Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.1 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits Easter Island.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Elsa is located About 865 Mi…1390 Km Ese of the Windward Islands Maximum Sustained Winds…40 Mph…65 Km/H Present Movement…W or 275 Degrees at 25 Mph…41 Km/H.

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Newsbytes:

India – Disaster authorities in the state of Assam, north eastern India, reported on 30 June that overflowing rivers have affected over 7,000 people in the last 24 hours. A total of 7,587 people have been affected in Dhemaji and Dibrugarh districts. As of 30 June there were no displacements. Flooding has also caused damage in Bongaigaon district including 13 roads and 4 bridges. Over 230 hectares of crops were also damaged in the district. One bridge and 867 hectares of crops were damaged in Dhemaji. India’s Central Water Commission reports that rivers are currently above the danger mark in several locations in the state.

Wildfires

Wildfires – California, USA

The Lava Fire in Siskiyou County exploded to 13,330 acres as of Tuesday morning. In the process, it became California’s largest wildfire of the 2021 fire season, so far. The Lava Fire ignited in Siskiyou County in Northern California on June 24. According to an incident report, the fire was sparked by a lightning strike and is currently burning in brush and timber.

Evacuations were ordered Monday afternoon for the Lake Shastina and Juniper Valley areas, affecting thousands of people. As of Tuesday morning, the fire is 20% contained. No injuries or structure damages have been reported yet.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Hepatitis A – New Caledonia

In a follow-up on a report from April, country officials report 300 cases between 01 January 2021 and 29 June 2021, in comparison to 100 cases reported the whole of last year.

Volcanos

Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity – New Activity for the Week 23 June – 29 June 2021

Rincon de la Vieja – Costa Rica : OVSICORI-UNA reported that at 0542 on 28 June an eruption at Rincón de la Vieja produced a steam-and-ash plume that rose 2 km above the crater rim and ejected material onto the flanks. Residents in Gavilan de Dos Ríos (7 km N and NNW) and Bromelias (6 km NNE) reported volcanic gas odors and ashfall. Lahars descended multiple drainages on the N flank.

Sarychev Peak – Matua Island (Russia) : SVERT reported that thermal anomalies over Sarychev Peak were identified in satellite images on 12, 23, 25, and 29 June. At 0020 on 30 June an ash plume was visible in satellite data rising 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifting 30 km WNW. The Alert Level was raised to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-colour scale) on 30 June.

Suwanosejima – Ryukyu Islands (Japan) _ JMA reported that eruptive activity at Suwanosejima’s Ontake Crater increased during 21-23 June with multiple events. Eruptive events at 2254 on 21 June and 0004 on 23 June ejected large incandescent bombs 900 m NW and SE (respectively) from the crater; eruption plumes rose 1.2 km above the crater rim. The increased activity prompted JMA to raise the Alert Level to 3 at 0015 on 23 June and warn the public to stay at least 2 m away from the active crater. During an overflight on 23 June scientists noted incandescence on the crater floor and that there were several high-temperature deposits scattered in and around the crater. White plumes rose 200-300 m above the crater rim. Multiple eruptive events during 23-28 June ejected bombs 600 m and produced ash plumes that rose as high as 2.3 km.