Overall Green alert Flood
in China

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101590
Death: 20
Displaced: -
Countries: China
From - To 10 Aug - 19 Aug

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Sichuan Province, China, August 2022Local media reported flash flooding in Pengzhou city in Sichuan Province on 13 August 2022. At least 4 people were killed and 9 were injured, including 3 of them seriously.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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 186 | About casualties: 35 | Last hour: 0

China faces its longest, most severe drought ever recorded2022-08-22T20:32+0200.

The intensity, impact, scale and duration of the heatwave in China this summer have broken all records. A nationwide drought alert was issued August 19, 2022 as the long-running heatwave in the country’s southwest region was forecast to con
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China Drought Exposes Ancient Stone Island in Middle of Dry Lake2022-08-22T18:27+0200.

Ongoing severe droughts in China have exposed an ancient island that is normally submerged in a lake. China is experiencing a heatwave and drought this year unlike anything seen in decades, with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in
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China Drought Exposes Ancient Stone Island in Middle of Dry Lake2022-08-22T18:25+0200.

Ongoing severe droughts in China have exposed an ancient island that is normally submerged in a lake. China is experiencing a heatwave and drought this year unlike anything seen in decades, with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in
...(more)
China's Guangdong braces for Typhoon Ma-on2022-08-22T17:32+0200.

GUANGZHOU, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangdong Province is bracing for Typhoon Ma-on, which is expected to make a head-on landfall soon, with authorities initiating an emergency response at 5 p.m. Monday. The provincial meteorologic
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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 (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),