Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.4 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.
5.1 earthquake hits Sikkam, India.
5.1 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.
5.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.
Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 27s (Twenty-seven), located approximately 596 nm northwest of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking east-northeastward at 02 knots.
Tropical cyclone 26s (Seroja), located approximately 429 nm north-northwest of Broome, Australia, is tracking west-southwestward at 09 knots.
Colombia – Heavy rain has affected several departments in the country over the last few days, causing floods and landslides which have damaged homes and left at least 3 people dead. The 3 fatalities were reported after heavy rain triggered a landslide in Florencia, capital of Caquetá Department, on 05 April 2021. The landslide caused a building to collapse, killing 3 of the inhabitants. Landslides were also reported in parts of the national capital, Bogotá. At least 35 people were affected and 4 homes damaged in 2 separate landslides in the city between 01 and 05 April. Severe flooding in Quípama, Boyacá Department on 03 April damaged 65 homes, destroyed 2 others and affected a total of 325 residents. Five people were injured.
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