India – Floods (ECHO)
- Rains continued to trigger flash floods, cloudbursts and landslips claiming 69 more lives and taking the official death toll to 131 in Northern India.
- More than 73,000 pilgrims bound for the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri remained stranded in Uttarakhand state and about 1,700 tourists were stuck in Himachal Pradesh. Several areas in Haryana were also flooded after water level of Yamuna River rose.
- ECHO partners are under-taking assessments in Uttarakhand.
Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico – Tropical Cyclone TWO (GDACS, NOAA, Local Media of Belize, Civil Protection Mexico, Civil Protection Honduras, WMO)
- After crossing northern Belize and southern Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico on 18 June, the centre of TWO emerged in southern Gulf of Mexico. At 03:00 UTC on 19 June it was a Tropical Depression with a max. sust. wind speed of 47 km/h. In the next 24h it is forecast to move W towards the coasts of the state of Vera Cruz, strengthening slightly.
- TWO affected Belize, Honduras, northern Guatemala and southern Mexico with moderate to heavy rainfall (up to 120-130mm in 24h in Honduras and Belize). Some flooding was reported in Belize and a small number of people were evacuated in Honduras, where nine houses were destroyed on 16-17 June.
- Heavy rains (total accumulations of 75 to 150mm) are still expected to affect northern Guatemala and southern Mexico in the next 24/48h.
Pacific Ocean - Tropical Cyclone LEEPI (GDACS, NDRRMC, PAGASA, JMA)
- LEEPI (named EMONG in the Philippines) moved north over the western Pacific Ocean on 18 June, away from the Philippines.
- At 00:00 UTC on 19 June its centre was located ca. 360km S of Miyako Islands (Japan) and ca. 570 km SW of Okinawa (Japan); it had a max sustained wind speed of 64 km/h (equivalent to a tropical storm).
- In the next 24h it is forecast to continue moving N-NE, its centre passing very close to Miyako Islands (Japan), slightly strengthening; moderate (locally heavy) rains and winds might affect Miyako and Okinawa islands.
- In the Philippines, it might still enhance the Southwest Monsoon, which could bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over western sections of Luzon and Visayas.
- As of 18 June, Tropical Leepi (Emong) brought continuous heavy rainfall which caused flashflood in Mindanao (Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, North Cotabato, Maguindanao and Davao del Norte) and displaced nearly 98,000 people.
Haiti – Flash Floods (Local Media)
- On 15 June, flash floods occurred in a number of rivers in the area of Hinche, central-eastern Haiti.
- As of 17 June, according to local media, one person is missing, ca. 870 people evacuated and damage to houses, roads and cropland is reported. The flash floods have been triggered by heavy rains in the north-west of the country.
Indonesia – Flood (ECHO)
- Heavy rainfall caused Rongkong River to overflow and caused flooding in North Luwu district of South Sulawesi.
- A total of 3,482 families affected and 357 families evacuated.
- Assistances were provided by the District Disaster Management Agency.
Thailand – Flood (ECHO)
- All of seven districts in Satun province of Thailand have been declared as disaster zone hit by flooding.
- The flood has affected 9,200 houses and some rubber and palm plantation.
- Assistances were provided by the Government and military.
France – Flash Floods (COGIC, Local Media)
- Flash floods hit SW France on 17 June, as a result of heavy rainfall and snowmelt that caused local rivers and streams to overflow. One person was reported killed by floodwaters in the department of Hautes-Pyrenees.
- In the same department flooding was reported in the centre of Lourdes and 1,750 people were evacuated or preventively displaced.
- Preventive evacuations and disruptions in power and telephone networks occurred also in the departments of Haute-Garonne and Pyrenees-Atlantiques.
Meteoalarm – Red and Orange Alerts as of 05:45 UTC
- Flood risk in SW France – Red Alert
- High temperatures in northern Montenegro – Red Alert
- High temperatures in the eastern half of Austria, northern and SW Switzerland, SW Czech Republic, central Croatia, most of Hungary, SE Poland, most of Serbia, most of Slovenia and SW Slovakia- Orange Alert
- Thunderstorms in the regions around Ile-de-France in France – Orange Alert
Forest Fire risk in Europe
- Extreme or very high risk in southern coastal Portugal, southern Spain including the Balearic islands, southern France around Marseilles, coastal continental Italy and most of Sardinia and Sicily, all coastal Greece, all of Cyprus, western and SE Turkey and southern Ukraine.
EFAS reported high discharges during the last 24 hours by National services
- Germany: Ongoing high discharges on tributaries of Danube river but water levels are stable or decreasing. Warning levels 1.
- France: Ongoing high discharges in Adour and Garonne basin. Warning level red (major risk) for Gave de Pau in Adour basin and orange for Garonne amont.
- Croatia: Ongoing high discharges of third alert level on Danube and on Drava river (stable and decreasing).
- Hungary: Ongoing high discharges of alert level I. to II. on the Danube (decreasing).
- Serbia: Ongoing high discharges of second alert level on Danube river (increasing).
- Switzerland: Ongoing high water levels in the region of Lake Constance. Warning level 3 (orange).
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