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ACTIVE Emergencies ECHO DAILY Flash

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 ECHO Daily Flash of 01 March 2015

I. International

Madagascar - Flood (Media)

  • Madagascar has been affected by an extremely wet rainy season with heavy showers on both sides of the Mozambique Channel since the end of 2014.
  • Torrential rains in central Madagascar have killed at least 14 people and forced 24 000 people from their homes, as flood waters continued to surge, breaching a number of dams around the capital, Antananarivo.
  • As many as 50 houses were swept away in these floods on 27 and 28 February as rain continued on already saturated land.
  • Authorities have issued red alert warnings in lowlands around the capital.
II. Europe

Reported high discharges/floods during the last 24 hours by National services (EFAS)

  • Spain: Ongoing high discharges in the Ebro river in the regions Navarra and Aragon and in the river Ega in Navarra.
  • Croatia: Ongoing high discharges of the second lowest alert level on the Sava, Cesma (slightly decreasing) and Kupa (decrasing) rivers.
  • France: Ongoing high discharges in several rivers in the Adour Basin.

Meteoalarm - as of 1 March, 08:00UTC (EUMETNET Meteoalarm)

  • Wind in Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; Trondelag, Norway - Orange Alert.
  • Floods in Landes, France - Orange Alert
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