Tropical cyclone Sindh Coast of Karachi

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Type of Event Cyclone
Location of Event Pakistan
Date of Charter Activation 07/06/2010
Charter Requestor UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of OCHA
Project Management UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the Event

Tropical cyclone Phet reached landfall along the Sindh Coast of Karachi. Heavy rainfall with high winds have caused flash floods and infrastructures damage, Major traffic arteries have been submerged and power supply has been disrupted.

Images and/or Image product Delivered under the Charter

Update 2 - Cyclone Phet: Flood Waters in Thatta & Mirpur Sakro Tehsils, Sindh, Pakistan

Source: Crisis Satellite Data : SPOT-5
Resolution : 10 meters
Image Date : 11 June 2010
Copyright : SPOT Image 2010
Crisis Satellite Data : SPOT-4
Resolution : 20 meters
Image Date : 10 June 2010
Copyright : SPOT Image 2010
Crisis Satellite Data : RADARSAT 2
Resolution : 12.5 meters
Image Date : 9 June 2010
Copyright : Radarsat-2 © MDA 2010
Source : Canadian Space Agency
Elevation Data : Aster GDEM
Source : METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data : NGA (VMap)
Hospital Data : WHO
Flood Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT

Acquired: Post-disaster satellite imagery collected by Spot -5 on 11 June, Spot-4 on 10 June and Radarsat-2 on 9 June 2010 and pre-crisis Radarsat-1 data collected on 11 October 2001

Copyright UNOSAT

 

Potential Urban Flood Waters in Allahwala Town, Karachi East, Pakistan

Source: Crisis Satellite Data : SPOT-4
Resolution : 10 meters
Image Date : 9 June 2010
Copyright : SPOT Image 2010
Crisis Satellite Data : ALOS PRISM
Resolution : 2.5 meters
Image Date : 11 June 2010
Copyright : © JAXA 2010
Elevation Data : Aster GDEM
Source : METI & NASA 2009
Road Data : Open Street Map
City Admin. Data : Google Maps
Flood Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT

Acquired: Post-disaster satellite imagery collected by SPOT-4 on 9 June and ALOS PRISM on 11 June 2010, and pre-crisis PRISM data collected on 8 June 2009

Copyright UNOSAT

 

Update 1 - Cyclone Phet: Flood Waters in Thatta & Mirpur Sakro Tehsils, Sindh, Pakistan

Source: Crisis Satellite Data SPOT-4
Resolution 20 meters
Image Date 10 June 2010
Copyright SPOT Image 2010
Crisis Satellite Data RADARSAT 2
Resolution 12.5 meters
Image Date 9 June 2010
Copyright Radarsat-2 © MDA 2010
Source Canadian Space Agency
Elevation Data Aster GDEM
Source METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data NGA (VMap)
Hospital Data WHO
Flood Analysis UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production UNITAR / UNOSAT
Projection UTM Zone 42N
Datum WGS-84

Acquired: Post-disaster satellite imagery collected by SPOT-4 on 10 June and Radarsat-2 on 9 June 2010 and pre-crisis Radarsat-1 data collected on 11 October 2001

Copyright UNOSAT

 

Cyclone Phet: Flood Waters in Thatta & Mirpur Sakro Tehsils, Sindh, Pakistan

Source: Crisis Satellite Data : MODIS Aqua
Resolution : 250 meters
Image Date : 4, 8-9 June 2010
Source : NASA
Elevation Data : Aster GDEM
Source : METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data : NGA (VMap)
Hospital Data : WHO
Flood Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT

Acquired: MODIS Aqua on 8 and 9 June 2010

Copyright UNOSAT