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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OSWALD-13
from 21 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC to 18:00
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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Tropical Cyclone OSWALD-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 2: (21 Jan 2013 22:30).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 64 km/h)
  • from 21 Jan 2013 06:00 UTC to 18:00
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 21 Jan 2013 21:30:40 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: sh1113 (jtwcId) SH112013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical storm Oswald struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:44:00 +0100   trust (en)

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:35 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical storm Oswald struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall was near16.0 S,141.0 E.

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Tropical storm Oswald struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:15:00 +0100   alertnet-rss (en)

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:35 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical storm Oswald struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall was near16.0 S,141.0 E.

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Tropical storm Oswald is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:28:00 +0100   trust (en)

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:29 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical storm Oswald is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 21 January.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near16.0 S,141.0 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 (106), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (2),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.