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Flooding in Pakistan

Flood Extent in Pakistan
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Flood Extent in Pakistan

Derived from satellite data, this map shows the extent of flooding in Pakistan caused by the 2010 monsoon.

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Lingering Floods in Pakistan
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Lingering Floods in Pakistan

Acquired on September 4, 2010, November 7, 2010, and January 26, 2011, these false-color images show the very slow retreat of flood waters from an area in Sindh Province.

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Flood Waters Linger in Pakistan
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Flood Waters Linger in Pakistan

Acquired on February 21, 2011, and February 23, 2010, these false-color images show water levels along the Indus River before and after the monsoon floods that struck Pakistan in 2010.

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Lingering Floods in Pakistan
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Lingering Floods in Pakistan

Acquired on December 15, 2010, September 17, 2010, and December 16, 2009, these false-color images show southern Pakistan before and after the destructive 2010 monsoon season.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

These false-color images show parts of Pakistan affected by the 2010 monsoon floods. The image from November 201, shows the area after flooding. The image from November 2009 shows conditions one year before.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Images from September 3, October 2, and November 1, 2010, show the development and slow draining of a massive floodwater lake west of the Indus River.

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Flood Lake Lingers in Pakistan
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Flood Lake Lingers in Pakistan

Accessed October 11, 2009, August 11, 2010, and October 12, 2010, these false-color images show lingering effects of the 2010 monsoon season in Pakistan.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Accessed October 5, 2010, and October 4, 2009, these false-color images show changes to the landscape wrought by the devastating 2010 monsoon season.

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High Waters along the Pakistan-India Border
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High Waters along the Pakistan-India Border

Acquired September 23, 2010, and September 23, 2009, these false-color images show changes in water levels along the coastlines of Pakistan and India following the 2010 monsoon floods.

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Flooding around Manchhar Lake, Pakistan
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Flooding around Manchhar Lake, Pakistan

Acquired September 18, 2010, this natural-color image shows extensive flooding along the northeastern margin of Manchhar Lake in Pakistan.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired September 20, 2010, and July 16, 2010, these false-color images show Pakistan before and after the devastating 2010 monsoon season.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired September 16 and 17, these false-color images show a dramatic rise in water levels on Manchhar Lake over the course of a single day.

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Flooding around Manchhar Lake, Pakistan
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Flooding around Manchhar Lake, Pakistan

Acquired September 15, 2010, this natural-color image shows flooding along the northern and eastern margins of Pakistan’s Manchhar Lake.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired September 10, 2010, this natural-color image shows flooding along the northwestern margin of Manchhar Lake.

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Rising Waters in Manchhar Lake
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Rising Waters in Manchhar Lake

Acquired September 7, 2010, and September 13, 2010, these false-color images show floodwaters rising along a massive lake that branched off the Indus River.

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Indus River and Manchhar Lake
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Indus River and Manchhar Lake

Acquired September 5, 2010, this false-color image shows the Indus River and nearby Manchhar Lake, both swollen by floods.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired July 19, August 11, and September 7, 2010, these false-color images span a 50-day period in which the Indus River spawned a parallel river to the west.

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Flooding in Balochistsan
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Flooding in Balochistsan

Acquired August 28, 2010, and August 28, 2009, these false-color images show part of Pakistan’s Balochistan Province before and after the 2010 monsoon floods.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired September 2, 2010, and July 16, 2010, these false-color images show an area along the Pakistan coast before and after floodwaters submerged the town of Sujawal.

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Flooding on the Chenab River, Pakistan
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Flooding on the Chenab River, Pakistan

Acquired August 21, 2010, this natural-color image shows the Chenab River, near the city of Multan, Pakistan, in flood.

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Flooding in Southern Pakistan
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Flooding in Southern Pakistan

Acquired August 29, 2010, and July 31, 2010, these false-color images show changes in the Indus River Valley near the Pakistani coast during the 2010 monsoon season.

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Flooding in Southern Pakistan
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Flooding in Southern Pakistan

Acquired August 27, 2010, and August 28, 2009, these false-color images severe flooding conditions and relatively normal conditions along the Indus River in Pakistan.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

This false-color image shows a surge of flood water approaching the city of Hyderabad in southern Pakistan on August 19, 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired August 22, 2010, and July 31, 2010, these false-color images show the shift of floodwaters toward southern Pakistan.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Floods surround the Pakistani city of Sukkur in this false-color image from August 18, 2010.

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Flooding near Kashmor, Pakistan
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Flooding near Kashmor, Pakistan

The muddy, swollen Indus River surges past an irrigation structure in southern Pakistan in this Landsat image from August 12, 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

These false-color image show flooding in the Sindh Province of Pakistan on August 11, 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired on August 17, 2010, July 30, 2010, and August 18, 2009, these false-color images show part of the Indus River Valley before and during the monsoon season of 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired August 15, 2010, and August 14, 2009, these false-color images show the Indus River Valley during the 2010 monsoon season and almost exactly one year before.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired August 11, 2010, and July 10, 2010, these false-color images show a substantial rise in water levels along Pakistan’s rivers caused by monsoon flooding.

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Flooding along the Lower Indus River
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Flooding along the Lower Indus River

Acquired August 8,10, and 12, 2010, these false-color images show a substantial rise in water levels on the Indus River downstream from Sukkur, Pakistan.

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Unusually Intense Monsoon Rains
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Unusually Intense Monsoon Rains

Intense monsoon rain triggered destructive floods and landslides across Asia. This image shows unusually heavy rainfall over Pakistan, India, and parts of China during the first week of August 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired August 10, 2010, and almost exactly one year earlier, August 11, 2009, these false-color images show dramatic changes caused by torrential rains in the summer of 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired on August 8, 2010, and July 18, 2010, these false-color images show a dramatic difference in water levels along the southern extent of the Indus River, midway through Pakistan’s monsoon season.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired August 5, 2010, this natural-color image shows flooded crops and settlements around the Kabul River near the city of Kheshgi in northern Pakistan.

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Flooding on the Kabul and Indus Rivers
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Flooding on the Kabul and Indus Rivers

Acquired August 5, 2010, this natural-color image shows the area where the Kabul and Indus Rivers meet.

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Flooding near Peshawar, Pakistan
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Flooding near Peshawar, Pakistan

Acquired August 4, 2010 (top), and August 3, 2009 (bottom), these images show the region between Islamabad and Peshawar affected by flooding in August 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Blue and green flood water covers part of the Pakistani city of Kheshgi in this false-color image from August 4, 2010.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired on July 31, 2010 (top), and August 2, 2009 (bottom), these false-color images show the dramatic difference caused by torrential monsoon rains in 2010. The area pictured is where the Indus River veers toward the west on its journey toward the coast.

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Flooding in Pakistan
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Flooding in Pakistan

Acquired on July 30, 2010 (top), and June 5, 2010 (bottom), these images show flooding along the Indus River in Pakistan.

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