Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific: Hurricane Seymour is located about 740 mi…1195 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…150 mph…240 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

In the North Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone (tc) 03b (Kyant), located approximately 375 nm south of Calcutta, India, is tracking westward at 10 knots.


Indonesia – Flash floods in the city of Bandung, West Java, Indonesia have claimed the life of one person and damaged thousands of homes. Flash floods caused the worst damage in Pasteur, Pagarsih, Solokan Jeruk and Sukajadi areas. The Citepus River overflowed after continuous heavy rainfall.


Wildfires – Alabama, USA

Officials say more than 900 wildfires have destroyed over 100,000 acres across the state this month amid an ongoing drought that has no signs of ending anytime soon. Extremely dry conditions have created favourable environments for wildfires during the past several weeks.

Gov. Robert Bentley on Oct. 12 signed a drought emergency declaration, putting 46 counties under the no burn order.