Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon (td) 01w (Vongfong), located approximately 465 nm east-southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 04 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Texas, USA – Areas of central Texas were hit with severe thunderstorms on Tuesday, with tornadoes and flash floods occurring in some regions during the morning and early afternoon. Residents of these areas received tornado and flash flood warnings from local branches of the National Weather Service (NWS) throughout the day. Flash floods were reported about 85 miles east in Starzville, closer to San Antonio. Tornadoes were reported in counties near Austin and San Antonio Tuesday morning.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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