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 1101802
Death: 0
Displaced: 700
Countries: Australia
From - To 29 Dec - 05 Jan

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Canberra and ACT, Australia, Early January 2022A shopping centre had to be evacuated after a sudden storm caused flash floods in Canberra, Australia, on 04 January 2023. BoM said 25 mm of rain fell in 1 hour. About 3,000 homes lost power at the peak of the storm. The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) received about 50 requests for help in the wake of the storm, mostly related to damaged homes and businesses.Fri 6 Jan 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

PM seeing devastation of WA flooding2023-01-09T00:56+0100.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is in Western Australia to visit the remote Kimberley region and view the devastation caused by record flooding. Recovery efforts have begun in the desert town of Fitzroy Crossing which has borne the brunt
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PM seeing devastation of WA flooding2023-01-09T00:36+0100.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is in Western Australia to visit the remote Kimberley region and view the devastation caused by record flooding. Recovery efforts have begun in the desert town of Fitzroy Crossing which has borne the brunt
...(more)
PM seeing devastation of WA flooding2023-01-08T23:57+0100.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is in Western Australia to visit the remote Kimberley region and view the devastation caused by record flooding. Recovery efforts have begun in the desert town of Fitzroy Crossing which has borne the brunt
...(more)
Cientos de personas trasladadas en avión después de que las inundacion ... 2023-01-08T11:43+0100.

Cientos de personas fueron transportadas por aire después de que las inundaciones aislaran comunidades en Australia. Foto de Kathie-Nichols Shutterstock.com. Las autoridades en el noroeste de Australia envían helicópteros militares para res
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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),