Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 12s (Eloise), located approximately 200 nm north of Antananarivo, Madagascar, is tracking westward at 15 knots.
Syria – At least 41,200 people have been impacted floods brought by heavy rainfall in North West Syria. Flooding swamped over 60 camps housing internally displaced people in parts of northern Idlib and western Aleppo on 18 January 2021. Save the Children said that as many as 2,558 tents were damaged or destroyed, along with people’s already thin belongings destroyed. Families are struggling to protect their tents and find sources of heating. Most of the people affected have already faced years of being uprooted from their homes due to conflict.