Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Floods in Romania (2016-10-12)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-10-12 20:41:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-10-12 12:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
As a result of rainfalls recorded in the past hours and days, flood warnings have been issued by the National Institute for Hydrology and Water Management in Galati County with the possibility of important leaks occurring on slopes, torrents, streams with severe effects of local flooding. Heavy rains have already caused flooding in several counties and blocked traffic on major roads. In particular in Galati County the road and railway traffic has been suffering delays and blocks due to flooding.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Floods in Romania (2016-10-12). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-10-12
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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45.7885867699° N, 28.0553556255° E, 45.4075446931° S, 27.5524485634° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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