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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.The designations employed and the presentation of material on the map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
For drought alerts, all the events listed in the homepage are ongoing events. In bold: i) new events; ii) events where a significant worsening has been detected (+ 0.5 GDACS score or increase in the Alert Level); iii) events where new information products are available (Global Drought Observatory Report).
Japan - Tropical Storm DOLPHIN update (ECHO 23 Sep 2020)
23 Sep 2020  12:57 UTC.

  • Tropical Storm DOLPHIN is moving north-east over Philippine Sea, and on 23 September, its centre was located offshore approximately 260 km south-west of Hachijo Island (Izu archipelago), and 320 km south of Higashimuro Ci
Indonesia - Flash Floods (ECHO 23 Sep 2020)
23 Sep 2020  12:57 UTC.

  • Since 20 September, heavy rain affected some parts of Java Island, causing floods and flash floods, and leading to casualties and widespread damage.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) rep
Ethiopia - Floods (ECHO 23 Sep 2020)
23 Sep 2020  12:57 UTC.

  • Widespread flooding caused by the overflow of Awash River has been reported across Afar Regional State (northern Ethiopia). According to the latest report published by the Government of Ethiopia, more than 144,000 individ
Canada - Tropical Cyclone TEDDY update (ECHO 23 Sep 2020)
23 Sep 2020  12:57 UTC.

  • Post-Tropical Cyclone TEDDY is moving north-east over the North Atlantic Ocean after it passed close to Bermuda Islands on 21 September, as a category 2 hurricane. On 23 September, its centre was located offshore approxim
Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 23 Sep 2020)
23 Sep 2020  12:57 UTC.

  • Medium or high danger in southern Portugal, southern Spain, northern France, southern ItalyGermany, PolandCyprusBulgaria
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
23 Sep 2020  04:00 UTC.

  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station.
  • Italy: Warning level 2/3 for Lombardia region.
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