DATASET

Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-10-25)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-25 15:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-10-18 22:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
From the late evening of 18th October, for a few hours an intense weather event with heavy rain occurred in Sicily. The most affected area was the south-eastern part of the region. In the previous days the area had already been affected by heavy rainfall. The highest intensity of precipitation has been recorded by the rain gauge of Palagonia (Catania) with 240 mm of rain recorded in a few hours.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 7
Grading products: 2

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): Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-10-25). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/98a1400a-ccdf-4d2a-9baf-1889b7f0dcdf

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Service Emergency Management Emergency Copernicus Emergency Management Service EMSR330 Italy Mapping ITA Rapid Mapping Flood

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR330]: Flood in Sicily, Italy (2018-10-25)
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
2018-10-25
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR330 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/98a1400a-ccdf-4d2a-9baf-1889b7f0dcdf
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