DFO 2005-043

Flooding: 04/18/05 - 04/25/05

Romania and Serbia

Detailed Locations:
Southwestern Romania - counties: Timis, Caras-Severin, Hunedoara. Towns: Arad, Timisoara, Turnu-Severin
Northeastern Serbia - Jasa Tomic, Medja

Romania - Timis, Mures, Bega and Cerna
Serbia - Timis

Comments:Romania - worst floods in 40 years in Timisoara. 2,700 evacuated. 7,000 homes flooded. 34,000 hectares farm land inundated. Damages $18 million.
Serbia - worst floods since 1966 in Jasa Tomic. 120 houses destroyed.
MODIS observation of flooding along Timis river on April 23.

Dead: 1 Displaced: 6,000 Damages: no data Affected Region ( sq km): no data Severity Class* : no data Flood Magnitude**: no data MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:
Above: Flooding along the Timis river near town of Jasa Tomic, Serbia, on April 23, 2005 as recorded by MODIS. ASTER bands 2,3,1 in R,G,B provides the base map; the ASTER image is from September 7, 2003. Border between Romania Serbia is the dashed white line. UTM zone 34 WGS 84; north is up.

Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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