Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
6.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.
5.3 earthquake hits Fiji.
5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.
5.2 earthquake hits the Sunday Strait, Indonesia.
5.1 earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.
5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.
5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.
5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.
5.0 earthquake hits the Sunday Strait, Indonesia.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
There are no current tropical storms.
Malaysia – Over 5,000 people have been forced from their homes after days of flooding in East Malaysia. Authorities reported flooding in parts of Sabah State from 17 May 2021. Areas in the neighbouring state of Sarawak were flooded from 20 May. The Padas River at Beaufort is well above the danger mark (8.7 metres) standing at 9.56 metres as of 22 May.
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Mount Nyiragongo – DR Congo
Thousands have fled a volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo with lava from Mount Nyiragongo reaching Goma city early Sunday.
Even before the official announcement, people had started filling the streets and carrying what they could as they headed out of the city, where the last major eruption killed 100 people.