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Yolanda (storm)

For the Pacific tropical cyclone, see Typhoon Haiyan (2013).
Yolanda
Formed 14 May 2010
Dissipated 20 Μay 2010
Countries or regions affected Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia
Lowest pressure 1,000 mb (29.53 inHg)
Damage US$3.6 billion
Fatalities 21 total

Yolanda was a weak, but devastating non-tropical cyclone which caused widespread flooding in eastern Europe.

Meteorological history

Yolanda was first identified on 14 May over the southern Mediterranean Sea near Algeria and Tunisia.

Impact

Throughout eastern Europe, 21 people were killed across five countries in floods triggered by the storm. Damage also amounted to $3.5 billion, most of which was in Poland.[1]

See also

  • Genoa low

References

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