Sentinel-2 shows flooding in Santa Catarina state, Brazil

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 24 April 2022 at 13:22:29 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 09 May 2022 at 13:22:41 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Emergency, natural disaster, orographic rain, flooding, rain, precipitation, river, floodplain, Brazil
Fig. 1 - S2 (09.05.2022) - In Santa Catalina state, Southern Brazil, a large part of the plains below the plateau was affected by a flooding.
Fig. 2 - S2 (24.04.2022; 09.05.2022) - The difference of open waters indices before and after shows additional surfaces underwater (blue).
Parts of the Santa Catarina state, near the southern tip of Brazil, saw between 300 and 400 mm of rain in a 72 hour period to 05 May 2022. At least 3 people have died and thousands have been displaced due to flooding and landslides. This processing highlights multiple swollen rivers and floodplains near Tubarão, Araçatuba and Criciúma.