Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

There have been no Magnitude 5.0+ earthquakes so far today.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression (td) 01w (One), located approximately 521 nm east-southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northward at 05 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Utah, USA – At least one hiker was killed Monday afternoon when flash floods ripped through slot canyons in Utah’s San Rafael Swell, prompting a massive search by ground and air for other possible victims. The Emery County Sheriff’s Office said the person died in Little Wildhorse Canyon, a popular hiking destination near Goblin Valley State Park, while 21 others made it out of the flooded canyon safely.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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African Swine Fever – Togo

Togo reported an outbreak of African swine fever in a farm northwest of the capital Lome, where 44 pigs have died of the disease since April 18. The government took a series of prevention and disinfection measures to curb the spread of the disease, including the slaughter of all pigs in the farm area.