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 1101495
Death: 22
Displaced: 431
Countries: United States
From - To 23 Jun - 14 Aug

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Southern California, USA, Mid-August 2022Mudslides forced road closures in the Forest Falls area of San Bernardino County, California, USA, after heavy rain on 13 August 2022. San Bernardino County sheriff’s search and rescue team helped seven hikers trapped in the area.Mon 15 Aug 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 284 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 0

UK on high alert for flash flooding as heatwave subsides with thunders ... 2022-08-16T09:18+0200.

The United Kingdom is on high alert for flash flooding as the subsiding heatwave paves way for torrential rains and thunderstorms, reports said. In a bulletin on Tuesday, the Met Office, UK's national weather service, warned of an “incredib
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No Relief As Heat Wave In US Moves East2022-08-16T08:53+0200.

A heat wave that baked much of the central United States last week will start to move eastward with dangerously high temperatures, forecasters said Monday. The National Weather Service told Americans to gird for another day of well above no
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Big One: cuándo llegaría el desastre natural más temido de la historia2022-08-16T02:35+0200.

Uno de los mayores temores de la humanidad es vivir un terremoto o una inundación . El " Big One " es una especie de catástrofe natural que desde hace décadas se espera que suceda en el estado de California , Estados Unidos. Siempre se crey
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The World's Deadliest Dam Failure Was Covered Up2022-08-15T22:11+0200.

How did a dam purported to be indestructible become a historical monument to hubris? And why have most people never heard of it? A state coverup long hid the series of errors that doomed the Banqiao Dam, but there are lessons in the story t
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),