DATASET

Flood in County Galway, Ireland (2020-09-02)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-09-02 13:45:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-09-02 07:00:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
On 02.09.2020 the heavy rainfall overnight and in the morning caused severe flooding in Clifden and in part of County Galway. Fire services personnel are currently helping people in the area who have been stuck in the floods. Several people have had to be evacuated from their houses. The rainfall warning is currently set to last until 9 pm with plenty more rain expected.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 1
Grading products: 0

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): Flood in County Galway, Ireland (2020-09-02). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/7564e76c-bdaf-4a84-9f07-c279ae54084f

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Flood Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation IRL Copernicus EMS CEMS Copernicus Service Ireland Mapping Emergency Rapid Mapping Emergency Management EMSR460

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR460]: Flood in County Galway, Ireland (2020-09-02)
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((-10.07309 53.54806,-9.720154 53.54806,-9.720154 53.389471,-10.07309 53.389471,-10.07309 53.54806))
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
2020-09-02
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR460 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/7564e76c-bdaf-4a84-9f07-c279ae54084f
Popularity