Development of Inundation Map for Bantayan Island, Cebu Using Delft3D-Flow Storm Surge Simulations of Typhoon Haiyan

Camille Cuadra, Nophi Ian Biton, Krichi May Cabacaba, Joy Santiago, John Kenneth Suarez, John Phillip Lapidez, Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay, Vicente Malano Abstract On average, 20 typhoons enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility annually, making it vulnerable to different storm hazards. Apart from the frequency of tropical cyclones, the archipelagic nature of the country makes…

Devastating Storm Surges of Typhoon Yolanda

Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay 1,2, Project NOAH Storm Surge Component Team, 2 1 National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, 2 Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, Department of Science and Technology  Quezon City, Philippines Abstract— On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Yolanda, international code name Haiyan, made landfall in the central Philippine islands region. Considered one of…

Estimate of Informal Settlers at Risk from Storm Surges vs. Number of Fatalities in Tacloban City (YolandaPH)

Posted on November 22, 2013 Updated on January 7, 2014 AMF Lagmay, Project NOAH Storm Surge Team and WebGIS Team I. INTRODUCTION Photo by Bulilit Marquez, Associated Press On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Yolanda, international code name “HAIYAN”, made landfall in the central Philippine islands region. The typhoon is considered as one of the most…