Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

There have been no 5+ magnitude earthquakes so far today.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Afghanistan – Widespread flash flooding in Afghanistan has caused fatalities and destroyed dozens of homes over recent days. On 04 May 2021 that heavy rain and flash flooding affected several provinces from 02 May 2021. The affected provinces include Herat, Ghor, Maidan Wardak, Baghlan, Samangan, Khost, Bamyan, Daikundi and Badakhshan. Damage assessments are ongoing but as of 04 May, 16 people had died, 10 were missing, 44 homes destroyed and 197 damaged. Media reported 14 people died in Adraskan district in Herat Province.

Yemen – Heavy rain and flash floods caused fatalities and widespread damage in the historic town of Tarim in Hadhramaut Governorate. Flooding struck after heavy rainfall from 01 May 2021. At least 4 people died after several houses collapsed and hundreds were damaged. Rescue teams are searching for missing people thought to be buried under the rubble of collapsed homes. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding has affected other areas of the country including parts of Al Hudaydah Governorate in the west of the country where several houses reportedly collapsed.

Disease

Covid-19

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