Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.3 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Odette is located about 225 mi…360 km s of Nantucket Massachusetts and about 545 mi…875 km sw of Halifax Nova Scotia with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…ne or 50 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 169 nm west-southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking eastward at 19 knots.

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Italy – Firefighters rescued people from vehicles submerged in flooded roads around Malpensa Airport, northern Italy, 16 September 2021. A storm during the evening of 16 September brought heavy rainfall to parts of central and northern Italy. Malpensa Airport, located in the Province of Varese in the Lombardy Region, recorded as much as 87 mm in under 2 hours. Some flooding was also reported in Milan, mostly in the south of the city.



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

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Bird Flu – China

Officials with the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) report monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in mainland China.

Rabies – Florida, USA

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology has reported 53 confirmed animal rabies cases since the beginning of the year through August 31. Of the 53 animals, raccoons accounted for more than half with 27, followed by foxes with 14.