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Flood in Canada

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Canada
Date of Charter Activation:
22/06/2010
Charter Requestor:
Public Safety Canada
Project Management:
CSA

Description of the event

Floods, due to intensive rain, caused the closure of several roads, including the Trans-Canada Highway at the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. Many infrastructures have been damaged and various communities, as the town of Maple Creek, have declared a state of emergency.

2010 Flooding Situation

Source: DMTI Spatial Inc., ESRI, GOC-COG, NASA, SPOT-5 & CNES
Acquired: SPOT-4 23/06/2010

Copyright: CNES, 2010. Distribution SPOT Image S.A