Bihar flood maps available for overlay in Google Earth

UNOSAT has maps of India’s Bihar region available for download.  The recent flooding of the Kosi River has displaced tens of thousands of individuals in both India and Nepal.  Reuters has more here and MSF says it has people on the ground.  Here is BBC coverage of the tragedy:

UPDATE #1: Sorry, folks, I got a bit ahead of myself and with too many tabs opened ended-up posting the wrong map.  I have corrected the issue (Thanks, Kelly!) and the link is good.

UPDATE #2:  Einar Bjorgo of UNOSAT has provided a link to download a KMZ file of the overlay.  Stefan Geens over at Ogle Earth has also created a KMZ file for download.

UPDATE #3: Google LatLong Blog has integrated new maps and imagery into a KML file.  Download it here and read the entire post. (9/26/08)


6 responses to “Bihar flood maps available for overlay in Google Earth

  1. All of the information on the UNOSAT map says 2007. That map is from an event last year. The current UNOSAT flood maps can be found on their site:

  2. Pingback: MSF in Bihar and KMZ file of flooding « Aid Worker Daily

  3. For UNOSAT kmz vectors over current floods in Nepal/India, please see (2.8mb)

  4. Pingback: Kosi Bihar Floods 2008 - News analysis Continued — Bihar Floods 2008

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s