Google Earth Imagery Updates: Flooding and Factory Fire

Today we are having a look at three different floods and a factory fire. Dominican Republic In late April and early May, the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti experienced heavy rainfall. … [Read more...]

Ongoing Sri Lanka flooding visible in Sentinel-2 imagery

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing severe flooding across its south-western region, reportedly killing at least 122 people so far. We had a look at Sentinel-2 imagery and were impressed to find some … [Read more...]

The Peru Floods with Google Earth

A couple of weeks ago we had a look at three different floods around the world, including Lima, Peru. However, the flooding in Peru was very extensive, so today we are looking at some other locations … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Update – Floods around the World

As we mentioned last week Google recently did an imagery update. The fresh imagery has now been pushed to 'historical imagery' and we are looking at three floods around the world. Lima, Peru We … [Read more...]

The 2017 Queensland Floods in Sentinel-2 imagery

In late March, 2017, Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the eastern coast of Australia and then moved on to New Zealand. The heavy rainfall resulted in major floods all along its path. The floods were … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Updates – Migrants and floods

We have recently been looking at the latest imagery updates added to 'historical imagery'. So far we have been looking at the US, including wildfires and more wildfires, floods and a tornado. Today … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Updates, Fire, Flood, Tornado!

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer after nearly six months of no updates. So, there is a lot of interesting new imagery to see. Last week we had a look at some US wildfires. Today, … [Read more...]

Floods around the world as seen in Google Earth

Flooding is a remarkably common phenomenon around the globe. Satellite imaging companies often try to capture imagery of the floods as such imagery is useful for governments and emergency services. … [Read more...]

Cylcone Roanu: Landslide and Floods

Cyclone Roanu was, according to Wikipedia, a relatively weak tropical cyclone that, nevertheless, caused severe flooding in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In addition, it caused a number of large … [Read more...]

What’s that image: Earthquake and floods

Yesterday we mentioned that Google had pushed out an imagery update towards the end of April. Today we are having a look at some of the sights we have found so far. On April 16th, 2016, Ecuador … [Read more...]