Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.7 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.4 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Guatemala.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Peter is located about 105 mi…170 km nnw of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…w or 265 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical Storm Rose is located about 880 mi…1420 km wnw of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 20 mph…31 km/h.

Newsbytes:

India – At least 10 people have lost their lives as a result of severe flooding in the state of West Bengal, eastern India. Flooding struck in the state after days of heavy rain from 14 September 2021. The situation was worsened after dam releases from the Galudih Barrage Dam on the Subarnarekha river in Ulda in the neighbouring state of Jharkhand.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Dominican Republic

Twelve children were admitted over the weekend to the Robert Reid Cabral children’s hospital suffering from dengue fever. Currently the hospital has 14 children interned due to the disease.