Gulf of Mexico – Tropical Cyclone ANDREA (GDACS, NOAA, NASA)
- ANDREA formed on 5 June in the Gulf of Mexico. At 06:00 UTC on 6 June it was a tropical storm with a max. sustained wind speed of 75 km/h and its centre was located ca. 345 km SSW of Apalachicola (Florida, USA).
- According to the 06:00 UTC 6 June data, in the next 24h it is forecast to move N-NE towards Florida, roughly keeping its strength, and it might reach the coasts of Florida on 7 June. Heavy rains (possible total accumulations of 75 to 150mm, locally up to 200mm) and moderate to strong winds might affect parts of Florida peninsula. Heavy rains have already affected parts of western Cuba; ca. 100 mm of rain observed in Pinar del Rio on 5 June. As of 06:00 UTC, a tropical storm warning is in effect for west coast of Florida from Boca Grande to Ochlocknee River.
India – Severe weather (AFP)
- Media reported that 22 people were killed by lightning in the eastern Indian state of Bihart on 4 June and another five dead due to heavy rains on 5 June in the same state.
Austria – Floods (Austrian Civil Protection Authority)
- The water levels of all rivers are declining. The operational measures are still focusing on the area along the River Danube in Lower Austria.
- National and international railway connections in parts of the Provinces of Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper Austria and Lower Austria are still affected, numerous roads in the affected regions are blocked. The area west of Hainburg is still closed for shipping traffic on the River Danube.
- So far four persons have died and three persons are missing as a result of floods and landslides.
- About 57.000 members of emergency relief services and the Federal Army have been on duty so far.
Czech Republic – Floods (Czech Civil Protection Authority, Local Media)
- On 5 June, in the area of Prague, the water was decreasing. Some of the underground stations have been opened on 5 June morning. As of 5 June, in South Bohemia, a state of emergency was announced for 97 villages; in Ustecky Region, ca. 10,600 people have been evacuated.
- As of early 6 June, in Středočeský, Prague and Plzeňský the water level of the rivers is slowly decreasing, but there is still 3rd level flood activity. In Jihočeský, rescue operations are still continuing, as two rivers are still slightly rising and there are problems with the potable water supplies in the region. In Královéhradecký the situation is stabilized.
- According to local media (as of early 6 June), the level of Elba in Usti started decreasing early 6 June.
Germany – Floods (German Civil Protection Authority, Local Media)
- The focus in Germany is now mainly shifted to the Elbe basin, where the water level is rising and the peak of the floods is still expected. Evacuations continue in Sachsen and Sachsen-Anhalt, with 15,000 and 3,300 people evacuated as of early on 6 June, respectively. In Saxony many roads are blocked and numerous schools and health facilities are closed. In Dresden, Leipzig and a number of neighbouring counties a disaster alert in still in place and in Halle a possible evacuation of 30,000 people is being planned.
- Further north in Brandenburg water levels are rising. A disaster alert was declared in Muhlberg and ca. 2,000 people were asked to evacuate, according to media reports. Preparations are also under way in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
- In Bavaria a total of 12,600 people have been evacuated; the situation is reported stabilized and the peak of the floods actually lies in the area of Deggendorf.
Hungary – Floods (Hungarian Disaster Management)
- According to the Hungarian National Disaster Management Directorate (as of 5 June), in Győr-Moson-Sopron, northwestern Hungary, Danube is expected to culminate on 8 June. In Győr-Moson-Sopron, Komárom-Esztergom, Pest and in the capital Budapest, work continues towards the prevention of damages from the expected flood.
Slovakia – Floods (National Civil Protection Authority, Local Media)
- The river levels of Danube and Morava are rising in western Slovakia. In Devin locality (western Slovakia) the river overflowed, forcing people to evacuate; local media reported ca. 20 people evacuated in this area. The peak of the water level on Danube river is expected on 6 June afternoon in Bratislava city.
Meteoalarm - as of 06:00 UTC
- Flood risk in western Czech Republic – Orange and Red Alert
Forest Fire risk in Europe (EFFIS)
- Extreme or very high risk in central and southern Portugal, south-western Spain, southern Sicily (Italy), central Greece, Cyprus, south-western, southern and south-eastern Turkey.
Reported high discharges during the last 24 hours by National services (EFAS)
- Norway: Still ongoing high discharges in many rivers in southern Norway, including downstream part of Glomma.
- Germany: High discharges of alert level 1 to 3 on the Danube, the Mulde, the Saale, the Elbe, the Elser, the Werra, the Isar, the Rhine and the Main.
- Croatia: Ongoing high discharge of alert level 1 and 2 on Danube and Drava rivers.
- Germany, Austria, Slovakia: Ongoing extreme discharges on Danube river basin (100 years return period). Discharges are stable or slowly decrease on Germany and Austria part of Danube river basin.
- Switzerland: High discharge of level 2 nearby lake Constance (Bodensee)
- Czech Republic: Ongoing very high dischargers on the Elbe and in the tributaries upstream of Prague (Vltava, Berounka and Sazava).
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