Product ID: 3379 - English
Published: 5 Oct, 2021
GLIDE: FL20210928THA


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This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters in Central part of Thailand as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 3 October 2021 at 06:08 local time. Within the analyzed area of about 91,000 km2 , about 3,300 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. The water extent appears to have decreased of about 180 km2 since 27 September 2021. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters in the analyzed area, the potentially exposed population is 350,000 people mainly located in the Ayutthaya Province with ~ 76,000 People.
This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT).
Important note: Flood analysis from radar images may underestimate the presence of standing waters in built-up areas and densely vegetated areas due to backscattering properties of the radar signal.
Satellite Data : Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates : 2 Oct 2021 at 23:17 UTC
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel Data [2021]
Source: ESA
Flood data as of 27 Sep 2021 : GISTDA (flood.gistda.or.th)
Administrative boundaries: Royal Thai Survey Department
Population data: WorldPop [2020]
Reference Water: JRC
Populated place: OpenStreetMap
Road data: OpenStreetMap
Waterways: OpenStreetMap
Background: ALOS Global DSM
Insets: Sentinel-2 / 3 Oct 2021 at 10:54 local time
Analysis : United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)
Production: United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)