Overall Green alert Flood
in Germany

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

GDACS ID FL 1101549
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Germany
From - To 20 Jul - 21 Jul

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Baden-Württemberg, Germany, July 2022Thunderstorms caused damage in several places in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, late on 20 July 2022. Strong winds downed trees and lightning strikes caused fires. One person died in a road accident that was partly blamed on the poor road conditions. Some basements were flooded in Sigmaringen.Thu 21 Jul 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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Articles: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Climate Change, Land-Use Changes Increase Likelihood of Flood Events2022-07-23T05:10+0200.

The German government estimates the total losses resulting from the disastrous floods in July 2021 at 32 billion euros. In two studies, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ( KIT ) have investigated how precipitation, evaporatio
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Climate change and land-use changes increase likelihood of flood event ... 2022-07-22T13:48+0200.

The German government estimates the total losses resulting from the disastrous floods in July 2021 at 32 billion euros. In two studies, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have investigated how precipitation, evaporation
...(more)
Why are weather forecasts often inaccurate? | Science | In-depth repor ... 2022-07-22T08:31+0200.

There are usually two various kinds of situations that come to thoughts when the subject is defective climate predictions. The primary is probably the extra mundane: Telephone apps that let you know it will not rain, however then it does. T
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Climate change and land-use changes increase likelihood…2022-07-22T02:16+0200.

The German government estimates the total losses from the catastrophic floods in July 2021 at 32 billion euros. In two studies, one of which is currently available in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences , researchers at the Karlsruhe
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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),