Active forest fires
Active Forest Fires in Uttarakhand are being monitored using Satellite Datasets. Natural Color Composite (NCC) of Resourcesat-2 AWiFS data of Apr 30, 2016, May 2, 2016 and May 3, 2016 over Uttarakhand can be seen in images below, indicating reduced smoke emanating from numerous active fires. Brighter White Tone shows snow covered region. Smoke Plumes are seen as bluish grey haze in the image.
Composite fire alerts generated using TERRA/AQUA MODIS depicting fire occurences in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as on May 4, 2016
Updated Forest Fire Alerts as on May 4, 2016