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Malaysia - Flash floods (ECHO 22 Oct 2021)
Pubdate: 10/22/2021 12:05:00 PM
  • Heavy rain has been affecting most of Peninsular Malaysia (in particular Kedah, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, and Selangor States as well as Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory), since 20 October, causing flash floods and mudflows that have resulted in several evacuations and damage.
  • Media report, as of 22 October, more than 1,000 evacuated people, of which nearly 600 across Malacca, 267 in Selangor, over 160 in Kedah, 25 in Negeri Sembilan, and 14 in Perak. In addition, media report around 260 damaged houses.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over the whole Peninsular Malaysia.

(10/22/2021 10:08:21 AM - 10/23/2021 9:30:21 AM)
Guatemala - Severe weather, update (ECHO 22 Oct 2021)
Pubdate: 10/22/2021 12:05:00 PM
  • Heavy rain and strong winds continue to affect most of the country since the beginning of the rainy season (mid-April) causing floods, landslides, mudflows and a number of severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • The National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) reports, as of 21 October, 32 fatalities, two people still missing, 17 injured people, more than 11,850 evacuated people (of which nearly 700 in temporary shelters) and a total of approximately 1,481,400 affected people across the country.
  • In addition, the same source reports over 4,500 damaged houses (of which 125 severely damaged), 228 damaged roads and 24 damaged bridges (of which 15 destroyed). Moreover, CONRED reports more than 130 affected schools.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over the whole country, with locally very heavy rain over central-western Departments.

(10/22/2021 10:08:21 AM - 10/23/2021 9:30:21 AM)
Europe - Severe weather (ECHO 22 Oct 2021)
Pubdate: 10/22/2021 12:05:00 PM
  • Heavy rain and strong winds were reported across parts of central and western Europe, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • One of the most affected countries is Poland, where media reported four fatalities in Lower Silesia Region (western Poland) and nineteen injured people across the country, as strong winds caused damage to houses and roads. 
  • In the Netherlands, four individuals sustained injuries in Barendrecht Town (south-western Netherlands), due to strong winds and in Belgium, several rescue interventions were carried out by firefighters. In Germany, due to severe weather-related events several people had been injured, buildings roads and public infrastructure, including power grids had been damaged. In Brandenburg, a train driver was killed by a falling branch.
  • Train services were disrupted across Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France and up to  250,000 houses had power outages in northern France (particularly Brittany Region).
  • Red alerts for strong winds have been issued for central Germany. On 22-23 October, strong winds are forecast over central and northern Germany and Poland, moderate to locally strong winds are expected over coastal areas of the Netherlands and Belgium.

(10/22/2021 10:08:21 AM - 10/23/2021 9:30:21 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 22 Oct 2021)
Pubdate: 10/22/2021 12:05:00 PM
  • Norway: 2/3 warning for parts of Western Norway and Trondelag
  • United Kingdom: England: 11 level 2/3 warnings in place for the South, SouthEast of England

(10/22/2021 10:08:21 AM - 10/23/2021 9:30:21 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 21 Oct 2021)
Pubdate: 10/21/2021 12:33:00 PM
  • United Kingdom: 51 warnings of level 2/3 active for the entire Southern and Eastern Coastal regions in England.

 


(10/21/2021 10:38:07 AM - 10/22/2021 9:30:07 AM)
 
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