Overall Green alert Flood
in France

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101725
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: France
From - To 01 Nov - 15 Nov


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Southern France, Mid-November 2022Thunderstorms occurred in southern France on 14 November, causing flooding in eastern Hérault Department including the city of Montpellier where some public spaces were closed. Some roads were flooded causing traffic disruption but there were no reports of injuries of damages, despite the intensity of the rainfall (75 mm in 30 minutes in Prades-le-Lez, France).Tue 15 Nov 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Articles: 16 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Climate activist pours paint on Charles Ray sculpture in Paris2022-11-18T17:42+0100.

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Study: West African Floods 80 Times More Likely by Climate Change2022-11-16T23:03+0100.

Heavy rains that led to recent deadly floods in Nigeria and neighboring countries were made about 80 times more likely by human caused climate change, scientists said Wednesday. The floods, which killed more than 600 people in Nigeria and m
El Premio Walter Reuter 2022 visibiliza el costo de la explotación de ... 2022-11-11T17:53+0100.

, dedicado en 2022 a la "explotación de bienes naturales. Oportunidad o amenaza”. "No hay ningún otro país del mundo donde la embajada de Alemania, en coordinación con otras instituciones, premie el periodismo de calidad”, dijo Wolfgang Dol
Bad weather revives the memory of storm Fiona in Guadeloupe2022-11-06T21:31+0100.

2022-11-06T20:29:33.995Z. The island should continue to be heavily watered over the next few hours Torrential rains fell on several municipalities in Guadeloupe on Sunday, raising fears of new floods, a few weeks after storm Fiona which cau

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),