Earthquakes

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands off New Zealand.

Two 5.1 Earthquakes hit the central east Pacific rise.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

Volcanos

Indonesia/Mount Lokon recent volcanic activity

-Mount Lokon volcano located in Sulawesi, Indonesia spewed fire and ash into the air today.

-Volcanic ashes were spewed about 3,000 metres above the sky.

-However there is no ash fall in the nearby Tomohon.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Cyclone Evan has left a swathe of destruction across Fiji, destroying homes, flooding rivers and stranding thousands of tourists. The storm hammered the Pacific nation for more than 12 hours. Despite the damage, officials reported no fatalities as the storm headed out to sea on Tuesday morning

Evan - Fiji

 

Flash floods and landslides have killed at least nine people and left thousands homeless in Sri Lanka.

Hailstorm in Uganda

-Hailstorm killed seven and destroyed landing sites on Lake Albert in Uganda.

-One hour long storm destroyed over 30 houses at Nsonga landing site.

-The storm also badly hit Kyabasambu, Nsunzu and Senjojo landing sites.

-The storm destroyed several churches and clinics. Following local fishermen, the heavy downpour also destroyed 26 boats.

Cold has killed 37 people in Ukraine so far this month as temperatures reached minus 23 Celsius in parts of the former Soviet Republic. Night temperatures are expected to drop to -28 C in northern, central and eastern Ukraine this week. The cold snap followed heavy snowfall which left some areas covered with as much as 53 cm (21 inches) of snow.