Flooding: 08/19/03 - ongoing (as of 09/02/03)
Ethiopia - Awash River
Northeast Ethiopia - Gewane area.
Torrential rain since August 19 causes Awash river to overflow.
Hundreds of animals swept away, large numbers of properties destroyed.
MODIS observation of high water along Awash river in Gewane area
on August 24, 26 and Septermber 2.
|Dead: no data
||Damages: no data
||Affected Region ( sq km): 53,110
|| Severity Class* : 1
||Flood Magnitude**: 6.2
|| MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:
Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson