Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
7.0 earthquake hits Easter Island.
5.9 earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.
5.5 earthquake hits Easter Island.
5.2 earthquake hits Easter Island.
5.2 earthquake hits the Davis Strait.
5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Eastern North Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 05e (Darby), located approximately 1357 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking westward at 15 knots.
India – Heavy rainfall in the state of Gujarat in western India has caused severe flooding in at least 7 districts, affecting over 1 million people. Gujarat authorities reported areas of Chhota Udaipur and Panchmahal districts recorded 400 to 550 mm of rain in 24 hours to 11 July. As of 11 July, flooding occurred in 300 villages across the districts of Chhota Udaipur, Tapi, Navsari, Narmada, Ahmedabad, Panchmahal and Valsad, affecting 1,194,069 people. At least 61 people have now lost their lives and 40 have been injured as a result of severe weather Gujarat since the start of this year’s monsoon.
Wildfires – Portugal
Wildfires in Portugal have left 29 people injured as thousands of firefighters and dozens of aircraft battle the blazes. Authorities said 12 firefighters and 17 civilians required medical treatment for minor injuries, as reported by the Portuguese state broadcaster RTP and local media. By Sunday afternoon, Portugal’s civil protection agency said more than 3,000 firefighters were tackling active blazes.
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