Flood

Global Risk Data Platform (UNEP, ISDR)

InaSAFE (Indonesia Scenario Assessment For Emergencies) (Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction, World Bank-GFDRR)

openLISEM (ITC)

LISFLOOD Model (JRC)

Terrain Analysis Using Digital Elevation Models (TAUDEM)

Hazus (FEMA)

ArcSWAT (Texas A&M University)

SWAT Soil and Water Assesment Tool

HEC-RAS Hydrologic Engineering Centers River Analysis System (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Floods in India

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Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. The early monsoon rains causing the floods are believed to be the heaviest in 80 years. As of 24 June 2013, more than 600 people are confirmed dead while 80,000 have been rescued.

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Disaster Type: 

Short title: 

Satellite Imagery & Maps: Floods in Northern India

Name: 

Floods in India

Region: 

Northern India

Occurance Date: 

20/06/2013
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latitude: 

29

longitude: 

79

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