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25 Nov 2018 description

Vietnam Meteorological Department (NCHMF) has forecasted that the tropical storm will weaken into a tropical depression at 10am with max sustained winds of 65 kph and eventually into a low pressure area of 28 kph by 10pm

  1. Vietnam CCNDPC has carried out evacuation and relocation of residents from 4 provinces / cities : Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh City.

28 Sep 2018 description

Monkeypox - the United Kingdom ex Nigeria - 2018 Opening date: 12 September 2018 Latest update: 28 September 2018 ÎUpdate of the week On 26 September 2018, the UK reported an additional case of monkeypox. The case was involved in the care of the case in Blackpool Victoria Hospital before monkeypox was diagnosed.

17 Sep 2018 description


a. As of 1300 hrs UTC+7, Typhoon Mangkhut has dissipated into a tropical depression and will continue to weaken. At maximum, only around 1.4 million people in 5 northern provinces of Viet Nam are exposed to intense rainfall and strong wind.

16 Sep 2018 description


a. Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) has exited the Philippines Area of Responsibility on 15 September 2018 evening and as of 16 September 2018, 0800 hrs UTC+8 located at 20.6° N 115.6° E with maximum sustained winds of 194 kph near the center and wind gusts up to 241 kph (Category 4).

14 Sep 2018 description


• PAGASA warns that #OmphongPH increases its threat over Northern Luzon as it moves closer at the speed of 20km/h (11 knots).

• Fishermen with small seacrafts are advised against venturing out to sea (particularly along seaboard of areas with Tropical Cyclone warning and eastern seaboard of Visayas and of Mindanao).

13 Sep 2018 description


  • PAGASA mentioned that the typhoon continues threaten Northern Luzon and is expected to make landfall in the northern tip of Cagayan on 15 Sep 2018 early morning.

  • Currently the storm has slightly accelerated from 20km/h to 30km/h moving westward while maintaining its strength.

04 Sep 2018 description

Perú- Bajas Temperaturas 30/8/18

El Centro Nacional de Operaciones de Emergencia (COEN) informò sobre el número de personas afectadas en las regiones de Apurímac, Arequipa, Cusco y Puno, debido a las bajas temperaturas, las heladas y la nieve en el país.
A nivel nacional, el número total de personas afectadas fue de 713.980. En las regiones de Cusco y Puno,190.962 personas y 157.258 se vieron afectadas, respectivamente

17 Aug 2018 description

Viet Nam

NCHMF reported that there may be a high risk of flash floods and landslides after the storm has made landfall. Rainfall is expected to be high in several locations: Son La, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Nghe An. These are located in the Northern Viet Nam region which were also earlier affected by TS Son Tinh in July.

06 Aug 2018 description

Colombia-Fuertes Lluvias 3/8/18

Las fuertes lluvias han estado afectando varias áreas del sureste de Colombia lo que ha provocado el desbordamiento de los ríos.
Según los medios locales, más de 9.500 familias se han visto afectadas por las inundaciones en los departamentos de Guainia y Vichada.
Durante las próximas 48 horas lluvias más fuertes con tormentas localizadas pueden continuar afectando las áreas ya afectadas

Venezuela- Fuertes Lluvias-3/8/18

01 Aug 2018 description

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)


a. Due to monsoon season and heavy rainfall brought by TS 11 (Son-Tinh), 349 villages in 41 districts of 10 provinces are flooded from 18-19 July 2018. On 24 July 2018, collateral flash-flood occurred in Attapeu Province due to water discharge from Xepien-Xe Nam Noyu Dam, affecting more than 16,000 people.

30 Jul 2018 description


a. TS Son-Tinh caused floods in Philippines, Viet Nam and Lao PDR, which extended to Cambodia and north-eastern of Thailand.

b. Following the TS Son-Tinh, in Viet Nam 10 provinces were affected with a total of 59 casualties (27 dead, 7 missing and 26 injured). An estimated 5,191 houses were damaged and residents were in need of relocation while 6,949 houses suffered damages from the floods. The current estimated economic losses totalled at VND 3.6 billion (approximately USD 155,770).

23 Jul 2018 description

Brasil- Brote de Sarampión-19/7/18

Según el Ministerio de Salud, más de 600 casos de sarampión, fueron registrados en seis estados brasileños.
Los estados en cantidad de enfermos confirmados son Amazonas (444), Roraima (216), Rondonia, Río de Janeiro, Sao Paulo y Río Grande del Sur.
De acuerdo con la cartera sanitaria, el genotipo del virus es el mismo que circula en Venezuela, llegando a 2.724 casos en todo el país.

Uruguay- Fuertes Lluvias- 21/7/18

23 Jul 2018 description


  • habagat monsoon season is enhanced by Tropical Depression 11, 12 and 13 bringing heavy rainfall since 16 July. NDRRMC reported that 203,053 families or 914,353 persons being affected across 753 barangays. Till date, 173 houses were reported to have sustained damage with only 16 being totally damaged.

  • PAGASA has issued flood advisories for areas affected by #habagat monsoon - Residents have been advised to look out for flash floods and risk of landslides throughout this rainy season.

22 Jul 2018 description


• NDRRMC has issued heavy rainfall and flood warnings for Tropical Depression 13 (Josie). It will be expected to leave Philippines Area of Responsibility by 23 July.

19 Jul 2018 description


  • NDRRMC reported 11 incidents resulting from the both tropical storms. This resulted in a total of 40,253 families or 162,007 persons being affected.

  • DROMIC has reported that 858 families or 3,128 persons are currently staying in 42 evacuation centers in Regions III, National Capital Region, CALABARZON and MIMAROPA.

18 Jul 2018 description


  • NDRRMC reported flooding in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro and coastal erosion in Belison, Antique. This resulted in a total of 2,401 familiies or 7,949 persons affected.

  • A total of 2,382 families or 7,880 persons being served inside and outside 12 evacuation centres. As of 18 Jul 0800hrs (UTC+8), there were no casualties reported.

17 Jul 2018 description


• PAGASA and NDRRMC report tropical depression moving towards north of Luzon and affecting the northern parts of the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan (including Babuyan Group Islands), Apayao and Ilocos Norte by evening 16 July 2018.

• Occasional rain and winds of 30-60 kph expected in the next 36 hours. Floods and landslides are expected. Fishermen were also advised against sea travel as it remains risky.

• “Henry” is expected to exit Philippines Area of Responsbility today.

16 Jun 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere


As of 31 May 2018, a total of 960 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 20 and 21, 2018, there were 131 and 135 new suspected dengue cases respectively. The number of reported dengue cases have increased compared to the previous weeks, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)