27 May '11, 10pm

Receding Floods around Ondjiva, Angola: Acquired May 13, 2011, and March 30, 2011, these false-color images s...

Seasonal floods affected thousands of people in Angola and Namibia during a rainy season that stretched through April 2011. Flood waters finally receded in May, but not before an estimated 260,000 residents had been affected, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Around the city of Ondjiva, in southern Angola, water levels dropped significantly between late March and mid-May. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured these images of the area on March 30, 2011 (top), and May 13, 2011 (bottom). Made from a combination of shortwave infrared, near infrared, and red light, these images distinguish between water and land better than natural-color images. Vegetation appears bright green, and water appears bright blue. Thin white lines show embankments, which afforded Ondjiva some protection ...

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