From the 28th of January, the Mindanao Island which is among the most populous regions in the Philippines was hit by heavy rainfall caused by a trough of a low pressure area associated with the Northeast Monsoon causing widespread flooding in various regions along with other-related impacts including, landslides, damage to infrastructure and agricultural land and power outages, before finally dissipating on the 3rd of February.
In October 2023, County Cork was struck by two days of extreme rainfall from Storm Babet that fell on already saturated soils. Swollen rivers led to severe flooding in Midleton.
Extreme wildfires in coastal-central Chile have been fuelled by intense and persistent fire-conducive weather conditions in the region since the beginning of the year favouring the spread of severe fires in Viña del Mar (33°S, 71°W) in early February.
Under the influence of a lingering anticyclone, Fennoscandia experienced extremely cold winter temperatures during early January 2024.