Overall Green alert Flood
in France

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101251
Death: 1
Displaced: 750
Countries: France
From - To 09 Jan - 15 Jan

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South West France, January 2022Days of heavy rain caused flooding in southwestern France from 09 January 2022. Roads were closed, rail services interrupted and some power outages were reported. As of 11 January Orange Alerts for flooding were issued for Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Gers, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées and Haute-Garonne. In Oloron Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Gave d'Oloron river reached 5.04 metres on 10 January, and the Garonne at Toulouse Pont-Neuf reached 4.29 metres on 11 January.Tue 11 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 5 - 11, 20222022-01-14T08:51+0100.

New activity/unrest: Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) | Krysuvik-Trolladyngja, Iceland | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Semeru, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Wolf, Isla Isabela (Ecuador). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (J
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TNC mobilises farmers in Grenville Bay area2022-01-11T20:59+0100.

by Curlan Campbell 5,000-gallon water catchment ponds being constructed in upland areas; Stabilising vegetation along riverbanks will reduce erosion and flooding; Refurbishment of a dam in La Digue area serves 17 farmers. The recurrence of
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Riesgo de inundación: el Eure Amont sigue en alerta amarilla2022-01-11T14:16+0100.

Después de un episodio de “fuerte vendaval” durante la jornada del sábado, cuya vigilancia amarilla se levantó para Eure-et-Loir, el departamento permanece en vigilancia amarilla por inundaciones hasta el miércoles 12 de enero a las 6 a.m.
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Schools and roads closed as flash floods hit south-west France2022-01-10T15:56+0100.

Parts of south-west France have been hit by electricity outages and road and rail disruption today (January 10) as heavy rain causes flash floods and high river levels in several departments. Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Landes, Hautes-Pyrénées, H
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),