5.3 Earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Malaga, on the Costa del Sol, Spain, received almost five inches 5 inches of rain from midnight to midday Saturday, flooding the regional capital. Torrents of water plunged rapidly downhill through the streets of the city with the main shopping quarter chest-deep in muddy water.




Monster storm hits Queensland, Australia causing heavy damage. More than 4000 lightning strikes within 80km of Brisbane were reported in one hour. Brisbane, Redlands, North Stradbroke and parts of the Gold Coast Logan and Moreton Bay were worst affected by the storm.