Overall Orange alert Flood
in Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101571
Glide number: FL-2022-000288-JPN
Death: 0
Displaced: 300000
Countries: Japan
From - To 03 Aug - 15 Aug

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Tropical Storm Meari, Japan, August 2022Tropical Storm Meari made landfall on central Japan's Izu Peninsula on Saturday. Heavy rain fell in parts of Tokyo and Shizuoka Prefecture. Evacuation orders were issued to around 70,000 people in the city of Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, due to threat of landslides. Some homes were left without power and flights were canceeled.Sun 14 Aug 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Why is the northern hemisphere so hot this summer?2022-08-17T02:47+0200.

Liu Zhao Wang Liang Li Yue. This summer, "hot" is undoubtedly the most concerned keyword. Since June, high temperatures have continued in many parts of the country. Looking at the world, extreme weather and climate events represented by hig
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Flood and wildfire emergency alerts will be sent directly to Britons’ ... 2022-08-15T12:14+0200.

Kit Malthouse, a minister in the Cabinet Office, said the new program will enable the Government to “warn people much more comprehensively” about impending danger. The notifications are designed to fill people’s mobile phone screens while t
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Experts analyze four major focuses of recent high temperature weather2022-08-14T15:11+0200.

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, August 13th: Experts analyze four major focuses of recent high temperature weather. Xinhua News Agency reporter Huang Yao. Since the beginning of summer this year, there have been many high-temperature days, wid
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5 La inteligencia artificial se adelanta a las riadas2022-08-13T19:09+0200.

El pasado mes de octubre, Japón sufrió uno de los peores meses en cuanto a lluvias tras el paso de un poderoso tifón que acabó con la vida de una decena de personas. A raíz de estas inundaciones, las autoridades niponas han planteado varios
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),