Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Thrace, Greece (2018-03-29)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-03-29 11:27:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-03-27 15:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Due to extensive rainfall and snow-melt of the last few days, and also due to large amounts of water that was released from dams in rivers Evros and Ardas, many areas of Evros Regional Unit have been flooded. Extensive damages are reported in agricultural land, road and railway network. Many embankments across Evros river, broke, causing further problems. The Regional Unit of Evros has been declared in a state of emergency

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Flood in Thrace, Greece (2018-03-29). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-03-29
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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41.8146458197° N, 26.8190368972° E, 40.7984165197° S, 26.0433002157° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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