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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).
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Bermuda, Canada - Tropical Cyclone TEDDY update (ECHO 21 Sep 2020)
21 Sep 2020  13:06 UTC.


  • Tropical Cyclone TEDDY continued to north-west over the North Atlantic Ocean toward Bermuda Islands, as a category 2 hurricane. On 21 September, its centre was located offshore approximately 310 km  south-east of Ber
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France - Severe weather (ECHO 21 Sep 2020)
21 Sep 2020  13:06 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall triggered flash flooding and river overflow in Cevennes Region on 20 September.
  • According to French Civil Protection (COGIC), 2 people are missing in the outskirts of Pont-d'Hérault Municipality
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Mexico - Severe weather (ECHO 21 Sep 2020)
21 Sep 2020  13:06 UTC.


  • On 20 September, heavy rain caused landslides and stream overflows, which affected several municipalities in Oaxaca State (south-western Mexico).
  • According to media, 2 people died after landslide and flooding even
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USA - Tropical Storm BETA (ECHO 21 Sep 2020)
21 Sep 2020  13:06 UTC.


  • A new tropical storm named BETA, formed over the Gulf of Mexico on 18 September and started moving north toward the coastal area of Texas (USA). On 21 September, its centre was located over the Gulf, approximately 230 km
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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 21 Sep 2020)
21 Sep 2020  13:06 UTC.


  • High or very high danger in northern SpainFrance,BelgiumItaly, coastalCroatia, coastal GreeceCyprusBulgaria,eastHu
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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21 Sep 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station.
Ecuador - Volcano eruption (DG ECHO, media, local authorities) (ECHO 2
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21 Sep 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • On 20 September, the Sangay volcano’s activity increased considerably spewing large plumes of ashes, gas and steam. Due to the wind, heavy ashfall has been registered in localities of the Andean provinces of Chimbor
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Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar - Tropical Storm NOUL (DG ECHO partne
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21 Sep 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • TC Noul caused some damage to the Central provinces of Vietnam. 4 provinces (Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang and Quang Nam) have evacuated around 16,391 household or about 54,215 people. Houses were severely affected an
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