Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Central Alaska.

5.5 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.3 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits off the west coast of South Island, New Zealand.

5.1 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 04w (Choi-Wan), located approximately 267 nm northwest of Sonsorol, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 02e (Two), located approximately 1382 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 16 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Nepal – Heavy rain over the last few days, including rain in the wake of Cyclone Yaas, has triggered flooding and landslides in parts of Nepal, where at least 4 people have died. Flash floods damaged dozens of homes and other buildings in Chame Rural Municipality, Manang District on 28 May. Two homes were destroyed in a landslide in Phidim Municipality, Panchthar after heavy rain on the same day.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Reunion

According to ARS Reunion Wednesday, from May 10 to 16, 2,074 cases of dengue were confirmed. The epidemic continues at a high level despite the onset of the southern winter (nearly 2,000 cases confirmed each week for 4 weeks). It affects the entire territory.