Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits southern Greece.

5.4 earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Ceram, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 11e (Fausto), located approximately 679 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 15 knots.

Tropical storm 12e (Genevieve), located approximately 1480 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 16 knots.

NewsBytes:

India – Heavy rainfall in the state of Rajasthan, northern India, caused flash floods in the city of Jaipur, where 3 people have died. Flood waters raged through the narrow streets of Jaipur. Roads were swamped and traffic brought to a standstill. Flooding damaged homes in low-lying areas of the city. Around 3,000 people were rescued from flooded areas and moved to safer ground by rescue teams.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Colorado

Four major wildfires are burning in Colorado.

Grizzly Creek Fire: Acreage: 19,440 – Containment: 0%

Pine Gulch Fire: Acreage: 74,807 – Containment: 7%

Cameron Peak Fire: Acreage: 5,424 – Containment: Unknown

Williams Fork Fire: Acreage: 1,300 – Containment: 0%

Wildfires – California

A rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes north of Los Angeles. More than 4,500 buildings remained threatened by the fire burning toward thick, dry brush in the Angeles National Forest.

Meanwhile the Lake Fire was just 12% contained Sunday and has burned nearly 28 square miles of brush and trees. Fire officials said 33 buildings had been destroyed, including at least a dozen homes.

Unsettling weather triggered an unusual warning by the weather service of a fire-induced tornado at an out-of-control forest fire that broke out north of Lake Tahoe on Saturday afternoon. The fire has burned at least 45 square miles and triggered evacuation orders for sparsely populated communities along State Route 395 by the California-Nevada border.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Plague – Mongolia

The Mongolia National Center for Zoonotic Disease reported an additional suspected human bubonic plague case in western Mongolia. The case is a 37-year-old man from Tsetseg soum, Khovd province and is currently hospitalized in critical condition. It is reported the patient ate marmot meat.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis – Massachusetts, USA

Massachusetts State health officials confirmed the second human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in a female in her 60s who was exposed to EEE in Hampden County.