Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for PENNY-18
in Australia, Papua New Guinea

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone PENNY-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: PENNY-18
From - To 31 Dec - 08 Jan
Exposed countries: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 102 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 1.6 m (01 Jan 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (Papua New Guinea)

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Latest media headlines

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Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:55:00 +0100.

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Foreign aid could fund two hospital ships for disaster zones
Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:14:00 +0100.

Tens of millions of pounds in foreign aid money could be used to build ships to provide humanitarian relief – and help the Royal Navy. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt believes this dual role will quell concerns about Brit
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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 (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),