DFO 2003-263

Flooding: 11/02/03 - 11/03/03

Southern Tiawan and Northern Luzon, Philippines - Tropical Storm Melor

Cagayan River in northern Luzon, Philippines

Detailed Locations:
Southern Taiwan - Pingtung and Kaohiung counties. Towns: Kenting, Taitung. Hengchun Peninsula and Orchid Island
Philippines - Northern Luzon - Cagayan Province.

Taiwan - Taimali River
Philippines - Cagayan River

Tropical Storm Melor drops 300 mm rain in southern Taiwan. Flash flooding in mountains.
MODIS observation of high levels on the Cagayan River in northern Luzon on November 2.

Dead: 2 Displaced: no data Damages: no data Affected Region ( sq km): 17,160 Severity Class* : 1 Flood Magnitude**: 0.9 MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:


Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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