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ISRO to support Indian state of Uttarakhand with satellite-based forecasting and monitoring

Floods in Uttarakhand, India, in 2013.

The Indian state of Uttarakhand has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Ahmedabad on 15 February.

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for floods in northern France and storm in Germany

Rise of the Seine river, 26 January 2018

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated on 23 January due to floods in northern France. Paris and the northeastern part of France are affected as a result of prolonged heavy rains causing a rise of the rivers Seine, Rhine and Ill. Authorities from Meteo France emitted an orange alert for floods.

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NASA Earth Science Disasters Program

The NASA Disasters Program promotes the use of Earth observations to improve the prediction of, preparation for,

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Cyclone Debbie hits Australia, International charter has been activated

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A powerful cyclone has hit the north-eastern coast of Australia. It made landfall in Queensland on 28 March 2017. With winds up to 263km/h, it was first assessed as a category 4 storm, and then it was downgraded to category 2 when moving inland. On 29 March, the authorities warned that a 1,300 kilometer stretch of the north-eastern coast is at dangerous risk of flooding.
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Flood Map : Water Level Elevation Map (Beta)

Flood Map application is a small contribution using our programming skill towards the fight against natural disaster like flood & probably save a life.

 

  • Flood Map may be useful to some extent for flood risk assessment or in flood management, flood control etc.

  • Flood Map may help to provide flood alert/flood warning if flood water level at certain point is rising.

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Brown sediments poured into Lake Pontchartrain, United-States

Image courtesy ofNASA by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption and image cropping by Adam Voiland.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra
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The Integrated Flood Analysis System of ICHARM

Tropical storm Stan off the coast of Australia (image source: NASA)

The International Centre for Water

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New Recommended Practice provided by Colombian Regional Support Office

Contraction and expansion of water bodies during La Niña event in Colombia

The Colombian Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER (IGAC) has provided a new Recommended Practice with detailed step-by-step procedures on how to derive useful information from satellite imagery.

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