Category Archives: Weather

Flooding Germany

By | July 18, 2021

Hello everyone, here’s the update from 17.07.2021 on the current situation. On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, parts of Germany were ravaged by very severe storms. The district of Ahrweiler in Rhineland-Palatinate was particularly severely hit. Several thousand rescue workers have been deployed there for days. In some areas, the situation is slowly relaxing,… Read More »

Amateur Radio responds to flooding in Western Europe

By | July 17, 2021

Unprecedented heavy rain caused widespread flooding in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands with over 120 deaths and hundreds more people unaccounted for. The rains which started on Wednesday caused rivers to burst their banks and the water converged into major rivers like the Meuse, Mosel and Rhine causing damage to bridges and other infrastructure such… Read More »

Iceland Volcanic eruption

By | March 21, 2021

a volcano has erupted near Fagradalsfjall, South West of the Icelandic capital Reykjavik. The country has had many earthquakes over the last few weeks so an eruption was a risk. At this time, the lava and gas from the volcano are not likely to affect air travel or the local population immediately. The volcano is already… Read More »

>>>Red alert for Tropical Cyclone NIRAN-21<<<

By | March 5, 2021

Alert level The alert level for the forecasted track (next 72h) is Red. The overall alert level is Red for New Caledonia This tropical cyclone can have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path. Please see methodology for more explanations on thresholds. In particular New Caledonia are affected by high winds up… Read More »

BIG SUNSPOT AR2778

By | October 28, 2020

BIG SUNSPOT AR2778:There’s a new spot on the sun–and it’s a big one. Only two days old, AR2778 is already 8 times wider than Earth with a dozen dark cores sprawling 100,000 km across the solar surface. It is inset in this magnetic map of the sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory: The +/- magnetic… Read More »

Tsunami Drill Code Name: IOWave 20

By | October 5, 2020

Dear all ham friends,Please informed, that National scale disaster simulation activity under thename IOWave20 (Indian Ocean Wave Exercise 2020), which is a regionalprogram of UNESCO and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission) incountries in the Indian Ocean region. For the IOWave20 activities inIndonesia coordinated by BMKG(Central Earthquake and Tsunami Sector) involving BNPB, BPBD, SAR, LocalGovernment and Disaster… Read More »