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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for WINSTON-16 in Fiji from 10 Feb 2016 12:00 UTC to 24 Feb 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 WINSTON-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 47.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 296 km/h)
  • from 10 Feb 2016 12:00 UTC to 24 Feb 2016 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.743 million
  • inserted at 24 Feb 2016 20:33:36 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

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  0.5m in Levuka, Fiji. This height is estimated for 20 Feb 2016 10:00:00.

Overview

(Created: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 03:28:00 +01:00)

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References

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Latest media headlines

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

Fidji : l’UNICEF soutient les autorités pour aider les enfants affectés par le cyclone Winston
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 22:06:00 +0100   unmultimedia-fr (fr)

Le personnel de l'UNICEF et des bénévoles emballent des kits contenant de l'eau et des produits d'assainissement et d'hygiène, ainsi que des fournitures scolaires dans l'entrepôt de l'UNICEF à Fidji. Photo : UNICEF / Joseph Hing. Une semaine après avoir été frappées par un cyclone particulièrement....

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Fidji : l'UNICEF soutient les autorités pour aider les enfants affectés par le cyclone Winston
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:24:00 +0100   un-org-newscentre (fr)

26 février 2016 #150 Une semaine après avoir été frappées par un cyclone particulièrement dévastateur, les îles Fidji continuent d'évaluer l'ampleur des dégâts et de fournir une assistance aux dizaines de milliers de personnes affectées, a indiqué vendredi le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance....

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La France envoie de l'aide humanitaire à Fidji, après le cyclone Winston
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 12:05:00 +0100   tv5 (fr)

Deux avions militaires français chargés de secours ont été envoyés de Nouvelle-Calédonie pour venir en aide à Fidji, frappé par le cyclone Winston, le plus puissant de l'histoire de l'archipel, a indiqué jeudi l'armée française à Nouméa. Winston, qui était accompagné de vents soufflant jusqu'à 325....

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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 (75), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1),

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