Guayama - Puerto Rico (U.S.) - Hurricane - Situation as of 22/09/2017, Delineation Map
Maria is the sixth hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic Basin this season. Rainfall on many of the islands on Maria’s path could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. In the Dominican Republic, the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) has convened in advance of Hurricane Maria and has already placed 20 provinces on alert for hurricane conditions. Authorities are evaluating priority evacuation zones.
The present map shows the flood delineation in the area of Guayama (Puerto Rico (U.S.)). The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image using a semi-automatic approach. The estimated geometric accuracy is 40 m CE90 or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image.