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Nepal Weather 2019: LIVE UPDATES: Flash floods and landslides kill 78

July 13, 2019: Seventy eight people have been killed while thirty two have been missing due to floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in different parts of Nepal during the past three days. 
This is a page for LIVE UPDATES on Nepal floods and landslides, please click here for updates.

July 16, 2019: 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Bali - One injured

July 16, 2019: A magnitude of 5.7 earthquake struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, injuring one people and causing damages to the structures.
"Some houses in Banyuwangi, an area on the eastern tip of Java, and Bali were damaged, as well as some temples in Bali," Bangkok Post reported quoting the National Disaster Mitigation Agency. Damages have been reported to the gate to Bali's Nusa Dua luxurious tourist area.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred at a depth of 92km with epicenter located 82.1 km ENE of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at 07:18 am local time.
The tremor was widely felt across Kuta, Tabanan, Ubud, Klungkung and other surrounding areas of Bali.
 There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

Tropical Storm Barry expected to be Hurricane, poses threat to Gulf Coast of the United States

July 12, 2019: Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become hurricane by landfall on Saturday with dangerous storm surge, heavy rains and wind conditions across the north-central gulf coast.
According to the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center, a hurricane warning is in effect for Intracoastal city to Grand Isle. Similarly, a tropical storm warning is in effect for mouth of the Pearl river to Grand Isle, Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas including metropolitan New Orleans and Intracoastal City to Cameron
As of 4:00 P.M. CDT July 12 (21:00 UTC), Tropical Storm Barry was moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h). On the forecast track, the center of Barry will approach the central or southeastern coast of Louisiana through tonight and then make landfall over the central Louisiana coast on Saturday.  After landfall, Barry is expected to move generally northward through the Mississippi Valley through Sunday night.
Barry is predicted to make landfall…

Two injured as Yeti Airlines aircraft skids off due to slippery runway caused by heavy rainfall

July 12, 2019: An aircraft of Yeti Airlines skidded off due to the slippery runway caused by the heavy rainfall at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
According to the Yeti Airlines, the flight number NYT-422 (9N-AMM) coming from Nepalgunj skids of the runway at Kathmandu Airport at 11:05 am.
At least two people have been injured in the incident, The Annapurna Post reported.
There has been continuous rainfall in the Kathmandu Valley since Thursday evening.

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles Kathmandu Valley, epicenter in Bhaktapur

July 6, 2019: Nepal Seismological Center has recorded magnitude 4.6 earthquake inside Kathmandu Valley with epicenter in Bhaktapur.
The earthquake occurred at 04:15 pm Saturday afternoon.
The epicenter was located near Bhajya Pukhu, north of Bhaktapur Multiple Campus. No damage or injury has been reported.
According to the Nepal Seismological Center, this is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake.
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LIVE UPDATES: M7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, Southern California

July 5, 2019: Magnitude 7.1 massive earthquake has been recorded in Southern California today at 08:19 pm local time. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake's epicenter is located 17km NNE of Ridgecrest.
This is a page for LIVE UPDATES on Southern California earthquake, please click here for updates.
Update 08:25 UTC

California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency for San Bernardino County.

Update 06:55 UTC

According to Southern California Edison spokeswoman Sally Jeun, more than 3,000 customers are without power in three counties in Southern California. The affected are Kern County, San Bernardino County and Inyo County.

Update 05:35 UTC

According to Kern County spokeswoman Megan Person, Ridgecrest has had significant reports of structural fires due to gas leaks throughout the city.

Update 04:45 UTC
A rockslide has closed State Route 178 in Kern River Canyon.

An NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas was stopped after the quake.

Update 04:35 …