Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flash Flood in Andalusia, Spain (2018-10-23)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-23 15:59:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-10-21 00:00:00 Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
Heavy rains in the past hours have caused serious damages in several Provinces in Andalucia including Malaga and Sevilla and, in particular, in Ecija Municipality where river Genil has reached almost 7 meters water level . Several roads were closed to traffic and railways interrupted, evacuations of people have occurred in various locations

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Flash Flood in Andalusia, Spain (2018-10-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-10-23
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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37.5672226583° N, -5.0462655199° E, 37.5220444057° S, -5.09886909995° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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