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25 May 2018 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, May 25 (Xinhua) -- China's national weather observatory on Friday issued a yellow alert for rainstorms in parts of the country's central and southern regions.

Torrential rain will hit areas including Henan, Shanghai, Hubei, Guizhou, and Chongqing in the 24 hours up to 8 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC). Some places in Anhui, Jiangsu and Hunan are expected to see rainstorms with precipitation up to 160 mm.

The rain will also be accompanied by thunder and gales in some areas, the NMC said.

25 May 2018 description

SITUATION SUMMARY

  • Heavy pre-monsoon rains in Sri Lanka continues from 20th May 2018, have killed at least thirteen people, and more than 100,000 people are affected in 19 District as of today.

  • Flooding and subsequent potential landslide threat has forced the evacuation of people in low-lying areas where four main rivers have reached flood levels, while four districts were on "red alert" for possible landslides.

24 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Lluvias más significativas se presentaron en cuatro distritos del departamento de Loreto

Las lluvias más significativas de las últimas 24 horas se presentaron en la selva norte del país, principalmente en cuatro distritos del departamento de Loreto, siendo Pebas el de mayor acumulado alcanzando 44.7 milímetros de agua, informó el SENAMHI al COEN. Asimismo, los distritos de Las Amazonas, Ramón Castilla e Iquitos acumularon 27.2 mm, 16.8 mm y 11.8 mm, respectivamente.

24 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Lluvias de ligera a moderada intensidad con tormentas eléctricas se espera desde el mediodía en la selva norte

Lluvias de ligera a moderada intensidad en la selva norte se espera desde este mediodía, principalmente en las regiones de Loreto, Amazonas y San Martín. Estas vendrían acompañadas de descargas eléctricas aisladas y se extenderían hasta la medianoche, pronosticó el SENAMHI.

Amazonas: Tránsito restringido en tramo Puente Wawico-Seasmi debido a rehabilitación de vía afectada por lluvias

24 May 2018 description
report La Tribuna

Debido a las intensas lluvias que azotan la región sur de Honduras, han provocado derrumbes y deslaves que mantienen incomunicado el municipio de Morolica, Choluteca.

Según el alcalde de Morolica, José Presentación Barahona, desde hace cuatro días están incomunicados debido a las fuertes tormentas eléctricas que afectan esa zona.

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24 May 2018 description
report Government of India

(MORNING)

23 May (Day 1):

  • Heat wave conditions are very likely to occur at many parts of West Rajasthan, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi; at some parts of West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Punjab and East Rajasthan and at one or two pockets over north Gujarat region, Saurashtra & Kutch, East Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya.

23 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Distritos ubicados en regiones de Tacna, Arequipa y Puno registraron las temperaturas más bajas del país

Las temperaturas más bajas a nivel nacional se presentaron en el sur del país, en los distritos de Tarata (Tacna), Yanahuara (Arequipa) y Santa Rosa (Puno), que alcanzaron valores mínimos de -13.5, -11.6 y -11.2 grados centígrados, respectivamente, informó el SENAMHI al COEN.

Amazonas: mayor acumulado de lluvia a nivel nacional se presentó en distrito de Aramango

23 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Lluvias de ligera a moderada intensidad con tormentas eléctricas se espera desde el mediodía en la selva norte

Lluvias de ligera a moderada intensidad en la selva norte se espera desde este mediodía, las mismas que vendrían acompañadas de descargas eléctricas aisladas y se extenderían hasta la medianoche, pronosticó el SENAMHI. Las regiones donde se presentaría este evento serían Loreto, Amazonas y San Martín.

Río Amazonas incrementó su nivel de agua en las últimas horas e ingresó a estado de alerta naranja

23 May 2018 description

SITUATION SUMMARY

  • A heavy rainfall was received across several parts of Sri Lanka between 20 and 21 May 2018, caused heavy rains and flash floods mainly in twelve districts, including Southern,
    Western, North-Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces.

22 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Tacna: Ejército entrega abrigo y brinda asistencia médica a pobladores afectados por heladas en distrito de Candarave

El Ejército, a través de la Sexta Brigada Blindada, distribuyó abrigo a los habitantes del centro poblado de Huaytire, en el distrito y provincia de Candarave, región Tacna, afectados por las bajas temperaturas que se presentan en la zona sur del país.

Cajamarca: cuatro distritos presentaron las lluvias más significativas a nivel nacional

22 May 2018 description

This report provides an overview of the movements of internally displaced persons (IDPs) since 2013. 174,011 IDPs in 38,538 households were identified. 71% of IDPs were displaced as a result of natural disasters, while 29% were displaced because of the socio-political situation. Most (44%) IDPs were displaced in 2015, while 29% were displaced in 2016 and 17% in 2017. 55% of IDPs are women, while 45% are men.

22 May 2018 description
report Swiss Re

Every year natural and man-made catastrophes cause a distressing loss of lives and considerable economic costs around the world. Both industrialised and developing countries are affected. Surprisingly, both are also materially underinsured.

This financing gap is borne largely by the public sector, and may create long-term fiscal instability at a time when government budgets are stretched. Furthermore rating agencies are starting to take a closer look at such contingent liabilities faced by public administrations.

22 May 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yurou

ZHENGZHOU, May 21 (Xinhua) -- More than 800 residents have been temporarily relocated as torrential rain hit central China's Henan Province, authorities said Monday.

Downpours have battered Nanyang City since Sunday. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, the rain had affected about 292,000 people, the city government said in a statement.

Nearly 32,700 hectares of crops and rooms of 148 households were damaged, said the statement.

Direct economic losses reached 92 million yuan (14.4 million U.S. dollars).

22 May 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Liangyu

BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- China's national weather observatory renewed a blue alert for rainstorms on Monday evening, as heavy rain in western, southern and eastern areas will continue till Tuesday evening.

Heavy rain or storms may hit parts of Chongqing, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan and Zhejiang, with some of these areas seeing thunderstorms and hailstones, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).

Rainfall could exceed 100 millimeters per hour in some regions of Chongqing, Hubei and Sichuan, the NMC said.

22 May 2018 description

The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society Volunteers and its Branch Disaster Response Units are continuously engaged in assisting the people affected due to the prevailing inclement weather conditions.

Water levels are rising in Nilwala River, Gin River, Kālu River, Kelani River, Aththanugala Oya and Ma Oya and people at down streams are advised to be vigilant in this regard.