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24 September 2010

Remarkable NASA imagery of catastrophic flooding around Manchhar Lake in Pakistan

NASA have provided the most dramatic evidence yet of the catastrophic floods that are occurring around Manchhar (Manchar) Lake in Pakistan (see my post yesterday on this issue).  This image was captured by the ALI instrument on 18th September: Compare this with an image taken of the same area just three days earlier: Or the Google Earth image of the same area, which was collected in May this year: Geo-TV, …


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10 September 2010

Italian debris flood video

Thanks to Ivan Montanari for highlighting this one.  Youtube has an extraordinary video of a debris flood that appears to have occurred yesterday at Atrani on the Amalfi Coast in Italy: The video makes a slowish start, so keep watching.  This is the first debris flow of cars that I have seen on video…!  This is a Google Earth perspective image of Atrani: I guess it is not hard to …


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