Iraq - Severe weather (IRCS, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 8 April 2019)

The recent floods along the Tigris River and its effluent overflow have caused displacement of people and damage across several areas of Iraq, with Salah governorate being the worst hit.

As of 8 April, according to Iraqi Red Crescent, at least 270 families have been displaced in Salah, while 60 houses have been flooded.

For the next 24 hours, moderate rainfall is forecast over central-western regions of the country.