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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for DEBBIE-17
in Australiafrom 24 Mar 2017 18:00 UTC to 28 Mar 2017 06:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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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: (29 Mar 2017 12:35).

  • Tropical Cyclone Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 185 km/h)
  • from 24 Mar 2017 18:00 UTC to 28 Mar 2017 06:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 28 Mar 2017 05:18:33 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

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  1.6m in Lethebrook, Australia. This height is estimated for 28 Mar 2017 02:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: SH132017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

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

Australie. Deux morts et des villes inondées après le passage du cyclone Debbie
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:57:00 +0200   normandie (fr)

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 Debbie, de catégorie quatre sur une échelle qui en compte cinq, a....

People and organisations:

Debbie is gone but PM urges caution
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 02:44:00 +0200   news_com_au (en)

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 told reporters in Melbourne on Saturday.

People and organisations:

Debbie is gone but PM urges caution
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:59:00 +0200   9news (en)

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 told reporters in Melbourne on Saturday.

People and organisations:

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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 (152), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.