Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical Storms.

Newsbytes:

Russia – Officials in Sochi, the popular resort city on the Black Sea in Russia, have declared a state of emergency after 3 days of severe weather including heavy rain, flash floods and landslides.76 mm of rain fell in just 1 hour. The Bzugu River broke its banks while several other river rose significantly. One person died in the floods and several dozen people were rescued. At least 60 vehicles were seriously damaged. Around 250 homes were damaged in the floods.

Yemen – Heavy seasonal rains drove flash floods through Yemen and left at least nine people dead, official media reported Sunday. The casualties were reported in the capital of Sanaa and the southwestern province of Dhamar, where it began raining late last week.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Laos

The number of dengue fever cases continue their rise in Laos as health ministry officials report the tally has surpassed 11,000.