Activation time (UTC): 2012-07-09 12:56:00
Event time (UTC): 2012-07-07 22:00:00
Event type: Flood
Heavy rains during 7-8 of July resulted in major problems, especially in the highlands of Jönköping län and Kalmar län. There is flooding in many places. The entire Highlands has been hit hard. Culmination expected to occur on Tuesday or Wednesday. Currently, there is extremely high flows in rivers and streams. Many buildings have been damaged in the Highlands. In some places it is still a lot of water on the roads. Several roads are still closed.
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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2012): Floods in Sweden (2012-07-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/5823dcea-4bb4-4fbd-84c8-b8eaaa4faba4
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