Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Easter Island.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Southeast Asia – More than 350 people have now died as a result of flooding and landslides in South Asia brought on by heavy monsoon rains over the past few weeks as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in four countries. So far, 184 deaths have been reported in India, 90 in Nepal, 41 in Pakistan and 37 in Bangladesh since the latest heavy rains began in early July. Though the rains were easing and floodwaters receding on Saturday, the situation remained critical across vast swathes of the region which remained waterlogged.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Colorado, USA

Summer is heating up around Colorado and the wildfire risk is rising with the temperatures. Currently, there are at least 6 wildfires burning around the Centennial State two of which are larger than 2 000 acres.

Disease

Syphilis – Japan

According to data from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo, 3407 syphilis cases were reported through July 10. This total includes 887 cases reported in Tokyo, 565 in Osaka and 178 cases in Aichi prefecture.