Archive | December 13, 2019

Heavy #Rain and #Floods in #Huánuco and #SanMartin Regions, #Peru

Severe Flood Warning

National Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI) in Peru reports that heavy rain and floods since 06 December have affected parts of Huánuco and San Martin Regions. Homes, schools, roads and bridges have been damaged or destroyed.

On 06 December, floods struck in the district of Yuyapichis, Puerto Inca Province, after the Pachitea River broke its banks, damaging around 50 homes

Flooding was also reported in the district and province of Huacaybamba after heavy rainfall on 10 December. Homes, a health centre and schools were flooded, with around 100 people affected.

Further heavy rainfall caused flooding in several parts of Marañón Province from 12 December. Around 50 homes were flooded in the district of San Buenaventura. In Cholón district, the Camote River broke its banks, damaging around 50 homes and destroying a bridge. Homes, schools and public buildings were also damaged in the district of Santa Rosa de Alto Yanajanca after the Sallasta River overflowed.

Heavy rainfall in the early hours of 12 December caused the Chontayacu river to overflow in the district of Uchiza, province of Tocache, damaging homes, roads and a bridge.

Courtesy of floodlist.com

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#Evacuations After Severe #Floods in South #Trinidad and #Tobago

Floods in Penal, South Trinidad, December 2019. Photo: PDRC

Days of heavy rain has caused flooding in parts of Trinidad.

Flooding was reported in Pernal, Debe, Barrackpore, Siparia an Princes Town. Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government said that communities in the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation (PDRC) had been worst affected. Schools have been closed in affected areas.

“At this time, 15 families have been evacuated. Shelters are open, however some roads remain impassable to low vehicles. Disaster Management officials are on the ground and continue to partner with the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force to assist residents who are stranded. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers, trained by the Ministry in emergency response, have also participated in relief efforts,” the Ministry added.

Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service said that Penal recorded 127.2mm of rain in 2 days.

The service issued several Yellow level flood warnings. However, warning have since been upgraded to the higher Orange level as flood waters are still rising in some areas.

Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service said that the Caroni River was at maximum capacity and had overflowed onto its banks and some low lying surrounding areas. Local media said flooding in Siparia was caused by the overflowing Tunaco River. The flood situation has been compounded by the occurrence of spring tides.

Courtesy of floodlist.com

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Flash #Floods After #Storm Dumps 120mm of #Rain in 1 Hour in #Queensland, #Australia

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Severe weather impacted parts of south-east Queensland, Australia, from 12 to 13 December, 2019.

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology reported rainfall rates of 120mm per hour in Southport, Queensland.

Cars were left submerged after streets flooded. Queensland Fire and Emergency responded to dozens of requests for assistance. Urban flooding was reported in Southport, along with Labrador, Biggera Waters and parts of northern Brisbane.

Thousands of homes in the Gold Coast were left without power during the storm.

Courtesy of floodlist.com

https://tinyurl.com/v8jzgce

Deadly #Floods and #Landslides in #Morona #Santiago Province, #Ecuador

Aftermath of a landslide in Limon Indanza Canton, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador, November 2018. Photo: Risk Management Secretariat

Heavy rainfall in south east Ecuador has caused flooding and landslides in Morona-Santiago Province.

According to Ecuador’s National Risk and Emergency Management Service (SNGRE), the worst affected area is the canton of Limón Indanza Canton after heavy rain from 08 December, 2019.

Houses were destroyed by landslides or swept away by flash flooding, according to local media reports . At least one person died when a landslide buried a home. More are feared missing and search operations are ongoing, according to SNGRE. Drinking water supply was interrupted for several days.

At least 9 people died in landslides in Limón Indanza Canton, Morona-Santiago Province in November last year .

Courtesy of floodlist.com

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Heavy #Rain Causes #Floods in #Malé, #Maldives

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Local media in the Maldives report that severe weather caused flooding in Malé on 11 December 2019.

Some areas recorded more than 80mm of rain in 24 hours. Streets of the capital were inundated, in particularly in the south west of the city, according to Maldives Independent. Personnel from the country’s National Defence Force (MNDF) were deployed to pump out floodwaters in Malé. MNDF also assisted in flood-hit areas of Kulhudhuffushi, which was also affected by flooding at the start of the month. Elsewhere, Maldives police assisted communities in flooded areas on Rasdhoo island.

Maldives Meteorological Service has warned of further severe weather over the coming days.

Courtesy of floodlist.com

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#EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE 3.2 #CANARY ISLANDS, #SPAIN REGION


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Depth: 18 km

Distances: 483 km W of Laâyoune / El Aaiún, Western Sahara / pop: 189,000 / local time: 18:34:28.9 2019-12-13

197 km SW of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain / pop: 223,000 / local time: 17:34:28.9 2019-12-13
91 km SW of Alajeró, Spain / pop: 2,100 / local time: 17:34:28.9 2019-12-13

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#EARTHQUAKE #YELLOWSTONE  MAGNITUDE 2.6 WESTERN #MONTANA, #USA

    
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Depth: 12 km

Distances: 475 km S of Calgary, Canada / pop: 1,020,000 / local time: 10:08:08.8 2019-12-13

51 km NW of Helena, United States / pop: 28,200 / local time: 10:08:08.8 2019-12-13
13 km SE of Lincoln, United States / pop: 1,100 / local time: 10:08:08.8 2019-12-13

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#EARTHQUAKE #YELLOWSTONE  MAGNITUDE 2.6 WESTERN #MONTANA, #USA

    
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Depth: 12 km

Distances: 475 km S of Calgary, Canada / pop: 1,020,000 / local time: 10:07:05.4 2019-12-13

51 km NW of Helena, United States / pop: 28,200 / local time: 10:07:05.4 2019-12-13
13 km SE of Lincoln, United States / pop: 1,100 / local time: 10:07:05.4 2019-12-13

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#EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE 2.8 #HUNGARY


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Depth: 2 km

Distances: 15 km SW of Budapest, Hungary / pop: 1,697,000 / local time: 17:57:44.7 2019-12-13

3 km W of Törökbálint, Hungary / pop: 11,700 / local time: 17:57:44.7 2019-12-13

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#EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE 2.7 WESTERN #AUSTRALIA

 
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Depth: 3 km

Distances: 196 km NE of Perth, Australia / pop: 1,447,000 / local time: 22:16:05.2 2019-12-13

73 km NW of Merredin, Australia / pop: 2,700 / local time: 22:16:05.2 2019-12-13

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