Satellite detected water extent as of 13 July 2020 over Province 2 of Nepal

UNOSAT code: FL20200708NPL This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters in Province 2 of Nepal as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 13 July 2020 due to the current monsoon rains. Within the analyzed area of about 2,300 km2, a total of about 200 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - 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.

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Maintainer 83fa9515-3ba4-4f1d-9860-f38b20f80442
Last Updated August 28, 2020, 11:00 (CDT)
Created August 28, 2020, 11:00 (CDT)
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