Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for URIAH-16
Off-shore

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone URIAH-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 12: (19 Feb 2016 03:56).

Name: URIAH-16
From - To 13 Feb - 19 Feb
Countries affected: Off-shore
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 231 km/h,Category 4
Maximum storm surge: No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm
Vulnerability of affected countries: --

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 402 | About casualties: 20 | Last hour: 0

Survivors tell their storiesMon, 22 Feb 2016 23:34:00 +0100. SOME of the most harrowing tales of survival were told in Rakiraki yesterday of homes being uprooted from the floor, and hurricane force winds sweeping terrified and screaming families in the air before dumping them on the ground. Scared an
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El Faro was on Coast Guard list of at-risk vesselsMon, 22 Feb 2016 23:34:00 +0100. The cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year was on a Coast Guard list of vessels with the most "potential for risk," a designation that would have triggered more safety inspections. In testimony Monday at an investigative hearing in J
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El Faro was on Coast Guard list of at-risk vesselsMon, 22 Feb 2016 23:31:00 +0100. The Associated Press. JASON DEAREN The cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year was on a Coast Guard list of vessels with the most “potential for risk,” a designation that would have triggered more safety inspections. In testimony Mon
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Cyclone Winston: le bilan humain s'aggraveMon, 22 Feb 2016 23:27:00 +0100. sur les îles Fidji, le plus puissant de l'histoire de l'archipel, continue de faire des victimes. "Le bilan officiel désormais est de 29 morts, huit nouveaux corps ont été retrouvés sur l'île de Koro depuis hier", a annoncé ce soir le porte
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (73), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (1),