Product ID: 2974 - English
Published: 13 Nov, 2019
GLIDE: FL20191030SOM

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This map illustrates the extent of surface waters detected over Hiraan, Middle Shabelle and Lower Shabelle Region in Somalia as detect by VIIRS-NOAA satellite between 2 & 6 November 2019. In the analysed area, a total of about 830 km2 are likely flooded and about 74,000 people might be exposed by taking into account WorldPop population estimates. About 10 km of the roads seem to be affected. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.
Satellite Data : VIIRS-NOAA
Imagery Dates: 2 - 6 November 2019
Resolution: 375 m
Copyright: NOAA/Suomi NPP
Source: NOAA
Boundary data: OCHA Somalia, HDX
Population data: WorldPop [2019]
Reference water: Global Surface Water, JRC Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT