DATASET

Flood in Piedmont region, Italy (2020-10-04)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-10-04 16:18:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-10-03 12:00:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Since the first hours of the 3rd of October 2020 an intense weather perturbation affected the North of Italy, with heavy rain and strong winds. Both red and orange alerts were issued by the regional and National Civil Protection. The greatest damages are reported in the Liguria region, and in the northern and western part of Piedmont region where the amount of the precipitation recorded exceeds the historical rate since 1958. The heavy rainfall has caused the overflow of several rivers and flooding of many areas. The overflow of the Sesia river in the Piedmont region caused interruption of roads, the collapse of a bridge and the flooding of several areas. Two deaths have also been reported.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
Grading products: 3

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Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Flood in Piedmont region, Italy (2020-10-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0ac0059f-b74e-477c-b139-c1f70228985b

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Copernicus Service Emergency Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Emergency Management Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation EMSR468 Flood ITA Italy Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR468]: Flood in Piedmont region, Italy (2020-10-04)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2020-10-04
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR468 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/0ac0059f-b74e-477c-b139-c1f70228985b
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