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Flood in Thailand

Monday, 17 October 2011

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Thailand
Date of Charter Activation:
17/10/2011
Charter Requestor:
Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
Project Management:
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Description of the event

Flooding has affected two thirds of Thailand and has killed over 300 people since July. The floods have affected more than two million people, with many moving to evacuation shelters.

Provinces north of the capital Bangkok have been worst hit by the floods. Bangkok still remains on high alert, as water levels remain dangerously high with some flood defences breached.

Flooding in central Thailand
Composite TerraSAR-X images

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11, 12/11/11, 17/11/11 and 28/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11, 12/11/11, 17/11/11 and 28/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced byAsian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Inundated universities: AIT and TU

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 18/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Future Park Rang-Sit

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 22/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Bangkok International Airport
A 1m pan-sharpened WorldView-2 satellite image

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 22/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Nava Nakorn Industrial Estate

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 19/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Hitech Industrial Estate

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 19/11/11

Copyright: GeEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Bang Pa-In Industrial Estate

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 19/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Rojana Industrial Estate

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 19/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand
Composite TerraSAR-X images

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11, 12/11/11, and 17/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11, 12/11/11, and 17/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Rojana, the Bang Pa-In, the Hitech and the Nava Nakorn Industrial Estates under water

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 19/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Nonthaburi: Bang Kruai

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 14/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 14/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Nava Nakorn Industrial Estate

Source: GeoEye-1
Acquired: 11/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand
Composite TerraSAR-X images

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11 and 12/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11, 06/11/11 and 12/11/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Big Bag Barrier

Source: GeoEye-1
Acquired: 05/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Ayutthaya Historical Park World Heritage under water

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 04/11/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand - 10/11/2011

Source: Terra - ASTER
Acquired: 10/11/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Lat Krabang Industrial Estate

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 09/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood affected area in Ayutthaya

Source: Terra - ASTER
Acquired: 23/10/11 and 08//11/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: Terra - ASTER
Acquired: 08/11/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/02/11
Post-disaster: 26/10/11 and 06/11/11

Copyright: DLR
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in Thailand

Source: Landsat 5 - ETM
Landsat 7 - ETM+
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 02/11/00 and 08/01/02
Post-disaster: 01/11/11

Copyright: NASA
USGS
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Bangkadi Industrial Park inundated

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 03/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thammasat University, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Wat Phra Dhammakaya inundated

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 02/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

TU and AIT flooded

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 02/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in Chiang Rak Noi, Thailand

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 02/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Nava Nakorn Industrial Estate under water

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 02/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Bang Pa-In Industrial Estate under water

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 02/11/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Bangkok International Airport underwater

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 30/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The beginning of the Chaopraya River
Pak Nam Pho: Nakhon-Sawan

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 24/10/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in Nakhorn Sawan, Thailand

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 24/10/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 27/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in Thailand

Source: Terra - ASTER
Acquired: 23/10/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand: Nakhon-Sawan flooding

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 24/10/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand: Chainat flooding

Source: WorldView-1
Acquired: 24/10/11

Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 30/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 30/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: IKONOS-2
Acquired: 30/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand / Ayutthaya flooding

Source: IKONOS
Acquired: 27/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand / Ayutthaya flooding

Source: IKONOS
Acquired: 27/10/11

Copyright: GeoEye
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Dry season in Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 10/02/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in Thailand

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 26/10/11

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2011
Commercial exploitation rights: Astrium GEO-Information Services
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: Terra
Acquired: 25/10/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: Terra
Acquired: 23/10/11

Copyright: NASA
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in Central Thailand
Visualisation of water levels before and during the disaster

Source: DMC
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 02/09/11
During the disaster: 22/10/11

Copyright: DMCii
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: SPOT-5
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 03:56:13 - 25/03/2010
Post-disaster: 03:14:28 - 19/10/2011

Copyright: CNES
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flooding in central Thailand

Source: SPOT-5
Acquired: 19/10/11

Copyright: CNES
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in North-east provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in North-east provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in Uttaradit province, Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in North provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in North provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Flood in central provinces of Thailand

Source: IRS-R2
Acquired: 11:31:28 - 21/10/11

Copyright: ISRO
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)