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Western Australia Flooding – Satellite Images

Posted by feww on March 22, 2011

Flooding in Western Australia

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Download larger image (11 MB, JPEG) – March 17, 2011

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(10 MB, JPEG) – March 3, 2011

Two false-color images of flooding in Western Australia acquired by MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite on March 17, 2011 (top), and March 3, 2011 (bottom) show the extent of flooding in the region. Floods caused by torrential rains damaged roads and bridges and forced evacuations. “The most significant change between March 3 and March 17 is the swollen Fitzroy River. Barely discernible (and partially obscured by clouds) in early March, the river apparently spans some 20 kilometers (10 miles) in places just two weeks later. The river forms an unmistakable blue swath from Fitzroy Crossing all the way to Derby, on the shore of King Sound.” Source: NASA-EO.

Australia Flood Map [March 22, 2010]

Map shows major flooding throughout Queensland, as well as in NW and SE  New South Wales, Australia. Source: BOMAust

Australia Rainfall Map [March 22, 2010]

Source: BOMAust

Three-monthly rainfall totals – Australia

Click image to enlarge. Source: BOMAust

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