Overall Green alert Flood
in Spain

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101666
Death: 1
Displaced: 300
Countries: Spain
From - To 16 Sep - 25 Sep

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Eastern Spain, Mid-September 2022Heavy rain caused flooding and damage in several regions of eastern Spain from 16 September 2022. One person was injured when he was trapped inside a vehicle in a flooded underpass in Mataró in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia on 16 September. Areas of Girona Province were also affected. Media reported 90 mm of rain in 1 hour in Mataró. Stormy weather affected parts of Valencia Region on 17 September. Flooding was reported in Oropesa del Mar, Cabanes and Torreblanca, in the province of Castellón; and in Benissa and Callosa d'En Sarrià in Alicante. A police officer died trying to rescue people from flood waters in Benissa. Around 300 people were evacuated from a flooded campsite in Cabanes. A total of 144.4 mm of rain fell in 12 hours on 17 September in the town of Oropesa del Mar.Sun 18 Sep 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Batabanó inundado tras el paso del huracán Ian2022-09-28T18:39+0200.

MADRID, España.- Los fuertes vientos, con rachas por encima de los 80 kilómetros por hora, asociados al huracán Ian provocaron grandes inundaciones por penetraciones del mar en el consejo popular Surgidero de Batabanó, en la provincia de Ma
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El Gobierno destina 10 millones a frenar el riesgo de inundación en la ... 2022-09-27T13:33+0200.

Vista general de una rueda de prensa posterior a la reunión del Consejo de Ministros, en el Palacio de La Moncloa, a 30 de agosto de 2022, en Madrid (España). Abortar sin permiso paterno a las menores de 16 y 17 años, el acceso gratuito a l
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Fertiberia asegura que "las máximas autoridades científicas" avalan el ... 2022-09-22T17:14+0200.

Las máximas autoridades científicas de España han avalado la fortaleza y la seguridad del proyecto de Fertiberia para la restauración de los apilamientos de fosfoyesos Restore 20/30, que logró en 2020 la Declaración de Impacto Ambiental (DI
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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),