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Flood in Mexico

Topical storm Eta brought heavy rainfall across south and south east Mexico affecting over 100,000 people. At least 21 people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed.

The worst affected areas of Tabasco, Chiapas and Veracruz, received torrential rain trigggering landslides which claimed 2000 homes. Further landslides have been reported in the municipalities of Yajalón, Tila and Chilón.

At least 10 rivers have burst their banks in the Gulf coast state, causing widespread flooding. The army, navy and Civil Protection services are helping people evacuate their homes.

The National Meteorological Service has forecast more torrential rain in Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo in the coming days.

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Type of Event:Floods
Location of Event:Mexico
Date of Charter Activation:2020-11-06
Time of Charter Activation:17:36
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+01:00
Charter Requestor:UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER on behalf of Mexico National Civil Protection System and Mexican Space Agency
Activation ID:683
Project Management:Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX)

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Flooded area in Tabasco-Veracruz, Mexico, and agricultural area affected

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX), Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED)

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Acquired: 21/11/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

Flooded area in the central region of Tabasco-Mexico at 17 November and affected population density (per/ha)

Copyright: ICEYE (2020)
Map produced by INEGI

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Acquired: 16/11/2020 to 18/11/2020

Source: ICEYE

Flood Damage grade assessment, Villahermosa, Mexico

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS. Copernicus EMS (© 2020 European Union).
Map produced by Copernicus EMS

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Acquired: 10/11/2020

Source: Pleiades

Flooded Area at central region of Tabasco, Mexico, 30-31 October

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by the Radar Produced Induction Diary (RAPID)

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Acquired: 30/10/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

Flooded Area near Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, 02-03 November 2020

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by the Radar Produced Induction Diary (RAPID)

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Acquired: 02/011/2020 - 03/11/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

Flooded Area near Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, 05-06 November 2020

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by the Radar Produced Induction Diary (RAPID)

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Acquired: 05/11/2020 - 06/11/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

Flooded Area at central region of Tabasco, Mexico, 05-06 November 2020

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by the Radar Produced Induction Diary (RAPID)

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Acquired: 05/11/2020 - 06/11/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

Flooded Area in Macuspana region Tabasco-Mexico using Pleiades data

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX),
Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED).

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Acquired: 09/11/2020

Source: Pleiades

Flooded area in Villahermosa Tabasco-Mexico using Pleiades data

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX),
Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED).

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Acquired: 08/11/2020

Source: Pleiades

Area cover by floodings in Tabasco-Mexico using TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X data

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2013), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX),
Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED).

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Acquired: TerraSAR-X: 07/09/2013
TanDEM-X: 08/11/2020

Source: TerraSAR-X / TanDEM-X

Flooded Area at south of Tabasco-Mexico using TanDEM-X data (1m resolution), 7 November

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2020), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX),
Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED).

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Acquired: 08/11/2020

Source: TanDEM-X

Flooded area in Macuspana City, Tabasco-Mexico using Pleiades data (High resolution 0.5 cm) at 8 November

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX),
Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED).

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Acquired: 08/11/2020

Source: Pleiades

Flooded Area at center southeast sector of Villahermosa City, Tabasco, México

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2020), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX), Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED)

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Acquired: 08/11/2020

Source: TanDEM-X

Joint ABI-VIIRS Flood product from 8 November 2020 over Chiapas and Tabasco, Mexico

Copyright: NOAA - ABI/VIIRS
Map produced by NOAA/JPS

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Acquired: 08/11/2020

Source: NOAA

Flooded Area in central region of Tabasco, Mexico

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
© DLR e.V. (2020), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX), Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED)

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Acquired: Sentinel-1: 03/11/2020 and 05/11/2020
TerraSAR-X: 07/11/2020

Source: Sentinel-1 and TerraSAR-X

Flooded Area at central region of Tabasco, Mexico

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2020), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEMEX), Federal University of Santa María, Brasil; and National Center of Disaster prevention (CENAPRED)

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Acquired: 07/11/2020

Source: TerraSAR-X

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