Overall Green alert Flood
in Ireland

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101595
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Ireland
From - To 15 Aug - 16 Aug

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Ireland, Mid-August 2022Thunderstorms and heavy rain occurred in several parts of Ireland from 15 August 2022. Most of the flooding was minor. Local media reported some areas saw 20 mm of rain in 1 hour, and 38 businesses and upwards of 30 houses were flooded in New Ross, County Wexford.Tue 16 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.

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Articles: 15 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Clear up continues after flash floods batter central London2022-08-18T11:42+0200.

Workers are still clearing water from yesterday’s flash floods near Euston station (Picture: Belinda Jiao) A clear up mission continues today after flash floods waterlogged parts of central London. Men armed with brooms were still sweeping
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Are any more heatwaves expected in the UK this summer?2022-08-17T18:00+0200.

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New Ross clearing up after ‘one-in-150-years’ freak downpour2022-08-16T21:41+0200.

The water swept through the kitchen, rising to flood the lower, built-in cupboards, before moving into the sittingroom, where tidal marks were left on a couch and an armchair. A wooden floor was soaked and begging to rise. It was clear much
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),