Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.7 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Fred is located about 15 mi…25 km ssw of Columbus Georgia with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nne or 15 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

Tropical Storm Grace is located about 165 mi…265 km e of Montego bay Jamaica and about 385 mi…620 km e of Grand Cayman with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Tropical Storm Henri is located bout 135 mi…215 km sse of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 240 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 12e (Linda), located approximately 1026 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking westward at 10 knots.

In the northwestern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 16w (Sixteen), located approximately 61 nm west-southwest of Andersen AFB, is tracking westward at 12 knots.

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India – Officials in the state of Bihar in eastern India report flooding in 15 districts has affected 2.7 million people. The Ganges River is at record levels in Bhagalpur and Patna Districts. Rivers across the state are above the danger mark in 26 locations. As many as 12 people have lost their lives.

Nigeria – Flooding has affected hundreds of families in the northern and northeastern states of Jigawa, Bauchi and Adamawa in Nigeria over the last week. At least 21 people died in road accident at a bridge destroyed by the floods.


Wildfires – Minnesota, USA

A rapidly growing wildfire in northeastern Minnesota has expanded to at least 1,500 acres (600 hectares) and prompted some evacuations, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday.

Wildfires – Greece

Fanned by strong winds, two new big wildfires erupted Monday in hard-hit Greece, triggering evacuation alerts for villages southeast and northwest of Athens — only days after blazes consumed large tracts of forest north of the Greek capital.