Activation time (UTC): 2021-05-21 07:21:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-05-20 14:30:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)
Extensive spring floods are on going in Finnish Lapland due to the melting snow in northern parts of Lapland. Warming weather and possible rain showers may worsen the situation rapidly on the following days. Floods are estimated to reach the highest peaks this week and will affect several municipalities. Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping is requested to provide delineation and delineation monitoring products.
Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 9
Grading products: 0
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.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Flood in Lapland, Finland (2021-05-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/cb07c58c-33e5-41f6-aa1c-c35de08575b9
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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.
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