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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for GARRY-13
in Cook Islandsfrom 21 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC to 27 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone GARRY-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 16: (27 Jan 2013 09:59).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 157 km/h)
  • from 21 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC to 27 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 27 Jan 2013 08:59:29 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

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 maximum Storm surge height is  0.2m in Arutunga, Cook Islands. This height is estimated for 26 Jan 2013 06:00:00.


Known identifiers for this event: sh9913 (jtwcId) SH992013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Cyclone Garry slips by the territory
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 20:53:00 +0100   samoanews (en)

Some people saying “over rated” By Fili Sagapolutele When it comes to wind and rain, Tropical Cyclone Garry was a no-show in the territory. At 3:30p.m. Tuesday, Garry was located about 50 nautical miles north-northeast of the Manu’a islands and moving away from American Samoan....

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La Polynésie française se prépare au passage du cyclone Garry
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:41:00 +0100   nouvelobs (fr)

La dépression devrait passer ce samedi à à 600 kilomètres de Rimatara et passer dimanche au plus près de l'archipel des Australes.

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Le cyclone Garry près de Bora Bora ce week-end
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:35:00 +0100   la1ere (fr)

Le cyclone Garry s’approchait vendredi des archipels de la Polynésie française par l’Ouest. Il devrait passer samedi à 500 kilomètres de Bora Bora, dans les Îles-Sous-Le-Vent, puis à 400 kilomètres de Rimatara, dans l’archipel des Australes, selon Météo-France.

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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 (114), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

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