Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Mid-Indian ridge.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.


Guyana – The government today said that floods were receding six Region Eight villages and that some villages in Region Seven have now been affected. The flooding in both regions is mainly as a result of excessive recent rainfall in the highland regions. The government has sent a number of relief flights to assist in the flooded areas.


Wildfires – California, USA

A wildfire burning south of Jamul, near San Diego had scorched more than 1,000 acres by Saturday night and was threatening Dulzura. The blaze, called the Gate fire, broke out south of Otay Lakes Road and west of state Route 94, near a Border Patrol checkpoint. The fire is 75% contained and is not threatening any structures.


DRC Ebola outbreak

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), three new Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases were reported on May 19, bringing the outbreak total to 32.