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19 Sep 2019 description

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A poor start to seasonal rainfall has caused abnormal dryness in parts of Mauritania.

  2. Heavy rainfall over the past several weeks has triggered flooding in Senegal, Guinea-Conakry, Sierra Leone, and Mali. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue.

  3. Several regions in Sudan, including the Khartoum, Sennar,
    White Nile, River Nile, West and North Kordofan, and the Darfur State experienced flooding during the past weeks.
    More rainfall is expected in the region next week.

18 Sep 2019 description

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Hurricane Dorian

Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico (Update)

12 Sep 2019 description

Several consecutive weeks of heavy rainfall have caused flooding across West and East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A poor start to seasonal rainfall has caused abnormal dryness in parts of Mauritania.

  2. Heavy rainfall over the past several weeks has triggered flooding in Senegal, Guinea-Conakry, Sierra Leone, and Mali. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue.

12 Sep 2019 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 11 sep (AGN) – Los daños y pérdidas en el sector agrícola de los países centroamericanos y República Dominicana a causa de vulnerabilidad climática y desastres naturales serán analizados por ministros y viceministros de agricultura, técnicos y organismos internacionales en un encuentro de dos días, a partir de este jueves, en la turística ciudad de Antigua Guatemala, informaron hoy los organizadores.

12 Sep 2019 description

El Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED- ha brindando atención a incidentes generados por las lluvias registradas en las últimas 24 horas, siendo los departamentos de Chiquimula y Guatemala donde mayor afectación se registró.

10 Sep 2019 description

l Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED- ha brindando atención a un total de 182 incidentes generados a en el territorio guatemalteco durante esta Temporada de Lluvias y Huracanes 2019, la cual dio inicio el pasado mes de mayo, entre ellos, inundaciones súbitas, deslizamientos, derrumbes y colapsos estructurales.

05 Sep 2019 description

Persisting heavy rainfall triggers flooding across parts of West and East Africa

  1. A poor start to the rainfall season across Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Mauritania has caused significant dryness.

  2. Persisting heavy rainfall following abnormally wet conditions in July has caused flash flooding in Sierra Leone.

04 Sep 2019 description

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Hurricane Dorian
Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico (Update)

30 Aug 2019 description

Flood risk persists in parts of West Africa and Sudan while Ethiopia remains abnormally dry

  1. A poor start to the rainfall season across Senegal and Gambia has led to significant dryness.

  2. Continued heavy rainfall has caused flooding in Dakar. Heavy rainfall is likely to continue maintaining the risk for flooding in the region.

29 Aug 2019 description

Ecuador

On Monday 26 August, new visa requirements for Venezuelans crossing the border into Ecuador came into effect. This follows similar restrictions implemented by Chile and Peru earlier this year.

The number of Venezuelans crossing into Ecuador from Colombia has been increasing since 25 July, with an average of 1,800 people crossing per day before 2 August. In the run up to the new visa requirements, this number was higher, with approximately 3,700 Venezuelans entering Ecuador per day between 3-25 August.

27 Aug 2019 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 27 ago (AGN).- El Gobierno de Guatemala ha atendido a 5.670 pobladores durante la temporada de lluvias 2019 y mantiene activa la alerta amarilla institucional ante posibles emergencias, informó hoy una fuente oficial.

De acuerdo con un reporte emitido este martes por la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred), la lluvia ha provocado 174 incidentes a nivel nacional, los cuales han dejado 369.134 personas afectadas y 1.021 damnificados.

26 Aug 2019 description

KEY FIGURES

1.8K FAMILIES AFFECTED BY FIRES IN SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA

744K HECTARES OF LAND BURNED BY FIRES IN SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA

44K MILITARY PERSONNEL DEPLOYED TO SIX STATES IN BRAZIL TO RESPOND TO WIDESPREAD FIRES

40K HECTARES OF LAND BURNED BY FIRES IN PARAGUAY

SOUTH AMERICA: WILDFIRES

BOLIVIA

23 Aug 2019 description
  • Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms continues to affect several parts of Guatemala since the last week causing floods and triggering landslides. An Orange alert warning has been declared in the Departments of Escuintla y Suchitepéquez.
21 Aug 2019 description

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Severe Weather

21 Aug 2019 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting several departments of central Guatemala (Alta Verapaz, Sololá, Guatemala, Santa Rosa, Sacatepéquez and Suchitepéquez) over the last week causing floods and triggering landslides.
  • According to national authorities 25,332 people have been affected, 15 injured and 16 evacuated. 15 houses have been damaged and 3 roads flooded.
  • Moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast over central parts of the country in the next 24 hours.
19 Aug 2019 description

Las condiciones de lluvia que se registraron durante el fin de semana generaron diferentes incidentes como inundaciones, deslizamientos y derrumbes, siendo los departamentos de Alta Verapaz, Sololá, Guatemala, Santa Rosa, Sacatepéquez y Suchitepéquez los que mayor afectación registraron.

09 Aug 2019 description
  • Heavy rainfall affected different parts of Guatemala over 5-6 August, causing flooding and mudslides in different colonies of Amatitlá Municipality.

  • National authorities report two fatalities, while 74 people are sheltering in evacuation camps in El Pedregal colony, as of 9 August. At least 260 people have been affected by heavy rainfall, and 112 buildings are damaged.

  • Moderate rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast across Guatemala for 9-10 August.