Northern Angola - provinces: North Cuanza (Kwanza-Norte), Uije,
Zaire and Malanje - Dondo area.
Central Angola - provinces: Huambo, Benguela, and Bie.
Southeast Angola - Kwando Kubango
Kapacala river, Cuanza river, Okavango river
MODIS observations: seasonal flooding along the
Cuanza river 300 km upriver from Dondo observed on December 25,
29, 30, 31, January 1, 4, 5, 8, 17. Flooding obsevered also father
upriver on Cuanza tributaries Feb 20, 22, 24. Upper Okavango in
Angola and Namibia seasonally high levels Feb 24. Cuanza still high
March 3, 10. High levels on the lower Cuanza near Dondo on March
Comments: Rainy season began in October, 2004.
January 28, Dondo - 149 houses destroyed, 2 bridges damaged, 1,000
people homeless. Similar floods in late December left 500 families
March 14 - 10,000 homeless in Dondo area, 608 houses destroyed.