Overall Green alert Flood
in United Kingdom

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101747
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: United Kingdom
From - To 16 Nov - 21 Nov

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Flood in United Kingdom - EC/ECHO daily mapTue, 22 Nov 2022 17:38

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Scotland, United Kingdom, Mid-November 2022Heavy rain affected areas of Scotland from 16 November 2022. Media reported minor flooding on roads was reported in areas near Aberdeen including Dyce, Kintore and Laurencekirk. Rail services were suspended between Aberdeen and Dundee. Roads in areas around Dundee and near Cupar in Fife were also flooded. Rain and flooding continued and on 18 November police reported one person missing after being swept away by the flooding River Don near Monymusk on 18 November 2022. Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said "We are seeing significant impacts from rivers in parts of Aberdeenshire and Angus. Seven severe flood warnings are live in Kintore, Kemnay, Inverurie, Ballater and Aberdeen (Dee), Brechin and Finavon and Tannadice." Aberdeenshire Council opened rest centres in Ballater, Aboyne, Inverurie and Kemnay for those needing help and who are unable to stay in their homes. Around 40 caravans were evacuated from Ballater Caravan Park. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said "Our Operations Control rooms are receiving a high number of emergency calls due to flooding in Brechin, Forfar and Dundee. We ask the public for their co-operation. Please only call if there is a serious emergency with risk to life." Cars were seen partially submerged along a major road near Ladybank in Fife. Some residents evacuated their homes in Brechin. Localised flooding was reported in areas of Edinburgh, leaving vehicles stranded.Mon 21 Nov 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),