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 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1500 - English
Published: 31 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK

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This is the fourth situational update on the status of rising flood waters between the cities of Thatta and Sujawal, in Thatta district based on a time series of MODIS satellite data recorded 29 August at 09:10 UTC. There has been a major expansion of flood water on eastern bank of the Indus river, threatening the towns of Thatta and Sujawal. Water has advanced. The flood waters have advanced over 14km at its furthest point between August 28 - 29; threatening to surround the city of Sujawal which remains at high risk. Sections of route N-5 north of Thatta remain likely flooded; the towns of Bannu and Daro on the eastern bank of the Indus also remain threatened. Due to cloud cover over the region, more recent imagery has not been processed over this area. 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: 1:400,000; Projection: UTM Zone 42N; Datum: WGS-84.
Crisis Satellite Data (1) :ALOS PALSAR (FBD HH-HV)
Resolution : 25 meters
Image Date : 19 August & 4 July 2010
Source :© JAXA, METI
Crisis Satellite Data (1) :MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution :250 meters
Image Date :26-29 August 2010
Source :NASA Rapid Response
Source :NASA Rapid Response
Transport Data :Google Map Maker
Transport Data Copyright: © 2010 Google - Improve with Google Map Maker
Flood Analysis :UNITAR / UNOSAT
Projection :UTM Zone 42N - WGS-84