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Flood in Thailand

Saturday, 30 October 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Thailand
Date of Charter Activation:
30 October 2010
Charter Requestor:
ARDC for Geo-Informatics and Space Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA)
Project Management:
UNOSAT

Description of the event

3.2 million people in 27 provinces continued to be flood affected and the central provinces of Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani and Nonthaburi were severely affected, mostly from the seawater inflows.

In the North-eastern region, Mul River water now reached Buri Ram’s Sateuk district and would reach Ubon Ratchathani on 2 November 2010 at 3,200 cubic meters/Second, whilst Chi River water will reach there on 9 November 2010.

Request submitted via the Sentinel Asia escalation process

Overview of flood waters in Buriram, Nakhon Ratchasima & Surin Province, Thailand

Source: MODIS
Acquired: 31/10/2010

Copyright: METU & NASA 2009 - Map Produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Overview of Flood waters in and around Ayutthaya Province, Thailand

Source: MODIS
Acquired: 29/10/2010

Copyright: METI & NASA 2009 - Map Produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Overview of flood waters, around the town of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Source: SPOT 4, SPOT 5
Acquired: 06/12/2007, 30/10/2010

Copyright: METI & NASA 2009, SPOT Image 2010 - Map produced by - UNITAR/UNOSAT

Overview of flood waters in Phichit and Nakhon Sawan Province, Thailand

Source: ALOS PALSAR
Acquired: 13/08/2009, 30/10/2010

Copyright: JAXA & METI, METI & NASA 2009 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Overview of flood waters in Ubon Ratchathani and Warin Chamrap,

Source: Spot 4, Spot 5.
Acquired: 08/01/2008 & 31/10/2010

Copyright: Spot Image 2010, METI & NASA 2010. Map produced by -UNITAR / UNOSAT