Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Floods in Bangladesh (2014-08-22)


Activation time (UTC): 2014-08-22 12:43:00 Event time (UTC): 2014-08-10 00:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
Starting from the 10th of August, 2014 the northern part of Bangladesh and upstream Indian States of Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal and Sikkim have been experiencing heavy rainfall for few days. As a result, districts in the Northwest along the Brahmaputra river have been experiencing low level flooding, causing a rising trend of the major river system and, consequently, some low-lying areas have been inundated.

Reference maps produced: 5 Delineation maps produced: 5 Grading maps produced: 0

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2014):  Floods in Bangladesh (2014-08-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2014-08-22
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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25.7578012048° N, 90.0110888388° E, 23.7302111686° S, 89.396828564° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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