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2018-12-16 Flood in India

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: India
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 16 December, 2018
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 18 December, 2018
  • Requester: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • Escalation to the International Charter: No
  • GLIDE Number:  

Disaster Situation

Coastal areas in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are on high alert as a deep depression developing over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm. Dubbed as Phethai, the cyclone is headed towards the coastal areas of Machilipatnam in Andhra and Chennai in Tamil Nadu.