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Overall Green alert Flood
in Thailandfrom 15 Aug 2016 00:00 UTC to 26 Aug 2016 23:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 2: (27 Aug 2016 01:50).

  • from 15 Aug 2016 00:00 UTC to 26 Aug 2016 23:59 UTC
  • 0 killed and 0 displaced
  • inserted at 27 Aug 2016 01:50:08 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: 0 (glide) 0 (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 129 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

Myanmar Quake Damages Nearly 400 Ancient Temples in Bagan Complex
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:28:00 +0200   laht (en)

BANGKOK – The number of pagodas and stupas damaged in the archeological complex of Bagan in central Myanmar, in the magnitude-6.8 earthquake that shook the country last Wednesday, has risen to 397, according to authorities, media reported on Monday. Restoration works will take at least a year,....

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Absence of aftershocks rattles geologists
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:47:00 +0200   mmtimes (en)

A senior geologist in Thailand has warned that the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that shook central Myanmar last week could be followed by an even stronger seismic event, given the absence of aftershocks so far. Suwit Khosuwan, the active fault director of Thailand’s Department of Mineral Resources,....

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Forest fire haze covers Singapore as air quality remains unhealthy
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:23:00 +0200   TorontoStar (en)

Singapore’s air quality stood at unhealthy levels as haze from Indonesian forest fires intensified Friday, blanketing the city-state in a layer of smoke as the weekend approaches. The three-hourly air pollution index peaked at 215 as of 2 p.m. before easing to 127 at 6 p.m., according to the National Environment Agency.

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