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Floods in Pakistan

Wednesday, 06 August 2008

Type of Event:
Flash floods
Location of Event:
Pakistan
Date of Charter Activation:
06/08/2008
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UNOCHA Pakistan
Project Management:
UNOSAT

Description of the event

Torrential rains have hit the Peshawar District in north-west Pakistan since 3 August. Officials reported that more than 30 people died and more than 1.000 houses and a number of bridges were destroyed.

Overview of Flood affected Areas, Peshawar, NWFP province, Pakistan

Source: IRS-1A (LISS-1), 72.5 m resolution
Acquired: 11/08/2008

Copyright: Nat. Remote Sensing Agency, India Image processing, map created 20/08/2008 by UNOSAT

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Estimated Total Rainfall Accumulation for Pakistan: 1-7 August 2008

Source: TRMM (NASA), 25km resolution
Acquired: 1-7/08/2008

Copyright: NASA 2008 Image processing, map created 12/08/2008 by UNOSAT

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Estimated Total Rainfall Accumulation for Pakistan: 8-12 August 2008

Source: TRMM (NASA), 25km resolution
Acquired: 8-12/08/2008

Copyright: NASA 2008 Image processing, map created 12/08/2008 by UNOSAT

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