[HOT] Fwd: Floods in Chennai, India

Michal Bodnár bodnarm89 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 03:48:38 UTC 2015


Hi all,

another crowdsourcing acitivity from the guys from Mapbox -
https://www.mapbox.com/blog/chennai-flood-map/

On 3 December 2015 at 16:50, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Srinivas.
>
> We have also asked the OSM-India community to help improve the basemap:
> * Diary - https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/pratikyadav/diary/37445
> * TM Project - http://tasks.openstreetmap.in/project/62
>
> So far, I think this is a local activation.  But HOT and remote
> mappers are welcome to jump in.
>
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 10:10 PM, srinivas kodali <iota.kodali at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I am curating some of the crowdsourced data for chennai for reasons of
> > documentation. UNOSAT has some shapefiles of flooding updated on 26th
> > November.
> >
> > https://datameet.hackpad.com/Chennai-Floods-Data-fViC5Nydnlq
> >
> > Regards,
> > Srinivas Kodali
> > www.lostprogrammer.com
> > "Not everyone who wanders is lost, I am probably a bit"
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 6:50 PM, rubini santha <ruby86santha at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >> Thanks for brining this topic again. I wrote about this three weeks ago
> >> and situtation has got worse.
> >> Please let me know what kind of news you are looking for. I have the
> >> locations which is completely flooded and needs attention. What is
> >> challenging right now is to find a suitable evacuation place.
> >> Any thoughts?
> >>
> >> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 11:47 AM, maning sambale
> >> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Floods over Chennai is now over two weeks. Almost the whole city is
> >>> affected (see reports below).
> >>> We created a flood reporting map:
> >>> http://osm-in.github.io/flood-map/chennai.html#11/13.0000/80.2000/-30
> >>> Flagging this event if we need to activate.  We are currently
> >>> coordinating with local community.
> >>> If you have other news please share.
> >>>
> >>> > Begin forwarded message:
> >>> >
> >>> > From: Sajjad Anwar <sajjadkm at gmail.com>
> >>> > Subject: Floods in Chennai, India
> >>> > Date: 2 December 2015 11:27:45 am IST
> >>> > To: hot at openstreetmap.org
> >>> > Cc: maning at mapbox.com, Arun Ganesh <arun at mapbox.com>
> >>> >
> >>> > Hey everyone -
> >>> >
> >>> > Writing to put this on our radar. There's been floods in Chennai,
> >>> > India - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34981246
> >>> >
> >>> > Indian Meteorological Department predicts rain for the next four days
> >>> > -
> >>> >
> http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/tamil-nadu-heavy-rains-lash-chennai-to-continue-for-two-more-days/article7936729.ece
> >>> >
> >>> > Airport remain closed.
> >>> >
> >>> > Some of us in Bangalore are monitoring the situation and will keep
> you
> >>> > posted.
> >>> >
> >>> > Cheers,
> >>> > Sajjad
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> cheers,
> >>> maning
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> >>
> >> --
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Rubini.S
> >>
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> cheers,
> maning
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