Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Two 5,0 earthquakes hit Alaska.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Eta is located about 140 mi…225 km e of Cabo Gracias a Dios on nic/hon border and about 165 mi…265 km ene of Puerto Cabezas Nicaragua with maximum sustained winds…90 mph…150 km/h. Present movement…w or 265 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 22w (Goni), located approximately 562 nm east of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical depression 23w (Atsani), located approximately 504 nm northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Israel – Heavy rain and flooding hit the Israeli city of Eilat on Sunday, accompanied by hail the size of hen eggs. Some roads were blocked and damage caused to buildings.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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African Swine Fever – Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) is reporting additional cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been detected in Germany. As of 1 November, the Friedrich Loeffler Institute had confirmed 123 cases – all of them in wild boar. Domestic pig herds in Germany are still free of ASF.