Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.2 earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.
5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.
5.1 earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.
Three 5.0 earthquakes hit the Andaman Islands off India.
5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.
5.0 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.
5.0 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.
5.0 earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.
5.0 earthquake hits southern Alaska.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Eastern North Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 04e (Bonnie), located approximately 1332 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 15 knots.
In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 05w (Aere), located approximately 55 nm south of Iwakuni, Japan, is tracking eastward at 12 knots.
Malaysia – At least 3 people have died after flash floods in Baling District in the state of Kedah, Malaysia. Flooding struck after heavy rain from 04 July 2022. Levels of the Ketil River at Kuala Pegang jumped to 36.05 metres, which is 50 cm above the alert level. Flooding swamped at least 9 villages in the district. Flood water reached up to roof height. Over 70 houses were severely damaged and at least 6 completely destroyed by the force of the flooding.
Australia – More than 30,000 residents of Sydney and its surrounds were told to evacuate or prepare to abandon their homes Monday as Australia’s largest city faces its fourth, and possibly worst, round of flooding in less than a year and a half. Days of torrential rain caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks, bringing a new flood emergency to parts of the city of 5 million people. Some areas between Newcastle, north of Sydney, and Wollongong, south of Sydney had received more than a meter (39 inches) of rain in the previous 24 hours. Some has received more than 1.5 meters (59 inches).
Wildfires – Greece
A large wildfire raged out of control north of Athens on Monday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of a nearby coastal town as a precaution. Strong winds fanned the flames in the area of Schimatari, about 50 km (30 miles) outside the capital amid soaring temperatures.
The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:
Brazil – The Ministry of Health reported Sunday that, so far, 76 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed across the country.
Virginia, USA – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced the total monkeypox cases in the state has risen to 13.
Minnesota, USA – The Minnesota Department of Health identified additional cases of monkeypox virus in Minnesota residents, for a total of six cases.
Ebola – DR Congo
For the third time since 2018, Equateur Province in the northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has seen an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) declared and later declared over. Today, country officials declared the end of the Ebola outbreak that erupted less than three months ago in Mbandaka.
Diphtheria – Australia
The North Coast Public Health Unit in northern New South Wales (NSW) has reported two cases of the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria in two children.