Assam Floods 2016

Heavy Pre-monsoon rains occurred in Assam state during fourth week of April, 2016. Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh districts were reported to be affected during the first wave of flooding. Burhidihing and Desang rivers were flowing above the danger mark in Sibsagar district. NRSC analyzed moderate resolution MODIS (TERRA) satellite data of Apr 25, 2016 and Radarsat-2 SAR data of Apr 26, 2016. The flood inundation information was disseminated to the concerned Nodal Ministries, Central and Assam State Govt. departments. The following satellite images show pre & post flood situation in part of districts.


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Assam Floods 2016