Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 02w (Surigae), located approximately 300 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking north-northwestward at 05 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Angola – Heavy rain and flash floods in Luanda, capital of Angola, caused fatalities and widespread damage on 19 April 2021. Preliminary figures showed 14 people had died, 2 were injured, 1,617 homes flooded and 16 collapsed. As many as 8,165 people are thought to have been displaced or severely affected as a result. Roads in the south of the city were closed after a bridge of the Camorteiro River in the municipality of Talatona was partially destroyed. Flooding came after a period of heavy rain early on 19 April. Drainage channels blocked by garbage reportedly worsened the situation.