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 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1486 - English
Published: 23 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK

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This is an update on the rising flood waters immediately north of the city of Shahdadkot (est. population of 300,000), based on MODIS satellite data recorded at 06:35 and 08:10 UTC this morning (23 August 2010). Flood waters have continued to advance to within approximately 1.3km of the edge of the city, with the largest movement located to the north-east in two separate areas (see map annotation and arrows). Route M-8 has been flooded in multiple locations cutting off road traffic both to the east and west. Road access to the south remains open and unaffected by flooding. This situational analysis is based on a rapid visual assessment of the current satellite data available over this area and will be revised and updated as new data becomes available; this analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map scale for A4: 1:80,000; Projection : UTM Zone 42N; Datum : WGS-84.
Crisis Satellite Data (1) : MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution : 250 meters
Image Date : 23 August 2010
Source : NASA Rapid Response
Transport Data : Google Map Maker
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Reference Imagery : ESRI WMS 2010
Hospital Data : WHO
Background Imagery : Landsat-7 / MODIS fusion
Flood Analysis : : / UNOSAT