Overall Green alert Flood
in Netherlands

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102632
Death: 0
Displaced: 316
Countries: Netherlands
From - To 17 May - 21 May

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Northern Netherlands, Late May 2024Heavy hail and rain on 20 May 2024 caused flooding in parts of Friesland Province in the Netherlands. A nursing home was evacuated. Flooded roads left campers isolated.Tue 21 May 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.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 37 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Plenty of rain on the way: 'This will cause problems'2024-05-24T08:42+0200.

According to the KNMI, local flooding is possible due to heavy (thunder) showers heading our way. “A lot of rain falls, especially in the second half of the afternoon, from around four o'clock,” says meteorologist Martijn Dorrestein of Buie
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300 houses flooded in Erode; 160 moved to relief camps2024-05-24T01:56+0200.

Erode : At least 300 houses were flooded at Nambiyur village here on Wednesday night after the retaining wall of Palanikoundanpudur tank collapsed in heavy rain. The villagers said they were facing a flood-like situation after a gap of 25 y
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Cantonment seeks flood response team2024-05-24T01:14+0200.

Secunderabad : The Resident Welfare Associations in Cantonment have called for an emergency disaster management system to address flooding issues. Despite facing major floods in 2000 and 2020, the Secunderabad Cantonment Board is yet to est
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Las lluvias torrenciales en el este de África duplican su probabilidad ... 2024-05-23T11:33+0200.

Un estudio de World Weather Attribution en el que han participado expertos de Kenia, Países Bajos, Alemania, Suecia, Dinamarca y Reino Unido.concluye que las lluvias torrenciales son el doble de probables y un 5% más intensas en el clima ac
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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),