Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits the Savu Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits central Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 08s (Batsirai), located approximately 466 nm east-northeast of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking westward at 07 knots.

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Brazil – Landslides and flooding from heavy rains in Sao Paulo state in and around the greater Sao Paulo area have killed at least 19 people since Friday, including seven children, public safety officials said on Sunday. According to São Paulo state authorities, nine other people were injured in the rains and four more were missing, while some 500 families were left homeless across the state.

Australia – Heavy rain has drenched WA’s northwest – hitting Broome the hardest. 66 millimetres of rain fell in just 30 minutes today with reports a tornado also ripped through the region.



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

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Lassa fever – Nigeria

In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported an additional 74 confirmed cases during the third week on the year. This brings the total year-to date to 170 confirmed Lassa cases through January 23.

Dengue Fever – Timor-Leste

The island country of Timor-Leste, located in Southeast Asia, has recorded a huge spike in dengue fever during the month of January 2022, according to data from the Ministry of Health. The country has recorded 1198 total dengue fever cases during January 2022.