Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.6 Earthquake hits southern Iran.

Update: Death toll from yesterday’s 6.2 Earthquake has risen to 2, with at least 20 people injured. More than 400 buildings were destroyed in 70 villages.

A large number of magnitude 5- aftershocks have hit southern Iran: 4.6, 4.4, 3.7, 3.6, 3.6, 4.1, 4.5, 4.5, 4.3, 3.7, 4.6, 4.6, 4.9, 4.9, 3.5, 3.7, 4.5, 3.6, 4.5, 3.9, 3.9, 3.6, 4.3, 4.6, 4.0, 4.2, 4.3, 4.0, 4.4, 3.9, 4.0, 3.8, 3.8, 4.7, 4.4, 4.7, 4.8, 4.6, 4.1, 4.5, 4.6.

5.5 Earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.4 Earthquake hits Atacama, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Iran.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms

In the South Indian Ocean, Tropical Cyclone Jamala was located approximately 960 nm east-southeastward of Diego Garcia.

In the Indian Ocean, Tropical Cyclone Mahasen was located approximately 749 nm southward of Calcutta, India.

Landslide in Mizoram, India

Thunderstorm and landslides in Mizoram, India have claimed the lives of 10 people with seven reported missing. The landslide also swept away nine houses in the Laipuitland area.

Flooding in Northern Taiwan

Heavy rainfall collapsed near a school in Yangmingshan, Taipei. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has predicted more rainfall and flash flooding in Northern Taiwan today.

Other News:

Severe ice storm at Ochre Beach on Dauphin Lake in Manitoba, Canada has damaged at least 20 houses.

Landslide in Tianzhu County, Guizhou Province in China has claimed the lives of at least five people and injured three others.