IMERG Examines Flooding In Southern Texas From Space

While Tropical Storm Bud was lashing parts of western Mexico and causing flooding that extended into the American Southwest, a tropical disturbance was spinning over the Gulf of Mexico and straddling southeastern Texas. This system sat in place for almost a week bringing extremely heavy rainfall and causing a flash flood emergency. More than 15 … More IMERG Examines Flooding In Southern Texas From Space

6,500 Evacuated From Area of Hidtoituango Dam in Colombia

On 17 May 2018, the National Disaster Risk Management Unit (UNGRD) published a Press Release indicating that more than 6,500 people were evacuated from the area where the Hidroituango hydroelectric dam flooded due to heavy rain near Ituango, Antioquia Department, Colombia. In the town of Puerto Valdivia, all of its inhabitants have been moved to … More 6,500 Evacuated From Area of Hidtoituango Dam in Colombia

Lower Fraser River Communities to Prepare for Potential Flooding – British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia is encouraging local governments and First Nations communities along the lower Fraser River to prepare for potential flooding, due to increased snowmelt and higher-than-normal temperatures. The Province is concerned about the current weather forecast in the region and its potential impact. The Fraser River is currently experiencing high flow rates. … More Lower Fraser River Communities to Prepare for Potential Flooding – British Columbia

Thousands Evacuated After Floods in Dominican Republic

6th April 2018 – After 99 mm of rain fell in La Vega Province, Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Emergency Operations Centre declared a red alert due to the severe rain and floods. 4,165 people we evacuated and 833 houses damaged. Comedores Económicos del Estado (CEED) is continuing to work in the sectors that were affected … More Thousands Evacuated After Floods in Dominican Republic

Tropical Cyclone Josie’s Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG

Tropical cyclone Josie didn’t make landfall in Fiji but its heavy rainfall resulted in deadly flooding. NASA calculated the rainfall that Josie left in its wake as it moved south of Fiji and began weakening. Tropical cyclone Josie moved close to Fiji and its clockwise circulation streamed moisture over Fiji causing flooding that led to … More Tropical Cyclone Josie’s Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG

Balkans – Rivers Overflow Flooding Parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey

Several rivers in the Balkans have broken their banks over the last few days, causing flooding in parts of northern Greece, southeastern Bulgaria and northwestern Turkey. Greece Update: On 30 March Civil Protection in Greece declared a state of emergency for affected areas of Evros Region. In Greece, the Evros (Meriç / Maritsa) river which … More Balkans – Rivers Overflow Flooding Parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey

Flood scheme boost with £36m of funding in England

Communities across England will benefit from enhanced flood protection From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, enhance the environment and bolster economic growth and tourism. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has today (Tuesday, … More Flood scheme boost with £36m of funding in England

Indonesia’s Head of Meteorology Warns Against Heavy Rains Until March

Head of the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Dwikorita Karnawati said that many regions in Indonesia are currently still experiencing rainy season. This condition, she said, is caused by quite a strong west wind since January and it is forecasted that until March many regions in Indonesia will still experience the peak of rainy … More Indonesia’s Head of Meteorology Warns Against Heavy Rains Until March