Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Jerry is located about 755 mi…1215 km s of Bermuda and about 250 mi…400 km nne of San Juan Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…nw or 310 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Kiko is located about 1345 mi…2165 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 2 mph…4 km/h.

Tropical Storm Mario is located about 275 mi…445 km s of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…n or 350 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

Hurricane Lorena is located about 30 mi…45 km n of La Paz Mexico and about 120 mi…190 km se of Loreto Mexico with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 18w (Tapah), located approximately 397 nm south-southwest of Sasebo, Japan is tracking northward at 12 knots.

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Disease

Dengue Fever – Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is one of several countries in the Americas experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever. The Ministry of Health reported more than 8,855 cases through mid-August. 12 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 1,145 percent in reported cases compared to the same period in 2018 (711 cases).

Measles – New Zealand

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in New Zealand, country health officials report through Friday, 1384 confirmed cases of measles across the country, with 1151 of these confirmed cases in the Auckland region. In Auckland, there have been at least three cases of measles encephalitis during this outbreak.

Cholera – Sudan

Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) announced on 10 September that four out of the six samples obtained from patients with acute diarrhoea were positive for Vibreo cholera at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL). As of 9 September 2019, a total of 41 suspected cholera cases, with two deaths.