International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1185 - English
Published: 8 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.382 x 94.364
BottomRight: 15.736 x 95.261

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Labutta Township (MMR017016), south-west of the capital Yangon, Myanmar on 5 May 2008. Standing flood waters were detected with MODIS Terra & Aqua satellite imagery acquired on 5 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 250m. Villages within the flood zone were identified and tabulated for the township of Labutta. This flood detection and affected village assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3: 1:300,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North; Datum : WGS 1984
Satellite Data : MODIS Terra & Aqua
Imagery Date : 5 May & 15 April 2008
Resolution : 250m
Image Source: NASA
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, FAO, Respond/Keyobs
Admin data : MIMU, WHO
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT (7 May 2008)
Map Production : UNOSAT (8 May 2008)