Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for COOK-17
in New Caledonia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone COOK-17 can have a medium 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: (11 Apr 2017 14:18).

Name: COOK-17
From - To 08 Apr - 11 Apr
Countries affected: New Caledonia
Exposed population: 200 thousand in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 157 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 0.4m (10 Apr 2017 04 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 207 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Clouds ‘Roll’ Over Pacific AtollsSat, 15 Apr 2017 01:25:00 +0200. Source: NASA. Headline: Clouds ‘Roll’ Over Pacific Atolls. Editor’s note: today’s caption is the answer to the April puzzler. Areas near the equator are frequently cloudy, obscuring the view of Earth’s surface from space. April 7, 2017, was
Nouvelle-Zélande : la tempête passe... sans trop de dégâtsFri, 14 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0200. Les autorités néo-zélandaises s’attachaient vendredi à recenser les dégâts provoqués par le passage dans la nuit d’une tempête qui a cependant été beaucoup moins violente que ce que les prévisionnistes redoutaient initialement. L’agence mét
Calls For Natural Disaster Declaration In New Caledonia Follow Cyclone CookFri, 14 Apr 2017 03:48:00 +0200. Storm claims one life, causes extensive damage to crops. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, April 14, 2017) – There has been a call for a state of natural disaster to be declared in the parts of New Caledonia worst hi
Un grand blanc repéré en baie des CitronsFri, 14 Apr 2017 03:00:00 +0200. L’alerte a été donnée par deux baigneurs qui, sur le radeau de la baie des Citrons, ont repéré le prédateur en pleine chasse : un requin blanc de plus de 3 mètres qui est rapidement reparti vers le large. “Ça a duré une trentaine de seconde

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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10/Apr/2017 05:01 UTC

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),