According to US Geological (USGS), an earthquake of Mw 5.9 hits parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Wednesday, 22 June. The tremors were felt in Kabul and Islamabad as well. Nearly 1000 people died and 1500 were wounded. Thousands of
Wildfires engulfed a large area of Pamora and Malaga, Spain. It continues to burn and is out of control. The multiple wildfires in Spain are fuelled by one of the earliest heatwaves on record in Europe. Firefighters are trying hard
Rainiest place on planet Earth for a reason. A record-high rainfall is reported in NE-NW of India especially in Assam, Meghalaya, and Jammu Kashmir on 17 June 2022. There seems to be no respite from floods and landslides across the
Heavy flooding devastated Yellowstone National Park and nearby communities on June 13, 2022, washing out roads and bridges, and cutting off electricity. The park officials evacuated tourists from parts of the iconic park at the peak of the summer tourist
Seven artisanal miners including children were reported dead by a landslide on June 9 at a gold mining site in Belita, east region, Cameroun. Hundreds of artisanal miners are digging regularly for gold in abandoned mines in the region. The
In the last 75 years, three earthquakes of approximately Mb 7.5 or greater have struck Pakistan: Quetta (1935), Makran (1945), and Kashmir (2005), resulting in more than 120,000 casualties (Khan., 2007). The case study of risk assessment and resilience in
Introduction The purpose of this article is to examine the Chaman transform fault by extensive literature review and utilizing the open-source data for making maps for historical earthquake events, digitizing faults, and understanding the stresses, seismology, segmentation, and recurrence period.
The Ya’an earthquake in Sichuan Province, southwest China occurred at around 5 p.m. local time on June 1st, 2022. It has triggered landslides in the area. Hence, several people were killed and dozens injured, as reported by Chinese news outlets.
The Yarnell Hill wildfire, ignited by lightning lasted from June 28 to July 10, 2013. It is a high-risk, dynamic environment in Arizona. The total death toll of 19 crew members of the Prescott firefighters was reported. It was one