[HOT] [talk-ph] Super Typhoon Hagupit (International Name Ruby)

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 10:14:01 UTC 2014


Hi Mark,

This link should actually provide the most updated Bing imagery coverage:
http://osmph.github.io/Imagery_Coverage_Map/#12.009771,124.381713,8

~Eugene

On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All, Jean-Guilhem updated the Bing Hi Res Imagery availability. I have
> uploaded an updated image to the Wiki ..
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> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/Typhoon_Hagupit_(Ruby)#Maps
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> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com>
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>> Hi all:
>>
>> Bing/Mapbox OSM limits seem outdated, at least for Samar island (the one
>> I checked). Now they cover many more areas of the island.
>>
>> I modified the limits for Samar, but would be interesting to
>> check/modify them for other areas that could be affected.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Rafael.
>>
>> On 04/12/14 01:12, Mark Cupitt wrote:
>> > Hi Andrew, Thanks great links. I think Maning and I are good candidates
>> > to lead this, he is in Manila, I am in Negros, down south.
>> >
>> > I agree and think it will swing towards the north. The track i sent is
>> > from a site called http://Typhoon2000.com, he has been tracking
>> > Philippine Typhooons for years and is located in Bicol. (So we may get
>> > first hand accounts)
>> >
>> > It is also worth watching with Wundergorund as the local knowledge on
>> > the tracks kicks in.
>> >
>> > I also agree that flooding will be the major issue the way it looks now.
>> >
>> > I will start a HOT Wiki Page today for this with the basics as well. It
>> > will be somewhere to put all the information in one place.
>> >
>> > Hi Pierre
>> >
>> > Yep, I think the imagery assessment on what is currently available is
>> > the first step. We can adjust as the track
>> >
>> >
>> > Regards
>> >
>> > Mark Cupitt
>> >
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>> > On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 9:52 AM, Andrew Buck <andrew.r.buck at gmail.com
>> > <mailto:andrew.r.buck at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Thanks for the heads up Mark.  It is definitely good to start watching
>> > these things as soon as possible and planning the response.  Below is
>> > a link to Jeff Masters most recent blog post about the typhoon; Jeff
>> > is an expert on hurricanes/typhoons and his analysis pre-Haiyan was
>> > what allowed us to focus on Tacloban before the storm even hit.  The
>> > second link is to the Wunderground tracking page for the storm itself
>> > showing lots of useful info, and the third link is to the 'Wundermap'
>> > with the tropical storm layer turned on.
>> >
>> > http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2871
>> >
>> >
>> http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/western-pacific/2014/Super-Typhoon-Hagupit
>> >
>> > http://wxug.us/1m0l5
>> >
>> > According to his reading of the situation, as well as the results of
>> > the various model runs it is looking like it will be a catergory 4 or
>> > 5 when it hits the Philippines (Haiyan was a cat 5 at landfall).
>> > There are some positive signs though: wind shear is expected to pick
>> > up which will weaken the storm and the waters are not as warm as when
>> > Haiyan struck; both positive signs.  For us I think the most relevant
>> > part of the blog is the following:
>> >
>> > "There is less heat energy available in the ocean for Hagupit, and
>> > wind shear is expected to rise to the high range on Friday as strong
>> > upper-level winds tear at the storm. Heavy rains, not high winds and
>> > storm storm surge, will likely be the greatest threat for the
>> > Philippines from Hagupit."
>> >
>> > Heavy rains means flooding, and it means landslides.  The Phillipines
>> > is a mountainous region so landslides are a possibility on slopes,
>> > especially where farming/deforestation have happened.  I would say at
>> > this point, making sure the major waterways are traced in OSM would be
>> > the highest priority until we know more accurately where it will make
>> > landfall.
>> >
>> > This will likely be an event that we end up activating for.  We should
>> > start figuring out who will lead the activation and start making
>> > contact with our humanitarian contacts regarding their likely
>> > response.  Since Pierre and I are still on the ebola activation it
>> > probably doesn't make sense for us to lead this one, but we can
>> > certainly offer help/guidance to anyone interested in stepping up to
>> > lead the HOT response.
>> >
>> > Fortunately we mapped a lot of the potentially affected area during
>> > Haiyan, but this one looks to be swinging more to the north than that
>> > one did.  That is good, since the map is pretty good in the north, but
>> > bad because the reason the map is better is that is where most of the
>> > population is.
>> >
>> > This is another opportunity to help out.  Let's get to it, and show
>> > the world what we can do.  :)
>> >
>> > -AndrewBuck
>> >
>> >
>> > On 12/03/2014 06:36 PM, Mark Cupitt wrote:
>> >> Dear All
>> >
>> >> This 280kph Super Typhoon is headed to the Phillippines.  Expected
>> >> to hit at the end of weekend north of Tacloban where Haiyan Hit. It
>> >> is approximately the same intensity as Haiyan. This one is going to
>> >> hurt
>> >
>> >> [image: Inline image 1]
>> >
>> >> Regards
>> >
>> >> Mark Cupitt
>> >
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