Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2021. 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).
For Forest Fores alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 10k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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China, Taiwan - Tropical Storm LUPIT update (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
05 Aug 2021  16:45 UTC.


  • 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
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India - Floods (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
05 Aug 2021  16:45 UTC.


  • 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, Hooghl
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Pakistan - Severe weather (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
05 Aug 2021  16:45 UTC.


  • 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 Kh
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Japan - Tropical Depression FOURTEEN (ECHO 05 Aug 2021)
05 Aug 2021  16:45 UTC.


  • 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
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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05 Aug 2021  16:45 UTC.


  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Lombardia and Trentino, Alto, Adige regions.
  • Switzerland: warning level 5/5 for 5 stations.
Greece - Forest fires, update
05 Aug 2021  12:35 UTC.


  • According to the Greek Civil Protection authorities, there are 118 fires in the country.
  • The fire in Varympompi area (Acharnes Municipality, Regional Unit of Eastern Attica) has resulted in the evacuation of 182 p
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