Overall Green alert Flood
in South Africa

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102002
Death: 0
Displaced: 1200
Countries: South Africa
From - To 14 May - 16 May


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Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, May 2023Local media reported evacuations in Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa after heavy rain and flooding on 14 May 2023. Some residents refused to leave their homes. The municipality government reported roads were flooded in at least 25 locations. The country saw heavy rainfall in a period 08 to 09 May and again 14 to 15 May 2023. On 13 May South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued a level 2 warning for heavy rain in the area.Mon 15 May 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),