Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.3 earthquake hits Namibia.

5.0 earthquake hits the central mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits north of Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Indonesia – At least 44 people were killed and nine injured after flash floods and landslides swept an island in Indonesia’s easternmost province on Sunday morning, rescue officials said, adding they expected the toll to rise. Hours before people woke to celebrate Easter Sunday, torrential rain unleashed flash floods in the Catholic-majority Flores Island. Mud inundated homes, while bridges and roads in the eastern end of the island were destroyed.

Timor-Leste – Heavy rainfall over parts of Timor-Leste in the last three days caused severe floods, leaving at least eleven dead, according to initial reports. The capital city of Dili has been most severely impacted. Inhabitants left their homes due to the high levels of water in different parts of the city, many parts of it are under water.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Chicken Pox – India

Village officials are reporting a chickenpox outbreak that has affected hundreds of people across all age groups in Bihar’s Gaya district in eastern India.