The Philippines: Category 5 Typhoon

The Philippines: Category 5 Typhoon

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name “Ompong”) is forecast to make landfall in northern Philippines at 2:00 AM on 15 September 2018. Its path is likely to affect the same regions hit by Tropical Storm Barijat just recently.  Mangkhut has maximum sustained winds of up to...

The Philippines: Floods emergency

On the morning of Saturday the 11 August 2018, the region of Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimropa, and Metro Manila (NCR) in the Philippines, was massively flooded due to incessant rains brought by the southwest monsoon enhanced by Typhoon Yagi...

India: Floods in Kerala

In the evening of Thursday the 9 August 2018, the state of Kerala in India, was  witnessing severe flooding due to continuing rains which have been ongoing for a few days. Vigorous southwest monsoon has left a trail of destruction across Kerala, killing at least 26...

India: Floods in Assam

During the night of Sunday the 5 August 2018, the state of Assam in India,  witnessed severe rains which have substantially increased the level of water flow in the rivers and the rivers breaking their banks. This has led to flash floods in some districts of Assam and...