Overall Green alert Flood
in Spain

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

GDACS ID FL 1102202
Death: 3
Displaced: 6
Countries: Spain
From - To 02 Sep - 18 Sep

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Spain, Mid-September 2023Flash flooding occurred in various parts of Spain after storms brought heavy rain and hail from 14 September 2023. Lightning strikes and strong winds also caused damages. Flooding was reported in the regions of Catalonia, Valencia, Murcia, Andalusia, Madrid and Castilla-La Mancha. Firefighters carried out multiple rescues in areas of Madrid where motorists were trapped in vehicles. Flooding disrupted the public transport system in the city. Officials in the city of Madrid said the district of Barajas in the capital was the worst affected.Mon 18 Sep 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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