DATASET

Floods west of Athens, Greece (2018-07-03)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-07-03 11:33:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-06-27 13:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:

After extensive and heavy raining, during 26 and 27 of June 2018 the towns of Mandra, and Magoula, west of Athens, where 24 people lost their lives last November during torrential rains and extreme flooding, was hit again by flash flooding. No loss of life was reported but many streets, houses and establishments were flooded. Fire Service had to intervene to rescue drivers trapped in their cars and responded to dozens of calls by residents.

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

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.

Contact

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

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2018): Floods west of Athens, Greece (2018-07-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f6563312-e8d9-4c0e-b68b-06a82f77b911

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR294 Flood GRC Greece Mapping Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR294]: Floods west of Athens, Greece (2018-07-03)
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
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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
2018-07-03
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR294 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/f6563312-e8d9-4c0e-b68b-06a82f77b911
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