Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Veneto, Italy (2018-11-01)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-11-01 21:08:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-10-30 09:00:00 Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
An intense weather event with heavy rains occurred in Northen Italy from the first hours of October, 27th until 30th affecting especially Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto Regions. The heavy rain caused the rapid increasing of the level of Livenza, Piave,Tagliamento and Adige rivers. The event has been important both for intensity and for the lasting. In the whole event some rain gauge in Friuli Venezia Giulia registred 780mm (rain gauge of Claut in municipality of Pordenone). All the 4 rivers reached the highest level of warning. Many people were precautionally evacuated both in Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Flood in Veneto, Italy (2018-11-01). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-11-01
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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46.75605795° N, 12.7542897° E, 45.18843825° S, 10.81514913° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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