A look back at the severe flooding in Central Luzon due to Typhoon Koppu (Lando) in October 2015

On October 17, 2015, Typhoon Koppu (local name: Lando) brought torrential rains in Luzon island, Philippines generating widespread flooding in numerous places across the island. It also caused landslides and debris flows in the province of Nueva Ecija. Extensive flooding in Central Luzon were reported, mainly affecting the province of Pampanga. Waters originated north of... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Mining flood height data from social media

I think we can all agree that social media is a gold mine of data; one particularly underutilized area is extracting hazards-related data and making it useful for analysis. Last September 12, two typhoons almost simultaneously crossed the Philippines bringing heavy rains in many parts of the country. This caused floods in many different areas.... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑