Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 Earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island New Zealand.

6.1 Earthquake hits the D’Entrecasteaux Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits off the coast of Costa Rica.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits Iceland.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the South Indian Ocean – Tropical cyclone Adjali is located approximately 334 nm west-southwest of Diego Garcia.

NewsBytes:

Israel – Overnight and early morning storms wreaked havoc on Israel Sunday, as rain flooded roads in Tel Aviv and lightning strikes caused several injuries in the West Bank and a fire in Jerusalem.

Disease

Bird Flu in England

A case of bird flu has been confirmed at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire, officials have said.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said the risk to public health was very low. The poultry is being culled and a 10km (6 mile) exclusion zone is in place.