Overall Green alert Flood
in Senegal

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101582
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Senegal
From - To 05 Aug - 07 Aug

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Senegal, Early August 2022At least one person died and another was severely injured after flooding caused by heavy rain in the city of Dakar, Senegal, on 05 August 2022. Around 127 mm of rain fell in a few hours. Streets were flooded causing widespread traffic disruption.Mon 8 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Senegal – Deadly Flash Floods in Dakar2022-08-08T23:47+0200.

At least one person died and another was severely injured after flooding caused by heavy rain in Dakar, capital city of Heavy rainfall struck on 05 August 2022, with around 127 mm falling in the space of a few hours. City streets were inund
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),