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22 Jul 2018 description

The Gu rainy season has ended and food security has improved significantly compared to the 2016/2017 drought.

Flooding (March-June) and cyclone Sagar (May) affected over one million persons and temporarily displaced 274,000 persons.

Monitoring agencies expect most IDPs will remain in need of emergency humanitarian assistance through 2018.

Major developments

We stand together with refugees

22 Jul 2018 description

Philippines

• 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.

22 Jul 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

21 July 2018

AT 10:00 AM, THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WEST OF ILOCOS SUR DEVELOPED INTO TROPICAL DEPRESSION (TD) "JOSIE". AT 4:00 PM, IT IS ABOUT TO MAKE A CLOSE APPROACH OVER THE BURGOS-PAGUDPUD AREA IN ILOCOS NORTE.

22 Jul 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

21 July 2018

"INDAY" IS NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (PAR).

Meanwhile, at 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 285 km West of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (18.0°N, 117.9°E).

21 Jul 2018 description

VGP – The PM has asked the People’s Committees of provinces in the Northern midland and mountainous region and the North Central Region to focus on overcoming consequences of storms and floods and launch measures to cope with natural disasters.

21 Jul 2018 description
report Caritas

Children from the Sunderban area are identifying hazards and potential risk during Disasters to access the Vulnerability and potential resources to avert the future calamity.

Sunderban, one of the World Heritage sites is facing dramatic changes in terms of water levels due to gradual climate change. Floods, embankment erosion and cyclones are some of the common phenomena in Sundarbans. The island has once had a population of 40,000 people but today only over 3,000 live here.

21 Jul 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 3:00 PM today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm "INDAY" was estimated based on all available data at 945 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes (23.3 °N, 130.6 °E) with maximum sustained winds of 90 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 115 km/h. Moving Northwest slowly. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

21 Jul 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 11:00 AM today, "Inday" has slightly intensified as it moves east-northeastward over the Philippine sea.

Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

46,934 families or 190,295 persons are affected by the effects of the Southwest Monsoon in 223 barangays in Regions I, III, VI, NCR, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA (see Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

a) Inside Evacuation Centers

21 Jul 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

20 July 2018

At 11:00 AM, "INDAY" has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm as it continues to move Northwestward.

Meanwhile, at 10:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) was estimated based on all available data at 475 km West of Laoag City, !locos Norte (18.2°N, 116.1°E).

21 Jul 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

20 July 2018

20 July 2018 At 3:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm "INDAY" was estimated based on all available data at 995 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.5 °N, 131.3 °E) with maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 105 km/h, moving Northwest at 15 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incidents Monitored (TAB A)

20 Jul 2018 description

Due to the passage of Tropical Cyclone, SON TINH, heavy rain has been affecting the northern and central areas of Vietnam over 18-19 July, causing floods and casualties.
According to local media, as of 20 July, two were killed and two more went missing in Thanh Hoa province (Vietnam).
Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain may continue to affect the eastern and northern Thailand as well as northern Lao PDR.

20 Jul 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

19 July 2018

At 3:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm "INDAY" was estimated based on all available data at 840 km East of Basco, Batanes (19.4 N, 129.9 E) with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h. Moving almost stationary. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

As of 11:00 AM, "INDAY" has slightly intensified as it moves east-northeastward over the Philippine sea.

20 Jul 2018 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2018 – Thousands of students in the Pacific Island of Tonga will be safer from natural disasters thanks to upgraded school buildings, supported by an additional US$14.95 million project approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors. The funding will extend the Pacific Resilience Program’s support to the government of Tonga in delivering early warning systems, resilient investments, and financial protection against natural disasters.

20 Jul 2018 description

China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level three emergency response to address Typhoon Ampil. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Anhui are expected to sustain or adjust the corresponding emergency state according to local realities. (July 20)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

19 Jul 2018 description

Torrential rains trigger flooding in Nigeria

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. During mid-July, torrential rains in Nigeria triggered floods, damages to infrastructure and fatalities in the Ogun and Katsina states. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over northern Nigeria during the next seven days.

Heavy rainfall continues over the Sahel region