Overall Orange alert Flood
in India

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100755
Death: 45
Displaced: -
Countries: India
From - To 07 Feb - 09 Feb

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Uttarakhand, India, February 2021Dozens of people are feared missing after a Himalayan glacier broke and smashed into dams in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, northern India, early on 07 February 2021. Uttarakhand police reported 202 people missing and 19 dead, as of 08 February. Many of those missing are thought to be from a construction site of a dam near Tapovan. Damage of the dams caused rivers to rise, forcing the evacuation of villages downstream.Sun 7 Feb 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 234 | About casualties: 51 | Last hour: 0

India teme nueva inundación desde lago recién formado en el HimalayasFri, 12 Feb 2021 17:26:00 +0100.

Un lago del Himalaya recientemente formado hace temer otra inundación repentina en India , a poco menos de una semana después de la catástrofe de Tapovan, dijeron las autoridades este viernes. Producto de lo anterior, se envió una expedició
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India teme otra inundación desde un lago himalayo recién formadoFri, 12 Feb 2021 17:25:00 +0100.

Un lago del Himalaya recientemente formado hace temer otra inundación repentina en India, menos de una semana después de la catástrofe de Tapovan, dijeron las autoridades el viernes que enviaron una expedición de especialistas para examinar
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Morocco Prioritizes Renewable Energy and Flood Protection ProjectsFri, 12 Feb 2021 13:41:00 +0100.

The agency has proposed a plan that seeks to boost the protection of the environment by implementing measures to improve energy efficiency. The plan aims to ensure higher efficiency in energy generation by supplying dams with renewable ener
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Rescue Work Continues for Fifth Day after India AvalancheFri, 12 Feb 2021 02:55:00 +0100.

NEW DELHI -- Rescue teams were on Thursday working against the clock in India to try and rescue around 30 people feared to be trapped in a tunnel after an avalanche in a Himalayan valley that killed over 30 persons on Sunday while around 20
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),