Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Lake Eyre Filling Up

For those who live in South-East Australia, you would be getting quite used to the latest extreme rainfall we have been experiencing. One of the biggest events that OUTR has observed from this unusually wet period has been the excessive water collection in Australia's largest inland lake, Lake Eyre. This usually dry salt lake in the state of South Australia has swelled in recent weeks cutting off most access to the area.

Check out the satellite images from December the 1st.
Landsat image from Geoscience Australia