Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MARCIA-15
in Australia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MARCIA-15 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000145
Name MARCIA-15
From - To 18 Feb - 20 Feb
Exposed countries Australia
Exposed population 90 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 204 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 2.1 m (20 Feb 07:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Australia)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 204 km/h 2.1 m 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 116 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

Hundreds of homes destroyed by Cyclone Marcia, and the count continuesMon, 23 Feb 2015 07:19:00 +0100.

Tropical Cyclone Marcia destroyed about 350 homes but the total extent of the damage is unclear, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. She said the government's first priority was restoring power to areas disconnected from grid by the cyclone
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Hundreds of homes destroyed by Cyclone Marcia, and the count continuesMon, 23 Feb 2015 07:17:00 +0100.

Tropical Cyclone Marcia destroyed about 350 homes but the total extent of the damage is unclear, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. She said the government's first priority was restoring power to areas disconnected from grid by the cyclone
...(more)
Earthquake one day, cyclone the nextSun, 22 Feb 2015 04:56:00 +0100.

The mayor of Eidsvold – the little Burnett town hit by a 5.2-level earthquake on Monday and then a cyclone and 200mm of rain on Friday and Saturday – is smiling again today. Eidsvold has 459 residents, according to the latest census. "We've
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Earthquake one day, cyclone the nextSun, 22 Feb 2015 04:55:00 +0100.

The mayor of Eidsvold – the little Burnett town hit by a 5.2-level earthquake on Monday and then a cyclone and 200mm of rain on Friday and Saturday – is smiling again today. Eidsvold has 459 residents, according to the latest census. "We've
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (78), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),