Several people have died after torrential rains and subsequent floods in southern France on 17 and 18 September 2014.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Sunday 26 of August 2012 in the region of Diourbel, Senegal.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Wednesday 22nd of August in Russia's Black Sea region. The Charter was activated by USGS on behalf of ROSCOSMOS / EMERCOM.
Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012.
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