Overall Green alert Flood
in Belgium, France

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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 1101465
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Belgium, France
From - To 03 Jun - 05 Jun

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France, Early June 2022Fierce thunderstorms, heavy rain and hailstorms caused havoc across France from 03 to 05 June 2022. One person died in flood waters in Rouen. Roads and streets were flooded up and down the country, including in areas of the capital, Paris, and in the northern departments of Yvelines, Seine-Maritime, Eure and Eure-et-Loir. Authorities warned that levels of the Eure River are dangerously high in Eure-et-Loir. Local media reported 2 bridges was washed away in the Mayenne department. The Ministry of Interior reported on 04 June 2022 that 65 departments across the country were affected by the severe weather. More than 3,500 interventions were carried out by firefighters. Damage to power infrastructure left thousands of homes without electricity. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said one person died in flood waters in Rouen. Across the country 15 people were injured, 2 of them seriously. Some streets were flooded in Lievegem, East Flanders, Belgium, on 05 June 2022.Sun 5 Jun 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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