Flooding: 05/27/03 - 06/20/03
Yakutia Siberia - Snowmelt and Ice Jams
Lena River and Tributaries
Siberia - Yakutia Region - Yakutsk suburbs. Kapitonovka, ?Darkilakh,
Tabaga-Yakutsk, Kangalassy, Zhatai.
Lena River and tributaries.
Over 100 houses have been flooded in Yakutsk area. Ice jams blasted
with explosives near Yakutsk. MODIS observations show spring flooding
on the Lena was not as severe as in 2001 and 2002.
||Damages: no data
||Affected Region ( sq km): 62,480
|| Severity Class* : 1
||Flood Magnitude**: 4.9
||MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:
Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson