SAR Flood Map for 2017 Uruguay Flooding

June 22, 2017

SAR Flood Map for 2017 Uruguay Flooding

On May 24, 2017, a series of extreme rainfall events began impacting the west and northwest regions or Uruguay. These rains caused severe flooding in the Departments of Salto, Paysandú and Artigas. 

SAR map for 2017 Uruguay Flooding. Credit: Batuhan Osmanoglu (GSFC) and Rashied (JPL).

SAR floods maps.

The dates and locations depicted in these images are as follows:

  • Upper left: Salto - 6/14/2017
  • Upper Right: Itaqui - 6/9/2017
  • Lower Left: Colón - 6/14/2017
  • Lower Right: closeup for Itaqui - 6/9/2017