Overall Green alert Flood
in Australia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102554
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Australia
From - To 30 Mar - 12 Apr


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Australia - Floods (ECHO 08 Apr 2024)Mon, 08 Apr 2024 10:31

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting south-eastern Australia, in particular the Greater Sidney area, eastern New South Wales State, since 5 April, causing floods and rivers overflow, particularly the Bellingen River, that have resulted in evacuations and damage.
  • Media report as of 8 April, six injured people in the Mudgee City (central-western New South Wales State). In addition, media also report approximately 300 evacuated families and around 200 rescued people throughout the Greater Sidney area. Moreover, around 100 flights were cancelled in the Sidney International Airport.
  • Over the next 48 hours, locally heavy rainfall is still forecast over south-eastern New South Wales State.
Western Australia State, Australia, Mid-April 2024Heavy rain flooded roads in the north of the city of Perth and surrounding areas of Western Australia State, Australia, on 12 April 2024.Fri 12 Apr 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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: 220 | About casualties: 11 | Last hour: 2

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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