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Flooding near Tokyo, Japan

Image captured on 13 October 2019, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.

Tokyo Flooding

Image showing flooding near Tokyo, Japan, acquired on 13 October 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.

This false color image using MODIS bands 7-2-1 is useful for distinguishing flooding areas. The blue areas indicate areas of flooding at the time of the satellite observation. Use the comparison tool to view the difference between the landscapes on 2 October and 13 October.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019 at 1:47 PM EDT