Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Sumbawa region, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits the Philippines.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 02w (nuri), located approximately 166 nm south-southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking west-northwestward at 13 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Georgia, USA – There were numerous reports of street flooding in Savannah on Friday following heavy rain from the passage of the remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Turkey

Local media report that Turkey is seeing an increase in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) cases. They report 480 cases of viral infection, including 15 fatalities.

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Spain

Health officials in the Junta de Castilla y León has confirmed a case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF).