Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Northern Italy (2017-12-12)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:57:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-12-12 11:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Bad weather conditions are affecting North Italy causing severe precipitations in the northern areas of Liguria, Toscana and Emilia Romagna. The precipitation is causing much impact on the water basins with several rivers now in a flooding phase (Enza, Sorbolo, Secchia..).

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 24 Grading maps produced: 10

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Flood in Northern Italy (2017-12-12). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-12-12
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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44.952351044° N, 11.018091864° E, 44.574746395° S, 10.3782628008° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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