Flash flood in Czechia, 1897

Event details

ID 77
Country Czechia
Year 1897
Start date 1897-07-29
End date 1897-07-30
Flood source Úpa; Elbe
Event Type Flash
Area Flooded (km^2) 0
Fatalities 124
Persons affected 0
Regions affected (v2010) CZ042, CZ051, CZ052
Regions affected (v2010) [Regions names] Ústecký kraj, Liberecký kraj, Královéhradecký kraj
Losses (nominal value) 7000000
Losses (original currency) Austro-Hun
Losses (mln EUR, 2020) 111
Cause Extreme rainfall up to 345 mm in 24 h
Notes 120-135 fatalities
References: Munzar and Ondracek (2010a)
Kasprzak (2010)

Regions affected