DATASET

Flood in Tabasco, Mexico (2020-11-08)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-11-08 00:46:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-11-07 21:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
Heavy rains have impacted the states of Tabasco and Chiapas (more than 200mm rain in 24hrs) with Mexican authorities reporting 19 people dead and around 20,000 homes damaged, bringing the estimated death toll in Mexico and Central America to about 200. Rains over the past few days have triggered landslides, blocked roads, and the overflow of five rivers in 20 municipalities from different regions. The Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Service has been requested to produce satellite maps which will support the assessment of damage and losses.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 3
Grading products: 1

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) (2020): Flood in Tabasco, Mexico (2020-11-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/322168a0-5cfb-460d-9586-3f7ab5279c46

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Emergency Emergency Management Flood Mapping EMSR479 MEX Mexico Rapid Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR479]: Flood in Tabasco, Mexico (2020-11-08)
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((-94.13212666997 18.437330660479,-92.021451076617 18.437330660479,-92.021451076617 17.218587162034,-94.13212666997 17.218587162034,-94.13212666997 18.437330660479))
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
2020-11-08
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR479 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/322168a0-5cfb-460d-9586-3f7ab5279c46
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