Typhoon Yolanda rainfall contour (8 Nov 2013)

animation_with_legendAnimation of Typhoon Yolanda rainfall contour from 12 am of 8 November to 12 am of 9 November 2013. 

The one-hour rainfall contour shows places in the Philippines that have experienced rain as measured by the automated weather stations (AWS) and automated rain gauges (ARG) deployed all over the Philippines. In the Project NOAH website, rainfall (hourly, 3-hour, 6-hour, 12-hour, 24-hour), temperature, humidity and pressure contours can be seen under Overview drop down menu. It is updated every 10 minutes.

A scale bar is used to learn about the type of rainfall according to the classification of PAGASA. legend_cont To explain the various rain types, here’s a useful analogy using the car windshield wiper. wiper analogy

One Comment:

  1. I don’t think the animated map is any help. Just too small to appreciate even on National level.

    If your main purpose is to inform, a simple web mapping application showing rainfall data. Timeline functionality is also advisable where user can have control as compared to an animated gif.

    It would also help if you will show Administrative boundaries down to the barangay level.

    Otherwise, if the purpose is other than to inform, the animated map maybe sufficient.

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