Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Crete.

5.3 earthquake hits eastern Honshu, Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits near the west coast of Colombia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizou region, China.

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

5.0 earthquake hits the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

5,0 earthquake hits off the coast of Northern California.

5.0 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone 01b (Amphan), located approximately 377 nm south-southwest of Calcutta, India, is tracking northward at 09 knots.

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Arthur is located about 300 mi…485 km ene of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…ene or 75 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

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Wildfires

Wildfires – Arizona, USA

Hundreds of people were evacuated from the desert hills north of Phoenix on Monday after a human-caused wildfire quickly grew as more hot and windy weather threaten to fan the flames further. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management said the blaze is known as the “East Desert Fire” has grown up to 1,500 acres as of Monday morning, and continues to move northeast near the town of Cave Creek.

Wildfires – Manitoba, Canada

Multiple high-risk fires burning in south-central Manitoba have prompted the province to immediately suspend burning permits, after at least 120 people living in some communities north of Dauphin, Man., were forced to evacuate their homes to escape wildfires. High winds had pushed a couple of fires together to create a blaze of approximately 2,500 hectares.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Brazil

Health officials in the São Paulo state, Brazil city of Ribeirão Preto has reported 14,253 confirmed dengue fever cases through May 15 this year, roughly equaling the total for the period in 2019.