Satellite detected water extents, as of 25 August 2019 over White Nile, Sennar and El Gazira states in SudanFull Details
Satellite detected water extents, as of 25 August 2019 over White Nile, Sennar and El Gazira states in Sudan
UNOSAT code: FL20190815SDN This map illustrates the extent of surface waters detected over El Gazira, White Nile and Sennar states located in the southern part of Sudan as detected by VIIRS-NOAA satellite between 22 & 25 August 2019. In the analysed area, a total of about 7000 km2 are likely flooded and about 250,000 people might be affected by taking into account the WorldPop population estimates. This is a preliminary analysis that has not yet been validated in the field. Please send any field-based comments to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
UN Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT)