Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102594
Death: 9
Displaced: 608
Countries: United States
From - To 29 Apr - 12 Jul

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USA - Severe weather (ECHO 23 May 2024)Thu, 23 May 2024 10:35

  • Heavy rainfall, strong wind and thunderstorms affected the Central Plains and the Midwest regions and particularly Iowa on 21 May, causing tornados that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to media, as of 23 May, five people died in Greenfield city in Adair county in south-western Iowa and at least 35 have been injured. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported, as of 22 May, more than 100 destroyed buildings and 14,000 people affected by power outages.
  • For the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms are expected in the central and eastern parts of the United States.
USA - Flash floods (ECHO 12 Jun 2024)Wed, 12 Jun 2024 10:11

  • On 9 June, heavy rainfall hit the Albuquerque city area, New Mexico, southern USA, causing flash floods and resulting in fatalities and damage.
  • According to media, as of 11 June, one person died in northeast Albuquerque, and two others have been rescued in in southeast Albuquerque.
  • For the next 24 hours, drier conditions are expected across the affected city.
New Mexico State, USA, Mid-June 2024Rainfall in burn scar areas near Ruidoso in New Mexico, USA, prompted evacuations on 19 June 2024.Thu 20 Jun 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),