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Public release of aerial photographs showing areas struck by sudden strong winds on September 2

  Geospatial Information Authority of Japan took aerial photographs of the disaster-affected areas of Saitama Prefecture, Chiba Prefecture,and Ibaraki Prefecture where sudden strong winds occurred on September 2.

  Ortho-images (aerial photographicimages geometrically corrected to be overlaid on UTM coordinate maps) and orthophotomaps (with geographic names etc, overlaid on ortho-images) based on these aerial photographs have been released publicly onGSI webpage below.

  The aim of these aerial photographs is to provide important information for the following purposes:

  • To provide information directly to citizens who are concerned about the damagesin the areas,
  • To facilitate relevant organizations’ consideration of future support, etc.  

http://www.gsi.go.jp/BOUSAI/h250902-tornado-index.html(in Japanese)

Aerial Photography Area

image of Aerial Photography Area

Ortho-image around Koshigaya Shi (photographed on September 9)

Ortho-image

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