Floods

ISRO is actively involved in providing space inputs on near real time basis for major natural disaster in the country, such as, flood, cyclones, landslides, earthquakes and so on. Information on fire alerts (forest fire, stubble burning) are also provided to the concerned. While operational drought assessments are provided by MNCFC, necessary R&D products are also under taken by NRSC, ISRO. In addition to Kerala Floods and Kodagu landslides, Disaster Support Centre (DSC), NRSC has extended the satellite based support to Central and State Departments. So far, floods in 8 States, viz., Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Odisha, Mizoram, Tripura have been monitored using satellite data.

Recent Event: Kerala Floods

NRSC has monitored and mapped the flood inundation in various districts of Kerala State during July-August, 2018 (link). View in BHUVAN

Bihar Flood

Flood inundated areas (cyan colour) in part of Bihar State, 2018.