Category Archives: Flooding

Flooding in Australia

Floodwater in swale at Bushland Beach north of Townsville Queensland 3 Feb 2019. Higher than the 200 year flood line of ’98, but this has happened before and will happen again.

Photo Credit: Martin Clark

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Hurricane Irma Water Levels VS Heavy Storm Water Levels in Palm Bay, Florida

Respectfully submitted, Please find attached pictures of water in back yard in Palm Bay, Florida just after Irma and pictures of water level just after Sunday and Sunday nights rains, Oct 1-2.

Please note that water level from Irma was much higher as you can see a hint of the water line. We just couldn’t get out with the rain and wind at night with Irma to take more accurate pictures. We had to wait it out.
Photo Credit: Mr. Ben Shevalier
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Satellite Imagery of Near-Record Flooding Along Mississippi and Ohio Rivers

These two false colored images from the NASA Terra satellite show the Cairo, IL region on April 28, 2011 and April 29, 2010. The differences are stark. Blue colors indicate water, green and brown is dry land. MODIS, the visible and infrared sensor on Terra, is the precursor to the visible and infrared sensors to be flown on NOAA’s future geostationary and polar-orbiting satellites, GOES-R and JPSS.

As of April 29, 2011, the National Weather Service lists 369 locations around in the country as flooded, based on river gauge measurements. Continue reading Satellite Imagery of Near-Record Flooding Along Mississippi and Ohio Rivers