Hazard Highlights

February 11, 2016
  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevados de Chillán, Chile

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    2 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    26 minutes ago WARNING

  • Tropical Cyclone - Belna

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    50 minutes ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Western, United States

    53 minutes ago WARNING

  • Tropical Cyclone - Pawan

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Queensland, Australia

    1 hour ago WATCH

  • Wildfires - New South Wales, Australia

    1 hour ago WATCH

  • Floods - Eastern Brazil

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Cibitoke Province, Burundi

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southern Angola

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • High Winds - Eastern Wyoming, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Sierra Nevada, California, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Winter Storms - Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Little Yoho National Park, Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • High Winds - Southern Germany

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Winter Storms - Southeastern Germany

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • High Winds - Southern Argentina

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Uganda

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Djibouti City, Djibouti

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Bududa, Uganda

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Sironko, Uganda

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Cunene Province, Angola

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 6.0 - 164km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga

    9 hours ago WATCH

  • Drought - Eastern South Korea

    2 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Storms - Southeastern New Zealand

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • High Winds - Central New Zealand

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - England, United Kingdom

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Park, Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Gunnison and Aspen, Colorado, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Northern Utah, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Western Wyoming, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Southeastern Idaho, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Glacier National Park, Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Valparaiso Municipality, Chile

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Bolivia

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Winter Storms - Western Peru

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Flooding - Northern Philippines

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - South India

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - N of Ravensthorpe, Western Australia - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - N of Ravensthorpe, Western Australia - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Birao, Vakaga - Central African Republic

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Diapaga, Tapoa - Burkina Faso

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NW of Malakal, Upper Nile - South Sudan

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - W of Grafton, New South Wales - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Katoomba, New South Wales - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NW of Batemans Bay, New South Wales - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NE of Esperance, Western Australia - Australia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - W of Juan Jose Castelli, Chaco - Argentina

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Chos Malal, Neuquén - Argentina

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.7 - 173km NW of Hihifo, Tonga

    7 hours ago WATCH

  • Winter Storm - Alaska, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Asosan, Japan

    5 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - Charleston, MO Region, United States

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mitchell, SD Region, United States

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Tropical Cyclone - Ambali

    8 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Aira, Japan

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Highsurf - Advisory (Hawaiian Islands)

    9 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - 138km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands

    12 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Nishinoshima, Japan

    12 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 128km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge

    21 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Highwind - Advisory (Hawaiian Islands)

    21 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 6.0 - 63km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu

    23 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southeastern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southeastern Alaska, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

    1 day ago WARNING

  • High Winds - Eastern New Mexico

    1 day ago ADVISORY

  • Floods - Western and Northern DR Congo

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - 171km E of Kurilsk, Russia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Eastern Peru

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Somalia and Kenya

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Winter Storms - Central Asia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Dengue Fever Outbreak - Pakistan

    2 weeks ago ADVISORY

  • Dengue Outbreak - Philippines

    3 months ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    3 days ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Etna, Italy

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo/Uganda

    5 months ago WARNING

  • Dengue Fever Outbreak - Republic of the Sudan

    1 week ago ADVISORY

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Hazard Highlights
February 11, 2016

Heavy Rainfall Triggers Riverine Flooding Across Indonesia

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PDC Global Hazards Atlas, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and rainfall accumulation over the past 3 days.

Ongoing heavy rainfall has caused flooding in several areas of Indonesia, impacting residents of villages in the West and North Sumatra, Aceh, and Riau provinces. As of the most recent update from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management, an estimated 71,000 people have been affected by flood conditions, with more than 32,000 displaced (ReliefWeb/ASEAN).

In West Sumatra, continuous rainfall since last Friday led to the overflowing of the Batang Bangko, Batang Suliti, and Batang Lolo rivers, which triggered flooding in Solok, Agam, and Limapulu Kota (BNBP). As of February 7, reports indicate that more than 2,000 houses have been inundated (ReliefWeb/ASEAN).

Torrential rain also led to the overflowing of four rivers in Riau, triggering widespread flooding across the Rokan IV Koto, Pagaran Tapah, and Rambah districts. Initial reports (as of February 8) indicate that nearly 3,700 residents of Rambah have been affected by flooding (BNBP).

RVA Profile: Indonesia

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This Week in Hazards:

  • According to the National Weather Service in Tiyan, a Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Guam through Saturday afternoon (local time) due to strengthening winds over the region (NWS). Under a Fire Weather Watch, critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur, and it can be expected that any fires that develop may spread rapidly. Mountainous and grassy areas of central Guam may be affected, with late morning through early evening being the most dangerous times.
  • Early February 6 (local time), southern Taiwan was struck by a shallow earthquake (reported as 6.4-6.7M) centered in Kaohsiung County (ReliefWeb/UN OCHA, ECHO). As of February 8, reports indicate that the city of Tainan (approximate population: 2 million) has been the most affected, with at least 36 people confirmed dead, 525 injured, and 113 still missing (ReliefWeb/IFRC). Search and rescue operations are ongoing (TRC).

Current Hazard Warnings

Flood: Scotland, England, Indonesia, Ecuador, Peru

High Surf: United States (Hawaii)

Winter Storm: Canada (Northwestern, Eastern), United States (Midwest, Northeastern)

Drought: Africa (Southern), Micronesia, Puerto Rico (Eastern), United States (Western), Thailand, Bolivia

Earthquake: Taiwan, Papua New Guinea

Extreme Temperature: Canada (Central)

Biomedical: West Africa

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