Overall Green alert Flood
in Canada

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100959
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Canada
From - To 15 Jul - 18 Jul

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Ontario, Canada and Michigan, USA, Late July 2021Heavy rain from 15 July 2021 caused flooding in areas of the Municipality of Lakeshore, Ontario, Canada. The municipality declared a state of emergency. Officials said rainfall was so intense pumps and drainage systems could not cope. Heavy rain also caused flooding of roads in surrounding areas of Essex County, Ontario. In neighbouring Michigan, USA, highways and some homes were flooded in areas around Detroit for the second time in 3 weeks.Tue 20 Jul 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 21 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Poudre Canyon flash flood: ‘One dead and others missing’ as dangerous ... 2021-07-21T13:42+0200.

AT least one person is dead and two others are reported to be missing after “dangerous” flooding hit northern Colorado. Search and rescue crews pulled a body from the Poudre River on Tuesday while homes were swept away in mudslides. At lea
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Thunderstorms to strike UK on hottest day of the year so far2021-07-20T20:17+0200.

Forecasters warn of water spray, sudden flooding and lightning strikes, which could lead to power cuts, damage to buildings and delays to public transport. (PA Graphics) It comes as the UK recorded its hottest day of the year so far, after
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Thunderstorms to strike UK on hottest day of the year so far2021-07-20T19:58+0200.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are set to batter parts of the UK on the hottest day of the year so far. The Met Office has issued new amber thunderstorm warnings for parts of south-eastern England between 4pm and 7pm on Tuesday. Forecaster
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Thunderstorms to strike UK on hottest day of the year so far2021-07-20T19:49+0200.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are set to batter parts of the UK on the hottest day of the year so far. The Met Office has issued new amber thunderstorm warnings for parts of south-eastern England between 4pm and 7pm on Tuesday. Forecaster
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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 (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),