Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

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


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

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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.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Floods west of Athens, Greece (2018-07-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-07-03
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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38.0903271758° N, 23.5550496454° E, 38.0400878317° S, 23.4772778562° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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