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Iran - Earthquake (ECHO 29 Jan 2023)
Pubdate: 1/29/2023 9:57:30 AM
  • A 5.9 M earthquake at a depth of 10 km shook Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province, close to the border with Türkiye, on January 28 at 18:14 UTC. The epicentre was located 14 km south of the city of Khoy.
  • Two other earthquakes ranging from 4.1 M and 4.5 M, both at a 10 km depth, followed the 5.9 M quake. According to media reports, the quake was felt in multiple cities, including in Khoy, Tabriz and in the provincial capital and largest city Urmia.
  • The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reports that at least three people have been killed and more than 800 injured. Some 70 villages have suffered damages in the earthquake.
  • The responsible authorities are currently providing assistance to the affected population in the West Azerbaijan Province.
  • The province was shook by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake earlier this month, which caused extensive damage to properties in the city of Khoy.

(1/29/2023 10:02:03 AM - 1/30/2023 9:30:03 AM)
CHENESO-23 - EC/ECHO daily map
Pubdate: 1/27/2023 3:09:59 PM
A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
(1/27/2023 2:12:03 PM - 1/31/2023 2:12:03 PM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 27 Jan 2023)
Pubdate: 1/27/2023 10:44:53 AM
  • Belarus: threshold level 1/1 on Ptich, Berezina, Pripyat and Pronya rivers.
  • Croatia: threshold level 2/4 on Sava, Cesma, Lonja, Retencija Trstik, Retencija Lonjsko Pole and Kanal Obzev rivers.
  • Hungary: threshold level 2/3 on Takta and Bodrog rivers.
  • Poland: threshold level 2/2 for Lubelskie region.
  • Serbia: threshold level 1/2 on Sava, Južna Morava and Ibar rivers.
  • Slovakia: threshold level 2/3 on Latorica and Bodrog rivers.
  • Sweden: warning level 2/3 in Orebro region.
  • Ukraine: threshold level 3/3 on Dnipro and 2/3 on Latoritsa and Desna rivers.
  • United Kingdom: warning level 2/3 at 13 locations in England.


(1/27/2023 10:47:03 AM - 1/28/2023 9:30:03 AM)
La Réunion, France - Severe weather (ECHO 27 Jan 2023)
Pubdate: 1/27/2023 10:44:53 AM
  • Since 26 January, several municipalities in La Réunion have been affected by strong winds and heavy rainfall, related to a low-pressure system in the area.
  • The north and east of the Islands have been impacted by floods, several families have been evacuated, and houses have been flooded. Emergency services performed numerous rescue interventions, including one in Sainte-Marie Municipality. Teaching was suspended in the Municipalities of Sainte-Rose, Saint-Benoît, and Ste Suzanne.
  • Light to moderate rainfall is expected over La Réunion on 27-28 January.

(1/27/2023 10:47:03 AM - 1/28/2023 9:30:03 AM)
Italy - Severe weather (ECHO 27 Jan 2023)
Pubdate: 1/27/2023 10:44:53 AM
  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds and heavy snowfall have been affecting the Sardinia Island (particularly central and northern provinces) since 25 January, causing floods and rivers overflow that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • Media reports, as of 27 January, some roads have been temporarily closed across the Nuoro Province (central Sardinia) due to the heavy snowfall.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more rainfall is forecast over north-western and southern Sardinia Island.

(1/27/2023 10:47:03 AM - 1/28/2023 9:30:03 AM)