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NASA: EO-1 satellite captures floods in Mozambique

After days of torrential rain pushed the lower Limpopo River over its banks in late January 2013, flood water surrounded the city of Xai-Xai in southern Mozambique.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 05/02/2013 - 12:14
latitude: 
-25.05
longitude: 
33.65

Potential To Tap Into Space Technology

Earth Observation (EO) products and services – which use orbiting, remote sensing satellite technology to monitor and map the environment – have huge potential for business and social use in the South

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 31/01/2012 - 15:36
latitude: 
-27.0787
longitude: 
30.5859

Southern Africa: Heavy rains and localized flooding raise concerns about the impact on the cereal crop

Heavy rainfall recorded in December and January (Figure 1) across Southern Africa has caused water-logging and localised crop losses in parts of the sub-region, particularly in Lesotho and across t

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/02/2011 - 10:13
latitude: 
28.2994
longitude: 
6.5574