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Landsat 7 Views Mozambique Flooding

Landsat 7 Views Mozambique Flooding

This pair of images from Landsat 7 shows the incredible amount of flooding that is currently occuring in Mozambique. A month of rains and two cyclones caused the Limpopo River to swell to 80km wide in places. At least several hundred people have been killed, and over a million have been forced from their homes.

For more background information, see the Landsat 7 fact sheet and Floods: Using Satellites to Keep our Heads Above Water

Image courtesy of Landsat 7 project