Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Mozambique (2019-03-09)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-03-09 17:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-03-09 15:00:00 Event type: Storm (Extra-tropical storm)

Activation reason:
The whole coastal area of Mozambique has been affected by recent heavy rains and floods. Urban areas, particularly the cities of Beira and Quelimane, have been significantly affected. The situation on the ground is reported to be very critical. Furthermore, the Tropical Storm Eighteen, forecasted for the 13th of March, is about to strike the same cities.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Flood in Mozambique (2019-03-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-03-09
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-15.4412041349° N, 38.2400198738° E, -19.8612707142° S, 34.2427911097° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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