Flood Assessment for Cyclone Affected Yangon Capital Area, Myanmar

Mon, 5 May 2008 19:22:08 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1175 - English
Published: 5 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 17.240894 x 95.586935
BottomRight: 16.246517 x 96.97457

Product Links
PDF (1.4MB)     - Static viewing and printing
PDF (3.2MB)    - Static viewing and printing

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Yangon capital area, Myanmar as of 5 May 2008. Red areas shown in the map represent standing flood waters identified from MODIS satellite imagery acquired on 5 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 250m. Flooded area estimates by township have been calculated in km2. Please note: township data is incomplete in coverage. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.Map Scale for A3: 1:460,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North; Datum : WGS 1984.
Cyclone Data : NOAA, Un.of Hawai'i, Tropical Storm Risk
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, ESRI, Respond/Keyobs
Satellite Data : MODIS-Aqua & Terra
Imagery Date : 5 May & 15 April 2008
Resolution : 250m
Map Production : UNOSAT (5 May 2008)