Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits the Red Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits Myanmar.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Hungary – A severe thunderstorm in Budapest, Hungary has claimed the life of one person and caused damaging floods.

Armenia – A rare tornado touched down in the city of Gavar in Armenia on June 11, 2020.

Wildfires

Wildfires – California, USA

A wildfire broke out Monday afternoon near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, prompting authorities to close the 101 Freeway and evacuate residents, fire and law enforcement agencies said.

Wildfires – Arizona, USA

The Bush Fire, around 30 miles northeast of Phoenix, has burned over 64,000 acres since Saturday, according to fire officials. Firefighters will have to battle winds that are expected to reach 20 to 30 miles per hour as well as dry summer heat, with temperatures above 100 in places. About 1,600 people living east of the fire were ordered on Monday morning to evacuate, with those in another community north of the fire ordered on Tuesday to do so, officials said.

The Bringham Fire, also in Arizona, began on June 6 and is now at nearly 6,000 hectares (14,800 acres) and only 5-percent contained.

Wildfires – Utah, USA

The fire season continues with multiple wildfires reported this weekend across the state of Utah. Fire officials say there are three wildfires burning in Tooele County alone. The largest one, the Big Springs Fire, is estimated to have burned almost 3,000 acres.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Tuberculosis

The number of human tuberculosis (TB) cases that are due to transmission from animals, as opposed to human-to-human transmission, may be much higher than previously estimated, according to an international team of researchers. The results could have implications for epidemiological studies and public health interventions.