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MEXICO – TC PAINE
• TC PAINE continued moving north north-west over open waters, slightly weakening. On 20 September at 6.00 (UTC) its centre was located approx. 435 km south south-west of Punta Eugenia (Baja California State) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 110 km/h (Tropical Storm).
• Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north with a turn to the north-east approaching the western coast of Baja California state, weakening further.
• Heatwave conditions continue to prevail in the central, eastern and northern Indian states, causing deaths in a number of states.
• The death toll has exceeded 1 400, including 1 020 and 340 people dead in the worst affected states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana respectively.
• High temperatures are forecast to continue in the affected states over the next two-three days. The temperatures may start decreasing on 31 May (see Red/Orange Warnings, IMD, in the inset maps).
INDIA & PAKISTAN - Kashmir conflict
At least 140 ceasefire violations reported this year, highest in last 8 years. Firing by Pakistani troops on Indian civilian areas has led to the evacuation of large numbers of villagers from border hamlets (ECHO)
JAPAN – Tropical Cyclone
FRANCISCO weakened to a Tropical Storm early on 24 Oct while passing 200km east of Okinawa. Heavy rain is expected in southern Japan on 25 Oct and some evacuations took place in Oshima island, heavily hit by Typhoon WIPHA on 16 Oct. (GDACS, JMA)
India and Nepal – Floods – UPDATE (AFP, Local Media)
In Nepal, the number of dead, due to the heavy rains of the past few days that caused floods and landslides, has risen to 22, 18 people were still missing (according to media, as of 19 June). Media reported more than 100 homes damaged, mainly in western Nepal. According to local media the most affected districts in far-Western Region are Darchula, Kanchanpur and Kailali.
India’s plans for $775 million in support of a national action plan on climate change were endorsed
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Si la primera mitad del año se caracterizó por ser un periodo relativamentetranquilo en cuanto a desastres naturales se refiere, a partir del mes de agosto éstos empezaron a sucederse casi en cadena. A las lluvias torrenciales causadas por el monzón en Nepal, India y Bangladesh, le siguieron una serie de tormentas tropicales y huracanes en América Latina, un terrible terremoto en Perú y un tornado que azotó severamente de nuevo a Bangladesh.