Venezuela Flooding 2017

Start Date

August 8, 2017


Several days of heavy rainfall led to widespread flooding in the eastern Venezuela states of Delta Amacuro, Boliver, and Merida. Residential areas along the Orinoco and Caroni Rivers were flooded. An estimated 15,000 people were affected by the flooding , with hundreds evacuated from impacted areas.

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August 9, 2017
ISS Georeferenced Digital Camera Images from Venezuela flooding 2017
  Click here to view the full image collection and download  high quality georeferenced images. This collection of digital camera images was taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station on August 9st, 2017, then manually georeferenced by members of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA Johnson Space...