DATASET

Floods in Thessaly Region, Greece (2020-09-19)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-09-19 09:46:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-09-18 18:30:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
Due to extensive rainfall caused by the Mediterranean hurricane (medicane) “Ianos”, many areas of Thessaly region have been flooded. Extensive damages are reported in agricultural land, urban areas of Farsala, Mouzaki and Karditsa cities and also on the road network of the wider area. At least two people died and two are declared as missing. The Fire Service has received 630 calls for help and has proceed to 450 rescue operations and 120 flood water pumping operations in urban areas.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
Grading products: 7

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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Floods in Thessaly Region, Greece (2020-09-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6c0a1a1c-9ff6-40a0-9cdb-11f78cc4d141

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service EMSR465 Flood GRC Greece Mapping Rapid Mapping Emergency Emergency Management

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR465]: Floods in Thessaly Region, Greece (2020-09-19)
URL 
  • 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.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((21.440334376269 39.660971486204,22.50527886286 39.660971486204,22.50527886286 39.094400292926,21.440334376269 39.094400292926,21.440334376269 39.660971486204))
GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2020-09-19
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR465 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/6c0a1a1c-9ff6-40a0-9cdb-11f78cc4d141
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