Overall Green alert Flood
in Guatemala

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100466
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Guatemala
From - To 08 May - 08 May

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Guatemala, May 2020Heavy rain from 08 May triggered landslides in San Marcos and Zacapa departments in Guatemala. Severe weather affected other areas of the country, marking the start of the rainy season. As of 11 May, CONRED reported 16 incidents of severe weather, 44 people evacuated and 50 homes damaged including in San Lorenzo municipality, Suchitepequez; Santa Catalina la Tinta municipality in Alta Verapaz; and Livingston municipality Izabal Department.Fri 8 May 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),