Overall Green alert Flood
in Australia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101714
Death: 2
Displaced: 540
Countries: Australia
From - To 22 Oct - 03 Nov

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Australia - Floods (ECHO 03 Nov 2022)Thu, 03 Nov 2022 11:33

  • Floods and river overflow caused by heavy rainfall continue to affect eastern Australia.
  • According to media reports, two people went missing near Boorowa Locality (central-southern Australia), while more than 1,000 people across the Forbes Shire (central west region of New South Wales) are currently subject to evacuation warnings.
  • On 2-3 November, authorities in New South Wales responded to 345 requests for assistance, with 14 flood rescues throughout southern and western parts of the State. Emergency preparedness operations have been implemented due to expected record flooding events. Several rivers across New South Wales and northern Victoria State are at major flooding levels.
  • Light to locally moderate rainfall is forecast over eastern Victoria on 3 November, and over coastal New South Wales on 4-5 November.
Southern New South Wales, Australia, Early November 2022Media in Australia reported 2 people missing after a vehicle was swept away in floods in Boorowa, southern New South Wales, on 01 November 2022. Evacuation orders were issued for residents in the towns of Cootamundra and Adelong and for residents along the Murray River at in areas around Moama.Tue 1 Nov 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Google expands flood tracking tool to 18 more countries2022-11-06T14:24+0100.

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Google expands India-first flood tracking tool to more countries2022-11-05T14:38+0100.

San Francisco, Google has expanded its AI flood forecasting services, first introduced in India back in 2018, to 18 additional countries across Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. The company also launched " FloodHub ", a platform tha
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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),