Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for WINSTON-16
in Fiji

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone WINSTON-16 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 47: (24 Feb 2016 21:33).

Name: WINSTON-16
From - To 10 Feb - 24 Feb
Countries Affected: Fiji
Exposed population: 230 thousand in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum windspeed: 296 km/h,Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 0.5m (20 Feb 2016 10:00:00)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 423 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

Zambales town folk want big mining companies outSun, 28 Feb 2016 14:44:00 +0100. “We are the hope of the future,” Sta. Cruz youths say as they join their parents in the protest against large-scale mining. (Photo by D.Ayroso/Bulatlat) Sta. Cruz villagers said they do not want another deadly “red flood” to happen. STA. CR
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Le cimetière d'avant le théâtreSun, 28 Feb 2016 06:18:00 +0100. Aujourd'hui, des fouilles archéologiques sont en cours à l'emplacement de l'ancien théâtre donnant sur le Faubourg Chartrain (lire NR du 25 février). Assez logiquement, ossements et sépultures y sont découverts. Logiquement car, avant la co
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Rugby : le XV de la Rose se rapproche du grand chelem !Sat, 27 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0100. Terminé : C'est terminé à Twickenham. L'Angleterre est toujours en course pour le Grand Chelem après cette victoire contre l'Irlande (21-10). La seconde période aura été beaucoup plus spectaculaire que la première avec la belle réaction irl
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EN DIRECT. Angleterre–Irlande (9-10) : les Anglais ne lâchent rien !Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:15:00 +0100. 57 min. : La faute de main de Sexton ! Alors qu'il s'apprêtait à jouer au pied, l'ouvreur des verts lâche le ballon. Les Anglais récupèrent la mêlée. La fatigue semble gagner les rangs irlandais. 56 min. : Billy Vunipola part de son camp et
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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),