Type of Event: Ocean Storm - Cyclone Location of Event: New Caledonia Date of Charter Activation: 2018-03-08 Time of Charter Activation: 17:20 Time zone of Charter Activation: UTC+11:00 Charter Requestor: Direction de la Sécurité civile et de la gestion des risques Activation ID: 568 Project Management: Government of New Caledonia
Description of the event
New Caledonia's weather centre has pre-warned the public as Tropical Cyclone Hola draws closer to the Pacific archipelago.
This map illustrates satellite-detected building damage assessment as of 21 February 2018, over the towns of Fatumu, Haveluliku, Pelehake and surroundings in Tongatapu Island, Tonga, following the passage of the tropical cyclone GITA-18. The analysis was conducted using a post-event Pleiades image as of 21 February 2018 and a pre-event WorldView-3 image as of 12 January 2018. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis identified 133 potentially damaged structures within the area.
Summary and Overview Map
UNITAR – UNOSAT, following the request of UNESCO Office for the Pacific States Samoa , has performed a satellite based analysis of the cultural heritages sites of :
Ha'amonga 'a Maui Trilithon Historic Park (Niutoua)
Lapita Pottery Archaeological Site (Nukuleka)
Ancient Royal Tombs of Lapaha (Mua)
The aim is to search for signs of damage, after the passage of the Tropical cyclone GITA-18 that struck Tongatapu Island, Tonga on the 12 February 2018.
This map illustrates satellite-detected building damage assessment as of 15 February 2018, over the towns of Holonga, Malapo, Vaini, Longoteme and Fohala, Tongatapu Island, Tonga, following the passage of the tropical cyclone GITA-18. The analysis was conducted using postevent Pleiades images as of 15 and 16 February 2018 and pre-event WorldView-3 images as of 12 January 2018. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis identified 354 potentially damaged structures within the area.