Typhoon Haiyan Brief Technical Report
(7 November, 2013) According to the analysis of data and information as well as socioeconomic data (population and poverty), typhoon Yolanda could cause catastrophic damages especially in provinces in Visayas and islands in Southern Luzon, as well as parts of Northern Mindanao. Should Yolanda follow the path and patterns of 1990’s Ruping, the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros and Iloilo may be at high risk to disaster. /img/Articles/Haiyan_poverty_13110720_watermark.jpg
Monday Traffic Nightmare: The new normal for the rainy season? Heavy rainfall in Southern Metro Manila during the evening rush hour on June 17, 2013 caused flooding and extreme traffic situations. Data from the Manila Observatory, Metro Weather and Makati City weather station networks is presented here. /img/Articles/Rain_June17,2013.jpeg
The Manila Observatory has released a new report on Tropical Storm Sendong. This report includes a time line of events, figures on rainfall, and an integration of various hazards. You can access it as a PDF of slides here.
Transcript of Science Communication Talk Available on MO Site
You can now access the edit transcript of the talk on science communication and science culture presented by Dr. Inez Ponce de Leon, science and risk communication specialist at the Manila Observatory, through this link.
MO Davao Station, SED Release Seismograms of the Cebu-Negros Earthquake
The Manila Observatory Davao Station and the Solid Earth Dynamics program have documented their recorded seismograms of the Cebu-Negros Earthquake. View the seismograms here.
UPDATE: MO Report Released on GIS-Based Spatial Analysis of Sendong
An updated version of the report on GIS-Based spatial analysis of tropical storm Sendong has been released. This report is available as a slide show in PDF here.
UPDATE: Reports on Sendong Released by MO
An updated version of the preliminary report released by The Manila Observatory has been uploaded to the site. You can read the updated version here and download the accompanying report here.
Manila Observatory Launches its Website for Beta Testing
The Manila Observatory is now beta testing its new website. You can visit the other Observatory stations, read about the activities of various programs, and take a look at the long history of Asia's oldest meteorological station.