Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits Taiwan.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.1 earthquake hits north of Svalbard.

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: Hurricane Larry is located about 830 mi…1340 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 184 nm southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 11 knots.

Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 764 southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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India – Heavy rain brought by a Low Pressure Area over the Bay of Bengal caused flooding in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in India from 06 September 2021. As much as 390 mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Telangana. Heavy rain from the Low Pressure Area fell on ground already saturated by rainfall during the previous 6 days. Roads were swamped and traffic brought to a standstill in low-lying areas of Warangal city. Damaged roads left some rural areas isolated. According to reports, at least 3 people have lost their lives as a result of the flooding in Telangana. In separate incidents, 2 people died in Bhadradri Kothagudem district and another in Warangal district.

Mexico – Two people have died and dozens of vehicles swept away after violent flash floods in the municipality of Ecatepec in Mexico. Heavy rain fell during the afternoon of 06 September, triggering the flash floods in Ecatepec and parts of neighbouring Nezahualcóyotl. Authorities said 24 mm of rain fell in 90 minutes, mainly in the central area of ​​San Cristóbal and in the communities of the Sierra de Guadalupe. Images shared on Social Media showed mud and flood water flowing through streets, dragging along vehicles and debris in Ecatepec. Many of the main roads in the area were blocked, causing chaos for drivers.

Indonesia – At least 2 people have died and 1 is still missing after flash floods swept through a village in East Nusa Tenggara Province Indonesia on 04 September 2021. Elsewhere in the country, provinces on the island of Borneo have seen severe flooding since late August, affecting thousands of residents.


Wildfires – Minnesota, USA

Fire crews working to contain wildfires burning in northeast Minnesota were aided by cool temperatures and scattered rain showers over the weekend.

As of Sunday the Greenwood Fire burning west of Isabella remained at just over 26,000 acres and 37 percent contained.