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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Indonesia - Landslide (ECHO 12 May 2021)
12 May 2021  15:46 UTC.


  • Heavy rain on Sumatra Island (particularly the West Sumatra Province) since 9 May, triggered a landslide, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports 7
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India - Severe weather (ECHO 12 May 2021)
12 May 2021  15:46 UTC.


  • Thunderstorms and lightning have been affecting Jharkhand State (north-eastern India) in recent days, resulting in fatalities.
  • According to media reports, 4 people died and 4 were injured in Latehar and Ramgarh di
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China - Severe weather (ECHO 12 May 2021)
12 May 2021  15:46 UTC.


  • Heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms in central China (particularly the Wuhan metropolitan region, Hubei Province) since 10 May, have caused a number of severe weather-related incidents and floods.
  • Media rep
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Colombia - Severe weather (ECHO 12 May 2021)
12 May 2021  15:46 UTC.


  • Heavy rain continues to affect Colombia, particularly Antioquia Department, since the past week, causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, in Marinil
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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12 May 2021  15:46 UTC.


France: warning level 2/3 for the Rhône Delta area.Italy: warning level 2/3  for Lombardia region.Poland: threshold level 2/2 for Orla and Szreniawa rivers.Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 for Stokhid and Desna rivers. 
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