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China, Taiwan - Tropical Storm LUPIT update (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
Pubdate: 8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM
  • Tropical Storm LUPIT made landfall near Shantou City (Guangdong Province, south-eastern China) early on 5 August, with maximum sustained winds up to 85 km/h.
  • National emergency response teams have been deployed to assist with flood control.
  • LUPIT is forecast to weaken, as it passes north of Xiamen City (Fujian Province, Strait of Taiwan), early on 6 July, with maximum sustained winds between 55-65 km/h, before moving north-east, reaching the northern Strait of Taiwan early on 8 August.
  • The Chinese Meteorological Agency (CMA) has issued blue and yellow typhoon warnings for coastal areas from Shantou to Xiamen cities. Warnings for extremely heavy rain have been issued for southern Taiwan, as reported by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

(8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM - 8/6/2021 9:30:00 AM)
India - Floods (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
Pubdate: 8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM
  • Flooding is affecting several districts of West Bengal State (north-eastern India) following heavy rainfall and water discharge from several dams. The most affected areas include Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, Hooghly, Howrah and South 24 Parganas Districts.
  • According to media reports, at least 15 people have died and nearly 250,000 are displaced. A number of people have been rescued, with relief and rescue operations ongoing.
  • Moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast over central and south West Bengal State on 5-6 August.

(8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM - 8/6/2021 9:30:00 AM)
Pakistan - Severe weather (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
Pubdate: 8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM
  • Heavy rain has been affecting several Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province over the past few days, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, five people have died and seven others have been injured in the Districts of Peshawar and Karak following severe weather-related incidents. At least 10 houses have been damaged across Dera Ismail Khan, Karak, Peshawar, Upper Dir, and Dera Ismail Khan districts.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with thunderstorms is forecast over most parts of the affected province.   

(8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM - 8/6/2021 9:30:00 AM)
Japan - Tropical Depression FOURTEEN (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
Pubdate: 8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM
  • Tropical Depression FOURTEEN is moving over southern East China Sea, towards the Okinawa Islands (Ryukyu Archipelago, southern Japan). On 5 August, at 0.00 UTC, its centre was about 50 km west of Kumejima Island, and 140 km west of Okinawa Island, with maximum sustained winds of 46 km/h.
  • FOURTEEN is forecast to strengthen, as it moves east-northeast, passing over the Okinawa Islands on night of 5-6 August, with maximum sustained winds up to 65 km/h (tropical storm), before moving north-east over the northwest Pacific Ocean.
  • On 5-6 August, heavy rainfall, strong winds and high waves are forecast over Ryukyu Archipelago, including the Okinawa Islands.
     

(8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM - 8/6/2021 9:30:00 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (European Flood Awareness System - EFAS) (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
Pubdate: 8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Lombardia and Trentino, Alto, Adige regions.
  • Switzerland: warning level 5/5 for 5 stations.

(8/5/2021 4:45:00 PM - 8/6/2021 9:30:00 AM)
 
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