Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LIUA-18
in Solomon Islands

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone LIUA-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: LIUA-18
From - To 26 Sep - 28 Sep
Exposed countries: Solomon Islands
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 74 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 0.2 m (27 Sep 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (Solomon Is.)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA satellite analyzes new Southern Pacific Ocean tropical cyclone
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 21:42:00 +0200.

IMAGE: At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on Sept. 27, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite looked at Tropical Storm Liua in infrared light. MODIS found two areas of coldest... Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrar
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Rare cyclone forms in Pacific, leftovers could reach NZ 55 minutes ago ...
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 03:34:00 +0200.

A rare, out of season tropical cyclone has formed in the Southwest Pacific - and an expert has issued a warning for New Zealand. Tropical Cyclone Liua is growing in strength near the southern Soloman Islands, and the Fiji MetService says it
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Out of season early Tropical Cyclone forms in Southern Hemisphere, NW ...
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:13:00 +0200.

Out of season early Tropical Cyclone forms in Southern Hemisphere, NW of New Zealand (+4 maps) A tropical cyclone has formed over the Solomon Islands and near Vanuatu and it's formed early as the Southern Hemisphere cyclone season does not
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),