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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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USA - Severe weather (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  13:03 UTC.


  • Strong wind, thunderstorms, and hailstorms have been affecting northern USA (in particular the Minnesota State) over the past 48 hours, leading to casualties and damage. NOAA reports 7 tornadoes across Minnesota on 8-9 Ju
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Nepal - Floods and landslides update
10 Jul 2020  13:03 UTC.


  • Heavy rain, due to the current monsoon season, has been affecting several Districts of the country causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage.
  • The Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Po
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Pakistan - Monsoon rain update (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  13:03 UTC.


  • The monsoon rain continues to hit several Provinces of Pakistan, leading to fatalities and damage.
  • The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reports, as of 8 July, 17 fatalities (12 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,
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USA - Tropical Cyclone FAY (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  13:03 UTC.


  • A new tropical cyclone, named FAY formed over the north Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina (USA) on 9 July and started moving north along the coastal area of North Carolina and Virginia.
  • On 10 July, it
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Ukraine - Forest Fires (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • As reported by Ukraine’s emergency services, 5 people died and several were hospitalised as a forest fire swept through villages in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, close to the Line of Contact on 7 July. The
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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10 Jul 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station.
  • Romania: Warning level 2/3 for fl
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Indonesia – Flash flood in West Kalimantan (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Flash floods caused by heavy rain and strong wind in Sunggau District, West Kalimantan on 8 - 9 July, with water level reaching 1.5 metres high. At least 2 sub-villages (Gramajaya and Nekan), located in the cross-border a
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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 10 Jul 2020)
10 Jul 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Very high danger in southernPortugal, central and southSpain, southern FranceItaly, central coastalCroatia
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