Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Wildfires in New South Wales, Australia (2019-11-13)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-11-13 06:55:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-11-06 00:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
In New South Wales, 13 emergency warnings have been issued for several fires, which have breached containment lines and are threatening several communities along the Pacific Highway, including the Greater Sydney Area. Hazardous air quality due to smoke haze has reached the cities of Sydney and Brisbane and is affecting residents, as reported by the Australian Environmental Department. Hot, dry and strong winds are forecast to favor the development of significant fires in the forthcoming days.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Wildfires in New South Wales, Australia (2019-11-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-11-13
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-28.4751208347° N, 153.547141569° E, -33.4191032423° S, 150.244493753° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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