2009-02-19 Flood in Australia on 19 February, 2009

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Australia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 19 February, 2009
  • Requester: Geoscience Australia (GA)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Since early January a series of low pressure systems have caused flooding to significant areas of North Queensland. Flood warnings remain current for the main river systems. Sitrep 22 Emergency Management Australia (EMA) www.abc.net.au If possible could you please collect PALSAR Scan SAR over as much of the requested area. River systems in flood Burdikin, Thomson, Cooper Creek, Diamantina, Georgina River, Norman River Systems There are also two NSW towns under water Bourke S30:04, E145:57 and Bellengen S30:27, E152:54 any Scan SAR you could acquire would be of help