Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flooding and landslides in Campania, Italy (2015-10-16)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-10-16 01:15:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-10-14 07:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
The heavy rainfall began early on Wendesday, 14th October involving in particular the basin of Calore river in Campania Region. The intense rains immediately caused severe floods and landslides in the provinces of Benevento and Caserta. A lot of people have been involved and several damages occurred in particular to the transportation network. In the next hours the flood wave of Volturno river is expected, involving probably Capua village and the others villages along the river.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Flooding and landslides in Campania, Italy (2015-10-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-10-16
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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41.2872034015° N, 14.8377329553° E, 40.9811082983° S, 13.9041583042° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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