Overall Green alert Flood
in Honduras

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102307
Death: 4
Displaced: 1024
Countries: Honduras
From - To 03 Nov - 05 Nov


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Honduras - Severe weather (ECHO 08 Nov 2023)Wed, 08 Nov 2023 11:13

  • Heavy rainfall have affected  Honduras on 3 November, causing floodings that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to UN OCHA, as of 7 November, three people died, 2,094 people were displaced, of whom 1,632 have been evacuated in temporary shelters, and a total of 35,315 people have been affected by extreme weather. The most affected Departments are Atlántida, Colón, Cortés, Gracias a Dios, Islas de la Bahía, Santa Bárbara, Yoro, Olancho and Alianza Municipality in Valle Department.  In addition,  23 bridges, 27 highways and 13 roads have been damaged.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more rainfall is forecast over the whole country, with locally very heavy rainfall in north-western Honduras.
Honduras - Severe weather and floods, update (ECHO 09 Nov 2023)Thu, 09 Nov 2023 11:04

  • The amount of casualties and impacted people continues to increase following heavy rain, strong winds and floods that have been affecting most parts of Honduras since the beginning of November.
  • According to the Permanent Contingency Commission of Honduras (COPECO), four people died, six were injured and 12 were rescued. In addition, 2,364 people have been displaced, almost 2,000 sheltered, 46,658 others affected, of whom 5,112 severely and more than 1,050 houses damaged (26 destroyed). Furthermore, several roads, bridges and public buildings have been damaged.
  • On 9-10 November, moderate rainfall is forecast over most of Honduras.
Honduras, Early November 2023Heavy rain triggered flooding and landslides in parts of Honduras in early November 2023. Areas of the country were affected by Tropical Storm Pilar in late October (reported separately). A cold front and a low pressure system brought further severe weather soon after, with heavy rain causing flooding and landslides in multiple locations. COPECO reported people moved to emergency accommodation in Cortes, Yoro and Atlántida Departments.Sun 5 Nov 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Hurtan los tenis del periodista Anibal Núñez mientras hacía un reporta ... 2023-11-07T21:28+0100.

REDACCIÓN. El periodista hondureño, Anibal Núñez , el Toro, sufrió un hurto mientras se encontraba haciendo un reportaje sobre la inundación que las lluvias provocaron en el barrio San Ramón, Villanueva, Cortés. A través de las redes socia
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Caos por inundación en calle de aldea Monterrey en Choloma2023-11-04T17:42+0100.

CORTÉS, HONDURAS. La calle principal de la aldea Monterrey en Choloma, se encuentra inundada completamente y mantiene alarmados a los pobladores. La zona es bastante peligrosa de cruzar ya que el agua les llega hasta las rodillas, sin embar

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