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Floods in Southern Africa

Flooding around Ondangwa, Namibia
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Flooding around Ondangwa, Namibia

The northern Namibian city of Ondangwa seems to be built on a sponge in these images, which show flooding around the city on March 28, 2009.

Published Apr 1, 2009

Land Floods Human Presence

Flooding around Oshakati, Namibia
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Flooding around Oshakati, Namibia

This pair of images from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’ Terra satellite shows wide-spread flooding in Oshakati, Namibia, on March 28, 2009.

Published Apr 1, 2009

Land Floods Human Presence

Flooding on the Cuvelai River, Namibia
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Flooding on the Cuvelai River, Namibia

Wide channels brimming with water transform the Cuvelai basin in this image of flooding, taken on March 28, 2009.

Published Apr 1, 2009

Land Floods Human Presence

Floods in Southern Africa
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Floods in Southern Africa

Rivers throughout the western portion of southern Africa were visibly flooded on March 25, 2009, when this image was captured.

Published Mar 25, 2009

Land Floods

Floods in Southern Africa
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Floods in Southern Africa

Channels of water flowed through normally dry northern Namibia on March 23, 2009, when this image was captured.

Published Mar 23, 2009

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