Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Tajikistan and Afghanistan – At least 14 people have lost their lives after heavy rain triggered flash flooding and mudslides in Tajikistan and northern areas of neighbouring Afghanistan. This is the second severe flood event to strike in Afghanistan in the past week. Flooding destroyed a bridge in Danghara District and damaged around 26 homes in Shamsiddin Shohin district. Flood damage was also reported in Yovon District. Flooding also struck parts of Central Government Jurisdiction (RSS) region. Flooding struck in Takhar province, including provincial capital Taluqan city, in northern Afghanistan on 10 May 2021. This flood event comes just days after severe flooding in parts of the country from 03 May 2021.

Indonesia – At least 7 people have died after heavy rain caused a landslide West Sumatra, Indonesia. A landslide struck a mining area of Sangir Batang Hari District, South Solok Regency, West Sumatra, on 10 May 2021 after heavy rain. Conditions are making access to the area difficult for rescue teams. Heavy rain has also caused flooding and landslides in other areas of Sumatra Island over the the last few days.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits the Virgin Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits Alaska.

5.2 earthquake hits North Island, New Zealand.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Africa.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake his Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.2 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits North Macedonia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.7 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.5 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.2 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits the central -mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.5 earthquake hits Crete.

5.4 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.3 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.1 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake hits Tanzania.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits the D’Entrecasteaux Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.2 earthquake hits the D’Entrecasteaux Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Puerto Rico.

5.1 earthquake hits the south Atlantic Ocean.

5.0 earthquake hits Puerto Rico.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.5 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.2 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

5.6 earthquake hits the Volcano Islands off Japan.

5.5 earthquake hits Northern California.

5.1 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits east of the Kuril Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Algeria.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.9 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.5 earthquake hits the Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

5.4 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.1 earthquake hits Cuba.

5.1 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.5 earthquake hits Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Algeria.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka.

5.1 earthquake hits the central mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Tajikistan – During 1 to 7 June 2019, continuous heavy rains resulted in mudflows and floods countrywide. In total, 10 mid-scale mudflows and floods have occurred throughout Tajikistan. 1,350 households (6,750 people) were heavily affected. At least 4 persons were killed in Khuroson, Penjikent and Pyanj. The mudflows repeatedly hit the same locations (in Farkhor and Vose) on 6 June 2019. Around 650 households were evacuated to neighbouring villages.