Overflowing of Lake Manchar, Pakistan


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before and after

June 25, 2022 – Sept. 5, 2022

Pakistan’s worst flooding in a decade from extreme monsoon rains has caused its largest freshwater lake to overflow. Lake Manchar is located west of the Indus River in Sindh province, one of the hardest-hit areas with more than five times its average annual rainfall. The lake’s breaches have put more than 100,000 people in the path of floodwaters. Read more at NASA’s Earth Observatory. Also see Catastrophic Flooding in Pakistan.

Images taken by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and OLI-2 on the Landsat 8 and 9 satellites, respectively. Source: NASA’s Earth Observatory

  • Published on : 31st October, 2022
  • Data collection period: June 25, 2022 - Sept. 5, 2022
  • Published by: NASA
  • Source website: https://climate.nasa.gov/
  • Author(s): Source: NASA’s Earth Observatory
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