On 13 May, 2014, the extra-tropical cyclone designated "Tamara" formed over the Adriatic Sea.
This cyclone stalled over the Balkan Peninsula from May 14 to 15 and brought record concentrated heavy rains. The rainfall during a few days was equivalent to about three month in Bosnia, Herzegovina and Serbia. It caused massive flood and landslide in this area.
※These are the reflectance images of TANSO-CAI band 3 (870 nm) observed on May 6, 15 and 21, 2014. The rightmost image is the band 3 difference between May 6 and 21, with color-coded blue, which is superimposed on the band 3 reflectance image of May 21. The dark blue colored area shows large diffidence of reflectance, which means the flood area.
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