Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Silute, Lithuania (2018-02-01)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-02-01 15:42:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-01-31 01:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Bad weather conditions are affecting Silute municipality, in Lithuania. The emergency situation was declared on 31/01/2018 after the firsts flooded areas around Rusne that affected 6 villages. Due to the declared emergency, the Fire and Rescue Department under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania activated the Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Service.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 1 Grading maps produced: 0

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.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Flood in Silute, Lithuania (2018-02-01). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-02-01
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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55.4195541168° N, 21.7048587799° E, 55.1758247187° S, 21.183159256° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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