• RE: Your animations

    User Pavel Neuman just created Animated GIF.

    You can use or share this image on this URL: https://i.windy.com/a/1q0/55av1e.gif

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    This image is licenced under Creative Commons licence (CC-BY 3) and can be used/modified freely in any possible way. Just mention Windy.com

    Create your own animation at https://www.windy.com/animate

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  • RE: Your animations

    User Pavel Neuman just created Animated GIF.

    You can use or share this image on this URL: https://i.windy.com/a/1q0/55av0v.gif

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    This image is licenced under Creative Commons licence (CC-BY 3) and can be used/modified freely in any possible way. Just mention Windy.com

    Create your own animation at https://www.windy.com/animate

    posted in General Discussion
  • RE: Your animations

    User Pavel Neuman just created Animated GIF.

    You can use or share this image on this URL: https://i.windy.com/a/1q0/55aqtp.gif

    _center_shadow


    This image is licenced under Creative Commons licence (CC-BY 3) and can be used/modified freely in any possible way. Just mention Windy.com

    Create your own animation at https://www.windy.com/animate

    posted in General Discussion
  • RE: Your map annotations

    Catastrophic floods in Iran

    https://www.windy.com/annotation/5cb900850d2f120015c1bda4

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    Create your own annotation at https://www.windy.com/annotate

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  • Catastrophic floods in Iran 2019

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    Iran suffers $2bn in damages as flood toll continues to rise.

    Officials say 725 bridges destroyed, 14,000 km of roads damaged, as six more people confirmed dead in the southwest.

    Floods in Iran have killed 76 people and caused more than $2.2bn in damages in recent weeks, with flood warnings still in place for large swaths of the country.

    Six more people were confirmed dead in the country's south, according to a new toll published on Sunday.

    "With the death of five people in the Khuzestan province and another person in Ilam province, the death toll has now reached 76," since March 19, a statement by the coroner's office said.

    The two southwestern provinces are the latest to be overwhelmed by floods that first hit the northeast of the usually arid country, forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate from cities and villages.

    Shiraz

    Khuzestan

    Emergency water discharge from the Dez dam in the Zagros mountains (after 50 years)

    https://www.windy.com/annotation/5cb900850d2f120015c1bda4

    Source: Setiawan

    posted in Articles
  • Earthquakes of the 20th Century

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    Animation from NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center shows earthquakes of the 20th century.

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    This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 1901, through December 31, 2000, at a rate of 1 year per second. The earthquake hypocenters first appear as flashes then remain as colored circles before shrinking with time so as not to obscure subsequent earthquakes. The size of the circle represents the earthquake magnitude while the color represents its depth within the earth. At the end of the animation it will first show all quakes in this 100-year period. Next, it will show only those earthquakes greater than magnitude 6.5, the smallest earthquake size known to make a tsunami. It will then show only those earthquakes with magnitudes of 8.0 or larger, the “great” earthquakes most likely to pose a tsunami threat when they occur under the ocean or near a coastline and when they are shallow within the earth (less than 100 km or 60 mi. deep). The animation concludes by showing the plate boundary faults responsible for the majority of all of these earthquakes.

    The era of modern earthquake seismology—the scientific study of earthquakes—began in the 20th Century with the invention of the seismometer and its deployment in instrument networks to record and measure earthquakes as they occur. Therefore, when the animation begins only the largest earthquakes appear as they were the only ones that could be detected at great distances with the few available instruments available at the time. But as time progresses, more and more seismometers were deployed and smaller and smaller earthquakes could be recorded. For example, note how in the 1930’s many small earthquakes suddenly seem to appear in California, but this illusion results from the installation of more and more instruments in that region. Likewise, there appears to be a jump in the number of earthquakes globally in the 1970’s when seismology took another leap forward with advances in telecommunications and signal processing with digital computers, a trend that continues today.

    20th Century seismology revealed the global geographic distribution of earthquakes and helped to solidify the Theory of Plate Tectonics. Notice how earthquake epicenters do not occur randomly in space but form patterns over the earth’s surface, revealing the boundaries between tectonic plates as shown toward the end of this animation. This time period also includes some remarkable events, including those that generated devastating tsunamis:

    8.8 — Ecuador — 31January 1906
    8.4 — Kamchatka, Russia — 3 February 1923
    8.4 — Sanriku, Japan — 2 March 1933
    8.6 — Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands — 1 April 1946
    9.0 — Kamchatka, Russia — 4 November 1952
    8.6 — Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands — 9 March 1957
    9.5 — Valdivia, Chile — 22 May 1960
    9.2 — Prince William Sound, Alaska — 28 March 1964
    8.7 — Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands — 4 February 1965

    These earthquakes represent some of the largest ever recorded. Note how they all occur at a particular type of plate boundary, subduction zones where tectonic plates collide, so these are the regions where we expect future devastating tsunamis to be generated.

    posted in Articles
  • RE: Sounding forecast posted in General Discussion
  • RE: Could we have more pressure levels ? Cloud cover for those levels ?

    Thanks !

    I use the sfc temp +3 degree for now as an approx - probably too much in the morning or when the cloud cover is important.

    The surface temperature reported by the model does not seem to work better (I may want to give it an another try later).

    Does it answer your question or is the question more about the temperature gradient ?

    posted in Windy Plugins
  • RE: Windy API4 - examples of succesfull use

    Paragliding Earth

    on https:// paragliding.earth which is a map of free flight places worldwide, api is used to overlay the wind layer on the map :

    Capture d’écran de 2019-04-05 22-25-55.png

    posted in Windy API v4
  • RE: KMZ import?

    KMZ are zip archives containing KML files + other resources (pics, ...).

    If you want to display the KML inside the zip, you would have to unzip it and then you can use omnivore.

    You should be able to find plenty of resources by googling for "kmz leaflet", ie https://stackoverflow.com/questions/35867793/using-kmz-file-in-leaflet-map

    posted in Windy Plugins