Overall Green alert Flood
in Greece

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101264
Death: 3
Displaced: 50
Countries: Greece
From - To 11 Jan - 16 Jan

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Storm Diomedes, Greece, January 2022Severe weather, referred to as Storm Diomedes, brought strong winds, heavy snowfall and heavy rain over northern and central parts of Greece from 11 January 2022. As of 11 January the Greek Fire Service had responded to 196 calls for assistance, mostly for wind damage. Teams also carried out water pumping and some rescues and evacuations in areas of Makrychori, Sykourio, Omolio Larissa and Farsala in Thessaly Region. Water pumping was also required in Halkidiki and Veria of Central Macedonia. Media report two people died in floods near Serres City in Visaltia Municipality in Central Macedonia Region, while another fatality occurred in Karditsa City in Thessaly region.Mon 17 Jan 2022FloodList 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),