Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Irma in Haiti and Dominican Republic (2017-09-06)


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)

Activation reason:
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 maps produced: 15 Delineation maps produced: 7 Grading maps produced: 3

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Hurricane Irma in Haiti and Dominican Republic (2017-09-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-06
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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19.9860577388° N, -68.5694073727° E, 18.4749546174° S, -73.4930203979° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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