Articles | Volume 17, issue 7
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1111-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1111-2017
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11 Jul 2017
Research article |  | 11 Jul 2017

An operational procedure for rapid flood risk assessment in Europe

Francesco Dottori, Milan Kalas, Peter Salamon, Alessandra Bianchi, Lorenzo Alfieri, and Luc Feyen

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We present a method to use river flow forecasts to estimate the impacts of flood events in terms of flood-prone areas, economic damage, cities and population at risk. We tested our method by simulating the catastrophic floods occurred in May 2014 in Southern Europe. Comparison with observed data shows that our simulations can predict flooded areas and flood impacts well in advance. The method is now being used for real-time risk forecasts to help emergency response and management.
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