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2010-10-04 Flood in Vietnam on 04 October, 2010

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 04 October, 2010
  • Requester: Natural Resources and Environment Institute (NREI), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Floods caused by heavy weekend rain killed six people in central Vietnam. Ha Tinh province recorded the worst toll with four people dead, while neighboring Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces reported one each, said the national flood and storm control department in Hanoi. At least 13,300 people in Ha Tinh were evacuated to safer areas after 728 millimetres (29 inches) of rain fell, the agency said. State-linked media said thousands of houses have been inundated while transport in some areas was disrupted by flooding. 16 Oct. Serious flood occured again in the centre of Vietnam from Nghe An toThua Thien Hue. The most heavy damage was in Ha Tinh province after theDam was broken. The level of rivers are rising rapidly.

Product

 JAXA 

2010-10-04

ALOS PSR RGB, Oct 4, 2010 and May 10, 2009

2010-10-10

ALOS PSR RGB, Oct 10, 2010 and May 10, 2009

2010-10-23

ALOS PSR RGB, Oct 23, 2010 and May 10, 2009

 MONRE 

2010-10-20

Innundation Map in Tinh Province on 20/10/2010

2010-10-20

Innundation Map in Nghe An Province on 20/10/2010

2010-10-08

Summary on Flood in Central Vietnam October 2010

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2009-05-10

ALOS PSR/WB1, P475 F350 A27.1, May 10, 2009

2010-04-22

ALOS AV2, P122 F3240-3250 A0.0, Aug 22, 2010

2010-08-23

ALOS PSR/WB1, P113 F3300 27.1,Aug. 23, 2010

 After Disaster

 JAXA 

2010-10-04

ALOS PSR/WB1, P470 F300-350 A27.1, Oct 4, 2010

2010-10-10

ALOS PSR/WB1, P473 F350 A27.1, Oct 10, 2010

2010-10-20

ALOS PSR/WB1 P111 F3300 A27.1, Oct 20, 2010

2010-10-22

ALOS PSR/WB1, P471 F300-350 A27.1, Oct 22, 2010

2010-10-23

ALOS AV2, P122 F3240-3250 A0.0, Oct 23, 2010