Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Central and Southern Italy (2013-12-03)


Activation time (UTC): 2013-12-03 11:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2013-12-01 19:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
The heavy rainfall began late on Sunday, 1st December and caused severe floods across interregional territory of Basilicata and Pulia Regions, in particular Basento, Bradano and Metaponto basins along the Ionian area. Gradually the event involved also the Abruzzo region, in particular the towns of Chieti and Teramo. In the whole areas several towns have been evacuated. Totally, several hundreds of people have been evacuated.

Reference maps produced: 8 Delineation maps produced: 8 Grading maps produced: 8

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2013):  Flood in Central and Southern Italy (2013-12-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2013-12-03
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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42.8896698768° N, 16.8828319357° E, 40.1187447591° S, 13.561969248° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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