Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits south of Africa.

5.4 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits Guadeloupe in the Leeward Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Screen Shot 2021 09 25 at 12 58 50 PM

In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Sam is located about 1150 mi…1855 km ese of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…110 mph…175 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

Subtropical Storm Theresa is located about 155 mi…255 km nnw of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 20w (Mindulle), located approximately 467 nm west of Agrihan, is tracking northwestward at 07 knots.

Tropical cyclone 03b (Three), located approximately 267 nm south of Kolkata, India, is tracking westward at 06 knots.

Screen Shot 2021 09 25 at 12 56 45 PM


Pakistan – Heavy monsoon rain caused severe traffic problems in parts of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city on 23 September 2021. Roads were flooded and cars submerged. Rain began early on 23 September. By the afternoon as much as 70 mm had fallen in Surjani Town on the northern outskirts of the city, according to figures from Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). As of 09 September 187 people have died in rain-related incidents since 01 July and the start of this year’s monsoon.

Spain – Torrential rain of over 100mm in 1 hour caused damaging flash floods in Huelva Province on the coast of Andalusia, southern Spain, on 23 September 2021. According to Spain’s meteorological agency AEMET, the town of Cartaya in the Province of Huelva recorded 118 mm of rain during a storm on 23 September, with 112.4 mm of rain falling in just 1 hour. Raging flood water swept though streets of numerous towns in the area, wrecking vehicles and damaging buildings.