NASA’s Terra satellite captured the flood of Sardoba Reservoir, north Uzbekistan.

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The Sardoba Dam of northeastern Uzbekistan broke on May 1, 2020 in Syrdarya region. Several villages close to the dam were flooded with water, about 70,000 people were evacuated from the site, and mud flows reached the border of Kazakhstan.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: MENAFN


Credit: Ozodlik Radiosi

Reference: Dam Failure in Uzbekistan (NASA Earth Observatory)
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