Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-08 14:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-07 03:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
The British Virgin Islands were struck by Hurricane IRMA, a category 5 storm, on 7 September 2017. Massive damage has been reported across the islands with homes and critical facilities flattened, power failures and communications down.
Reference products: 4
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 4
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) (2017): Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6af1c3c0-3342-443f-95d9-141364497b01
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All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.
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