Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Western Greece (2019-01-14)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-01-14 13:14:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-01-12 08:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
In Ilia Prefecture Western Greece, Alfeios River has been overflowed, starting from Saturday 12-01-2019 and large rural areas have been covered by water, near the villages of Sekoulas, Dafnoula, Makrisia, Kalivakia, Frixa and Aspra Spitia. According to the local civil protection authorities and the Greek Agricultural Insurance Organization large rural areas are still flooded and flow in Alfeios River is still high and according to the weather forecast more rain is expected in the area

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Flood in Western Greece (2019-01-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-01-14
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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37.6791854028° N, 21.9372618076° E, 37.4630968271° S, 21.3987528976° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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