Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala

The first named tropical storm of the 2010 Pacific hurricane season "Agatha" caused severe rainfall in the departments of Escuintla, Suchitepéquez, Retalhuleu, San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Huehuetenango, Totonicapn, Sololá, Chimaltenango and Guatemala. Guatemalan authorities report 12 deaths, 22 people missing and that 7,627 people have been affected to some degree by the storm and 4,975 people have been directly affected by the effects of the storm.

Source: glidenumber

 

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Status Update: 02/07/2010

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Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:

Focal Point: Mr. Juan Carlos Villagran
Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Contact Points in Guatemala

Jean-Roche Lebeau

Head, National Territorial Ordenning System
SEGEPLAN
Mob: +502 5706 5500
E-mail: lebeaujr@gmail.com

 

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for Charter activation request

Upper Left :
Lat:  15° 51’   17.07”  N  
Long: 88° 18‘   34.29” W   

Lower Right :
Lat: 15° 11’ 38.11” N
Long: 88° 13’ 36.03” W

 

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

International Charter:
Activation requested on 30/05/2010
Activation Request accepted: 30/05/2010
Requested by USGS on behalf of CONRED, Guatemala City
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Project Manager:
CATHALAC
http://www.cathalac.org/
Building 111
City of Knowledge
Clayton Panamá
0843-03102 Panamá
República de Panamá

 

Space-based resources:

satellite TaskingNo

Satellite 

Sensor

Date

Area
Center Lat/Long

Type

Status

Remarks

1

TerraSAR-X

Radar

04/10/2009

14.979 - 22.188;
-88.613 - -86.937

Archive

Acquired

TSX

03/06/2010

14.446 - 14.507;
-90.796 - -90.696

Post-Disaster

Acquired

TSX

02/06/2010

14.446 - 14.507;
-90.796 - -90.696

Acquired

TSX

08/06/2010

14.424 - 14.507;
-90.797 - -90.690
14.424 - 14.507;
-90.797 - -90.690

Scheduled

 

08/06/2010

15.252 - 15.931;
-88.538 - -88.148

Scheduled

 

2

QuickBird

 

06/06/2010

 

pre-disaster

Scheduled

pre-event coverage available

3

WorldView-1

 

04/06/2010

 

Scheduled

4

WorldView-2

 

02/06/2010

 

Scheduled

04/06/2010

 

Scheduled

07/06/2010

 

Scheduled

5

HJ

 

02/06/2010

 

Post disaster

Acquired

 Imagery available upon request: spaceaid@unoosa.org

     

03/06/2010

 

 

Acquired

 Imagery available upon request: spaceaid@unoosa.org
6 THEOS   06/06/2010    Post-disaster Scheduled  

 

Other Space based Information:

SERVIR:
Link: http://www.servir.net/tormenta_tropical_agatha_mayo_2010

GEO Group on Earth Observation:
Link: http://www.geoportal.org/

IARNA:
Link: http://www.infoiarna.org.gt/secciones/inundaciones_agatha.aspx

 

Situation Reports:

Reliefweb:
Link:  www.reliefweb.int

 

Other Links:

UN OCHA:
Link: http://humanitariannews.org/20100531/guatemala-tropical-storm-agatha-pacaya-volcano-situation-report-no-3

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala
Región: 
Guatemala
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
28/05/2010
latitud: 
15.7835
longitud: 
-90.2308