Overall Green alert Flood
in Greece

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101121
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Greece
From - To 07 Oct - 11 Oct

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Greece, October 2021Severe weather affected areas of Greece from around 08 October. The Fire Department Heavy said it carried out over 100 interventions for wind and flood damage across several regions. The worst of the flooding was reported in the north of the island of Evia in Central Greece. Local media quoting local officials said about 100 people have been rescued from the floods and 200 homes were flooded in the area. The Greek Fire Service however said they received 11 calls for water pumps in the areas of Psaropouli and Agia Anna in Evia on 10 October. Heavy rain fell on burn areas stripped of vegetation by forest fires in 2020. Figures showed the weather station at Zagora, Pelion, recorded more than 700mm of rain in 3 days.Mon 11 Oct 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Fire-ravaged Greek island of Evia hit by floods and mudslides2021-10-14T15:07+0200.

Storms and heavy rains have laid bare the sheer scale of the destruction wreaked by massive fires on the Greek island of Evia , with communities now forced to deal with flooding and mudslides. After a summer of record temperatures igniting
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Green flood alert in Greece2021-10-13T13:24+0200.

Greece, October 2021 Severe weather affected areas of Greece from around 08 October. The Fire Department Heavy said it carried out over 100 interventions for wind and flood damage across several regions. The worst of the flooding was report
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Storm Hits Greece's Evia Island, Causing Extensive Damage2021-10-12T03:55+0200.

Coastline front in Achladia, Agia Anna devastated, as Kotsikia people see equipment from their stores, houses float on shore. Hundreds of homes and grocery stores were severely damaged after an overnight storm slammed the island of Evia in
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Fire-hit Greek island races to fix damage before next storm2021-10-11T15:05+0200.

The floods also damaged roads in the north of the island, and also caused damage on nearby areas of the central Greek mainland. Authorities are racing to clear the damage, using earthmovers to clear riverbed blockages, before more severe we
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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),