Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

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

GDACS ID FL 1102341
Death: 5
Displaced: 28327
Countries: Brazil
From - To 15 Nov - 18 Nov

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Rio Grande Do Sul State, Brazil, Mid to Late November 2023Severe weather including strong winds, tornadoes and heavy rain affected areas of Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, from 15 November 2023. Several rivers reached high levels during the following days. Landslides and flash flooding also caused damages. As of 20 to 21 November, Civil Defence reported 5 fatalities, 63 injured, 28,327 people displaced and 227,000 affected. Weather-related incidents were reported across 138 municipalities. Civil Defence said many of those displaced by overflowing rivers in the In the Taquari Valley (Vale do Taquari), were moved to 35 shelters in the municipalities of Arroio do Meio, Colinas, Cruzeiro do Sul, Encantado, Estrela, Lajeado, Muçum, Roca Sales, Santa Tereza and Taquari. The Uruguay River reached above danger levels in multiple locations including São Borja, Itaqui, and Uruguaiana. Relief supplies were distributed to affected communities in the municipalities of Alegrete, Giruá São Borja, Vila Nova do Sul, Arroio do Meio Muçum, and Roca Sales.Wed 22 Nov 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Taylor Swift gasps for air on stage in Brazil amid searing heat2023-11-20T04:41+0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),