Case Study

catastrophic cases

120 Minutes


Flood Catastrophe Central Europe: 06 - 13 August 2002

Published: 27 March 2017

In August 2002 two Mediterranean low pressure systems developed, taking a so-called 5b path. Such occurrences are rather unusual in summer as was the very rapid repetition rate of two events within about 8 days. The first event happened between 06 and 08 August, the second between 10 and 13 August.

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cyclone, flood, precipitation