Overall Green alert Flood
in Spain

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100232
Death: 3
Displaced: 70
Countries: Spain
From - To 22 Oct - 25 Oct

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Eastern Spain, October 2019Severe weather including strong winds and heavy rain affected parts of Catalonia Region in easter Spain from 22 October, 2019. As of 23 October, 2 fatalities were reported and 3 people were missing. Areas along the Francoli river in Tarragona Province were the hardest hit. The body of a fourth victim was found on 29 October.Tue 22 Oct 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. 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: 7 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

"Hay que insistir en el principio de precaución para incidir en una bu ... Fri, 25 Oct 2019 14:19:00 +0200.

En España, las inundaciones son la catástrofe natural que más daños genera. El cambio climático puede agravar además sus consecuencias, cambiando patrones climáticos y pudiendo derivar en unas inundaciones mucho más frecuentes y torrenciale
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British woman dead after being swept away by floods in southern FranceFri, 25 Oct 2019 13:45:00 +0200.

A 68-year-old British woman has died after being swept away by floods in southern France. (AFP) A British woman was among three people killed as storms lashed southern France. The 68-year-old died after being swept away by a flood outside h
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"Resulta fundamental seguir trabajando en identificar ámbitos suscepti ... Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:38:00 +0200.

Las inundaciones se originan como consecuencia de fenómenos meteorológicos naturales, actividades o construcciones humanas y, más recientemente, el cambio climático. De hecho, son la catástrofe natural que más daños genera en España. El cam
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Tornado in Ibiza, flashfloods in Catalonia: One dead and four missingWed, 23 Oct 2019 17:10:00 +0200.

At least one person has died after storms hit Spain causing flashfloods across Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. A body washed up on the beach in Caldes d’Estrac, thought to be a 70 year-old man was who swept away in his car by flashfloo
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (30), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),