Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.1 earthquake its Sucre, Venezuela.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 05w (five), located approximately 203 nm southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 14 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Brazil – The government of the state of Roraima in northern Brazil has declared an emergency situation due to ongoing heavy rainfall and rising rivers. Long-term heavy rainfall in Roraima, particularly in northern areas, along with high levels of rivers in the Amazon basin upstream, have caused rivers to rise above flood stage in the state. As of 11 June, 2021, the Branco river (Rio Branco) at Boa Vista stood at 8.53 metres, with flood stage at 8.5 metres. Likewise the Branco is also above flood stage at Caracaraí, standing at 9.46 metres as of 11 June. Flood stage here is 9 metres.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Arizona, USA

The Telegraph Fire near Superior started June 4 and has grown to burn 85,901, according to fire officials. It is 40% contained.

Nearby, the Mescal Fire southeast of Globe has burned more than 72,250 acres and firefighters reached a 36% containment.

The Slate Fire, located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff along U.S. 180, has burned 4,900 acres of land. The fire, which started on Monday, has not yet been contained.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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