Flooding: 11/17/03 - 11/21/03
Northeastern Morocco - Nador and Al Hoceima regions
Northeastern Nador region, Beni Bufrah region. Rift valley province
of Al Hoceima
Torrential storms dump 100m rain in 12 hours causing flash flooding.
"Artificial lakes at the Mohammed V and Machraa Hammadi dams
reached maximum capacity of 331 million cubic meters and 180 million
cubic meters respectively"
MODIS observation of a sediment plume (from flood runoff) off the
coast of Saidia, east of Nador on November 21.
||Displaced: no data
||Damages: no data
||Affected Region ( sq km): 21,190
|| Severity Class* : 1
||Flood Magnitude**: 2.3
|| MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:
Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson