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Product ID: 1688 - English
Published: 15 Oct, 2012
GLIDE: FL-2012-0917-PAK

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This map illustrates satellite-detected standing flood
waters over the affected Provinces of Balochistan,
Punjab and Sindh hit by flash floods and urban flooding
caused by heavy monsoon rains that fell across the
country in early September 2012. Flood analysis is
based on crisis satellite imagery collected by MODIS
sensors on 14 September and 14 October 2012.
Notes: The exact limit of flood waters is uncertain
because of the low spatial resolution of the satellite data
used for this analysis. Detected water bodies likely
reflect an underestimation of all flood-affected areas
within the map extent. This analysis has not yet been
validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to
Satellite Data: MODIS Aqua
Imagery Dates:14 September and 14 October
Source: NASA Rapid Response
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Other Data: USGS, WHO, OCHA, NGA, Google Map Maker
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1
Coordinate System: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 42N
Projection: Transverse Mercator
Datum: WGS 1984
Units: Meter