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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 20 May 2019)Mon, 20 May 2019 13:07:00

  • Very high or extreme danger in southernPortugal; southern and centralSpain and the Balearic Islands; centralCyprus; some parts of central-westernTurkey.
Meteoalarm, as of 20 May at 8.00 UTC (ECHO 20 May 2019)Mon, 20 May 2019 13:07:00

  • On 20-21 May: Magenta Alert for heavy rain over extreme southernGermany; Red Alert for heavy rain over southernGermany.
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00

Croatia: threshol level 2/4 on SavaGeorgia: national threshold level exceed in Tskhenisckali - LudjiGermany:warning level 2/3 for Coburg in BayernItaly:warning level 2/3 for Emilia Romagna regionPoland: warning level 2/2 on the Brynica riverUkraine: threshold level 2/3 for the Volyn, L'viv and Zhytomyrskaya regions
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Paraguay - Flood Update (ECHO 20 May 2019)Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00

Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern, central-eastern and south-eastern Paraguay since the beginning of April, triggering floods resulted in casualties and widespread damage. The most affected are Presidente Hayes, Central, San Pedro, Concepción, Cordillera, Capital (Asunción), Ñeembucú, Boquerón and Alto Paraguay departments.According to media, as of 20 May, the death toll stands at 16 due to flood-related pathologies. Six people have died in Presidente Hayes, five in Asunción, three in Ñeembucú, one in Concepción and one in Alto Paraguay.In addition, media reports more than 19,500 families evacuated throughout the affected departments. In particular, 12,583 families were reported displaced in the Asunción area, of which 11,005 are hosted in 118 shelters. The same sources report at least 62,119 families affected across the country.Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast over central and southwestern departments.
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Argentina - Flood (ECHO 20 May 2019)Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00

Heavy rainfall has been affecting central-northern Argentina, particularly the Santiago del Estero Province, over the last 10 days. This has triggered rivers to overflow, resulting in damage.Media reports, as of 20 May, approximately 700 people evacuated across General Taboada, Juan Felipe Ibarra and Belgrano Departments and more than 600 000 ha of crops affected by the flooding.Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast over northeastern Argentina.
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USA - Severe weather (ECHO 20 May 2019)Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00

Severe weather, including strong winds, tornadoes, hailstorm and heavy rainfall, has been affecting central USA over the past weekend, resulting in one person injured and damage. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 62 tornadoes were reported over 17-19 May.According to media, as of 20 May at 8.00 UTC, one person was injured in Ballinger (Texas). Power outage, water-logging and damage to buildings was reported across many communities, in particular in San Angelo and Abilene (Texas), Lawton (Oklahoma) and Dodge City (Kansas).For the next 24 hours, rain and thunderstorms are forecast over south-eastern Kansas, western Oklahoma, eastern New Mexico and western Texas.NOAA has issued, as of 20 May, a warning for strong winds across southern New Mexico and west Texas.
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