Archive | September 28, 2020

23 houses destroyed, over 3,200 locals affected by flooding in Myanmar’s northernmost state #Flooding #Myanmar

Flood Alert

A total of 23 houses were destroyed and over 3,200 locals were recently affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall in Kachin state, an official from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told Xinhua on Monday.

Daw Phyu Lei Lei Tun, director of disaster management department under the ministry, said “23 houses were destroyed and 2,875 locals from 410 households in Phakant township were evacuated to four flood shelters and their relatives’ houses due to the heavy rainfall on Spet. 24 and 25.”

On Sunday, a total of 424 people from 97 households in Myitkyina township were temporarily relocated to six flood shelters because of the heavy rainfall, the official added.

The regional government officials together with the officials from the disaster management department visited the site and provided humanitarian assistance including essential foods and face masks to the flood-hit victims.

It was learnt that the officials from the disaster management department also educated the flood-hit victims about COVID-19 prevention measures issued by the Health and Sports Ministry.

Courtesy of xinhuanet.com

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MAGNITUDE 4.9 AZORES ISLANDS REGION #earthquake #AzoresIslands


Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 1496 km WNW of Funchal, Portugal / pop: 100,000 / local time: 14:21:06.5 2020-09-28

304 km NNE of Lajes das Flores, Portugal / pop: 3,900 / local time: 13:21:06.5 2020-09-28

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MAGNITUDE 4.9 AZORES ISLANDS REGION #earthquake #AzoresIslands


Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 1487 km WNW of Funchal, Portugal / pop: 100,000 / local time: 13:30:32.5 2020-09-28

283 km NNE of Lajes das Flores, Portugal / pop: 3,900 / local time: 12:30:32.5 2020-09-28

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MAGNITUDE 4.9 AZORES ISLANDS REGION #earthquake #AzoresIslands


Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 1490 km WNW of Funchal, Portugal / pop: 100,000 / local time: 13:26:52.0 2020-09-28

321 km NNE of Lajes das Flores, Portugal / pop: 3,900 / local time: 12:26:52.0 2020-09-28

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MAGNITUDE 4.8 AEGEAN SEA #earthquake #AegaenSea


Subject to change

Depth: 14 km

Distances: 139 km ESE of Thessaloníki, Greece / pop: 354,000 / local time: 07:12:41.3 2020-09-28

32 km E of Sykiá, Greece / pop: 1,900 / local time: 07:12:41.3 2020-09-28

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MEGA UPPER/LOWER DIP SPIKES ON THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 15:00 to 20:00 HRS UTC

***URGENT***
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MEGA UPPER/LOWER DIP SPIKES ON THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 15:00 to 20:00 HRS UTC. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY & ADVERSE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

***BE ALERT***

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS – Kp Index is at level 6 – Scale of G2 – Moderate

***ALERT***

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS

Kp Index is at level 6
Scale of G2
Moderate

Power systems: high-latitude power systems may experience voltage alarms, long-duration storms may cause transformer damage.
Spacecraft operations: corrective actions to orientation may be required by ground control; possible changes in drag affect orbit predictions.
Other systems: HF radio propagation can fade at higher latitudes

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