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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for VICTOR-16 in Tonga, Niue from 14 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC to 22 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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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 VICTOR-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 17.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h)
  • from 14 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC to 22 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 22 Jan 2016 20:23:39 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

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References

Known identifiers for this event: (JTCWid)

Latest media headlines

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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Victor weakening under wind shear
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:34:00 +0100   phys (en)

On Jan. 22 at 0137 UTC NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Victor and saw the strongest thunderstorms (green) were being pushed east of the center from strong westerly vertical wind shear. Credit: NASA/NRL. After days at hurricane-force, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that Tropical....

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NASA sees cloud top temperatures warming in Cyclone Victor
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:28:00 +0100   phys (en)

This infrared image from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite shows coldest clouds tops (-63F/-53C) and strongest storms southeast of the center of Tropical Cyclone Victor on Jan. 21 at 1210 UTC. Credit: NASA/NRL. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite shows that cloud top temperatures are warming in Tropical Cyclone Victor.

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NASA measures winds in Tropical Cyclone Victor
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:55:00 +0100   phys (en)

NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Victor in the South Pacific on Jan. 20 at 1500 UTC (10 a.m. EST). Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project. NASA's RapidScat instrument found the strongest winds in Tropical Cyclone Victor were occurring south of its center on Jan. 20, 2016.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (87), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.