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Regular updates on natural disasters in the Americas.


 

31 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Hurricane Isaias  Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and United States of America On 30 July 2020, the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported that Hurricane Isaias is bringing tropical storm conditions and continuous heavy rains across Central Bahamas. A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Boca Raton to the…
30 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Severe Weather Mexico On 30 July 2020, the Civil Protection of Jalisco State, Mexico, reported heavy rain affected Colonia San José del Quince, El Salto Municipality. In addition, media reported 400 homes were affected due to floods in Tlaquepaque, Tonalá, and El Salto cities, Jalisco. The reports are available in Spanish…
29 Jul 2020
Official Sources: Volcanic activity Guatemala On 29 July 2020, the National Coordinator for the Reduction of Disasters (CONRED), reported that the El Fuego Volcano has been generating 6-10 explosions and released a column of ash and gas rising 4,800 meters high above sea level and dispersing toward the west and southwest. Ash falls were dispersed…
27 Jul 2020
Official Sources:    Hurricane Hanna   Mexico On 27 July 2020, the Mayor of San Pedro in Nuevo Leon State, Mexico, reported that several towns were affected due to Hurricane Hanna over the weekend. In addition, the Civil Protection of the Tamaulipas State activated temporary shelters for people affected by the hurricane. Media…
24 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Severe Weather  Panama On 24 July 2020, the Panama National System of Civil Protection National Emergency Operations Center (SINAPROC) reported heavy rain and floods affected Vista Alegre, Vacamonte, Veracruz, Playa Leona, Cerro Silvestre, and Bique sectors in Oeste Province, Panama. Floods affected 64 households…
23 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Hurricane Douglas On 23 July 2020, the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported that Hurricane Douglas (formerly a tropical storm) is strengthening as it approaches the central Pacific (currently category 3). The Hawaiian Islands are advised to monitor the system as it is expected to reach the islands on…
22 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Tropical Storm Douglas On 22 July 2020, the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported that Tropical Storm Douglas is located southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, and southeast of Hawaii, United States of America. It is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane on Thursday and the…
21 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Tropical Storm Douglas On 21 July 2020, the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported that Tropical Storm Douglas is located southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, and is expected to become a hurricane later tonight. The system is expected to continue its west-northwestward motion at least…
16 Jul 2020
Official Sources:   Severe Weather Peru On 15 July 2020, the Peru National Institute of Civil Defense reported that heavy rains and strong winds on 8 July affected 123 people and damaged 28 houses in the San Juan Bautista District, Maynas Province. The report is available in Spanish at: INDECI. Volcanic activity Guatemala On 16 July 2020,…