Overall Green alert Flood
in Albania

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101475
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Albania
From - To 09 Jun - 10 Jun

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Albania, Early June 2022Storms caused damages in Albania on 09 June 2022. Police reported one person died and one was injured after lightning strikes caused a house fire in Shkodër County. Local media reported flooding in Tirana. One person was found drowned in the sea in the city of Vlorë, but it is unclear if the death was weather-related.Fri 10 Jun 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Thunderstorm kills one person in a flood city in Albania2022-06-12T02:06+0200.

According to officials, a thunderstorm in Albania flooded the city, causing a power outage in the capital and killing at least one person on Thursday. Police said a 51-year-old man died in a fire after a lightning strike struck a house i
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Lightning Storms in Albania Flood Cities, Cause 1 Death2022-06-10T11:11+0200.

TIRANA, Albania —Lightning storms in Albania flooded cities, caused power outages in the capital and led to the death of at least person Thursday, authorities said. Police said a 51-year-old man died in a fire after lightning hit a home in
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Lightning storms in Albania flood cities, cause 1 death2022-06-10T08:21+0200.

Lightning storms in Albania flooded cities, caused power outages in the capital and led to the death of at least person Thursday, authorities said. Police said a 51-year-old man died in a fire after lightning hit a home in the northweste
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Lightning storms in Albania flood cities, cause 1 death2022-06-09T18:59+0200.

TIRANA, Albania — Lightning storms in Albania flooded cities, caused power outages in the capital and led to the death of at least person Thursday, authorities said. Police said a 51-year-old man died in a fire after lightning hit a home in
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