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Flooding and hurricane in the Dominican Republic

Tuesday, 30 October 2007

Type of Event:
Floods and hurricane
Location of Event:
Dominican Republic
Date of Charter Activation:
30/10/2007
Charter Requestor:
Public Safety Canada
Project Management:

Description of the event

High winds and heavy rain brought by tropical storm Noel caused flooding and mudslides on Monday, killing at least 20 people and leaving 20 others missing, officials said.  

TRMM Rainfall Totals, 26-30/10/2007

Source: TRMM, 5km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 26-30/10/2007 TRMM Rainfall Totals over the period 26-30 October, island of Hispaniola.

Copyright: SSAI/NASA GSFC 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.

ALOS-PALSAR, Flooded Areas, Change Detection 01/11/2007

Source: ALOS Palsar , 100m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: JAXA 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.

Copyright: 19/09/2007 and 27/10/2007; 01/11/2007 Change detection image showing flooded areas as of 01/11/2007. Preliminary analysis not verified in the field

GOES-12 image of Tropical Noel Extent, 29/10/2007 15:45 UTC

Source: GOES-12 , 1km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 29/10/2007 15.45 UTC GOES-12 image showing position of Tropical Storm Noel as it moved north-northwest at about 19.3 km/hr on 29 October 2007.

Copyright: NOAA 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.

TRMM Rainfall Totals, 26-30/10/2007, with relief

Source: TRMM, 5km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 26-30/10/2007 TRMM Rainfall Totals over the period 26-30 October, island of Hispaniola, with relief.

Copyright: SSAI/NASA GSFC 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.

TRMM Rainfall Levels 28/10/2007 0200 UTC

Source: Envisat, 150m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 26-30/10/2007

Copyright: ESA 2007 Image processing, map created 14/12/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR

Noel Mosaic

Source: TRMM, 5km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 260/10/2007 - 01/11/2007 Mosaic of TRMM Rainfall Totals and precipitation maps over the period 26 October to 1 November, with rainfall analysis.

Copyright: SSAI/NASA GSFC 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR/SSAI/NASA.

TRMM Rainfall for the week of 29/10/2007-05/11/2007

Source: NOAA-POES , 37.5km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 29/10/2007-05/11/2007 Total precipitation in mm over Central America for the week of 29/10/2007-05/11/2007, as analysed by the Global Forecasting System.

Copyright: NOAA 2007 Image processing, map created 20/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.

TRMM Rainfall for the week of 22/10/2007-28/10/2007

Source: TRMM, 5km/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 28/10/2007 TRMM precipitation rates, 28/10/2007.

Copyright: NOAA 2007 Image processing, map created 02/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR.