Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Severe Flooding in Northern England (2019-11-12)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-11-12 21:15:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-11-08 00:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern England over the past week. The Environment Agency has issued more than 100 flood warnings and flood alerts, including five severe warnings on the River Don in South Yorkshire. About 500 homes have been flooded in Doncaster with more than 1,000 properties evacuated in areas hit by the floods. Hundreds of people in Fishlake have fled their homes after the village was submerged.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Severe Flooding in Northern England (2019-11-12). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-11-12
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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53.7834170911° N, 0.0721457473851° E, 52.9208670863° S, -1.50154817312° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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