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2017-05-24 Flood in Sri Lanka on 24 May, 2017

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 24 May, 2017
  • Requester: International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Heavy monsoon rainfall has increased river levels in several areas of Sri Lanka over the last 2 days. The heavy rain has also increased landslide risk and warnings have been issued by authorities. According to Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre, flooding in Rathnapura and Elapatha has affected around 140 people, with around 80 people evacuated to safe locations in Rathnapura. Risk of landslide in Pelmadulla has forced around 20 from their homes. Floods in Yakkalamulla, near Galle in Southern Province has affected around 40 people. Heavy rain in Moneragala, Ulva Province, has affected 42 people.

Product

 AIT 

2017-06-01

Flooding in Matara district, Sri Lanka - As observed by ALOS-2 image on 30 May 2017

2017-06-01

Flooding in Galle district, Sri Lanka - As observed by ALOS-2 image on 30 May 2017

2017-06-01

Flooding in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka - As observed by ALOS-2 image on 30 May 2017

 IWMI 

2017-05-31

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 observed on 30 May 2017 for Matara district, Southern Province

Satellite Image

 GISTDA 

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:48.2 0224-0336 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:41.4 0224-0335 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:38.2 0224-0335 625

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:44.8 0224-0336 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:51.6 0224-0337 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:55.0 0224-0337 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:05:55.0 0224-0337 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:06:01.8 0224-0338 0

2017-05-28

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/28 04:06:05.2 0224-0338 0

2017-05-28

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/28 04:05:47.6 0224-0336 0

2017-05-28

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/28 04:05:59.5 0224-0337 0

2017-05-29

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/29 05:23:48.5 0224-0336

2017-05-29

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/29 05:24:00.4 0224-0337 0

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:48.7 0224-0336 0

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:42.2 0224-0335 927

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:45.3 0224-0335 0

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:52.1 0224-0336 0

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THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:55.5 0224-0337 0

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:23:58.9 0224-0337 0

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THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:24:02.3 0224-0337 0

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THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:24:05.7 0224-0338 0

2017-05-29

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/29 05:24:09.1 0224-0338 0

2017-05-31

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:45:48.2 0225-0336 6317

2017-05-31

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:45:49.7 0225-0336 0

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THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:45:53.1 0225-0337 0

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THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:45:56.5 0225-0337 0

2017-05-31

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:45:59.9 0225-0338 0

2017-05-31

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/05/31 04:46:02.8 0225-0338 9606

2017-05-31

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/31 04:45:53.2 0225-0336 3644

2017-05-31

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/31 04:45:57.2 0225-0337 0

2017-05-31

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/05/31 04:45:58.6 0225-0337 665

2017-06-05

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/06/05 04:50:49.0 0223-0336 1263

2017-06-05

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/06/05 04:50:52.0 0223-0337 0

2017-06-05

THEOS PAN SCENE T1 P 2017/06/05 04:50:55.4 0223-0337 0

2017-06-05

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/06/05 04:50:53.8 0223-0336 1391

2017-06-05

THEOS MS SCENE T1 M 2017/06/05 04:50:55.6 0223-0336 2200

 ISRO 

2017-05-27

Resourcesat-2 AWiFS (1 Scene) data of DOP:27-May-2017

2017-05-30

Resourcesat-2A AWiFS (1 Scene) data of DOP:30-May-2017

2017-05-30

Resourcesat-2A LISS IV FMX (1 Scene) data of DOP:30-May-2017

 JAXA 

2017-05-30

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,P54F3440,HHHVHH,D 39.3 ,May 30, 2017

2017-05-30

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,P54F3460,HHHVHH,D 39.3 ,May 30, 2017

2017-05-30

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,P54F3450,HHHVHH,D 39.3 ,May 30, 2017