Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08)


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)

Activation reason:
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 (2017):  Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-08
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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

18.5349797453° N, -64.3162635864° E, 18.2695878816° S, -64.7842789706° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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