Tropical Cyclone Melor strengthens in the Northwestern Pacific, on track to impact the Philippines

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  • Wildfire - S of Kachiry, Pavlodar - Kazakhstan

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  • Wildfire - SW of Khandyga, Chukot - Russia

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  • Wildfire - NW of Terbyas, Chukot - Russia

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  • Wildfire - SW of Mirnyy, Chukot - Russia

    54 minutes ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - N of Terbyas, Chukot - Russia

    54 minutes ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - NW of Yerema, Irkutsk - Russia

    54 minutes ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - NE of Chernyshevskiy, Chukot - Russia

    54 minutes ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - N of Olyokminsk, Chukot - Russia

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - SW of Mugla - Turkey

    1 hour ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.9 - 183 km NE of Tual, Indonesia

    8 hours ago WATCH

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - SW of Messina, Sicily - Italy

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - SE of Pukatawagan, Manitoba - Canada

    2 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - W of Redding, California - United States

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NW of La Ronge, Saskatchewan - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NW of Gillam, Manitoba - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - NE of Lynn Lake, Manitoba - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NE of Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - E of Norman Wells, Northwest Territories - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - S of Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SE of Berens River, Manitoba - Canada

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - N of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan - Canada

    2 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - Broadwater County (Woods Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Colville Reservation (Summit Trail Fire), Washington, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Bill Nye Mountain Fire), Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Akokli Creek Fire), Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (American Fork Fire), Montana, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lincoln County (Burnt Peak Fire), Montana, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lincoln County (South Yaak Fire), Montana, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (Harris Mountain), Montana, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Three Valley Lake Fire), Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Shoshone County (Character Complex), Idaho, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (Bunting Road Fire), Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (White Rock Lake Fire), Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Butte and Plumas Counties (Dixie Fire), California, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    2 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - N of Luau, Moxico - Angola

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - E of Natal, Amazonas - Brazil

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NW of Abuna, Rondnia - Brazil

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Tropical Depression - Twelve

    3 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Northern India

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Tropical Depression - Ten-e

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Hurricane - Hilda

    5 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SE of Yerema, Irkutsk - Russia

    3 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Mugla - Turkey

    4 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Mugla - Turkey

    7 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Bogor Regency, West Java, Indonesia

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Serang Regency, Banten, Indonesia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - India

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Drought - Kazakhstan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Hong Kong

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme heat - Vietnam

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ibu, Indonesia

    9 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - SW of Mugla - Turkey

    9 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - 126 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia

    10 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

    10 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

    12 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - E of Kos, Notio Aigaio - Greece

    12 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Crazy Creek Gorge), Canada

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Garfield County (Green Ridge Fire), Washington, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Trozzo Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Octopus Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Michaud Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Two Mile Road Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (NkMip Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfire - British Columbia (Hunakwa Lake Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfire - British Columbia (Momich Lake Fire), Canada

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Beaverhead County (Alder Creek Fire), Montana, United States

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  • Wildfires - Wallowa County (Elbow Creek Fire), Oregon, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Thomas Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfire - Missoula County (Granite Pass Complex Fires), Montana/Idaho, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Asotin County (Lick Creek Fire), Washington, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Plumas County (Dixie-Jumbo Fires), Idaho, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 13 km SSW of Tokoroa, New Zealand

    23 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    14 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Karymsky, Russia

    14 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - Mineral/Missoula/Sanders Counties (West Lolo Complex), Montana, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Kos, Notio Aigaio - Greece

    16 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    16 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    17 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Okanogan County (Cedar Creek/Delancy Fires), California, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Kos, Notio Aigaio - Greece

    19 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Kos, Notio Aigaio - Greece

    21 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 65 km SW of San Carlos, Mexico

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Kadovar, Papua New Guinea

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - SW of Mugla - Turkey

    1 day ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Garrison Lake Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (July Mountain Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - Okanogan County (Cub Creek 2 Fire), Washington, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Chasm Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Young Lake Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Tremont Creek Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Flat Lake Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (South of Canim Lake Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Lytton Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mckay Creek Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Sparks Lake Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.7 - 26 km SSW of Mandráki, Greece

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Etna, Italy

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Beaverhead County (Trail Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lemhi County (Mud Lick Fire), Idaho, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Nez Perce and Lewis Counties (Snake River Complex Fires), Idaho, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 6.2 - 9 km ESE of Sullana, Peru

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Flathead County (Hay Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Bagana, Papua New Guinea

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Routt County (Morgan Creek Fire), Colorado, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Klamath County (Bootleg Fire), Oregon, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Costa Rica

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Panama

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Switzerland

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Storms - Germany

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  • Extreme Heat - Central and Eastern Europe

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  • Extreme Heat - Southern United States

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  • Extreme Heat - Northwestern United States

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  • Storms - Mexico

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southwestern Canada

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Brazil

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Qoubaiyat, Lebanon

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Kef and Jendouba Governorates, Tunisia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Storms - Austria

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  • Storms - Spain

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Brenda Creek Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mount Porter Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mckinley Lake Fire), Canada

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Big Stick Lake Fire), Canada

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  • Wildfire - Stevens County (Sherwood Fire), Washington, United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

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  • Drought - High Plains United States

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  • Drought - U.S. Virgin Islands

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  • Drought - Midwestern United States

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  • Drought - Maine, United States

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Stevens County (Spruce Canyon Fire), Washington, United States

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (Divide Complex - Balsinger Fire), Montana, United States

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 8.2 - 104 km SE of Perryville, Alaska

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sinabung, Indonesia

    4 days ago WARNING

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December 11, 2015

Since forming as a tropical depression in the northwestern Pacific Ocean early December 11 (local time), Tropical Cyclone Melor has intensified into a tropical storm, and is tracking toward the Philippines. As of the most recent advisory from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center on December 12 (0300 UTC), Melor is located approximately 192 miles north of Koror, Palau.

Known locally in the Philippines as Nona, Melor is expected to further strengthen before making landfall over the central Philippines as a typhoon by early next week. Upon landfall, Melor is forecast to slow down as it tracks west across the island nation towards Manila, one of the world’s most densely populated cities in the world. The storm will continue to bring heavy rainfall and strong winds through Wednesday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has begun issuing severe weather bulletins, and is advising the public to take appropriate action to prepare for the effects of Melor. The Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has also advised local-level disaster risk reduction and management councils to initiate pre-emptive evacuations of families in low-lying and mountainous areas as needed ahead of the typhoon.

The Pacific Disaster Center is closely monitoring Tropical Cyclone Melor as it approaches the Philippines, and will provide decision support and situational awareness products for the duration of the event. Keep up with the latest information via PDC’s Global Hazards Atlas, or with the Disaster Alert™ mobile application. If you are an emergency manager or humanitarian assistance practitioner and would like access to PDC’s DisasterAWARE (EMOPS) platform, click here for more information.

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