A strong magnitude-6.3 earthquake has hit western Japan, injuring at least 24 people and destroying some houses, but there is no risk of a tsunami.
Earthquakes shook a broad swath of southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as an earthquake alarm sounded. But there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV says a powerful earthquake in a sparsely populated area in the south of the country has killed 30 people and injured 650.
Dozens of people have died in the province of Buenos Aires in Argentina after heavy rains caused flash floods.
Mauritius was paralyzed after heavy rains, with more than 100 millimeters of rain recorded in the last 12 hours. Blocked roads, flooded homes, closing offices, phone service and other disadvantages have saturated enamelled day inhabitants of the resort island southwest of the Indian Ocean.
Buildings shake but no initial reports of casualties as quake with magnitude of at least 6.1 hits country’s centre.
GUATEMALA CITY — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City on Monday, but residents said they barely felt the temblor and authorities had no immediate reports of damages or deaths.
Bolivia’s government has declared a state of emergency in response to flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains.
Western Australia’s iron-ore operations are bracing for a severe tropical cyclone crossing the coast early this week, as flooding forced evacuations in towns in the eastern state of New South Wales.
Rising water levels from heavy rainfall in the flood-struck southern part of Mozambique have forced the country’s authorities to start the emergency evacuation of some 55,000 people.