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 ECHO Daily Flash of 21 May 2019

I. International

Papua New Guinea - 7.5 M Earthquake Impact Update (GDACS, Media)

  • Assessments are ongoing following a 7.5 M earthquake between New Ireland and New Britain Islands on 14 May at 12.58 UTC.
  • As of 21 May, around 130 families are reportedly displaced on the Duke of York Islands and at least 130 houses are severely damaged in the area.
II. Europe

Meteoalarm, as of 21 May at 8.00 UTC (EUMETNET)

  • On 21 May: Red Alert for heavy rain over extreme in central and southern Germany.
  • On 22 May: Red Alert for heavy rain over extreme in southern Germany.

Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (European Flood Awareness System - EFAS) (EFAS)

  • Georgia: national threshold level exceed in Tskhenisckali - Ludji
  • Germany: warning level 2/4 and 3/4 for several locations in Bayern, Hessen, Niedersachsen and Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Emilia Romagna, Lazio, Toscana and Veneto regions
  • Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 for the Stochid, Styr and Sluc regions
  • Switzerland: warning level 1/2 for small rivers in northeast.
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