Activation time (UTC): 2020-10-15 10:16:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-10-12 17:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
After a dramatic series of consecutive typhoons hitting the Vietnam central Coast these last weeks, a new storm is forecast to cause heavy rainfall in central Vietnam. Local weather forecasts predict a high chance for strong precipitation resulting in localized urban floods in Dong Hoi, Dong Ha, Hue, Hoi Han, Quang NGAI, in Central Vietnam, with a maximum water height on the 17/10/2020. The activation aims to detect the spatial extent of the flooding as currently no established in situ methods are available for this purpose.
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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) (2020): Floods in Vietnam (2020-10-15). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/8f5f35c8-0119-4d69-a95c-60486670c52a
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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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