Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-06 08:04:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 02:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, has made its first landfall on the islands of the north-east Caribbean on 6 September. It is significantly strengthening becoming the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic and following a path predicted to hit Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba. Over the next five days, heavy rain, very strong winds and storm surge could affect all of these areas.
Reference products: 15
Delineation products: 7
Grading products: 3
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.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Hurricane Irma in Haiti and Dominican Republic (2017-09-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/82b92888-a815-4d16-9178-2e4136c88adc
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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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