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Typhoon in Vietnam

Thursday, 04 October 2007

Type of Event:
Typhoon
Location of Event:
Vietnam (Dak Lak and Lam Dong provinces)
Date of Charter Activation:
03/10/2007 07:17 UTC
Charter Requestor:
USGS
Project Management:

Description of the event

Typhoon Lekima made landfall in Vietnam on 3 October. Up to 500,000 people have been evacuated from central coastal areas, which were hit by torrential rains and high winds.

Vietnam Flooding, moisture level

Source: RADARSAT
Acquired: 09/10/2007

Copyright: CSA, PDC. Image processing, map created by CSA.

Typhoon Lekima, rainfall

Source: NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Estimated rainfall at over 100cm over a 3 hour period shortly after Typhoon Lekima made landfall along the Central Vietnamese Coastline.
Acquired: --

Copyright: NASA, PDC. Image processing, map created by NASA.

Vietnam Flooding, moisture level

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 07/10/2007

Copyright: JAXA, PDC. Image processing, map created by JAXA

Vietnam Flooding, moisture level

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 22/08/2007

Copyright: JAXA, PDC. Image processing, map created by JAXA.