DATASET

Flood in Mozambique (2019-03-09)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


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.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 4
Grading products: 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.

Contact

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

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2019): Flood in Mozambique (2019-03-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0da3935d-2f68-4f2b-aaca-3a32d8ae66c4

Keywords

Mapping CEMS Copernicus MOZ Copernicus Service Mozambique Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Storm Copernicus EMS Emergency Management EMSR346

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR346]: Flood in Mozambique (2019-03-09)
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
POLYGON((34.2427911097 -15.4412041349,38.2400198738 -15.4412041349,38.2400198738 -19.8612707142,34.2427911097 -19.8612707142,34.2427911097 -15.4412041349))
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
2019-03-09
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR346 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/0da3935d-2f68-4f2b-aaca-3a32d8ae66c4
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