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Floods in Southern India

Floods in Southern India
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Floods in Southern India

This analysis shows rainfall totals across southern India from September 29 to October 5, 2009. The heaviest rainfall appears in blue and the lightest rainfall appears in pale green. Rain extends from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal.

Atmosphere Floods

Flooding along the Krishna River
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Flooding along the Krishna River

These false-color images show a portion of the Krishna River in southern India in flood stage on October 5, 2009 (top), and before the flooding on September 10, 2009 (bottom).

Land Floods

Floods in Southern India
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Floods in Southern India

These false-color images show part of southern India on October 5 and September 10. The before-and-after shots show the impact of heavy rains in early October 2009 on the Penner River in Andhra Pradesh.

Land Floods