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Flood in Brazil

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Santa Catarina, Brazil
Date of Charter Activation:
27/11/2008
Charter Requestor:
CONAE
Project Management:
INPE

Description of the event

Heavy rainfall caused severe flooding and landslides in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina over the last two months. The number of deaths rose to 84 on Tuesday 25 November. The flooding has left more than 20,000 people homeless.

Flood in Santa Catarina State, Brazil

Source: SRTM/NASA 2004, ENVISAT1-SAR 2008
Acquired: 27/11/2008

Copyright: ESA, NASA .Image processing, map created by INPE.

Flood in Santa Catarina State, Brazil.

Source: ENVISAT1-ASAR, resolution 14.8m
Acquired: 27/11/2008

Copyright: ESA. Image processing, map created by INPE.

Flood in Santa Catarina State, Brazil.

Source: ALOS-PalSAR, resolution 100m
Acquired: 29/11/2008

Copyright: JAXA, METI. Image processing, map created by INPE.