18 Nov '11, 12pm

Image taken yesterday of flood waters in Thailand & Cambodia by NASA's Terra satellite.

Image taken yesterday of flood waters in Thailand & Cambodia by NASA's Terra satellite.

View Image Comparison View Both Images Floods continued to menace Southeast Asia in mid-November 2011. On November 17, 2011, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured the top image. For comparison, the bottom image shows the same region three years earlier, on November 12, 2008. The images use a combination of visible and infrared light to better distinguish between water and land. Water is navy blue. Vegetation is green. Bare ground and urban areas are earth-toned. Clouds are pale blue-green. In Cambodia, Tônlé Sab (Tonle Sap) is significantly swollen in 2011, continuing a pattern that has lasted since August. Meanwhile, a massive floodwater lake appears along Thailand’s Chao Phraya River, north of Bangkok. On November 14, CARE International reported a substantial death toll from the floods: 100 in Vietnam, 250 in Cambodi...

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