Earthquakes

5.8 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Island region north of New Zealand.

5.7 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Bellany Island region far south of New Zealand.

5.0 Earthquake hits Nepal.

 

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to reach Guantanamo Bay, Cuba by Saturday morning.

Tropical Storm Joyce forms in the Atlantic.

Hundreds of homes have been damaged in flooding in the Pakistan/India border region. 21 people are reported dead.

New floods in North Korea kill at least 6 people and destroy hundreds of buildings, mostly homes.

John Nelson has compiled a composite map showing every hurricane around the world since 1851. The map can he found here. There are a number of other very cool composite maps on the site as well.