Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for EIGHT-17
in Niue, Tonga

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone EIGHT-17 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 3: (22 Feb 2017 19:18).

Name: EIGHT-17
From - To 22 Feb - 22 Feb
Countries affected: Niue, Tonga
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 74 km/h,Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 88 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Fallen trees and flash flooding as Storm Ewan sweeps countrySun, 26 Feb 2017 17:01:00 +0100. Flash flooding and fallen trees resulted from strong winds and heavy rain as Storm Ewan swept across the country on Sunday. Met Eireann had issued an orange level wind warning for gusts of up to 120km/h forecast. The warning expired at 3pm
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Air show aims for March after hurricane dashed earlier plansSun, 26 Feb 2017 16:57:00 +0100. Posted: BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - An air show along Georgia's coast that was canceled because of Hurricane Matthew is being rescheduled for March with an expanded, three-day lineup of events. The Florida Times-Union reports ( http://bit.ly/2mi
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iciHaïti - CNSA : Sécurité alimentaire, 6 départements en criseSun, 26 Feb 2017 15:45:00 +0100. 26/02/2017 08:39:11 Suite à la sécheresse dans le Nord-Ouest, le haut Artibonite, le Sud-Est et le Nord-Ouest, au passage de l’ouragan Matthew sur la Grand'Anse, le Sud et les Nippes et aux inondations dans les départements du Nord et du N
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Carrier liable for cargo damaged or destroyed during transitSun, 26 Feb 2017 15:35:00 +0100. Dear PAO, I am starting a small computer shop in Isabela province, so I went to Manila to purchase 15 computers. I obtained the services of one bus company for the delivery of the computers to Isabela. The bus was met by heavy rains and fla
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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 (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),