DATASET

Flood in Bashan Char, Bangladesh (2020-05-20)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-05-20 15:01:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-05-20 12:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Tropical Cyclone AMPHAN has intensified into a super cyclonic storm as it continues north over the central Bay of Bengal, toward India's Odisha and West Bengal States and Bangladesh's Barisal Division. On 20 May at 0.00 UTC its centre was 195 km south-east of Bhubaneshwar City (Odisha), and 370 km south-southwest of Kolkata (West Bengal), with maximum sustained winds of 175 km/h. According to media reports, national authorities in India are evacuating 1.1 to 1.2 million people from Odisha and from West Bengal, while 2 million in Bangladesh. Tropical Cyclone Amphan and associated storm surge are expected to affect island of Bashan Char, in Noakali District of Bangladesh where over 300 refugees are settled.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
Grading products: 1

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Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Flood in Bashan Char, Bangladesh (2020-05-20). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/cb6985f6-e798-4a9d-8c58-9b3597bdf7c3

Keywords

BGD Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation CEMS Copernicus EMS Emergency Management Copernicus Storm Copernicus Service EMSR439 Copernicus Emergency Management Service Emergency Mapping Rapid Mapping Bangladesh

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR439]: Flood in Bashan Char, Bangladesh (2020-05-20)
URL 
  • 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.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((91.359083002089 22.391349251148,91.401921206024 22.391349251148,91.401921206024 22.349339974649,91.359083002089 22.349339974649,91.359083002089 22.391349251148))
GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2020-05-20
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR439 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/cb6985f6-e798-4a9d-8c58-9b3597bdf7c3
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