Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical cyclone Eliakim in Madagascar (2018-03-16)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-03-16 12:08:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-03-16 07:30:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Madagascar is the target of a tropical system, named Eliakim, following impacts from Ava and Dumazile earlier this year. The Tropical cyclone is expected to unload rainfall that can trigger widespread flooding and mudslides across large swath of the country.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Tropical cyclone Eliakim in Madagascar (2018-03-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-03-16
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-13.1596930537° N, 50.3043791438° E, -21.8535442739° S, 46.2880792379° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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