Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.


Kenya – Several people are feared dead and property worth thousands of shillings destroyed by flash floods and mudslides along the Elgeyo-Marakwet/West Pokot border. Authorities have received reports that the area has been hit by landslides and floods.

Canada – A state of local emergency has been declared in the Town of Peace River, Alberta, Canada due to flooding in its downtown caused by an ice jam.

New Zealand – Heavy rain caused flooding in West Harbour. Several properties were flooded following heavy rain in Dunedin where a stream burst its banks.



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

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Dengue Fever – Americas

During the first 15 weeks of 2020, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has reported 1,126,481 total dengue fever cases in the countries of the Americas. About one-third of these cases (365,699) are laboratory confirmed.

Measles – Americas

Between 1 January and 10 April 2020, 7 countries have reported 1,104 confirmed cases in the Region of the Americas: Argentina (54 cases, including 1 death), Brazil (909 cases, including 4 deaths), Canada (1 case), Chile (2 cases), Mexico (124 cases), the United States of America (12 cases), and Uruguay (2 cases).