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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for ULA-16 in Vanuatu, Niue, Tonga from 30 Dec 2015 06:00 UTC to 12 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Interactive map: Open ... The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC) Storm surge maximum height. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone ULA-16 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 28.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 213 km/h)
  • from 30 Dec 2015 06:00 UTC to 12 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 12 Jan 2016 20:28:57 UTC
  • Vulnerability: High

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.2m in Ongea, Fiji. This height is estimated for 02 Jan 2016 22:00:00.

Overview

South Pacific Ocean - Tropical Cyclone ULA

(Created: Fri, 08 Jan 2016 03:39:00 +01:00)

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References

Known identifiers for this event: (JTCWid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 45 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Vanuatu : le cyclone Ula s'éloigne de l'archipel
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:08:00 +0100   ladepeche-pf (fr)

L'alerte est levée : Ula continue sa route vers le sud-ouest, quittant l'archipel du Vanuatu. D'après les premières informations, le cyclone de catégorie 4 (sur une échelle de 5) n'a pas fait de victimes, mais il a endommagé les potagers des îles Aneityum et Futuna. Inga Mepham est la directrice de la branche vanuataise de l'ONG Care International.

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Vanuatu : le cyclone Ula s'éloigne de l'archipel
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 06:57:00 +0100   radioaustralianews-fr (fr)

« Il y a eu de fortes pluies, de très fortes pluies, et des vents puissants pendant la nuit, jusqu'à ce matin, où ça a commencé à se calmer. Pour le moment, on a constaté des dégâts surtout dans les jardins et les potagers. Des bateaux et certaines petites infrastructures en bord de mer ont aussi....

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New Caledonia (France): Cyclone tropical « ULA » : déclenchement de l'alerte cyclonique de niveau 1 pour la commune de Maré ce dimanche 10 janvier 2016 à 17h00
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 17:49:00 +0100   reliefWeb (fr)

Déclenchement de l'alerte cyclonique de niveau 1 pour la commune de Maré ce dimanche 10 janvier 2016 à 17h00, le reste de la Nouvelle-Calédonie demeure en préalerte cyclonique. Situation. A 11h00 locales ce dimanche 10 janvier 2016, le cyclone tropical intense « ULA » était centré par 19.9°S et 171.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (82), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1),

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