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Project Summary

URBAN-PREX PROJECT

Monitoring, forecasting and development of online public early warning system for extreme precipitations and pluvial floods in urban areas in the Hungarian-Serbian cross-border region

Project code: HUSRB/1602/11/0097
Lead Beneficiary: University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences (UNSPMF)
Partners: University of Szeged, Dep. of Climatology and Landscape Ecology (SZTE)
  University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences (UNSFTN)
  Municipality of Szeged (MOS)
  Municipality of Novi Sad, PUC Water and Sewage Utility Novi Sad (VIKNS)
Duration: 01 11 2017 – 31 10 2019
Contact:
stevan.savic@dgt.uns.ac.rs (Stevan Savić, project manager)

The URBAN-PREX project is co-financed by the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme with 638,171.39 €, and total amount of the project is 750,789.99 €.

Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and intensity of precipitation and pluvial flood occurrences in urban areas of Central Europe. Thus, the proposed project presents an outstanding opportunity to develop and implement an innovative monitoring, forecasting and online public early warning system for extreme precipitation and pluvial floods in urban areas of the Hungarian-Serbian Cross-border region. Through the project, two dense monitoring precipitation networks will be installed in the most-populous cities of the Programme area: Novi Sad (Serbia) and Szeged (Hungary). Continuous data recording, transmission and processing, as well as real time display of the processed data in a spatial (i.e. map) form will be useful for citizens (i.e. individual adaptation) and public institutions (e.g. traffic and water management, city government) of the Cross-border region. Real-time precipitation forecasting model for the whole programme area supplemented with the forecast of pluvial flood occurrences in Novi Sad and Szeged will be developed through the project based on the measured data from the networks and the remotely sensed data. Measured data will be used to fine-tune the remotely sensed data thus enabling the development of more precise forecast model for the Programme area. Measured and forecasted data will be freely available for everyone in real-time on the project website, project social pages and mobile android application giving an early warning to the citizens and public authorities in order to protect them and prepare their effective response to these extreme weather and water situations.

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Early warning

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Early warning system is based on maximum amount of precipitation per defined period, which city sewage can contain.
Each WSN sensor area data per defined period is compared with such threshold. If half of the threshold is reached MEDIUM level is raised. If threshold is reached HIGH level is raised.
Pace represents number of times when precipitation intensity is increased per monitoring period.

WSN data

latest data
id local time precpt. amount. since last measuremnt. air temp/inside case prectp. intensity / hum.
101 26-08-19/04:40:03:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 21.69 C 0 mm/min
102 26-08-19/04:45:01:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 22.62 C 0 mm/min
103 26-08-19/04:40:03:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 23.06 C 0 mm/min
104 26-08-19/04:47:14:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 22.87 C 0 mm/min
105 21-08-19/21:05:01:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 38.44 C 0 mm/min
106 26-08-19/04:40:02:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 22.56 C 0 mm/min
107 26-08-19/04:15:01:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 23.94 C 0 mm/min
108 26-08-19/04:40:01:Europe/Belgrade 0.185 mm 23.75 C 0.041 mm/min
109 26-08-19/04:40:00:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm 27.37 C 0 mm/min
110 26-08-19/04:40:01:Europe/Belgrade 0.085 mm 22.87 C 0.011 mm/min
111 26-08-19/04:40:02:Europe/Belgrade 0.937 mm 23.87 C 0.049 mm/min
112 26-08-19/04:40:02:Europe/Belgrade 1.284 mm 21.69 C 0.314 mm/min
113 26-08-19/04:45:03:Europe/Belgrade 0.209 mm 22.37 C 0.128 mm/min
114 26-08-19/04:40:03:Europe/Belgrade 0.272 mm 22.06 C 0.064 mm/min
115 26-08-19/04:25:00:Europe/Belgrade 0.695 mm 23.69 C 0.031 mm/min
201 8-08-19/09:00:59:Europe/Belgrade 0 mm/min 26.7 C 64 %
202 26-08-19/04:35:03:Europe/Belgrade 0.141 mm/min 23.9 C 84 %
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This website has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union.

The content of the website is the sole responsibility of Faculty of Sciences and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union and/ or the Managing Authority.