Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HOLA-18
in New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HOLA-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 19: (11 Mar 2018 02:33).

Name: HOLA-18
From - To 06 Mar - 11 Mar
Countries affected: New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 176 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 0.2m (07 Mar 2018 04 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Hola : « Tout est déjà presque réparé »
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:27:00 +0100.

Intempéries. Les équipes municipales et provinciales sont à pied d’œuvre, depuis hier, pour réparer les dégradations dues aux fortes pluies liées au cyclone Hola. Légers, selon les services, les travaux devraient être pratiquement tous fini
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If Hola came from the tropics, why is it so cold?
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:38:00 +0100.

Ex-tropical cyclone Hola started its life around Fiji and Vanuatu and it's come directly towards New Zealand, so why are people feeling cold today in the north? It all depends on which side of the centre of the low you're on. Now that Hola
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'A pretty unsettled start to the week' - North Island prepares for Cyc ...
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:26:00 +0100.

The storm has been downgraded from a category four to category two since it ripped a path of destruction through Vanuatu last week. Source: Breakfast. Heavy rain and strong wind warnings are in place for Northland, Coromandel, Bay of Plent
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Coromandel, Great Barrier Island brace for wild weather
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:10:00 +0100.

Coromandel and Great Barrier Island are bracing for wild weather this afternoon as Cyclone Hola makes its way down the country. The cyclone is still quite far off the north-east coast of the country and there's only light rain in the easte
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),