Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Floods in Norway (2018-05-10)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-05-10 21:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-05-10 20:00:00 Event type: Flood (Ice jam flood)

Activation reason:
After a winter with an exceptional amount of snowfall there is an ongoing spring flood due to snow melt, made worse by the high temperatures experienced last week. The flood is expected to increase due to forecasted rainfall from Friday 11.05.2018 until Sunday 13.05.2018.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Floods in Norway (2018-05-10). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-05-10
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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61.8642466368° N, 12.637914128° E, 59.867284676° S, 9.32426632338° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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