Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical cyclone AVA, Madagascar (2018-01-06)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2018-01-06 18:12:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-01-05 07:24:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Tropical Cyclone AVA made landfall on the north-east coast of Madagascar on 5 January, moving south and west over the course 6 January, causing heavy rainfall and strong winds. Flooding, interruptions to communications networks and power cuts have been reported in the north, north-east and eastern area of the country.

Reference maps produced: 18 Delineation maps produced: 19 Grading maps produced: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Tropical cyclone AVA, Madagascar (2018-01-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/abc78dce-7722-4cc1-8237-9d032c2d799e
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Additional information
Issue date 2018-01-06
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR264
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/abc78dce-7722-4cc1-8237-9d032c2d799e
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-12.9813302999° N, 49.554876576° E, -23.6848179461° S, 44.3497081681° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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