Drought in Belgium clearly visible with Terrascope comparison function

Belgium has suffered from a persistent drought combined with a number of heat waves.
Comparative photos and images appear through various media channels.

With the comparison function of Terraviewer you can get started and compare your surroundings.

In the coming days, we expect some cooler period to come with the predicted rain and thunderstorms, hopefully without too much damage or flooding, although the dry ground will have trouble with the absorption of water after this long period of drought.

A number of striking images shared by our colleague Ruben Van De Kerchove on social media was picked up by a Belgian newspaper

VITO Remote Sensing blogs about the drought


by providing a user-friendly platform to access satellite data and derived information to the Belgian users.