Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Two 5.3 earthquakes hit Gabon.

5.2 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits Gabon.

5.1 earthquake hits the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Florida, USA – Widespread flooding was reported Monday afternoon in Miami, Miami Beach and elsewhere in South Florida. The National Weather Service extended a flood watch for the region through 8 a.m. Tuesday. Up to 3 inches of rain fell over the area within one hour.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Siberia

Since the beginning of the year, 5,626 wildfire outbreaks were recorded in Russia ravaging more than 852,00 hectares of territories. However, compared to the same period last year, the number of fires remained the same but the territory decreased by 30%. At the same time, the wildfires destroyed 251 buildings including 48 residential buildings. Compared to the same period in 2019, 30% fewer buildings burned down.

At the moment there are 64 forest fires burning, the total area is 13,000 hectares.

Wildfires – Nova Scotia, Canada

Firefighters in Nova Scotia continued to battle three significant wildfires in three counties, including two fires that were brought under control on Tuesday.

The Department of Lands and Forestry said dry conditions across the province fuelled the wildfires in Yarmouth, Kings and Antigonish counties, which all broke out on Monday.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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H9N2 Avian Flu – China

Two additional H9N2 influenza cases have been reported in China, according to a Taiwan CDC release Monday.