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Recent Natural Disasters List February 16, 2019

Recent Natural Disasters 2019: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Flash floods in Tenerife, Spain
    -Flash floods caused by an intense storm claimed lives of five people on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife.
    -According to Pilar Merino Tromboso, the Interior Ministry representative in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 224 liters (59 gallons) per square meter of rain fell on the city in four hours Sunday. Click for details on Tenerife flash flood
  • Landslide in Bogor, Indonesia
    -Landslide in Kampung Ciapus, Ciomas district in Bogor regency, West Java of Indonesia has claimed lives of at least four people and injured four others.
    -The landslide was triggered by heavy rain which buried house located below the hill. Click for details on Bogor landslide

Recent Earthquakes
  • Magnitude 4.0 earthquake in Nepal with epicenter located in Kirtipur area. The earthquake was felt widely across Kathmandu valley. Click for details on earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Magnitude 3.1 earthquake in Greece (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 15 km NW of Ioánnina, Greece.
    11:25 UTC (local time: 13:25, 2019-02-16 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.2 earthquake in Taiwan (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 72 km NW of Hirara, Japan.
    10:01 UTC (local time: 19:01, 2019-02-16 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.3 earthquake in Azores Islands Region (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 267 km NW of Lagoa, Portugal.
    06:45 UTC (local time: 05:45, 2019-02-16 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.5 moderate earthquake in Morocco (@ 60km depth) with epicenter located 73 km SW of Al Hoceïma, Morocco. The earthquake was well felt in Al Hoceima, Taza and Fez area of Morocco.
    04:35 UTC (local time: 04:35, 2019-02-16 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.8 moderate earthquake in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia (@ 24km depth) with epicenter located 55 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
    01:27 UTC (local time: 08:27, 2019-02-16 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flash floods in Tenerife, Spain
    -Flash floods caused by an intense storm claimed lives of five people on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife.
    -According to Pilar Merino Tromboso, the Interior Ministry representative in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 224 liters (59 gallons) per square meter of rain fell on the city in four hours Sunday. Click for details on Tenerife flash flood

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activities recorded today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Oma
    -The Fiji Meteorological Service has upgraded Cyclone Oma to a category 3.
    -TC Oma caused damages in Sanma, Torba and Malampa areas of Vanuatu, Red Cross mentioned.

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Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List February 16, 2019

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 …