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Hurricane in India

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Type of Event:
Hurricane
Location of Event:
North-East India
Date of Charter Activation:
24/04/2003
Charter Requestor:
Authorized user for India
Project Management:
ISRO

Description of the event

On April 22 late at night, a severe storm hit the state of Assam (North-East India), leaving thousands homeless and claiming over 30 lives. Acting on behalf of the deputy Commissioner of the Dhubri district, the Indian Authorised Users has activated the Charter on April 24. Maps of inundated areas were produced and handed to local authorities.


Source: Assam, India Map showing affected areas.
Copyright: NRSA 2003 Image processing, map created 28/04/2003 by ISRO. Higher resolution version


Source: Assam, India Map showing affected areas. Credits: NRSA 2003
Copyright: processing, map created 28/04/2003 by ISRO. Higher resolution version


Source: Assam, India Land use of affected areas.
Copyright: NRSA 2003 Image processing, map created 28/04/2003 by ISRO. Higher resolution version

Assam, India

Source: IRS 1D, LISS-III
Acquired: 27/04/2003

Copyright: NRSA 2003 Image processing, map created 28/04/2003 by ISRO. Higher resolution version