DFO 2003-204

Flooding: 08/11/03 - 08/18/03

Philippines - Luzon Island

Pampanga Province - Pampanga River

Detailed Locations:
Luzon - Pampanga - Candaba, Masantol, San Luis, Sto. Tomas, and parts of the capital city.

Pampanga River

"Rampaging floodwaters from neighboring Bulacan and Nueva Ecija caused the Pampanga River system to overflow since Monday despite improved weather" Flooding in 142 villages and 13 towns in Pampanga. 29,400 families were evacuated. Flooded areas under 5 to 10 feet of water. Crop damage P16 million; infrastucture damage still being assessed.
MODIS observation of flooding in Pampanga on Luzon on August 12 and 14.

Dead: no data Displaced: 145,000 Damages: no data Affected Region ( sq km): 7,450 Severity Class* : 1 Flood Magnitude**: 1.2 MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:


Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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