Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Braunschweig (2017-07-27)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-07-27 08:16:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-07-27 08:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Rain is set to fall across nearly every part of the country on Tuesday and has already hit northern and central areas hard specially in Braunschweig. Southern Lower Saxony and northern Thuringia were battered by storms between Monday and Tuesday, with between 50 to 80 litres of rain per square-metre falling over the last 24 hours - in some areas up to 100 litres.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 1

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Flood in Braunschweig (2017-07-27). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-07-27
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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52.3189643938° N, 10.6042991773° E, 52.1910490473° S, 10.411366734° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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