Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.5 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.4 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

5.3 earthquake hits Gujarat, India.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits east of the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits northeast of Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia,

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Canada – A severe thunderstorm that brought golf-ball sized hail and flooded Calgary streets inflicted widespread damage to many areas of the city Saturday evening. Social media posts showed shattered windshields, battered home siding and vehicles left abandoned on impassable streets. Damage from the storm was felt across southern Alberta.

Corsica – Flash floods strike Corsica’s capital after heavy rain bringing the city to a standstill. Partially submerged cars were left in a flooded area after heavy rainfall in Ajaccio, on the French island of Corsica, the island is under an orange alert due to severe weather. In just a few hours, nearly two months’ worth of rain deluged portions of Ajaccio, the capital city.

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Florida, USA – When it rained Sunday night, it poured and kept on raining enough to create some street flooding. A flood advisory went until 11 p.m. for much of the city of Tampa, where up to 3 inches of rain fell.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Texas, USA

The Texas A&M Forest Service was called to help fight four different wildfires this weekend in the Big Country.

The largest of those in the Coke County estimated to be 3,200 acres and 5% contained.

The McDaniel fire has consumed 3,200 acres and is 5-percent contained as of Sunday evening.

Hot, dry weather combined with high winds have allowed multiple wildfires to burn thousands of acres across the Concho Valley in the past few days.

Active fires in the region include the Arroyo Grande Fire burning near Sonora, the 10 Mile Ranch Fire and the McDaniel Fire burning northwest of San Angelo.

Disease

COVID-19

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