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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 28 May 2023)
Pubdate: 5/28/2023 8:47:05 AM
  • Croatia: threshold level 2/4 on Sava, Cesma and Lonja rivers
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Emilia Romagna region
  • Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 Desna river


(5/28/2023 8:52:04 AM - 5/29/2023 9:30:04 AM)
Italy - Severe weather, floods and landslides, update (ECHO 28 May 2023)
Pubdate: 5/28/2023 8:47:05 AM
  • According to the Italian Civil Protection, as of 27 May, 20,500 people has been displaced, out of which 1,554 individuals are being accommodated in hotels and facilities established by the municipalities. 12 nationwide roads are still affected, some of them in multiple sections.
  • There are 6,337 personnel involved in the activities, including 1,790 national volunteers actively engaged in the affected area, utilizing a total of 179 dewatering pumps.
  • The EU Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) high capacity pumping modules from  France, Belgium, Slovakia, and Slovenia are operating with 118 personnel involved, and have already pumped out 1 157,260 cubic meter of water.
  • The Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) was activated in rapid mapping for the affected area and 12 maps had been produced so far.

(5/28/2023 8:52:04 AM - 5/29/2023 9:30:04 AM)
Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Philippines - Tropical Cyclone MAWAR, update (ECHO 28 May 2023)
Pubdate: 5/28/2023 8:47:05 AM
  • Tropical cyclone MAWAR is moving west-northwest in open waters, away from Guam, as a violent typhoon (10-min wind speed close to 210km/h). The cyclone will not likely pose a threat to land areas during the weekend.
  • On Monday 29 May, the cyclone will reach closer to the Luzon strait, north of the Philippines, although the probability of making landfall in the Philippines is currently low.
  • The winds will progressively weaken in the next days although the cyclone could bring important amounts of rainfall to northern Philippines and other neighboring islands when approaching.
  • While winds are not expected to cause major damage, the intense rains could lead to flash flooding and mudslides.

(5/28/2023 8:52:04 AM - 5/29/2023 9:30:04 AM)
Flood in Italy - EC/ECHO daily map
Pubdate: 5/26/2023 7:02:25 PM
A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
(5/26/2023 5:07:37 PM - 5/30/2023 5:07:37 PM)
Flood in Somalia - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation
Pubdate: 5/26/2023 12:33:47 PM
UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
(5/26/2023 12:37:04 PM - 5/30/2023 12:37:04 PM)