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Flood in Bihar State, India

Friday, 17 September 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
India
Date of Charter Activation:
17/09/2010
Charter Requestor:
Indian Space Research Organisation
Project Management:
NRSC

Description of the event

Breached embankment in Gandak River of Bihar State (India)

Flood in Bihar, India due to the Saran embankment breach

Source: Pre-event: Spot Image, Cartosat-1, ALOS PALSAR, RADARSAT. Post-event: RADASAT-2, Cartosat-2, RADARSAT, ENVISAT, RADARSAT, IRS LISS-III
Acquired: Pre-event: Spot Image on 12/05/2010, Cartosat-1 on 10/03/2010, ALOS PALSAR on 18/09/2010, RADARSAT on 22/05/2010

Post-event: RADASAT-2 on 20/09/2010, Cartosat-2 on 22/09/2010, RADARSAT on 20/09/2010, ENVISAT on 21/09/2010, RADARSAT on 22/09/2010, RADARSAT on 24/09/2010, IRS LISS-III on 30/09/2010, RADARSAT on 22/09/2010

Copyright: DECISION SUPPORT CENTRE (DSC), DISASTER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, RS & GIS APPLICATIONS AREA, NATIONAL REMOTE SENSING CENTRE (NRSC), INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (ISRO) , DEPARTMENT of SPACE, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, HYDERABAD- 500 625.