Tropical Cyclone in Myanmar

Tropical Cyclone Giri strengthened into catetory 4 storm over the Northeast Indian Ocean as it approaches the west coast of Myanmar. Landfall of Giri on the coast of Myanmar is forecasted to happen, at or near Ramree Island. The site of likely landfall lies between Chittagong, Bangladesh and the Myanmar capital, Yangon (or Rangoon). Major impact on local population is expected.

 

Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

 

Contact Point in Myanmar:

 

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for Charter activation request:

Upper Left :
Lat 21°30’ 00”
Long 93° 28‘ 00”

Lower Right :
Lat 19° 20’ 00”
Long 94° 50’ 00”

 

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

Activation requested on 22/10/2010
Activation Request accepted: 22/10/2010
Requested by UNOOSA on behalf of WFP
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Project Manager: ESA
 

 

Space-based resources:

Satellite Tasking No Satellite Sensor Time (UTC) Area Type Status Remarks/
Products
 1.      Aqua  MODIS terra   26.10. 2010 Rakhine state Post-Disaster  Acquired

 Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

ICIMOD

UNICEF - MIMU

 

 

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Tropical Cyclone in Myanmar
Región: 
Myanmar
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
22/10/2010
latitud: 
21.914
longitud: 
95.9562