Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Galapagos Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Reykjane’s ridge.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Philippine Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Tropical Storm Blanca is located about 85 mi…140 km se of Cabo San Lazaro Mexico with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…NNW or 345 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

wind: tropical storm conditions are expected to continue spreading northward. Rainfall: Blanca is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 3 to 5 inches over much of Baja California Sur and the southern half of the state of Baja California. Surf: swells generated by Blanca are affecting the coast of southwestern Mexico, the Pacific coast of the Baja California peninsula, and the southern Gulf of California. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.

Tropical cyclone 01a One), located approximately 396 nm south of Karachi, Pakistan, is tracking west-northwestward at 08 knots.

Invest 94E in the eastern Pacific is an area of disturbed weather which has the potential for tropical development.


Thailand – A tropical storm in the northeastern province of Nong Khai has damaged more than 50 houses, many having been rendered completely unlivable.

India – The flooding in Assam, India has claimed the life of one person and affected nearly 33,000 people. The floods have affected 108 villages in six districts of Assam. Barpeta district is facing the worst situation where around 12,200 people have been affected due to the flood. At least 12 relief camps have been opened in Kokrajhar district, where over 9,100 people are being staying accommodated.