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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HILDA-17
in Australiafrom 27 Dec 2017 18:00 UTC to 28 Dec 2017 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone HILDA-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 2: (29 Dec 2017 00:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 74 km/h)
  • from 27 Dec 2017 18:00 UTC to 28 Dec 2017 00:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 28 Dec 2017 01:03:52 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 tropical cyclone did not reach sufficient strength to cause significant storm surge.


Known identifiers for this event: SH022018 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Hilda lashes Western Australia
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 04:30:00 +0100   9news (en)

A tropical cyclone lashing Western Australia's northern coast has weakened, but it is still expected to bring damaging strong winds and possible flash flooding. The category-one cyclone Hilda was downgraded to a tropical low on Thursday and forecasters say the danger has now passed for people between the Wallal and Bidyadanga areas.

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 (159), (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.