Overall Green alert Flood
in New Zealand

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101596
Death: 0
Displaced: 1050
Countries: New Zealand
From - To 17 Aug - 19 Aug

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New Zealand, August 2022Red Level Heavy Rain Warnings (highest level) were issued wide areas of New Zealand from 17 August 2022. New Zealand Civil Protection reported a state of local emergency was declared for Nelson, Tasman and West Coast regions. Residents from 223 homes near the Maitai river in Nelson East were asked to evacuate immediately. Parts of Westport were advised to self-evacuate.Wed 17 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: 129 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

17:42 Bomberos de Tlaquepaque reciben homenaje y equipo nuevo2022-08-23T00:50+0200.

TLAQUEPAQUE, Jal; 22 de agosto de 2022.- Acompañada de la diputada federal, María Elena Limón García y autoridades municipales, Citlalli Amaya, presidenta municipal de Tlaquepaque encabezó la ceremonia de conmemoración por del Día Nacional
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‘Utter catastrophe:’ Sen. McConnell speaks about FEMA concerns2022-08-22T23:32+0200.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has committed more than $45 million to flood victims in eastern Kentucky. One of the new challenges we’re hearing from residents is safe, affordable housing while they
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Four Months into Danger Season, Here’s the Tally of Extreme Heat, Floo ... 2022-08-22T23:03+0200.

We are four months into Danger Season, and we have another two months or so to go before the season *hopefully* starts to wind down. My colleagues and I have been monitoring extreme weather on a daily basis since May. We have been keeping t
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Why US floods are getting ‘flashier’2022-08-22T22:58+0200.

In September 2021, over 50 people died in the Northeast after the remnants of Hurricane Ida dropped record-breaking amounts of water in a matter of hours. The deluge came so suddenly that people drowned in basement apartments and were swept
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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 (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),