Overall Green alert Flood for France, Italy
in France, Italy

Event summary

Flood France, Italy can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100238
Death: 13
Displaced: 1831
Countries: France, Italy
From - To 02 Nov - 03 Dec

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Northeastern, central and southern Italy, November 2019The city of Venice has been affected by floods due in particular to the storm surge, causing 1 fatality in Pellestrina Island (Venetian Lagoon), while the San Marco Basilica, and other historical buildings in the city center have been damaged. Media report 1 more fatality in Altamura Town (Bari Province, Apulia Region). River overflow has been reported also in Matera City (Basilicata Region), where several roads and houses have been flooded, while Eolie islands (Sicily Region) are isolated due to severe weather conditions. Schools remain closed on 13 November in many municipalities across Lazio, Basilicata, Campania, Sicily, and Puglia regions. Moreover, flooding rivers in Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany Regions (central-northern Italy) prompted rescues and evacuations from 16 November.Thu 14 Nov 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 116 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Feed aggregatorTue, 03 Dec 2019 04:40:00 +0100.

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Norte de Italia sufre fuertes lluvias y Venecia vuelve a inundarWed, 27 Nov 2019 21:09:00 +0100.

La marea alta volvió a afectar Venecia este domingo (24). En el Norte de Italia, fuertes tormentas han provocado inundaciones. Venecia se vio nuevamente afectada por inundaciones este domingo (24). Varias regiones del norte de Italia tambié
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NYC Floods Subway on Purpose to Test Out New Flood-Proofing Plan in Pr ... Wed, 27 Nov 2019 14:34:00 +0100.

Kaye Blegvad (@kayeblegvad) And the MTA did. The NYC Subway System explained they were doing emergency preparedness testing. In this instance, they were testing a barrier to seal off subway entrances in the event of flooding. Flooding was a
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Attica floodsWed, 27 Nov 2019 09:13:00 +0100.

With heavy rain causing flooding and mudslides in both Italy and France this week, parts of Greece have also been affected. The region of Attica, west of Athens, received torrential rain leading to hundreds of houses being flooded – particu
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