Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for DEBBIE-17
in Australia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone DEBBIE-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 8: (28 Mar 2017 07:18).

Name: DEBBIE-17
From - To 24 Mar - 28 Mar
Countries affected: Australia
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 185 km/h,Category 3
Maximum storm surge: 1.6m (28 Mar 2017 02 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 304 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Women die as floods rise in NSW, QldSat, 01 Apr 2017 05:40:00 +0200. At least two people are dead and about 20,000 people have been ordered to evacuate homes in northern NSW while in southeast Queensland, more than 300 properties were at risk of being swamped by "unprecedented" floodwaters. The tail end of c
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Australie. Deux morts et des villes inondées après le passage du cyclone De ... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:57:00 +0200. Deux femmes ont péri dans les pluies torrentielles causées par le cyclone Debbie qui a balayé le nord-est de l’Australie, une région côtière où les inondations ont provoqué l’évacuation de dizaines de milliers de personnes. Le cyclone Debbi
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Debbie is gone but PM urges cautionSat, 01 Apr 2017 02:44:00 +0200. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is urging flood-affected residents to be careful following the deaths of two women as waters sweep through northern NSW and southeast Queensland. "This is a very dangerous time in these flooded areas," he to
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Debbie is gone but PM urges cautionSat, 01 Apr 2017 00:59:00 +0200. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is urging flood-affected residents to be careful following the deaths of two women as waters sweep through northern NSW and southeast Queensland. "This is a very dangerous time in these flooded areas," he tol
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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),