Mississippi flooding

Unseasonably warm weather in the eastern US resulted in tornadoes just before Christmas. In the following weeks high rainfall has lead to the upper Mississippi river and its tributaries experiencing … [Read more...]

Flash floods in North Korea

Normally when we look at satellite imagery of North Korea it is because there is something interesting relating to the politics of the country, such as statues, uranium plants or nuclear tests. We … [Read more...]

First satellite imagery of flooding in southern India

South eastern India has recently experienced major flooding. The floods have been caused by a combination of unusually high rainfall and a number of human factors, including unplanned urban … [Read more...]

2015 Brazil floods in Google Earth

Earlier this week we looked a flood damage in Georgia and Texas. Thank you to GEB reader for pointing us to imagery of flooding in Magdeburg, Germany in 2013. Find it in Google Earth with this KML … [Read more...]

Flood damage in Google Earth

We have looked at flooding a number of times in the past, including satellite and aerial imagery of flooding and its aftermath, crisis response maps, simulated sea level rise and most recently a data … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to predict sea level rise

A new study released recently by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University of Innsbruck includes some impactful visualizations of what sea level rise could mean to various … [Read more...]

Falcon UAV drones assisting with flooding in Colorado – until FEMA stops them

A few days ago we shared the Boulder, Colorado crisis response map with you, as the area is continuing to be inundated with rain and flooding.  As they continue to fight the water, another interesting … [Read more...]

Google publishes Crisis Response map for Boulder, Colorado

Similar to maps that Google has released in the past for places like Alberta and Moore, they've just published a Crisis Response map to assist with the flooding in Boulder, Colorado. You can view the … [Read more...]

Google publishes Crisis Response map for the Alberta Flooding

As they do after many major weather-related events around the world (such as Moore, Oklahoma last month), Google has just published a Crisis Response map for Alberta to help citizens deal with the … [Read more...]

Fresh imagery from the flooding in Thailand

Last week, we showed you Google's Crisis Response page for the flooding in Thailand. NASA's Earth Observatory has now released some new imagery from the area and it's quite striking. You can view the … [Read more...]