Activation time (UTC): 2016-09-14 19:55:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-09-14 08:00:00
Event type: Wind storm
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 products: 6
Delineation products: 6
Grading products: 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.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (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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