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 1101181
Death: 0
Displaced: 37
Countries: South Africa
From - To 21 Nov - 26 Nov

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Northern South Africa, Late November 2021Severe weather including hail and heavy rain caused flooding in parts of Gauteng and North West Province in northern South Africa from 25 November 2021. As of 26 November damage to cars and some buildings including a shopping centre was reported but no injuries, fatalities, evacuations or rescues.Fri 26 Nov 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: 74 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

B.C. Floods: Alberta Christian group drives massive disaster response ... 2021-11-27T22:20+0100.

Article content. In total, the donor-funded group has four such disaster response trailers, two stationed in Calgary and two in Ontario. In the past, their volunteers have responded to floods in Calgary, the fires in Fort McMurray and they
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The nation in brief: Three people hurt in N.C. mall shooting2021-11-27T13:23+0100.

Three people hurt in N.C. mall shooting. DURHAM, N.C. — Three people, including a 10-year-old, were shot and wounded Friday during an apparent fight between two groups at a North Carolina mall crowded with shoppers on the day after Thanksgi
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Extreme weather events and agriculture: what are the impacts and what’ ... 2021-11-27T07:45+0100.

Mid-October saw extreme weather events, specifically unusually heavy rains in some parts of India. In Kerala, heavy downpours — an excess of 135% for the first 19 days of the month, and most of it over a span of three days — and the landsli
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Ottawa and British Columbia promise co-operation on province's floodin ... 2021-11-27T05:22+0100.

VICTORIA — The federal and British Columbia governments have created a joint committee of cabinet ministers to deal with the devastation caused by flooding, while also promising to match donations given to the Canadian Red Cross. Prime Mini
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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),