This map illustrates the total August rainfall
accumulation for East Africa, derived from the CMORPH precipitation dataset
at a spatial resolution of approximately 10km for this region, and was
calculated using microwave and infrared data from geostationary satellites.
It is possible that precipitation levels may have been underestimated for
local areas, and is not a substitute for ground station measurements. For
This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field.
UNOSAT is collaborating with WFP and ITHACA in support to the humanitarian
operation in West Africa.