Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Harvey in Texas (2017-08-25)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-08-25 00:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-08-25 17:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on August 25, 2017 at 11:00 p.m. EDT at San Jose Island, Texas. Harvey caused prolonged heavy rains, flooding and storm surge along the Texas coast. President Donald J. Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Texas, making federal funding available for emergency work and to affected individuals and businesses owners who sustain damage as a result of the storm.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Hurricane Harvey in Texas (2017-08-25). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-08-25
Landing page
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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30.725186° N, -91.8515837424° E, 27.4381800762° S, -98.9031355796° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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