17 Sep 2016

Italy earthquake toll rises to 297 after two die of injuries

“The number of dead from last month’s earthquake in central Italy has risen to 297 after two more people died, the Italian civil defence service reports.” Source: Italy earthquake toll rises to 297 after two die of injuries – BBC News

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17 Sep 2016

More than 100 dead, hundreds missing in North Korea floods

“The death toll from severe flooding in a North Korean border region has risen to 133 with another 395 missing and tens of thousands left homeless, the UN said.” Source: More than 100 dead, hundreds missing in North Korea floods – France 24

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17 Sep 2016

Typhoon Meranti leaves 16 dead or missing in China

“Typhoon Meranti has left at least 16 people dead or missing in China and an ancient bridge destroyed as it wreaked havoc on the country’s eastern coast, the government said Friday.” Source: Typhoon Meranti leaves 16 dead or missing in China | The Japan Times

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14 Sep 2016

Death Toll in Tanzania Earthquake Rises to 17

“The number of people killed following a rare earthquake in the Lake Victoria region over the weekend has risen to 17, a Tanzanian official said Tuesday.” Source: Official: Death Toll in Tanzania Earthquake Rises to 17

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12 Sep 2016

North Korea Mobilizes After Floods Kill at Least 133

“North Korea is mobilizing to deal with a disastrous flood that killed more than 130 people, destroyed tens of thousands of homes and crippled infrastructure in its northern-most province.” Source: North Korea Mobilizes After Floods Kill at Least 133 – ABC News

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31 Aug 2016

At Least 11 Dead After Typhoon Lionrock Hits Northern Japan

“Eleven people were found dead and more were missing in northern Japan on Wednesday after Typhoon Lionrock battered the region with torrential rain, triggering widespread flooding.” Source: At Least 11 Dead After Typhoon Lionrock Hits Northern Japan – WSJ

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25 Aug 2016

Powerful quake rocks Myanmar, killing at least 4

“A powerful magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck central Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging buildings and ancient monuments, authorities said.” Source: Powerful quake rocks Myanmar, killing at least 4

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24 Aug 2016

Italy earthquake: Dozens dead, towns destroyed

“In the small Italian towns hit hard by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that struck in the middle of the night, rescuers feverishly dug through the rubble of downed homes and apartments looking for survivors. For hours after the strong, shallow tremor shattered life in central Italy, survivors, several of whom were

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22 Aug 2016

At Least 40 Dead During Flooding in Central, Eastern India

“At least 40 people have died and hundreds of thousands have been evacuated as floods hit vast swathes of central and eastern India in recent days, officials said Monday.” Source: At Least 40 Dead During Flooding in Central, Eastern India – ABC News

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16 Aug 2016

Shallow Quake in Peru Kills at Least 4, Including U.S. Tourist

“The quake hit at 9:58 p.m. local time Sunday near the town of Chivay near the city of Arequipa, with an epicenter just 6 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.” Source: Shallow Quake in Peru Kills at Least 4, Including U.S. Tourist – NBC News

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