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Recent Natural Disasters List January 13, 2016 — Mozambique flood kills 3

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
  • Flooding in Pemba, Mozambique
    -Flooding triggered by heavy rainfall has claimed lives of at least three people in Pemba in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
    -In Natite, some buildings are underwater due to flash floods, Star Africa reported quoting the Municipal Council of Pemba. Click for detail report on Mozambique flood

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Panama (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 38 km NW of Tubuala. Weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Chepo, Sabanitas and Pacora.
    23:21 UTC (local time: 18:21; 2016-01-13 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 strong earthquake in China (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 120 km ENE of Kuqa. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of Kuqa and Korla.
    21:28 UTC (local time: 03:18; 2016-01-14 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Chile (@ 58 km depth) with epicenter located 91 km S of Arica. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of Iquique and Tacna (Peru).
    12:20 UTC (local time: 09:20; 2016-01-13 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.8 strong earthquake in Tonga (@ 233 km depth) with epicenter located 149 km NW of Hihifo. Slight tremor will have been felt by the people of Mata-Utu, Apia, Tafuna and Pago Pago, American Samoa.
    05:56 UTC (local time: 19:56; 2016-01-13 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 light earthquake in France (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 1 km S of Roulans. It will have been well felt by the people of Roulans and Besançon.
    02:13 UTC (local time: 03:13; 2016-01-13 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak earthquake in Alaska (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km NNE of Badger. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Fairbanks and College.

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Pemba, Mozambique
    -Flooding triggered by heavy rainfall has claimed lives of at least three people in Pemba in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
    -In Natite, some buildings are underwater due to flash floods, Star Africa reported quoting the Municipal Council of Pemba. Click for detail report on Mozambique flood
  • Flood watch in Canberra, Canada
    -Flood watch has been issued for Queanbeyan and Molonglo rivers in Canberra.
    -According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), a strong southerly change moving up the New South Wales south coast could trigger anywhere between five and 50 millimetres of rain in the Canberra region.

Recent Volcanic Activity

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Alex
    -Subtropical Storm Alex, in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, south-southwest of the Azores, is only the 2nd tropical storm to form in January since 1851.
    -Alex formed from a system that first developed in the warm waters off the east coast of Florida last week and has tracked eastward across the ocean, gradually becoming stronger and more organized.

Natural Disaster News
  • A major tremor could hit Nepal’s Gorkha district within years rather than the centuries that usually pass between quakes, researchers say predicting Nepal earthquake. Click for detail report on Nepal earthquake prediction
  • Scotland formally launched the country's first national flood risk management plan on Monday. The flood risk management plan comprises 14 separate local strategies and identifies a total of 42 flood protection schemes that have been proposed for action over the next five years at a total cost of £235m. Click for detail report on Scotland flood risk management plan

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 13, 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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Flooding in Mauritius capital Port Louis: 11 killed

Recent flash flooding in Mauritius has claimed at least eleven lives. About 152 mm rainfall has been recorded in Port Louis within three hours.
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Update 04:45 UTC

-Water supply is currently disrupted in the Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius.
-Still one person from Grand Gaube, northern Mauritius is reported to be missing.

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Grand Gaube
Update 2013/04/01; 02:00 UTC

One more body is reported to be found. If the report is true, death toll would be 12. However have to wait for the official message.

Below is the photo of six victims of the Mauritius flood (Source LeDefi  Media Group)



Update …