This section focuses on forecasts and warnings of rainfall and in turn runoff, discharge and flooding. You can review collected examples of rainfall, discharge and flood forecasts from services operating at different scales.


NameAccessDescriptionWeb site Product example
MeteoalarmOpenProvision of information needed to prepare for extreme weather, expected to occur somewhere over EuropeLinkLink
RiverinfoOpenCurrent river flow conditions in Europe (simulated) with forecasts based on open dataLinkLink
ECMWFRestrictedExtreme Forecast Index (EFI) precipitation from the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF)LinkLink
EFASRestrictedEuropean Flood Alert System, the first operational European system monitoring and forecasting floods across EuropeLinkLink


CountryAccessDescriptionWeb site Product example
SwedenOpenWeather forecasts and warnings from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological InstituteLink Link 
SwedenOpenVattenwebb: daily discharge forecasts from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological InstituteLink Link 
SwedenRestrictedMEPS: high-resolution ensemble numerical weather prediction forecastsLink 
SwedenRestrictedHYFO: daily and (under development) hourly hydrological forecasts for SwedenLink Link 
FinlandOpen Precipitation forecasts from the Finnish Meteorological InstituteLink Link 
FinlandOpenDischarge forecasts from Finland’s Environmental AdministrationLink Link 


CountryAccessDescriptionWeb siteProduct example
SwedenOpenFloodwatch: precipitation and water level forecasts in river Helge Å through Kristianstad Town in southern SwedenLinkLink