Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
6.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia.
5.8 earthquake hits Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia.
5.6 earthquake hits Fiji.
5.3 earthquake hits the Carlsberg ridge.
5.1 earthquake hits Fiji.
5.1 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.
5.0 earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 12w (Hinnamnor), located approximately 825 nm east of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking westward at 19 knots.
Sierra Leone – At least 6 people have lost their lives after torrential rains caused floods and landslides across parts of Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone. The fatalities occurred when a mudslide destroyed two adjacent homes in an informal settlement in Looking Town, situated on a steep slope in the hills above the neighbourhood of Kissy. The heavy rain also impacted other areas of the city, including Kaningo and Tengbeh Town.
Wildfires – Mongolia
A total of 97 forest and steppe fires have been recorded across Mongolia since the beginning of this year, destroying 1,051,907 hectares of forest and grassland, the country’s National Emergency Management Agency said Sunday. The number of registered wildfires is up around 73 percent compared with the same period last year.
Wildfires – Idaho, USA
The Four Corners Fire 24 air miles south of McCall, Idaho grew by about 1,000 acres to more than 10 000 acres Saturday as winds gusting up to 33 mph from a cold front caused more intense burning. The blaze is near the southeast side of Lake Cascade.
Wildfires – Oregon, USA
Rum Creek Fire in remote southwest Oregon continued its rapid spread through a rural area and destroyed several structures, after forcing evacuations and prompting the state to take command of efforts to contain the blaze. The fire has burned almost 15 square miles which is more than double the 7 square miles reported Saturday. A house and two mining structures were destroyed.
Cholera – Iraq
In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Iraq, the Ministry of Health has reported 1,008 total cholera cases across the country, including five deaths.
Dengue Fever – Brazil
The city of Palmas in the Brazilian state of Tocantins is reporting 10,082 confirmed cases of dengue since the beginning of the year, according to a recent epidemiological bulletin. This compares to 1033 confirmed cases during the same period in 2021.