Overall Green alert Flood
in Norway, Sweden

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101258
Death: 0
Displaced: 81
Countries: Norway, Sweden
From - To 11 Jan - 13 Jan

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Storm Gyda, Norway and Sweden, January 2022Heavy rain from Storm Gyda caused a landslide and flooding in Norway on 12 January 2022. A landslide at a construction site has caused 16 homes (37 people) to be evacuated at Sjøholt in Ålesund municipality. In Eresfjord in Molde municipality, the Dokkelva River was rising dangerously and 44 people were evacuated from their homes. Roads closed or partially closed due to flooding in Molde, Gjemnes, Volda, Verdal, Orkland. Meteorological Institute said Meråker received the entire precipitation normal for January in 24 hours to 13 January. Several other places have about 70% of normal January precipitation. Further severe weather was expected to continue until 14 January.Thu 13 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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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Norway, Sweden, Finland: Adverse weather forecast to continue across p ... 2022-01-14T16:16+0100.

Event. Storm Gyda hit central and western Norway Jan. 12-13. Although the storm has been declared over, adverse weather is forecast to continue across much of Norway, northwestern Sweden, and southwestern Finland through at least Jan. 15. G
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