Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Irma in Sint Maarten (2017-09-07)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-07 12:40:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 11:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
The islands of Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius were struck by Hurricane IRMA on 7 September 2017. All three islands were impacted, but Sint Maarten sustained the most damage. The French part of the island was “95% destroyed” and a number of fatalities have been reported. In response the Netherlands has sent marines to St Maarten, and two aid flights.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Hurricane Irma in Sint Maarten (2017-09-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-07
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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18.0642752655° N, -62.9914105454° E, 18.00381391° S, -63.1458438573° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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