Indian Ocean

Over 17 years in service: Meteosat-7 is longest-serving Eumetsat satellite

Global observation of swells in the Indian Ocean on 09 December 2008

The seventh of the Meteosat First Generation series of satellites was launched in September 1997 and is currently the longest-serving operational Eumetsat's satellite. Meteosat-7 had a designed life prospect of five years. 

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Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:32

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-31

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82
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India: Building a tsunami early warning system

Multitemporal composite of radar satellite imagery

India is building a tsunami early warning system in the South China Sea, which is likely to be operational in the next 10 months, as The Economic Times reported.

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Thu, 17/10/2013 - 10:42

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29

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77
Thu, 10/17/2013

Madagascar: Eric and Fanele

Tropical Storm "Eric"

The following “flash” situational report has been prepared by the OCHA support mission to the Office of the Resident
Coordinator in Madagascar. It is largely based on the information provided by the National Office for Disasters and Risks
Management (BNGRC) of the Government of Madagascar as well as UN Agencies and NGOs.

TROPICAL STORM “ERIC”

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