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Fuego Volcano in Guatemala

Tuesday, 05 June 2018


Guatemala's Fuego volcano has erupted, covering villages in volcanic ash and debris during its most powerful eruption in over 100 years. Local reports confirm at least 69 people have been killed with many more still missing.

Fire in China

Monday, 04 June 2018


A large forest fire broke out in a mountainous area of northern China after a spell of prolonged high temperatures and dry conditions. Fires in the Daxing'anling prefecture, Inner Mongolia spread to over 5,000 hectares.

Cyclone Mekunu in Yemen

Saturday, 02 June 2018


Cyclone Mekunu made landfall on the southern Arabian peninsula, bringing sustained rainfall and winds - equal to a Category 3 hurricane - to the eastern mainland of Yemen. Local reports suggest at least 7 people have died and 8 remain missing.

Flood in Sri Lanka

Monday, 21 May 2018


Monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed up to eight people, with hundreds more people requiring rescue by the armed forces. Eight districts have been affected as up to 150mm of rain fell across the country.

Flood in Djibouti

Sunday, 20 May 2018


Tropical cyclone Sagar caused flash floods across Djibouti, with the worst hit areas being Djibouti City and the suburb of Balbala. Authorities have already reported that up to 30,000 people have been impacted by the storm.