Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101040
Death: 86
Displaced: 7778
Countries: United States
From - To 12 Aug - 09 Sep

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Storm Ida, Virginia, USA, August 2021Flash floods and mudslides swept through parts of Buchanan County, Virginia, on 31 August 2021 after heavy rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. More than 20 homes were destroyed in the small community of Hurley situated in a valley along Knox Creek. Around 60 people were evacuated with some taking shelter in a local church.Thu 2 Sep 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),