Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 08s (Cheneso), located approximately 176 nm northeast of Europa island, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Philippines – Severe weather is continuing to affect wide areas of the Philippines, where the country’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reports that 38 people have lost their lives in floods and landslides since the start of January 2023. A combination of Low-Pressure Areas, the Northeast Monsoon and Shear Line storms triggered as many as 1,252 flood incidents and 101 landslides from 01 January to 21 January. Almost 2 million people have now been impacted by the severe weather across 51 provinces in 14 of the country’s 17 regions. Over 1,200 houses have been damaged and 548 destroyed.

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