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5 Isro satellites come to rescue of flood-hit Kerala

19 August 2018

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Five satellites of the Indian Space Research Organisation are playing a key role in saving lives in rain-battered Kerala, monitoring the grave flood situation and assisting in relief work.

An Isro official said earth observation satellites Oceansat-2, Resourcesat-2, Cartosat 2 and 2A and INSAT 3DR send real-time images to the ground station which helps in assessing the extent of flooding and planning rescue operations.

Source: The Times of India

Image credit: The Times of India - A Satelitte image from INSAT-3DR

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