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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TIM-13
from 14 Mar 2013 06:00 UTC to 17 Mar 2013 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone TIM-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: (17 Mar 2013 21:27).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 101 km/h)
  • from 14 Mar 2013 06:00 UTC to 17 Mar 2013 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 17 Mar 2013 20:27:31 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 maximum Storm surge height is  0.2m in Te Kowai, Australia. This height is estimated for 16 Mar 2013 23:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: sh2013 (jtwcId) SH202013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical storm Tim is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 19 March.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:05:00 +0100   alertnet (en)

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:01 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical storm Tim is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 19 March.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near19.9 S,149.8 E.

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Tropical storm Tim is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 19 March.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:52:00 +0100   alertnet-rss (en)

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:01 GMT. Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk. Tropical storm Tim is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 19 March.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near19.9 S,149.8 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 (110), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (2),

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