NOAH Hazard Maps Now Featured on the New PAGASA Website

State weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) held their soft launch and press conference for their new website last Wednesday, 10 January 2018. One of the website’s proposed developments is the integration of the UP NOAH Center’s flood, landslide, and storm surge hazard maps on their new website (see: http://bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/).

The new website aims to provide impact-based forecasting and warnings that can estimate number of houses to be affected, number of people to be affected by incoming Tropical Cyclones by using data from the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards program.

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