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 1102004
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Guatemala
From - To 13 May - 15 May


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Guatemala, May 2023CONRED in Guatemala reported sever weather in several departments of the country from 13 May 2023. Heavy rains, often accompanied by strong winds, caused flooding and damaged homes. Local media reported one person died when a house collapsed in San Francisco El Alto in Totonicapán Department on 15 May. Vehicles stranded in flooded streets in various sectors of Guatemala City on 15 May.Tue 16 May 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

20th-Century Natural Disasters2023-05-16T11:22+0200.

A list of the 20th Century’s most deadly natural disasters: Estimated Deaths. - 3.7 million--flood of Yellow River in China, 1931. - 655,000--earthquake in Tangshan, China, 1976. - 500,000--cyclone, tidal wave in Bangladesh, 1970. - 200,000
Registran inundaciones en la capital y municipios aledaños, tras prime ... 2023-05-16T05:44+0200.

Las primeras lluvias de la época provocaron la inundación de varios sectores de la Ciudad de Guatemala. Foto: La Hora / Cruz Roja Guatemalteca Las primeras lluvias de la época provocaron la inundación de varios sectores de la Ciudad de G

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),