Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Cosme is located about 710 mi…1145 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…nw or 320 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

NewsBytes:

Washington DC, USA – Torrential morning rains unleashed chaos in Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, turning Metro stations into indoor showers and sending flash floods through suburban neighborhoods, where the authorities said they had mounted dozens of water rescues. As much as 3 inches of rain fell within one hour at the Reagan Airport.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Idaho, USA

Firefighters appear to be getting an upper hand on three wildfires that scorched more than 17,000 acres in Eastern Idaho over the weekend. None of the three fires burning threatened any structures nor prompted any evacuations. Still, the largest fires, located near Aberdeen and Raft River, spread exponentially on Saturday and Sunday as they were driven by high winds created by thunderstorms.

Disease

Dengue Fever – Ivory Coast

An outbreak of dengue fever has been ongoing in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) since January 2019, with the upscale urban districts of Abidjan city being the most affected, according to the World Health Organization. Between 1 January and 25 June 2019, a total of 1,853 suspected dengue fever cases were reported, including two deaths.

Tetanus – Ukraine

Ukraine health officials are reminding the public to ensure they are vaccinated against tetanus as five cases, including one death have been reported in 2019 to date.