Overall Green alert Flood
in Greece

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102442
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Greece
From - To 15 Jan - 17 Jan

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Western Greece, Mid-January 2024Local media in Greece reported one person died and another was missing after a vehicle was swept away by flash floods in Western Greece in mid-January 2024.Wed 17 Jan 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: 5 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Six Months Later – Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larissa and Tyrnavos Spea ... 2024-01-20T12:24+0100.

BOSTON – Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larissa and Tyrnavos, one of the most prominent and respected hierarchs of the Church of Greece and Orthodoxy in general, who is also a legal expert, was interviewed by The National Herald. Almost six mont
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Extreme weather, 7 nations experienced the costliest disaster ever in ... 2024-01-19T11:23+0100.

Extreme weather in 2023 sets another sad record: meteorological disasters have cost the planet a figure of 63 billion dollars. According to the annual report of insurance broker Gallagher Re, the previous record of 57 billion dollars in 202
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Atmosphere, Vol. 15, Pages 120: Integrating Ensemble Weather Predictio ... 2024-01-19T11:15+0100.

Ensemble weather forecasting involves the integration of multiple simulations to improve the accuracy of predictions by introducing a probabilistic approach. It is difficult to accurately predict heavy rainfall events that cause flash flood
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A record 63 billion-dollars of weather disasters hit Earth in 20232024-01-19T04:46+0100.

issued January 17. The total damage wrought by weather disasters in 2023 was $301 billion, with an unusually high 57% of that total being insured damages. For comparison, weather disasters did $360 billion in damage in 2022, with 39% of the
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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.
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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),