Satellite Imagery Shows Impact of California Flooding on Landscape

Satellite imagery released on March 22 shows changes to the California landscape following weeks of atmospheric river rains.

Imagery from Maxar Technologies compares the current California landscape to the landscape prior to flooding.

Featured areas include Watsonville and its surrounding farms and fields, the town of Pajaro, and the Pajaro River. Also included in the imagery is Lake Oroville, where the water levels can be seen to have increased substantially since last summer’s drought conditions.

California has been subject to ongoing rain and snow as a series of atmospheric rivers moved over the state in recent weeks. Credit: Maxar Technologies via Storyful

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