Monthly Archives: July 2013

Merapi Eruption

Reports of a moderate eruption at Merapi, Indonesia on 22/007/2013. Ash was emitted

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Earthquake in China kills 75 and injures more than 400

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake, with a shallow depth of 9.8 km (6.1miles) struck the south central Gansu Province in China. The earthquake was located 13 km east of the city of Chabu. 75 people have been killed and over 400 … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Chantal

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico as tropical storm Chantal approaches. The storm is expected to be felt on the island on the evening of the 9th of July or early morning … Continue reading

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Eruption at Popocatepetl leads to Flight cancellations

Over 40 flights were cancelled on Thursday 4th July 2013 at Mexico City Airport due to eruption activity at Popocatepetl. The stratovolcano which stands at 17,797 feet has been having continuing activity over the year. Reports claimed that an ash … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake with a depth of 6 miles struck the Aceh province in Indonesia on 2 July. The epicenter was located 34 miles west of Bireun. Numerous people have been injured and homes have been damaged. 1 person … Continue reading

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India Floods

3000 people are still missing in Northern India, where floods and landslides devastated numerous villages 2 weeks ago. 800 are confirmed to have died, however the death toll may never be known since people are thought to have swept away … Continue reading

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Deadly Arizona Wildfire Kills Elite Fire-Fighters

19 elite fire-fighters who were fighting a wildfire in the town of Yarnell, Arizona in the US have sadly died trying to contain the blaze. The wildfire comes during an extreme heatwave which has hit the region over the weekend … Continue reading

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