Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Floods in Northern Italy (2016-11-24)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-11-24 20:04:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-11-24 17:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
Starting from November 22nd, heavy rainfalls are involving the territory of North West of Italy, in particular the Regions of Piemonte and Liguria. The bad weather conditions and the persistence of precipitations have caused the increasing of hydrometric levels of all the rivers in particular in the basin of Po river. A major flooding event is foreseen on 25th November.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Floods in Northern Italy (2016-11-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-11-24
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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45.227279957° N, 9.81053601367° E, 43.9844681907° S, 7.35465250141° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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