Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits northern Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Cristobal is located about 140 mi…225 km ssw of the mouth of the Mississippi river with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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NewsBytes:

India – Nilambur and neighbouring places witnessed flash floods on Saturday evening as it rained heavily in the region. The rain that started by mid-day continued through the night. Many areas were submerged in the rainwater. Floodwaters entered many shops at Nilambur. The KNG road saw flash floods as Jyothipadi, Janatapadi, Minarvapadi, Veliyamthodu, and Mathimoola were submerged. Water entered shops at Veliyamthodu and Minarvapadi. Vehicular traffic was affected.

Hong Kong – Hongkongers woke to heavy downpour on Sunday with flash floods reported across the city as a red rainstorm signal was issued. There was flooding in Tai Po, and the section from Tolo Highway to Tai Po Kau near and around Chung Tsai Yuen is now fully closed. The red rainstorm signal issued at 7.30am means that heavy rain has fallen or is expected to fall generally over Hong Kong, exceeding 50mm in an hour, and is likely to continue.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Brazil

The Paraná State Department of Health (Sesa) reported 198,990 confirmed cases of dengue as of June 2, including 139 dengue-related deaths.