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Latest Report : Earthquake in Indonesia on 15 January, 2021 see detail

  • Disaster Type: Earthquake
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 15 January, 2021
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 15 January, 2021
  • Requester: Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)
  • Escalation to the International Charter: Yes
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

In Majene, at least eight people died, 637 were injured and 15,000 residents have been displaced, according to the country's National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB). In the neighboring Mamuju area, an additional 26 deaths were reported, BNPB said.
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/14/asia/indonesia-sulawesi-earthquake-intl-hnk/index.html
At least 34 people have been killed and more than 600 injured after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck and toppled buildings in Indonesia’s Sulawesi island in the early hours of Friday, according to authorities. The epicentre of the quake was six kilometres (3.73 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles).
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/15/hotel-collapses-as-deadly-quake-hits-indonesias-sulawesi
A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 34 people.
https://time.com/5930021/earthquake-indonesia-sulawesi/

Latest Report : Storm BUREVI in Sri Lanka on 2 December, 2020 see detail

  • Disaster Type: Storm
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 2 December, 2020
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 2 December, 2020
  • Requester: Ministry of Disaster Management
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

According to the GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS issued by the Department of Meteorology Sri Lanka. The deep depression is expected to intensify further into a cyclonic storm and very likely to cross Sri Lanka. Due to this situation, the rainy and windy condition is expected to enhance considerably over the island. The depression area in the south-east Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a deep depression and lay centered 460 km southeast to Trincomalee at 1130 hrs today (01st December). The system is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours. The cyclonic storm ‘ BUREVI’ very likely to cross Sri Lanka and the system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Point-Pedro around tomorrow (02nd December) evening/night. Intermittent showers/thundershowers will occur in the Eastern, Northern, Northern-central, North-western, Central, and Sabaragamuwa provinces. Very heavy rainfall above 200mm can be expected at some places. Therefore on behalf of the Director-General of the Disaster Management Centre Sri Lanka, request to activate Sentinal Asia.
http://www.dmc.gov.lk/images/dmcreports/Weather_Bulletin_of_Low_Pressure_area_in_the_South-East_of_Bay_of_Bengal_at_1600hrs_on_2020__1606822772.pdf

Latest Report : Storm NIVAR in India on 25 November, 2020 see detail

  • Disaster Type: Storm
  • Country: India
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 25 November, 2020
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 24 November, 2020
  • Requester: National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO
  • Escalation to the International Charter: No
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Deep depression formed in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm “NIVAR” and is very likely to cross Tamil nadu and Puducherry between Mamillapuram and puducherry by 25 th Nov 20 evening as asevere cyclonic storm heavy rains are expected across the coastal regions of Tamil nadu are expected. (Source: https:\\mausam.imd.gov.in)

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