Tropical Cyclone in Pakistan

GDACS issued red alert as Tropical Cyclone PHET-10 of Saffir-Simpson Category 4 affected 295 thousand people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and 16.4 million people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, 164 thousand people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

 Source: glidenumber

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Status Update: 14/06/2010

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Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:
Focal Point: Mr. Shirish Ravan
Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Contact Points in Pakistan
Christian Cricboom
Information Management Officer
UN-OCHA, UN House 12, Street 17, F-7/2, Islamabad
cricboom@un.org,
Tel: +92 51 835 5624,
Mobile phone: +92 302 851 3207

Imran Iqbal
SUPARCO
"DG SAR"
dg.sr@suparco.gov.pk
imraniqbal2@yahoo.com
Cell No. +92 301 8222694
Office Phone No. +92 21 3469067

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for Charter activation request

Center Points in Priority Order:

Lat 24° 55’ 21” N
Long 67° 8‘ 36” E

Lat 24° 40’ 42” N
Long 67° 44‘ 37” E

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

International Charter:
Activation requested on 07/06/2010
Activation Request accepted: 07/06/2010
Requested by UNITAR / UNOSAT on behalf of UN-OCHA
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Project Manager:
UNITAR / UNOSAT

 

Space-based resources:

satellite TaskingNo Satellite Sensor Date Area Center Lat/Long Type Status Remarks
1 Cosmo-SkyMed SAR

07/06/2010

09/06/2010

  Post-Disaster Acquired ZKI*

 

*Higher resolution image and other resources available at: http://www.zki.dlr.de/applications/2010/pakistan/195_en.html

 

Other Space based Information:

SAFER:
http://www.emergencyresponse.eu/site/FO/scripts/myFO_accueil.php?lang=EN

NASA Earth Observatory:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=44210

Situation Reports:

ReliefWeb:
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/VVOS-867KWZ?OpenDocument

Other Links:

ReliefWeb:
http://reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=TC-2010-000108-PAK&rc=3

Tropical Storm Risk:
http://tropicalstormrisk.com/

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

GDACS:
http://www.gdacs.org/

 

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Tropical Cyclone in Pakistan
Región: 
Pakistan
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
02/06/2010
latitud: 
24.8934
longitud: 
67.0281