Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits the Flores region, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Northwest Pacific/North Indian Ocean: Tropical Depression 01w (Dujuan), located approximately 373 nm southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 21s (Guambe), located approximately 750 nm south-southeast of Europa island, is tracking east-northeastward at 35 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Brazil – Over 100,000 people have been affected by flooding in the state of Acre, northwestern Brazil, after several rivers in the state broke their banks fin the last week. The State has declared an emergency situation. Acre is facing one of the most challenging times in its history, dealing with the worsening of the coronavirus pandemic, dengue outbreak, migratory crisis on the border with Peru and the overflow of rivers which has affected several municipalities across the state, including the capital Rio Branco.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea

Health authorities in Guinea have reported a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Kankan region–outside the Gouecké, Nzérékoré and Conakary areas. This is the first case of Ebola recorded in Léro in the prefecture of Siguiri.