Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits Kalimantan, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.


Britain – Heavy rain brought more flooding and road disruptions to Lancashire at the weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow alert because downpours are expected to return tomorrow.

Cyprus – Cyprus was hit by heavy rain on Saturday causing floods in the Larnaca district and in the lower regions of Troodos. No fatalities were reported, although numerous people had to be rescued by the emergency services.

Kenya – Floods have left a trail of damage in various regions. Two people have drowned in Migori County as floods continue to wreak havoc. Numerous homes were flooded, leaving more than 300 hundred families displaced.


Anthrax Outbreak in Zimbabwe

An anthrax outbreak has been reported in Umzingwane District in Matabeleland South Province with 36 people getting infected and at least 45 head of cattle dying, amid fears that contaminated meat could have been sold to butcheries in Bulawayo.

The disease, which can be fatal if not treated, can be transmitted through eating the meat of infected animals.