Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Iran (2019-04-09)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-04-09 15:20:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-03-25 00:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
From mid-March into April 2019, widespread deadly flooding has affected large parts of Iran, most severely in Golestan, Fars, Khuzestan, Lorestan, and other provinces due to several major waves of rain. The flooding is now moving downstream to badly affect the Khozestan Province, in south-west Iran. This region is a very big flat basin were fast changes can occur. Hence, the request is for daily flood monitoring.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Flood in Iran (2019-04-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-04-09
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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32.6754463869° N, 50.0116982652° E, 29.9324934453° S, 47.6647320872° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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