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Philippines - Tropical Cyclone KAMMURI update (ECHO 05 Dec 2019)
Pubdate: 12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM
  • Tropical Cyclone KAMMURI (TISOY in The Philippines) continues to weaken as it moves south-west over the South China Sea. On 5 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 550 km east of central-western coast of Vietnam, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (tropical storm).
  • According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 5 December, the death toll stands at 13 (7 in Mimaropa, 4 in Eastern Visayas and 2 in Calabarzon) and 34 people have been injured. At least 387,378 have been displaced (of which 364,003 are sheltered in 2,744 government designated evacuation centres) and 495,408 people affected. A total of 8,749 houses have been reported damaged as well as 135 schools. 18 roads and 21 bridges have also been closed.
  • KAMMURI will continue south, weakening to a tropical depression, with maximum sustained winds up to 56 km/h.
  • For the next 24 hours, heavy rain is forecast over Northern Luzon, Aurora, and Northern Quezon and rough seas are still expected over the northern and central coast of Luzon.

(12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM - 12/6/2019 9:30:00 AM)
Somalia - Tropical Cyclone SIX (ECHO 05 Dec 2019)
Pubdate: 12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM
  • Tropical Cyclone SIX is moving west over the Indian Ocean, towards Puntland coast in Somalia. On 5 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 450 km east of Bayla (north-eastern Somalia), with maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h (tropical storm).
  • SIX will continue west, approaching the coast of northern Somalia on the night of 6 December, with maximum sustained winds between 55-65 km/h.
  • Moderate to heavy rain are forecast over central-northern Somalia on 6-8 December. According to FAO, flash floods are likely to affect some regions including Mudug, Nugaal, Bari and Sanaag.

(12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM - 12/6/2019 9:30:00 AM)
Madagascar, Mayotte, Comoros, Mozambique - Tropical Cyclone TWO (ECHO 05 Dec 2019)
Pubdate: 12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM
  • Tropical Cyclone TWO formed over the southern Indian Ocean on 1 December, moving south-west towards Madagascar. On 5 December at 6.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 550 km north of the northern coast of Madagascar, with maximum sustained winds of 64 km/h.
  • TWO will continue south-west strengthening and is expected to pass between the north-west coast of Madagascar and east Mayotte on 7-8 December.
  • For the next 48 hours, heavy rain and strong winds are expected in northern Madagascar, north-eastern Mozambique, Mayotte and the Comoros.
  • The Meteorological Department of Mozambique has issued an alert for heavy rain and strong winds over the central and northern regions of the country.

(12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM - 12/6/2019 9:30:00 AM)
Uganda - Landslides
Pubdate: 12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM
  • Several landslides, triggered by heavy rain occurred across eastern Uganda, resulting in fatalities and damage.
  • A landslide occurred on 4 December in Bubuda District (Eastern Region of Uganda), where at least 5 people died, 48 are still missing, and over 200 families are affected, as reported by the Government of Uganda. Most roads and bridges are reportedly flooded and search and rescue operations are hindered by a shortage of personnel and equipment.
  • Several landslides and floods were reported in Sironko District (Eastern Region of Uganda), where the Sironko river broke its banks. According to the Uganda Red Cross Society, at least 5 people are dead and over 200 are displaced in Zesui and Masaba sub-counties.
  • Heavy rainfall will persist over eastern areas of Uganda on 5-7 December.

(12/5/2019 11:02:00 AM - 12/6/2019 9:30:00 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 05 Dec 2019)
Pubdate: 12/5/2019 2:00:00 AM
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Sardegna, Calabria regions
  • Poland:Threshold level 2/2 for one station in the Oder basin
  • United Kingdom: Warning level 2/3 for 3 regions in United Kingdom

(12/5/2019 2:00:00 AM - 12/6/2019 9:30:00 AM)
 
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