Skip to main content

1 killed as Hurricane Matthew lashes Curacao — Threatens Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti

Way_Hurricane_Matthew
5-Day forecast path of Hurricane Matthew
September 30, 2016: Hurricane Matthew, the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, triggered flooding and landslides on eastern Caribbean islands claiming life of a person.

A tropical storm watch has been issued for Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba along Colombia/Venezuela border to Riohacha.

At 03:00 UTC on September 29, 2016, Hurricane Matthew was located 200 km N of Curacao and 960 km ESE of Kingston Jamaica. 


Government offices in Aruba have been closed today and Curacao's parliamentary elections have been postponed until next week.

Current Path of Hurricane Matthew


Currently at 03:00 UTC, the center of Hurricane Matthew is located by an Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane near latitude 14.1 North, longitude 68.8 West. Matthew is moving toward the west near
14 mph (22 km/h), National Hurricane Center mentions in a public advisory.

Projected Path of Hurricane Matthew


Based on current projection, Hurricane Matthew poses a danger to Jamaica, parts of Hispañola, eastern Cuba, and the Bahamas early next week.

Global models, primarily the GFS and the ECMWF, continue to show a strong hurricane in the vicinity of Jamaica, Cuba and Haiti in 3 or 4 days.

Tropical storm conditions are possible in Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba tonight and Friday. Similarly, rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches with isolated higher amounts are expected over Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao through Saturday.

Popular posts from this blog

Have you ever witnessed an earthquake? What effect did it have on you?

Q: Have you ever witnessed an earthquake? What effect did it have on you? In general, the word earthquake is used to describe any seismic event either natural or caused by humans. Here we are talking about the natural cause. A natural disaster is a sudden natural event triggered by environmental factor which can cause loss of life or property damage. Earthquake is one of the common natural disasters worldwide that has claimed several lives causing huge economic losses. You might have also witnessed an earthquake in your time. This is an open discussion to share about any earthquake experienced in your life. Kindly use the comment section below to share your earthquake experiences.

Global Natural Disasters Map 2021

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2021 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2021 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2021 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021</b><iframe  height="

Recent Natural Disasters List January 2, 2021

  Recent Natural Disasters 2021: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report. Keep this page open or visit later to get update report. Check Worldwide Natural Disasters List + Detail Report Major Natural Disasters Today Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia -At least 21 people have been killed in the recent flooding in Indonesian capital of Jakarta. -More than 60,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes. Recent Earthquakes M 4.5 light earthquake in Central California (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km E of Hollister, United States. 14:42 UTC (local time: 06:42, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 118 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia. 13:59 UTC (local time: 21:59, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) Magnitude 3.6 light earthquake in Dodecanese Islands, Greece (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km NNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece. 02:25 UTC (local time: 04:2

Mauritius storm "Giovanna" now enters Madagascar

Disaster Report: Cyclone Giovanna Is Predicted To Grow To A CAT III, With Winds Between 178 To 210km/h. Landfall In Madagascar on February 13. Residents Of Madagascar Need To Prepare For Heavy Rainfall And Flooding                                              Want To Share!! Let Others Know                                           Fill this Disaster form or write in comment section below        Follow Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster report )                              Keep This Page Open Or Visit Later To Get Update Report Recent Natural Disasters List Click for Cyclone Giovanna Madagascar tracker Kindly leave your comments below Get updates from Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google + ( Disaster report ) Check Daily list Of Recent Natural Disasters Around The World With Detail Update Report. Click for Today's Natural Disasters List The

INDIA: Chamoli glacial outburst flood kills 26, leaves 200 missing

February 8, 2021: A glacial outburst flood in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand region of India has claimed lives of 26 people and left around 200 people missing. The flooding occurred after a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off early on 7th of February. The flood damaged the Rishiganga dam on Alaknanda river. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Army have been involved for the rescue operation. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced Rs 4 lakh financial assistance each for the families of those killed in the disaster.