Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.5 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.4 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.3 earthquake hits the Chagas Archipelago.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 29w (Kammuri), located approximately 516 nm east of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 14 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Arizona, USA – Three tornadoes touched down in metro Phoenix early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Although they were estimated to be weak tornadoes, the agency said each caused damage ranging from downed trees and power poles to damaged roofs. Two of three children who were swept away in floodwaters were found dead. The search for the third child in ongoing.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Australia

Firefighters have worked through the night to battle an out-of-control bushfire that had threatened Braidwood east of Canberra late on Friday night. The fire in Tallaganda National Park, which was started by lightning on Tuesday, covered more than 19,000 hectares on the latest RFS estimate at 2am yesterday.

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This is the heartbreaking moment a kangaroo is almost burned to death after it was caught in a wire fence fleeing a bushfire.

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Disease

Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

The number of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh has crossed the 100,000 case threshold in 2019 on Friday, according to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR). From the beginning of the year through November 29, Bangladesh officials report 100,021 and at least 121 deaths.