Afghanistan – Conflict (ECHO)
- Heavy military operations that involved International Special Forces have taken place for the last five months in the province of Maydan Warday in Central Afghanistan near Kabul. Grave human rights violations such as beating, abduction, torturing and killing seem to have been perpetrated.
- As a result, almost 800 Afghan families have been displaced. A majority of them moved to the provincial capital Maydan Shar. The ability of the local population to accommodate the displaced in their homes is severely strained.
- UNHCR, WFP and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) carried out needs assessments and are currently distributing Non-Food Items such as tarpaulin, blankets, soap and kitchen sets to 720 families.
Afghanistan – Flash Floods (Local Media)
- Flash floods caused by heavy rainfall hit the NW province of Faryab on 13 April killing seven people, destroying homes and roads and inundating fields, according to local media reports. The districts of Garzewan, Balcheragh and Pashtonkot were named as most affected with at least 70 houses reported destroyed in Pashtonkot.
Mauritius – Tropical Cyclone IMELDA (GDACS, Meteo France/Reunion, Mauritius Meteo)
- At 03:00 UTC on 15 April IMELDA's center was located ca. 170km WNW of Rodriguez island (Mauritius) and ca. 420 km ENE of Mauritius itself, moving SSE.
- A Cyclone Warning Class 3 is in effect for Rodriguez, as moderate to heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected to affect the island on 15 April. Both Mauritius and Rodriguez have been affected by moderate to locally heavy rainfall in the past 24h.
- In the next 24h IMELDA is expected to move SE (approaching Rodriguez a little more), cross the line between Mauritius and Rodriguez and then turn SW, slightly weakening.
Indonesia – Floods (BNPB)
- Heavy rainfall over the past week caused severe floods in central and eastern Java, mainly due to overflow of the Bengawan Solo river. As of 12 April, 11 people had been killed and 22,830 houses were flooded, with Bojonegoro regency in East Java the most heavily hit.
- Floods hit also Kutai regency in East Kalimantan province on 12-14 April, inundating ca. 1,500 houses.
Reported floods during the last 24 hours by National services (EFAS)
- Croatia: Ongoing floods on Sava (slowly decreasing) and Danube (decreasing) rivers.
- Serbia: Ongoing floods of alert level 2 on Sava (slowly decreasing), of alert level 1 on the Danube, Tisa and Tamis (decreasing) rivers.
- Slovenia: Ongoing floods of single alert level of upper Ljubjanica river (decreasing).
- Slovakia: Ongoing floods of alert level 2 on Latorica and Bodrog rivers (slowly increasing again), of alert level 1 on Torysa and Hornad rivers (stable or decreasing).
- Austria/Slovakia: Ongoing floods of alert level 1 on March/Morava river (upper part slowly decreasing, lower part increasing).
Meteoalarm – as of 06:15 UTC
- Coastal event in north west Spain – Orange Alert
- Avalanche risk in Savoie, France – Orange Alert
- Thunderstorms in central Greece – Orange Alert
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