The Pakistani flooding as seen from space: an explosion of water

You've probably seen the horrifying pictures of the 20 million victims of Pakistan's unprecedented flooding of the Indus River. But this false-color image from NASA's Terra satellite really drives home the extent of the devastation wrought by rising water levels.

And here's a "before" pic:

The Pakistani flooding as seen from space: an explosion of water

More at the link. [Earth Observatory]