Overall Green alert Flood
in Namibia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101789
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: Namibia
From - To 14 Dec - 16 Dec

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Namibia, December 2022Flooding damaged buildings and swept away vehicles in the city of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, on 15 December 2022 after 95mm of rain fell in 24 hours.Thu 15 Dec 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Namibia – Floods in Windhoek After 3 Months’ Worth of Rain in 24 Hours2022-12-15T20:37+0100.

Flooding damaged buildings and swept away vehicles in the city of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia , on 15 December 2022 after 3 months’ worth of rain fell in 24 hours. Several buildings were damaged, including a Police Station in Otjomuise
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),