Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Meranti Typhoon in Taiwan (2016-09-14)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2016-09-14 19:55:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-09-14 08:00:00 Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
Meranti typhoon, world’s strongest so far this year with a category 5 storm, hit the Taiwan Island on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016, threatening southern and eastern cities with strong winds, torrential rain and flooding. The authorities in Taiwan have received reports of floods and wind damages in Kaohsiung City.

Reference maps produced: 6 Delineation maps produced: 6 Grading maps produced: 6

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 (2016):  Meranti Typhoon in Taiwan (2016-09-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4d1366ec-080c-4176-9cca-508bf602fe75
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Issue date 2016-09-14
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR181
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/4d1366ec-080c-4176-9cca-508bf602fe75
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22.8500009803° N, 120.512306299° E, 22.3136624178° S, 120.191211267° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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