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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SANDRA-13
in New Caledoniafrom 08 Mar 2013 00:00 UTC to 14 Mar 2013 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone SANDRA-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 14: (14 Mar 2013 04:28).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 204 km/h)
  • from 08 Mar 2013 00:00 UTC to 14 Mar 2013 00:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 14 Mar 2013 03:28:13 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 Arama, New Caledonia. This height is estimated for 12 Mar 2013 04:00:00.


Known identifiers for this event: sh1913 (jtwcId) SH192013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Sandra s’affaiblit légèrement
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:28:00 +0100   lnc (fr)

Selon le dernier point de Météo France, le cyclone Sandra génère des vents moyens estimés à 150 km/h (rafales à 200 km/h) près de son centre. Il s'est légèrement affaiblit, sa pression au centre est maintenant estimée à 955 hPa. Il se déplace vers le sud sud-ouest à une vitesse d'environ 15 km/h.

People and organisations:

Cyclone SANDRA: Alerte rouge mardi à 5h00 pour Belep,Poum,Koumac et Ouégoa, alerte orange mardi à 5h00 pour les communes au dessus d'une ligne Pouembout-Poindimié.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:01:00 +0100   la1ere (fr)

Belep,Poum,Koumac et Ouégoa en alerte rouge mardi à 5h00 , les communes au dessus de la ligne Pouembout Poindimié placées en alerte orange à la même heure. Les autres communes de province Nord, le Sud et les Loyauté resteront en pré-alerte.

People and organisations:

Sandra tombe en catégorie 3
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:04:00 +0100   radioaustralianews-fr (fr)

Ce lundi matin, le cyclone était à 300 kilomètres de l'île polynésienne de Rennell, dans le sud des Iles Salomon.

People and organisations:

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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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