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Sri Lanka Landslides and Torrential Rains due to Tropical Storm Roanu

Image courtesy of NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

On 18 May 2016, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its associated agencies captured Global

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ALOS PALSAR satellite images to map southern provinces flooded in Sri Lanka

UN SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in association with Sentinel Asia System (SAS) and JAXA activated the charter on October 1 to generate satellite images covering the Southern Provinces in Sri Lanka.

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Satellite imagery to compare extreme rainfalls events from the last year in Sri Lanka

Accumulated rainfall September 2014 and 2015; and Rainfall events from 21 – 30 Sept

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) released some imagery from the satellite rainfall estimates for the current flood disasters in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka - National Training Course

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Sri Lanka: NASA TRMM data reveals extraordinary flooding

Accumulated rainfall in mm for the period 31 May - 4 June 2014

Data from NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) revealed extraordinary flooding in Sri Lanka caused by unusually strong monsoonal rainfall over the period 31 May - 4 June 2014, as research at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shows.

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Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National

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India: Remote Sensing Official highlights importance of satellites

Fires in northwestern India in 2005 seen from Space.

During the recent CEO’s Forum on Space Technology Applications for National Development in Sri Lanka, India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Deputy Director Dr. P.G. Diwakar highlighted the important impact that satellite technologies have in various sectors of development in India.

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Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available

RiskInfo makes available data and maps on disaster risks in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is a country affected by a variety of hazards including Drought, Flood, Mass Movement, Severe Storm or Tsunami. In order to make information on

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Sri Lanka launches first Communication Satellite

Sri Lanka's first communication satellite will be taken to orbit on November 22, 2012 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China and it will be positioned over Sri Lanka. The launch will take place around 9:30 p.m.

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