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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.The designations employed and the presentation of material on the map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
For drought alerts, all the events listed in the homepage are ongoing events. In bold: i) new events; ii) events where a significant worsening has been detected (+ 0.5 GDACS score or increase in the Alert Level); iii) events where new information products are available (Global Drought Observatory Report).
Indonesia - Floods and landslides (ECHO 03 Dec 2021)
03 Dec 2021  12:39 UTC.

  • Landslides and widespread floods have been affecting parts of Indonesia over the past few days, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), one pe
Thailand - Floods (ECHO 03 Dec 2021)
03 Dec 2021  12:39 UTC.

  • Heavy rain has been affecting nine Provinces in southern Thailand since 23 November, causing floods, rivers overflow and triggering flash floods.
  • According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (
Vietnam - Floods, update (ECHO 03 Dec 2021)
03 Dec 2021  12:39 UTC.

  • Central Provinces of Vietnam continue to be affected by floods caused by heavy rain, resulting in an increased human impact, as reported by Vietnam Disaster Management Authority.
  • As of 2 December, at least 18 peop
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
03 Dec 2021  12:39 UTC.

  • Belgium: threshold level 2/3 for the Flanders region.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: threshold level 2/4 on Bosna and Una rivers.
  • France: threshold level 2/3 for
India – Cyclone Jawad (ECHO 03 Dec 2021)
03 Dec 2021  12:39 UTC.

  • Low pressure in the Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into Cyclone Jawad, which is likely to reach the coast of North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha around the morning of 4 December, with the wind speed ranging up to 100
India - Tropical Storm FIVE
03 Dec 2021  00:00 UTC.

  • The newly formed Tropical Storm FIVE is moving north-westwards over the Bay of Bengal, towards the central coast of eastern India. As of 3 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located about 480 km south-east of Visakhapat
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