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Copernicus Sentinels ally to monitor floods in Northern Italy
22 November 2019
Italy has been victim of days-long flooding and high-tides, owing to the severe weather of the past weeks. Although forecasts do not promise an improvement just yet, the Copernicus Sentinels have teamed up to help monitor the situation.
From mid-November Italy has experienced particularly large amounts of rain, or snow, respectively, in the Southern Alps, which led to wide-spread flooding in the lowlands between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea.
Source: ESA Sentinel Online
Image credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019)/processed by the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo - Copernicus Sentinel-1 captures floods in Northeast Italy