Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JOYCE-18
in Australia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone JOYCE-18 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 12: (12 Jan 2018 13:48).

Name: JOYCE-18
From - To 09 Jan - 12 Jan
Countries affected: Australia
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 93 km/h,Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 1.0m (11 Jan 2018 18 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 63 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Cyclone Joyce Makes Landfall on Australia's Pilbara CoastSat, 13 Jan 2018 04:04:00 +0100. NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite provided a visible image of the tropical storm after it made landfall along the Pilbara Coast in the northwestern part of Western Australia. On Jan. 12, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (ABM) posted warnings from
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Signalement : le cyclone tropical JoyceFri, 12 Jan 2018 07:33:00 +0100. – Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French – Press Release/Statement. Headline: Signalement : le cyclone tropical Joyce. Signalement : le cyclone tropical Joyce de catégorie 1 (vent de 75 km/h avec rafales allant jusqu’à 100 k
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US suffers 6 weather disasters with damage over $1B in 2017Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:57:00 +0100. By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press. WASHINGTON — With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion. The U.S. had
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Barrie home builders head south to repair Puerto Rico schoolWed, 10 Jan 2018 16:54:00 +0100. “After the hurricane hit Puerto Rico and we watched the news, we realized not a lot was being done for the people,” Bazely said. “He texted, ‘what do you think? Is Puerto Rico next?’ and I smiley faced back at him.” Tarry visited the commun
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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),