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 1100236
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: France
From - To 22 Oct - 22 Oct


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Southern France, October 2019Severe storms and torrential rain caused flooding in southern France from around 22 October. Emergency services were called on to carry out over 1,700 flood rescues, many of them in the Beziers area of Herault department where the Orb river reached dangerous levels. France's Ministry of Interior said that 3 people died as a result of the storms.Tue 22 Oct 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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