Overall Green alert Flood
in El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100632
Death: 6
Displaced: 3499
Countries: El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico
From - To 01 Oct - 01 Oct

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Tropical Storm Gamma, Central America, October 2020Disaster authorities in Mexico report flooding and landslides in Tabasco and Chiapas states after heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Gamma and two cold fronts from 01 October. 4 fatalities were reported in Chiapas and 2 in Tabasco. Thousands of people were affected by floods after releases from the Penitas Dam in Tabasco. Around 3,500 people were evacuated. Heavy rainfall resulting in flooding was also reported in parts of Honduras and El Salvador. One person was missing after a landslide in Tegucigalpa.Thu 1 Oct 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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