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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for STAN-16
from 29 Jan 2016 00:00 UTC to 30 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone STAN-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 8: (21 Oct 2016 15:31).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h)
  • from 29 Jan 2016 00:00 UTC to 30 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 21 Oct 2016 13:31:15 UTC

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  0.8m in Condon, Australia. This height is estimated for 30 Jan 2016 16:00:00.


Australia - Tropical Cyclone STAN

(Created: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:30:00 +01:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: SH092016 (JTWCid)

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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 (91), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (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.