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India: Flood Waters in Bihar State (as of 31 Aug 2008)

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This map illustrates satellite detected flood waters for Bihar State following an embankment breach on the Koshi River in Nepal on 18 August 2008. Flood water detection was made using a time series of ENVISAT-ASAR (IMM) radar data recorded on 22 June, 27 July & 31 August 2008. Estimated flood water area has been estimated for admin level 3 units in km2. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:450,000; Projection : UTM, Zone 45 North; Datum : WGS 1984