Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-08 11:44:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-08-07 18:00:00 Event type: Flood
On 6 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Large parts of the city have been flooded, particularly in the northern suburbs. The most affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci and Haracinovo, as well as Skopje's suburbs of Butel, Cento and upper Lisice. The water level reached 1.5 meters, with houses and streets under water. More than 1.000 people are evacuated and 22 victims have been confirmed by governmental authorities.
Reference maps produced: 8 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 7
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.
- Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR174]: Flood in Skopje (2016-08-08) Voorlopige gegevens
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- Noord-Macedonië, Kosovo, Rusland
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