Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.6 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.5 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Uganda – Residents of Kasese District in western Uganda woke up on Sunday to another wave of flash floods three days after the torrents hit the district when four major rivers burst their banks on Thursday. he rives; Nyamwamba, Mubuku, Nyamughasana and Lhubiriha again burst their banks in the wee hours of Sunday morning spilling water into the communities in the low lands putting the lives of hundreds people at risk.

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Malaysia – Some 100 houses in Teluk Kumbar and Sungai Ara, near here, were hit by flash floods after heavy rain lashed several areas in Penang for more than two hours last night. However, the flood victims were not evacuated to relief centres.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Florida, USA

The Hurst Hammock Fire near Beulah is now 1,248 acres and is 75% contained, and the 5 Mile Swamp Fire in Santa Rosa County is 2,215 acres and is also 75% contained, according to the Florida Forest Service Service. The Hurst Hammock fire was caused by humans, not nature, the Forest Service said, but the exact cause has not been determined.

Wildfires – Israel

Five fire crews are working to extinguish bushfires that broke out in a number of locations on Sunday and are currently threatening homes in Elad, in central Israel. Fire and Rescue services on the scene are attempting to block the spread of the fires and prevent property damage.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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