Case study: Flood forecasting and early warning, Marbella

Description of the application

Mediterranean coastal city afected by strong precipitation events. A cloud-based Early Warning System (EWS) using radar precipitations estimates is implemented in order to forecast potential heavy rains in the urban area.

Lessons learned

Under evaluation


The EWS is freely available online at:

Implementation cost

Estimated financial cost for the implementation of the measures, given as a cost range.

Flood management measure

Which flood management measures have been applied? Multiple measures may be specified.

Impact of floods

What is the impact of floods AFTER the measures are implemented? Multiple impacts may be specified.


Country in which the application (case study) is located. In case of a transboundary application multiple countries are specified.

Responsible authority level

Level of Responsible Authority.

Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 3:21 a.m.



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