R: Mapping Typhoon Labuyo (Utor) Track

October 14, 2013
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(This article was first published on Analysis with Programming, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Inspired by James Cheshire R maps, I tried mapping the track of Typhoon Labuyo (Utor) that by far the strongest one to hit Philippines this year. The data is available at Japan Meteorological Agency site, the 2013 - RSMC Best Track data. The code is available here.

Final Output (Click to enlarge)























Bonus, the Severe Tropical Storm Auring (Sonamu) path




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