetl volcano spewed ash and smoke into the Sky.
    -According to Mexico's National Centre for Disaster Prevention, the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano remained at yellow phase two.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • At 03:00 UTC, TC Corentin was located approximately 1247 nm east-southeast of La Reunion.

Natural Disaster News
  • The Hoboken Office of Emergency Management has declared a state of emergency.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 25, 2016

This natural disaster list contains daily list of natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Major Natural Disasters Today (real time update report on rolling major 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 and hazards 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 and catastrophes are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster and also provides early disaster emergency notification if available.

The global natural disaster data and natural calamities statistics are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS and others.

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Tibet/Nepal earthquake 2013 injures people

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Felt reports below in comment section. Feel free to add yours!
Update time Nepali (+5:45 UTC)
Report prepared by Ashish Khanal from Kathmandu, Nepal


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Update 09:18 A.M.
At least one people died and three others injured in China, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

Further 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides in Yunnan Province of China.

Update 07:25 A.M.

According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, another earthquake in the morning (not to be confused with midnight Tibet/Nepal earthquake) had magnitude of 5.9 in the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces.
The quake was felt strongly in the county seat of Deqen, Xinhua reported.
Earthquake also triggered landslides, which blocked the traffic from Deqen to Benzilan in China.

Update 06:15 A.M.
According to the Nepal Seismolog…

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