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Oct
31
2013

Hazard Highlights

Severe Weather in Europe and Typhoon Krosa Check out the image above to see PDC Active Hazards and Surface Air Temperature worldwide. The surface air temperature layer is updated every three hours using data from the Global Forecast System. Then look below to learn more about the severe storm in Europe and Typhoon Krosa. Severe …

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Oct
24
2013

Hazard Highlights

Fires in Australia, Eruption in Ecuador Check out the image above to see PDC Active Hazards and Sea Surface Temperature worldwide. The Sea Surface Temperature layer is updated daily with data from satellites, ship reports, and buoy observations. Then look below to learn more about recent wildfires in Australia and volcanoes in Ecuador. Australia Wildfires …

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Oct
17
2013

Hazard Highlights

Earthquakes and Typhoons in Asia Typhoons in Asia Asia was affected by three different tropical cyclones last week. In India Typhoon Phailin (located on the far left of the image above) made landfall on October 12. In preparation for its arrival, an estimated 600,000 people were evacuated from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Parts of India …

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Jan
24
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flooding in Jakarta!   This week we will focus on the recent flooding events in Jakarta, Indonesia. Days of torrential rains, which began last week, resulted in severe flooding throughout Jakarta and neighboring areas. As of January 22, reports indicate that 6,781 households have been affected and 29 persons killed (OCHA). The number of Internally Displaced …

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Jan
03
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

  New Year Starts with Many Floods ? It’s a new year, 2013, and people in many parts of the world are discovering ways to be safer from flooding, but the hazards remain, and sometimes these threats will have disastrous effects. In fact while most were celebrating the arrival of the new year, others were …

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