Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
BNM Signs MoU With MRSA On Development Of Geospatial Analytics
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Malaysian Remote...
China, US Cooperates on Satellite Navigation to Offer Better GPS & BeiDou Services
China seems to move a step forward in the...
ICIMOD and Radiant.Earth Establish Strategic Cooperation to Advance Earth Observation Applications and SDG Progress
KATHMANDU, Nepal and WASHINGTON - The International Centre for...
China Begins Construction of High-Speed Railway Connecting Belgrade and Budapest
Serbia was the original actor to begin construction of...
Geological Survey of India Undertakes Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in 18 States
The Geological Survey of India is undertaking a ‘National...
Qatar to Introduce 4D Mapping Features in GIS
The Center for Geographic Information Systems(CGIS) under the Ministry...
Esri India Rolls Out ‘GeoInnovation’ in Collaboration with the Indian Ministry of Science
India: Esri India has announced GeoInnovation – A Challenge for...
Chile Set to Order New Observation Satellite
The Chilean government is set to order a new...
Kenya Plans to Digitalize Land Registries to Curb Fraud
Kenya is set to digitalize all its 57 land...
Russia Loses Contact with Earth observation Satellite After Launch
Russian space agency Roscosmos has failed to establish contact...

The geostationary satellites of EUMETSAT, JMA and NOAA acquired this image of Tropical Cyclone Mora approaching Bangladesh on Monday, May 29, 2017. Cyclone Mora struck the eastern coast of Bangladesh on May 30.

The Category 1 hurricane brought powerful winds and torrential rain to western Myanmar and Bangladesh on Monday and Tuesday, which resulted in the evacuation of more than 500,000 people.

According to BBC news, at least 6 people died and more than 200 were severely wounded. Trees were knocked down and hundreds of homes were wrecked as a result of this catastrophe. The same weather system brought devastating floods to Sri Lanka in the days preceding Mora’s landfall in Bangladesh.

 

The geostationary satellites of EUMETSAT, JMA and NOAA acquired this image of Tropical Cyclone Mora approaching Bangladesh. (Credit: EUMETSAT – Additional editing and text by the eoPortal team.)