Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire Portugal (2017-10-16)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2017-10-16 17:26:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-10-15 10:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
At least 27 people have died as a result of wildfires sparked around the country amid high temperatures and strong winds fanned by the ex-hurricane storm Ophelia on Sunday 15 of October. Hundreds of wildfires have forced residents to flee from towns and villages.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 4 Grading maps produced: 4

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Forest fire Portugal (2017-10-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/ba7096f5-0099-4bc1-a7a7-9c29d65da94a
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-10-16
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR250
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/ba7096f5-0099-4bc1-a7a7-9c29d65da94a
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Geographic bounding box

42.1989051° N, -7.28416828171° E, 39.5874762037° S, -9.15780839458° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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