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Heavy rains, flooding in the south of France

Tuesday, 06 September 2005

Type of Event:
Floods
Location of Event:
South of France: Gard, Hérault
Date of Charter Activation:
06/09/2005
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection
Project Management:

Description of the event

Heavy rains caused flooding in southern France, in the French departments of Gard and Hérault, on the 6th and 7th September. Three major highways were cut off and the towns of Lunel and Montpellier were in part flooded.

Dynamic Satellite Map Vauvert

Source: Spot 4, ERS-2, Radarsat
Acquired: 8-9-11-12/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CNES 2005, CSA 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dynamic Satellite Map Le Cailar Flooded areas, overlay on IGN SCAN 25 base map.

Source: Spot 4, ERS-2, Radarsat
Acquired: 8-9-11-12/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CNES 2005, CSA 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre

Source: Spot 5
Acquired: 15/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 16/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre Flooded areas, overlay on IGN SCAN 25 base map.

Source: Spot 4
Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre

Source: Spot 4
Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre Flooded areas, overlay on IGN SCAN 25 base map.

Source: Spot 4, Spot 5
Acquired: 12 e 15/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 16/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre , Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4
Acquired: 12/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 13/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Flood Extension, Vistre , Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, Spot 5
Acquired: 12 e 15/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 16/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dynamic Satellite Map Vauvert

Source: ERS-2, Radarsat
Acquired: 08/09/2005, 11/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CSA 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dynamic Satellite Map Le Cailar Flooded areas, overlay on IGN SCAN 25 base map.

Source: ERS-2, Radarsat
Acquired: 08/09/2005, 11/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CSA 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map ERS-2

Source: ERS-2
Acquired: 08/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005 Image processing, map created 09/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dynamic Satellite Map ERS-2 Radarsat Nimes

Source: ERS-2, Radarsat
Acquired: 08/09/2005, 11/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CSA 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Spot4 Vauvert

Source: Spot 4
Acquired: 12/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005, CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map Le Cailac Flooded areas, overlay on IGN SCAN 25 base map.

Source: ERS-2
Acquired: 08/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005 Image processing, map created 09/09/2005 by SERTIT

Satellite Map ERS-2 Vauvert

Source: ERS-2
Acquired: 08/09/2005

Copyright: ESA 2005 Image processing, map created 09/09/2005 by SERTIT