Satellite Imagery Shows Extent of Destruction Following Deadly Pakistan Flooding

Satellite imagery released by Maxar Technologies on August 28 revealed the full extent of Pakistan’s deadly flooding.

Maxar Technologies told Storyful it collected new satellite imagery of the “catastrophic monsoon flooding that continues in south-central Pakistan along the Indus River”, which has left hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed.

The satellite images show an overview of homes, villages and fields near Rojhan on March 24, and those same locations again on August 28.

Areas of Pakistan have been devastated by deadly flooding, and nearly 1,000 people have died since mid-June, including more than 300 children, according to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority.

On August 28, the agency warned of very high level flooding to continue along the Kabul River at Nowshera and high to very high flood levels for the River Indus. Credit: Maxar Technologies via Storyful

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