Oaxaca drenched by 3 months’ worth of rain in 2 days, Mexico

Oaxaca drenched by 3 months’ worth of rain in 2 days, Mexico

At least two people have died and around 6 000 people have been impacted in the region of Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, Mexico, after intense rains on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, caused flooding and landslides. The national meteorological service reported that…

1 432 natural disasters claimed 493 lives so far this year in Indonesia

1 432 natural disasters claimed 493 lives so far this year in Indonesia

At least 493 people lost their lives while 68 remain missing in 1 432 natural disasters in Indonesia between January 1, 2021, and June 17, 2021, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). 5.2 million people have been affected, many of whom were…

Remnants of TC Koguma leave major damage in Laos

Remnants of TC Koguma leave major damage in Laos

Remnants of Tropical Storm "Koguma" hit Laos on Monday, June 14, 2021, triggering floods and landslides that significantly impacted infrastructure, homes and agricultural fields. Despite dissipating over Vietnam, where it made landfall on June 13, remains…

Relentless heavy rains trigger severe flash floods and landslides in Bhutan

Relentless heavy rains trigger severe flash floods and landslides in Bhutan

At least 10 people have died as persistent heavy rains triggered major flash flooding in Bhutan, authorities reported on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Residents in the Himalayan region were caught off guard by rising rivers and streams, inundating homes and buildings….

Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Incessant heavy rainfall battering Nepal's Gandaki Province since Tuesday, June 15, 2021, resulted in damaging floods and landslides in which at least 7 people lost their lives. At least 19 others are still missing as of Thursday, June 17. Heavy monsoon rains…

Severe weather affects more than 10 000 people in Guatemala

Severe weather affects more than 10 000 people in Guatemala

More than 10 000 people have been affected by floods and landslides across 8 departments of Guatemala from May 21 to 24, 2021. Around 200 homes were damaged, one person was injured, and hundreds of others were displaced. Days of heavy rain hit the departments of…

Heavy rains trigger deadly floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

Heavy rains trigger deadly floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

At least four people lost their lives while more than 44 153 others have been affected by heavy rains in Sri Lanka since May 10, 2021. The severe weather has resulted in flooding and landslides that damaged properties in many parts of the country. Days of heavy rain…