DFO 2003-234

Flooding: 9/12/03 - 10/12/03

Northern Thailand - Khorat Plateau and Chao Praya

Detailed Locations:
North and Northeast Thailand - Provinces: Sukhothai (Muang, Sawankalok), Roi-Et (Salephum district), Yasothon (Kho Nua in Muang district, Pa Tiew ) Si Sa Ket (Kantharalak), Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai,

Chao Praya and tributaries
Upper Mekong tributaries Mun River on Khorat Plateau.
Mae Lao, Mae Korn, Yom, Ping, Chi, Ing

Southern Texas receives 6 to 10 inches of rain, "precipitation was generated from upper-level disturbances moving in from Baja California". Evacuations in Falfurrias area in Brooks county. Encino: "This weekend's flooding was worse than when Hurricane Beulah hit in September 1967"
MODIS observation of flooding along Nueces River on October 14, 15.

Dead: 7 Displaced: 10,000 Damages: $3,690,000 Affected Region ( sq km): 314,900 Severity Class* : 1 Flood Magnitude**: 19.3 MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:


Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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