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Forest fires danger forecast
Pubdate: 8/10/2020 8:11:00 PM
  • High or very high danger in Portugal, Spain, France, center-Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, eastern Romania, eastern Bulgaria, southern Greece, Cyprus, Turkey.
  • Medium or high danger in Germany, Southern United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Sweden, Finland

(8/10/2020 8:11:00 PM - 8/11/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 10 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM
  • High or very high danger in Portugal, Spain, France, center-Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, eastern Romania, eastern Bulgaria, southern Greece, Cyprus, Turkey.
  • Medium or high danger in Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Southern United Kingdom and Sweden

(8/7/2020 9:01:00 PM - 8/8/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Greece - Floods (ECHO 10 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM
  • Heavy rains with thunderstorms and strong winds affected Evia Island (Central Greece Region) on 8-9 August, causing flash floods and leading to fatalities and damage.
  • Media report seven deaths, one missing person, dozens of evacuated people and at least 600 flooded houses. 
  • First response units (fire brigade, paramedics, civil protection, police) have been in the area since the beginning of the incident.
  • For the next 24 hours, drier conditions are expected over the affected Island.

(8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM - 8/11/2020 9:30:00 AM)
India - Landslides and floods (ECHO 10 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM
  • A massive landslide triggered by the monsoon rainfall occurred in a tea plantation in Idduki District (Kerala State, southern Indi) on 8 August, leading to an increasing number of fatalities.
  • According to the National Emergency Response Centre, at least 43 people died and 27 are still missing. Search and rescue operations activated by the national authorities are ongoing.
  • In Bihar, more than 7.4 million people have been affected by floods in 16 districts, with 23 deaths recorded as of 9 August. 508,174 people have been evacuated and 29,842 people are being hosted in relief camps. Darbhanga, Muzzarfarpur and East Champaran districts are the worst affected.
  • For the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over the affected States. 

(8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM - 8/11/2020 9:30:00 AM)
China, Taiwan, Philippines - Tropical Cyclone SEVEN (ECHO 10 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM
  • A new tropical cyclone named SEVEN formed over the South China Sea, west of northen Luzon (Philippines), on 9 August and started moving north towards the Taiwan Strait. On 10 August at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located offshore, approximately 620 km south of Quanzhou (Fujian Province, eastern China), and approximately 455 km south-west of Tainan City (southwestern Taiwan), with maximum sustained winds up to 65 km/h.
  • SEVEN is forecast to continue moving northward over the South China Sea, and it is expected to make landfall over the Quanzhou area on 11 August very early in the morning (UTC), with maximum sustained winds up to 85 km/h. Later, it is forecast to continue moving inland over the Fujian, and the southern Zhejiang Provinces, on 11-12 August, weakening, as a tropical depression.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall is forecast over central Taiwan, Fujian, and Zhejiang Provinces. Very heavy rainfall is forecast over northen Luzon (Philippines).

(8/10/2020 1:04:00 PM - 8/11/2020 9:30:00 AM)
 
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