Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for RUSTY-13
in Australia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone RUSTY-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 9: (27 Feb 2013 16:09).

Name: RUSTY-13
From - To 24 Feb - 27 Feb
Countries affected: Australia
Exposed population: Few people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 175 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 1.2m (27 Feb 2013 09 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Red Alert as Rusty batters WA coast
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:00:00 +0100.

TROPICAL Cyclone Rusty is now battering WA's Pilbara coast after being upgraded to a category four storm.
Le cyclone Rusty en direction de Pilbara
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 01:03:00 +0100.

Des centaines de personnes de cette région d'Australie occidentale ont été obligés de se réfugierdans des abris
Tropical cyclone Rusty struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 26 Febru ...
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:30:00 +0100.

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:01 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical cyclone Rusty struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 26 February.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the po
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Tropical cyclone Rusty struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 26 Febru ...
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:29:00 +0100.

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:01 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical cyclone Rusty struck Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 26 February.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the po
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: BOM (2), JRC (77), (2), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),