Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Skopje (2016-08-08)

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Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-08 11:44:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-08-07 18:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
On 6 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Large parts of the city have been flooded, particularly in the northern suburbs. The most affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci and Haracinovo, as well as Skopje's suburbs of Butel, Cento and upper Lisice. The water level reached 1.5 meters, with houses and streets under water. More than 1.000 people are evacuated and 22 victims have been confirmed by governmental authorities.

Reference maps produced: 8 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 7

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Flood in Skopje (2016-08-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6d6f0dab-61d3-40d3-8ca5-bf0ca9b8fde9
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Issue date 2016-08-08
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR174
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/6d6f0dab-61d3-40d3-8ca5-bf0ca9b8fde9
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42.0629009592° N, 21.6163123488° E, 41.9425647218° S, 21.3196909692° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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