Product ID: 2970 - English
Published: 5 Nov, 2019
GLIDE: FL20191030SOM


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This map illustrates the extent of surface waters detected over Jowhar District, Middle Shabelle Region located in Somalia, as detect by VIIRS-NOAA satellite between 30 October & 3 November 2019. In the analysed area, a total of about 700 km2 are likely flooded and about 70,000 people may be affected, based on WorldPop population estimates. The 10 km of roads seem to be affected. This is a preliminary analysis and has not been validated in the field yet. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data : VIIRS-NOAA
Imagery Dates: 30 October- 3 November 2019 Resolution: 375 m
Copyright: NOAA/Suomi NPP
Source: NOAA
Boundary data: OCHA Somalia, HDX
Population data: WorldPop [2019]
Reference water: Global Surface Water, JRC Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT