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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for SONAMU-13 from 03 Jan 2013 18:00 UTC to 08 Jan 2013 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone SONAMU-13 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 22.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 03 Jan 2013 18:00 UTC to 08 Jan 2013 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 08 Jan 2013 21:28:45 UTC

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.

References

Known identifiers for this event: wp0113 (jtwcId) WP012013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 62 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Sonamu fears in Johor
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:28:00 +0100   AsiaOne (en)

JOHOR BARU - Fears of tropical storm Sonamu hitting Johor struck residents here when strong winds blew away tree branches and advertisement billboards in several areas. Residents in some areas reported of downpour, uprooted trees and the sky turning unusually dark.

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Sonamu fears in Johor
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:52:00 +0100   thestar-my (en)

JOHOR BARU: Fears of tropical storm Sonamu hitting Johor struck residents here when strong winds blew away tree branches and advertisement billboards in several areas.

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Tropical storm Sonamu is forecast to strike Indonesia at about 12:00 GMT on 8 January.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 05:01:00 +0100   trust (en)

Tue, 8 Jan 2013 02:39 GMT Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk Tropical storm Sonamu is forecast to strike Indonesia at about 12:00 GMT on 8 January.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near4.8 N,108.6 E.

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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 (104), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1),

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