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2011-02-03 Flood in Sri Lanka on 03 February, 2011

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 03 February, 2011
  • Requester: LKDM
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Just after one month of heavy flooding in North, North Central and Estern provinces of Sri Lanka, received heavy rainfall again from 02nd February 2011. Just after one month of heavy flooding Sri Lanka is facing another flood spell and landslides to central hills, created disaster situation again. All major reservoirs are filled with water and opened sluice gates. Due to that many down stream areas has been flooded. Overall, more than 1.2 million populations were affected, over 300,000 populations were re-located to IDP camps. Over 10 deaths and missings has been reported. The situation report and maps are attached for your information.
Further details are available at http://www.dmc.gov.lk/situation%20report.htm.

Product

 ICIMOD 

2011-02-10

Preliminary Flood Inundation Map of Polonnaruwa, Ampara

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2009-01-19

ALOS PSR/WB1, P160 F3450 D27.1, January 19, 2009

2010-03-04

ALOS PSR/FBS, P525 F110-140 A34.3, March 4, 2010

2010-03-04

ALOS PSR/FBS, P525 F150-170 A34.3, March 4, 2010

2011-01-20

ALOS PSR/FBS, P525 F150-170 A34.3, January 20, 2011

2011-01-20

ALOS PSR/FBS, P525 F110-140 A34.3, January 20, 2011

2011-01-25

ALOS PSR/WB1, P160 F3450 D27.1, January 25, 2011

 After Disaster

 JAXA 

2011-02-06

ALOS PSR/FBS, P526 F110-140 A36.9, February 6, 2011

2011-02-06

ALOS PSR/WB1, P158 F3450-3500 D27.1, February 6, 2011

2011-02-06

ALOS PSR/FBS, P526 F150-180 A36.9, February 6, 2011

 NARL 

2011-02-12

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110212_MS

2011-02-12

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110212_PAN

2011-02-13

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110213_MS

2011-02-13

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110213_PAN

2011-02-14

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110214_MS

2011-02-14

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110214_PAN

2011-02-16

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110216_MS

2011-02-16

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110216_PAN

2011-02-17

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110217_MS

2011-02-17

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110217_PAN

2011-02-18

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110218_MS

2011-02-18

FS2_Sri Lanka_20110218_PAN