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Natural Disasters Monitoring - November 9, 2018


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Severe Weather
On 8 November 2018, the Peru National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) reported 290 districts in eight departments of the mountain region are at risk of landslides and mudslides due to recent heavy rain. In addition, 120 districts in seven departments of the forest region are at risk of landslides. Elsewhere, in the town of Andres Araujo Moran, Tumbes District, heavy rain affected 970 families and agricultural land due to an overflow of several gorges. The complete report is available in Spanish at: COEN

Volcano Guatemala On 8 November 2018, the Guatemala National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) reported that El Fuego Volcano generated 12-18 explosions every hour with ash columns at 4,700 meters above sea level dispersing 15 kilometers toward the west and southwest. Ash particles were reported in the following communities in the Chimaltenango Department: Sangre de Cristo, Santa Sofia, Finca Palo Verde, and Panimache I and II. The report is available in Spanish at: CONRED