Development of Malaysia Integrated Windstorm Database

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
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Volume-68 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Mohd FairuzBachok, Mohd Razmi Zainudin, Mohd Fakri Muda, Zulfairul Zakariah
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I1P201


MLA Style: Mohd FairuzBachok, Mohd Razmi Zainudin, Mohd Fakri Muda, Zulfairul Zakariah  "Development of Malaysia Integrated Windstorm Database" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.1 (2020):1-8.

APA Style:Mohd FairuzBachok, Mohd Razmi Zainudin, Mohd Fakri Muda, Zulfairul Zakariah. Development of Malaysia Integrated Windstorm Database International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(1),1-8.

Windstorm frequently occur in Malaysia and had ability to cause various of damage and adverse effects. Thus, the mitigation measures are developed so that the impact can be avoided or at least minimized. There are three (3) mitigation measures of this disaster which are establishment of classification scheme (magnitude scale) that classified between intensity of the windstorm with its potential damage, development of early warning system and identification of risk area of the disaster. Unfortunately, in Malaysia, the existing classification scheme (magnitude scale) that been used is unsuitable, early warning systems still doubtful of its effectiveness and there is also no map of showing risk areas is produced until to date. Therefore, to overcome of this deficiency, integrated windstorm database is recommended to be developed, so that information regarding to the windstorm occurrence can be completely collected and stored. Later, it can be used as an input for development of mitigation measures in the future. Instead of discusses how the database is developed and operated, the article also suggested the information that should be collected and to be stored in the database.


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