Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OMA-19
in New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Norfolk Island

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone OMA-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000548
Name OMA-19
From - To 12 Feb - 18 Feb
Exposed countries New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Norfolk Island
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 130 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 0.2 m (19 Feb 07:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 130 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

New Caledonia (France): New Caledonia, Vanuatu - Tropical cyclone OMA ... Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:36:00 +0100.

Tropical cyclone OMA continued south towards northern New Caledonia, weakening. Heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surge are affecting central islands of Vanuatu. According to media reports, 30 houses were destroyed in Espiritu Santo Is
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Alerte cyclonique maximale en Nouvelle-CalédonieMon, 18 Feb 2019 11:21:00 +0100.

La Nouvelle-Calédonie est en alerte en raison de la pluie et des vents forts. La dépression tropicale forte Oma touche ce lundi le nord de l’archipel du Pacifique. Sept communes en alerte maximale. «Les communes de Bélep, Hienghène, Kaala-G
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Plusieurs communes de Nouvelle-Calédonie en alerte cyclonique maximaleMon, 18 Feb 2019 08:33:00 +0100.

L’alerte cyclonique maximale de niveau 2 a été déclenchée lundi à la mi-journée dans sept communes de l’extrême nord de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, en raison de la forte dépression tropicale forte Oma, a annoncé la direction de la sécurité civil
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OMA : Enercal met en place une permanence téléphonique spéciale cyclon ... Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:12:00 +0100.

Les clients ENERCAL peuvent appeler le 250 666 (24h/24h) pour informer des coupures et dégâts constatés pendant et après le passage du cyclone. Enercal informe que le déclenchement de l’alerte 2 dans le Nord ce lundi à 11h "contraint les éq
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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),