Overall Green alert Flood
in India, Sri Lanka

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101843
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: India, Sri Lanka
From - To 01 Feb - 03 Feb


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Tropical Depression, Sri Lanka and Southern India, Early February 2023A depression in the southwest Bay of Bengal sea area brought severe weather to parts of Sri Lanka in early February. Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reported 2 people injured, 578 people affected and 157 homes damaged, as of 03 February 2023. Much of the damage was a result of strong winds. Some heavy rain combined with strong winds affected 56 residents in Mulaitivu and 194 residents in Polonnaruwa. Further heavy rain was forecast. Heavy rain was also reported in parts of southern India during this time.Fri 3 Feb 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 31 | XAbout casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Agriculture is the primary profession in India which relies on several climatic factors such as rainfall, temperature, humidity, etc., for the successful growth of crops. Weather and drought forecasting may help to take preventive measures
As El Nino returns, India braces for impact on rains2023-01-30T10:04+0100.

Planet-warming threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius (1.5C) is feared to be breached this year, triggering a cascading impact on India’s weather patterns, including the monsoon. A 1.5C increase in the average Earth’s temperature is measured over
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (35), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),