Archive NEWS


Vietnam - Severe weather (ECHO 16 May 2022)
Pubdate: 5/16/2022 11:57:00 AM
  • Severe weather, including heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, was reported on 9-13 May across northern Provinces of Vietnam, resulting in floods, flash floods, landslides and casualties.
  • According to media reports, at least 9 people died and about 100 houses were damaged or destroyed. Flood water and landslides damaged several bridges and road sections and a number of dams and reservoirs were also affected.  
  • On 16-17 May, moderate to locally heavy rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast over northern Vietnam.

(5/16/2022 9:57:42 AM - 5/17/2022 9:30:42 AM)
India - Floods and landslides (ECHO 16 May 2022)
Pubdate: 5/16/2022 11:57:00 AM
  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting northeastern India (in particular Arunchal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya States) since 13 May, triggering landslides and causing river overflow and floods that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • Media report, as of 16 May, seven fatalities, of which one in Itanagar City (southern Arunchal Pradesh), due to a landslide, three in the Dima Hasao District (central Assam) also in this case due to a landslide, and three more across central Meghalaya (two in East Khasi Hills District and one Ri-Bhoi District) due to floods.
  • Moreover, in Arunchal Pradesh media report three injured people, while in Meghalaya one person is missing. In addition, 70 destroyed, hundreds of damaged houses and around 25,000 affected people were reported across several Districts of Assam.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is forecast over the three already affected States.

(5/16/2022 9:57:42 AM - 5/17/2022 9:30:42 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 16 May 2022)
Pubdate: 5/16/2022 11:57:00 AM
  • Belarus: threshold level 1/1 on Sozh river.
  • Ukraine: threshold level 3/3 on Desna river and threshold level 2/3 on Chop and Dnipro rivers.
  • United Kingdom: warning level 2/3 for Swan Brook at Swanage.

(5/16/2022 9:57:42 AM - 5/17/2022 9:30:42 AM)
Pubdate: 5/13/2022 6:16:00 PM
On Monday May 16 2022 from 06.00 to 09.30 UTC the GDACS system will be under maintenance. There may be short down time. Apologies for any inconvenience.
(5/13/2022 12:16:00 PM - 5/16/2022 3:00:00 PM)
Venezuela - Floods and landslides (ECHO 13 May 2022)
Pubdate: 5/13/2022 11:55:00 AM
  • On 10-11 May, heavy rainfall was reported across Merida State (north-western Venezuela), causing floods, river overflow and landslides. 
  • According to media reports, one person died and three others were injured. Several houses and road sections have been reportedly damaged by floodwaters.
  • On 13-14 May, light to locally moderate rainfall is forecast for Merida State.

(5/13/2022 9:57:42 AM - 5/14/2022 9:30:42 AM)