Flooding in Mexico
Friday, 02 November 2007
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SIFEM for the National Center for Disaster Prevention of Mexico
Description of the event
Since 28 October, the state of Tabasco and its capital, Villahermosa, were completely flooded due to several days of unusally heavy rainfall. The rains caused the overflow of seven rivers, affecting 17 municipalities.
ALOS-PALSAR/MODIS, Flooded Areas, 08/11/2007-10/11/2007
Source: ALOS Palsar; MODIS , ~20m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 08/11/2007 (ALOS-PALSAR) and 08-10/11/2007 (MODIS) Flood detection using ALOS Palsar radar scenes and MODIS optical scenes, 08/11/2007 and 08-10/11/2007, over the Tabasco province of Mexico.
Copyright: Copyright JAXA 2007 Image processing, map created 11/11/2007 by CATHALAC-SERVIR