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ECHO Daily Map of 23 July 2018

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ECHO Daily Map of 20 July 2018

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ECHO Daily Map of 19 July 2018

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Sweden - Forest Fires UPDATE
  • High temperatures, dry weather and forest fires had been affecting the central areas of the country since June.
  • According to local media, as of 19 July, over 44 active forest fires are burning across the country. The largest fires had been reported to affect the central regions of Gavleborg, Jamtland and Dalarna. The total burnt area between 11 and 18 July has reached 7 506 ha (only fires larger than 30 ha). 
  • National authorities of Sweden requested the support of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) on 16 July. In response to the request, Italy offered two firefighting planes which have been operating in the country as of 18 July. France offered 2 firefighting and 1 reconnaissance planes which should arrive in Sweden on 19 July.
  • Over the next 24 hours, dry conditions and high temperatures up to 30 degrees locally may continue to affect most of the country, especially the areas affected by forest fires. According to EFFIS, the fire danger forecast as of 19 July might remain high in the areas affected by fires.
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ECHO Daily Map of 18 July 2018

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Sweden - Forest Fires
  • High temperatures, dry weather and forest fires had been affecting the central areas of the country since June, causing evacuations and damage.
  • According the national authorities, there are approximately 80 active fires across the country. The largest fires had been reported to affect the central regions of Gavleborg, Jamtland and Dalarna.
  • National authorities of Sweden requested, via the Emergency Response Coordination Center (ERCC), the support of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) on 16 July. In particular, Sweden requested firefighting aircraft (airplanes and helicopters). As part of the UCPM response, Italian aircraft operate in Sweden as of 18 July.
  • The ERCC, upon request of the Swedish authorities, has also activated the Copernicus Emergency Management Service in order to produce satellite maps that will support the firefighting operations.
  • Over the next 24 hours, dry conditions and high temperatures up to 30 degrees locally, may continue to affect most of the country, especially the areas affected by forest fires. According to EFFIS the fire danger forecast, as of 18 July might remain from high to extreme in the areas affected by fires.
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ECHO Daily Map of 17 July 2018

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ECHO Daily Map of 16 July 2018

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Philippines, China, Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone ELEVEN
  • Tropical Cyclone ELEVEN (locally named HENRY) formed over the North Philippine Sea on 15 July. It then started moving west as a Tropical Depression and strengthening toward Babuyan group of islands (Philippines). On 16 July at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 340 km east of Babuyan island and it had maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h (Tropical depression).
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to pass close or over Babuyan group of islands on 16 July morning UTC, probably as a Tropical Storm. Afterwards, it is expected to continue heading west over the South China Sea toward Hainan island (China), still as a Tropical Storm. Heavy rain and strong winds may affect several areas of Batanes, the northern portion of Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands, the northern portion of Apayao, and the northern portion of Ilocos Norte.
  • According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Servies Administration, as of 16 July, a tropical cyclone warning signal #1 is in effect for several areas of Babuyan islands and northern Luzon island (Philippines).
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ECHO Daily Map of 13 July 2018

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ECHO Daily Map of 12 July 2018

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ECHO Daily Map of 11 July 2018

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China, Taiwan - Tropical Cyclone MARIA-18
  • Tropical Cyclone MARIA-18 continued moving northwest and  made landfall over Miyako island on 10 July in the afternoon (UTC) as intense Typhoon. It then passed the northern coast of Taiwan heading toward Fujian (China) and it made a second landfall close to Ningde city (Huangqi Peninsula, Fujian province) on 11 July early morning (UTC) with maximum sustained winds of 154-177 km/h (Typhoon) and continued moving north-west over land crossing Fujian and weakening. 
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is expected to keep moving  northwest passing over Jiangxi province. Heavy rain, thunderstorms, strong winds and storm surge may affect several areas of northern Taiwan island, central-northern Fujian, southern Zhejiang and central-southern Jiangxi over 11-12 July. 
  • The Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, as of 11 July, has issued a heavy rain and strong wind advisory for northern and eastern Taiwan island and a sea and land Typhoon warning for Lienchiang island (Taiwan).
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ECHO Daily Map of 10 July 2018

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