Philippines


NASA-Generated Damage Map To Assist With Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Response

The 40-by-50 kilometer damage proxy map, which covers a region near Tacloban City, where the massive storm made landfall, was processed by JPL’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team using X-band interferometric synthetic aperture radar data from the Italian Space Agency’s COSMO-SkyMed satellite constellation. The technique uses a prototype algorithm to rapidly detect surface…


Typhoon Nari slams the Philippenes with 100 mph winds

According to the US Navy┬áJoint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Typhoon Nari is moving over Luzon, Philippines approximately 51 meters North of Manila, at 15 knots over the past 6hrs, with 100 mph winds over land and a complete overcast eye. Manila can expect vast flooding given the sheer size of this storm. MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN…