6.0 Earthquake hits the Irien Jaya region, Papua, Indonesia.

5.7 and 5.0 Earthquakes hit the Marianas Islands region.

5.4 Earthquake hits south of Java.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

4.9 Earthquake hits the Philippine Islands region.


Floods displace more than 15 000 people in northern Uganda.

Tens of thousands of people have been affected by floods in central, eastern and southern Chad. Thousands of hectares of crops have been destroyed as well as hundreds of houses.

Drought gives way to floods in Gujarat, India as the monsoon rains finally arrive.