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 - 15 Sep

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Tropical Storm Nicholas, USA, September 2021Storm Nicholas made landfall on the southeastern coast of Texas on 13 September 2021 as a Category 1 hurricane. Nicholas was later downgraded to a tropical storm, then tropical depression. Storm surge along the Texas coast caused some flooding in areas around Galveston. Some heavy rain was reported and as of 14 September a few rivers were high including the Taylor Bayou near Beaumont, TX, and the Vermillion at Lafayette and Calcasieu around Lake Charles in Louisiana. The storm also caused power outages. As of 14 September there were 490,000 without power in Texas and 130,000 in Louisiana. On 15 September heavy rain caused some flooding in parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, making some roads impassable.Thu 16 Sep 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 544 | About casualties: 44 | Last hour: 0

See the shocking flooding impacting the US in Hurricane Ida's wake2021-09-04T00:55+0200.

Flooding has killed at least nine people, swept away cars, submerged subway lines and grounded flights in New York and New Jersey as the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought torrential rains to the area this week. New York City Mayor Bill de B
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Reportan 29 muertos por ciclón Ida en EEUU2021-09-04T00:33+0200.

Al menos 29 personas han muerto en Estados Unidos como consecuencia del paso del ciclón Ida, que tras degradarse a tormenta tropical, ha causado estragos en la costa este de Estados Unidos, donde ha provocado precipitaciones sin precedentes
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NY, NJ officials vow to improve extreme weather resilience as Ida deat ... 2021-09-04T00:30+0200.

Officials in New York and New Jersey said on Friday that improvements to infrastructure were needed to deal with extreme weather events after flash flooding from Hurricane Ida caught the U.S. Northeast off guard, killingat least 46 people.
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U.S. NY, NJ officials vow to improve extreme weather resilience as Ida ... 2021-09-04T00:22+0200.

NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Officials in New York and New Jersey said on Friday that improvements to infrastructure were needed to deal with extreme weather events afterflash flooding from Hurricane Ida caught the U.S. Northeast off guard,
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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