DATASET

Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-11-04)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-11-04 19:52:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-11-02 00:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
From the 2nd of November 2018, intense weather events with heavy rain occurred in the Sicily region in particular over the Central-West

part of the region. The meteorological event was characterized by severe thunderstorms with a maximum intensity registered in the provinces of Agrigento, Palermo and Trapani. The highest cumulated precipitation has been recorded by the rain gauge of Ribera (AG) with 210 mm of rain recorded in 48 hours.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 18
Grading products: 0

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Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2018): Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-11-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/3fd33c81-8421-40f0-89d8-9c47dcf5c9e6

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Flood Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Italy Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Rapid Mapping CEMS ITA Emergency Management EMSR333 Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR333]: Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-11-04)
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
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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
2018-11-04
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR333 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/3fd33c81-8421-40f0-89d8-9c47dcf5c9e6
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