DATASET

Flash Flood in Malaga, Spain (2018-10-21)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-21 14:34:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-10-21 13:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
SPAIN’S Costa del Sol and Malaga are being affected by torrential rains since Saturday, 20 October.

One person has died (one firefighter) after heavy rains triggered flash floods. The strength of the waters overturned cars, closed roads, damaged homes and forced hundreds of people to leave their properties.

Andalucia is placed under a dangerous red alert severe flooding. Thunderstorms and torrential rain have left Andalucian towns almost engulfed in water.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 8
Grading products: 0

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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2018): Flash Flood in Malaga, Spain (2018-10-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/8cefb135-9c0b-4fff-8825-08fcfdb491f6

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Service Emergency Management Copernicus Emergency Management Service ESP Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation EMSR326 Copernicus EMS Emergency Flood Spain Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR326]: Flash Flood in Malaga, Spain (2018-10-21)
URL 
  • 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.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2018-10-21
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR326 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/8cefb135-9c0b-4fff-8825-08fcfdb491f6
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