Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical cyclone in Haiti (2016-10-03)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-10-03 16:46:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-10-03 09:30:00 Event type: Other

Activation reason:
A ferocious hurricane is threatening to wreak havoc on Haiti as it trudges through the Caribbean Sea. Hurricane Matthew, a slow-moving storm, is expected to dump dozens of inches of torrential rainfall over Haiti in the next hours, with great danger for population and infrastructures.

Reference maps produced: 54 Delineation maps produced: 36 Grading maps produced: 43

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):  Tropical cyclone in Haiti (2016-10-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-10-03
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

19.963537489° N, -72.218817° E, 18.0365281393° S, -74.4642474665° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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