Microsoft has announced the release of a preview of a new service in Azure: Azure Service Health
Azure Service Health is to provide you information, guidance and support when issue(s) in Azure are affecting you.
In a nutshell, we can say this is the Azure version of the Office 365 Service Health dashboard.
To start taking advantage of it, just logon to your Azure portal (https://portal.azure.com/) and access the Service Health tile (or search for it)
From there you will have access to any current issue affecting your environment, planned maintenance and history
If an issue is affecting you, you will see it is the map (to identify the region as you may use multiple region)
You can filter by subscriptions, regions or services
When using the History, you can go back up to 3 months in time to find any issues, their type and (when applicable) the ability to download a summary report of the issue